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Love the one you're with
Emily Giffin
Adult Fiction GIFFIN

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From Publishers' Weekly:

Kathleen McInerney's reading as first-person narrator Ellen is sensitive, nuanced and multilayered, laying bare the conflicting emotions and contradictions in Ellen's heart as she's torn between her loving husband and the old flame seeking to rekindle their former romance. She sounds like she's genuinely thinking out loud, her voice tinged with guilt as she searches for the right words to articulate her confused feelings. McInerney is also spot-on when it comes to adapting vocal directions from the text itself. Listeners are told at various times that a character's voice is "weary and very wary" or that he speaks "wryly, with a suppressed smile in his voice." In every case, McInerney's reading conveys exactly what the text calls for. This excellent production brings out the best in the book. A St. Martin's hardcover (Reviews, Mar. 17). (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved

From Library Journal:

New York City-based photographer Ellen Graham is a happy newlywed--until a chance meeting with an old boyfriend leads her to revisit the past and question her present in Giffin's (Baby Proof) fourth novel. When Ellen crosses paths with her journalist ex, Leo, her obsessive love for him resurfaces. Leo quickly finds an inroad to Ellen's life, offering her up a plum photography assignment she can't refuse. Ellen remains faithful to her husband but can't deny her strong feelings for Leo. Nonetheless, she agrees to move to Atlanta to make her husband happy. Of course, once settled there, Emily is profoundly unhappy and reconnects with Leo, making plans to take photographs for another of his articles. The tension builds as Emily balances on the brink of an action that could change the course of her life. Giffin delivers another relatable and multifaceted heroine who may behave unexpectedly but will ultimately find her true path. Sure to be a hit with the New York Times best-selling author's many fans, as well as reach new readers with the publisher's planned $500,000 marketing campaign; recommended for all public libraries. [See Prepub Alert, LJ 1/08.]--Karen Core, Detroit P.L. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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main characters Ellen Dempsey
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Married
Runs into her first love whom she has never secretly gotten over; doubts her perfect life; her mother passed away early in life; insecure; husband's job takes them from new York to Atlanta; feels inadequate; marriage begins to fall apart; suffers from guilt and resentment.



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