A few days later she goes into labor, and suddenly she must deal with being a single mother. Then he was gone again. By some mystery, folks in our neighborhood were restoring their houses instead of replacing them. It was so well done, and even though I'm not a single mom, I appreciate Jenny's struggles as a new mom. Beautifully penned and truly memorable, The Bright Side of Disaster is a heartwarming and deeply emotional debut.
I'd like to invite Ms. He was a night owl. Did I mention that he did this on her due date?! Beautifully penned and truly memorable, The Bright Side of Disaster is a heartwarming and deeply emotional debut. Much to my disappointment, they sleep together and act as if him leaving had never happened. I am also a human person. While I appreciated Jenny as a resilient character, I was still frustrated by many of the silly decisions she made. But she was also really really stupid with choices and decisions we readers knew wer I like Center's stuff.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jenny, the main character, is definitely someone you can look up to. Her heroine was human, real and easy to identify with - you can't help but root for her and hope for the happy ending you know she deserves. She even watched the door for my return while I took the pizza box outside to the trash. A few days later she goes into labor, and suddenly she must deal with being a single mother. Sure, she was funny and impulsive. Who can't sit for a meal? Then he was gone, and it was fantastic.
New mom gets dumped the day before she gives birth. I hated to see the book come to an end, and I can't wait until her next one. Dean sucks and leaves a day before Jenny goes into labor and she has to figure out how to be on her own which doesn't last long because she has a handsome neighbor who used to be a doctor and now flips houses, because that's a thing My main issue with this book is that her daughter is more of a prop in the book and not a character. That night, I was asleep, safe on the ground, miles away in Texas in my hand-me-down bed, nestled under a patchwork quilt made out of ties from the seventies. It's not my fault,' he writes in his I'm-outta-here note. Eventually she meets a man, Gardner, but she still isn't over the heartbreak of Dean, which is frustrating, but it's real.
I had to bend over my belly to reach the shards, which made great clanks as they hit the metal bottom of the garbage can. And the very next day, Jenny goes into labor. But Dean is never far from Jenny's thoughts or, it turns out, her doorstep, and in the end she must choose between the old life she thought she wanted and the new life she's been lucky to find. Very few things on our overloaded fridge merited more than one magnet. How can you beat it really? Unfortunately, I would have not chosen to read this book, had I know what a doormat the main character was. But Dean is acting distant, and the night he runs out for cigarettes and doesn't come back, he demotes himself from future husband to sperm donor.
Dean, of course, reappears, presenting Jenny with a not-difficult dilemma. It amazes me though, that we can't just say what we feel to other people, specifically when it comes to love. While I did a final sweep for pieces of broken plate. If you want a quick read that isn't too heavy but is well written, nicely characterised and just manages to take you out of yourself for th Katherine writes feel good books. There's a rogue's gallery of thinly drawn louts, and from the rabble rises Jenny's dreamboat neighbor John Gardner, a pediatric nephrologist on sabbatical. Katherine Center's debut novel is a charmer.
This book did not live up to the love I had for How to Walk Away, but it was still well written and a good read. Houston author Katherine Center's writing flows effortlessly, drawing the reader into Jenny's story as she falls more in love with her baby every day. Always guaranteed to be a page turner. Go to Natasha's for another review of this book. Jenny, the main character, is definitely someone you can look up to. She has the baby and her journey of parenthood begins alone.
And the very next day, Jenny goes into labor. When Jenny saw what he had done to his house, I gasped a little bit. Now for a spoiler - he once again treats her awfully, the day before she has the baby, and when he returns months later, she takes him back! In the months that follow, Jenny plunges into a life she never anticipated: single motherhood. Anyway, Dean walks out on Jenny the day before she goes into labor, but fortunately, leaves her with her supportive mom who sees her through the first days of motherhood with a newborn baby. You eat a fantastic meal.
She worries about everything from getting her baby to nurse to figuring out how to pay for it all. At least with the sleep deprivation, sore boobs, and fits of crying both hers and the baby's , there's not much time to dwell on her broken heart. I use reading as a release from life and chose to not want to be upset. It's a story about single motherhood, bad boyfriends, family and friendship and finding love unexpectedly. Aside from those little issues, I did enjoy the book. She still feels lonely, even after finding outlets - like her friends from lamaze class, and her parents.
Her relationship with her boyfriend, Dean, on the other hand wasn't something any girl would ever want. Her heroine was human, real and easy to identify with - you can't help but root for her and hope for the happy ending you know she deserves. Very pregnant and not quite married, Jenny Harris doesn't mind that she and her live-in fiance, Dean, accidentally started their family a little earlier than planned. It was just a little much for me. Yet, Jenny undergoes change that is tangible and real as she soon discovers that her focus has completely shifted from herself to her baby Maxie, whose care consumes her every thought and waking moment. Well it happened to Jenny Harris, and right after Dean-her fiancé-left, jenny gave birth to a baby girl. Katherine writes feel good books.