Publisher Format:Doubleday (2011), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 320 pages Setting: New York
Source: ARC from publisher
Well...Random.org has really done a great job this time. The two names chosen as winners of Barbara Delinsky's newest fiction were new winners here at Tutu's Two Cents. We welcome both of them and hope they come back often.
To refresh everybody about this one, here is Doubleday's synopsis:
Emily Aulenbach is thirty, a lawyer married to a lawyer, working in Manhattan. An idealist, she had once dreamed of representing victims of corporate abuse, but she spends her days in a cubicle talking on the phone with victims of tainted bottled water—and she is on the bottler’s side.I don't usually read too many pure 'chick lit' books, and I haven't read any of Delinksy's work in several years. It's not something I'd want to have a steady diet of, and perhaps it's because I've been reading "lite" all summer that I found this one wasn't quite as developed as I would have preferred, but it was certainly entertaining enough and I know will be enjoyed by our winners:
And it isn’t only work. It’s her sister, her friends, even her husband, Tim, with whom she doesn’t connect the way she used to. She doesn’t connect to much in her life, period, with the exception of three things—her computer, her BlackBerry, and her watch.
Acting on impulse, Emily leaves work early one day, goes home, packs her bag, and takes off. Groping toward the future, uncharacteristically following her gut rather than her mind, she heads north toward a New Hampshire town tucked between mountains. She knows this town. During her college years, she spent a watershed summer here. Painful as it is to return, she knows that if she is to right her life, she has to start here.
Ellie LewisCongratulations to both of them. I've sent their emails and they have until Wednesday nite to get back to me.
If you missed out on this, you can have another chance at some of my favorite blogs who are also featuring giveaways of this one:
Bookin' with Bingo - deadline Sept 6th
Just Another New Blog - deadline Sept 7th