Welcome to July and a new (short) week...hopefully one crackling with fireworks and sparklers! If you are lucky enough to spend time at the beach or pool this week, you will need a great summer read....and boy, do I have one for you!
I can barely contain my excitement about the publication of On Grace, as it was written by my friend, Susie Orman Schnall. I didn't want to put it down and once I finished, I was a little sad that the story was over. To me, that's the bittersweet of a really great book.
|Author, Susie Orman Schnall|
On Grace embraces themes that will resonate with every woman who owns at least one pair of Spanx: fidelity, friendship and finding oneself at 40. On Grace is soulful and sweet, sexy and sad, straight up and smart, and ultimately, quite satisfying. And, so very relatable.
About The Story
Grace May is truly excited about turning 40 in a few months. And now that her boys are both in school and she has a stimulating new writing job, the next chapter in her life can finally begin. She can't wait to rediscover the intelligent and interesting woman deeply buried under the layers of mother and wife.
But, when Grace loses her job and gets unexpected news from her husband and her best friend, life suddenly gets complicated. Grace stands to lose everything: her marriage, her best friend, and her sense of self. But by her 40th birthday party, Grace will realize who and what matter most. With laughter. With tears. With grace.
What People Are Saying
"A moving and vibrant debut that packs a sweet emotional punch. You'll laugh and cry along with Grace as she treads the complicated waters of marriage, motherhood, an unexpected betrayal, and a revelation that changes everything. Susie Schnall is a fresh new voice in faction." - Kristin Harmel, internationally bestselling author of The Sweetness of Forgetting
"A telling, touching exploration of modern marriage, fidelity, and friendship, Susie Schnall's debut is riddled with the little truths that make up the texture of women's daily lives. Fans of Emily Giffin will relate to this engaging read." - Beatriz Williams, internationally bestselling author of A Hundred Summers
Not only is this a great summer beach read, it strikes extremely close to home, as the setting is my town of Rye, New York. The places Grace goes are real...and the same places that I frequent. If you want a peek into my real world and want to get lost in a fabulous story...this is your book.
I love it so much that I'm going to give away 5, yes that's FIVE copies this week.
Just leave a comment by July 3rd answering this question: Have you ever felt like you had an opportunity to start a new phase in your life?
And, please tell your friends!!!!!