The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin's Where We Belong delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they are, and the longing, loyalty and love that binds them together
Marian Caldwell is a thirty-six year old television producer, living her dream in New York City. With a fulfilling career and satisfying relationship, she has convinced everyone, including herself, that her life is just as she wants it to be. But one night, Marian answers a knock on the door . . . only to find Kirby Rose, an eighteen-year-old girl with a key to a past that Marian thought she had sealed off forever. From the moment Kirby appears on her doorstep, Marian's perfectly constructed world—and her very identity—will be shaken to its core, resurrecting ghosts and memories of a passionate young love affair that threaten everything that has come to define her.
For the precocious and determined Kirby, the encounter will spur a process of discovery that ushers her across the threshold of adulthood, forcing her to re-evaluate her family and future in a wise and bittersweet light. As the two women embark on a journey to find the one thing missing in their lives, each will come to recognize that where we belong is often where we least expect to find ourselves—a place that we may have willed ourselves to forget, but that the heart remembers forever.
Awesome as always
I have been waiting for another Emily Giffin book since I finished her last one, and this does not disappoint! Believable characters that I wish I knew personally, and a true-to-life, satisfying end. The worst thing about the book is that I finished it and have to wait for her to write another!
I enjoyed all of Giffin's books, but this is my favorite. The characters are well-developed and likable. The story itself unfolds seamlessly. I was truly sorry when it ended. I would like to read more with the characters.
As always, left me wanting more.
Was really hoping to see "to be continued..." at the end.