I found the characters of Mia and Julian to be very enjoyable and the story well plotted out.
I read perhaps 50 pages, and while I enjoyed the story, I was scheduled to go on a trip; this book wasn't one that made the cut and thus was left behind.
I felt the same way I feel after reading a chick lit book, like it is a sitcom, not meant to challenge me, to change me or to evoke too much thought.
This book started out weak and never picked up steam by the time I was a little over 40 pages in. It is mostly dialogue, and not very believable dialogue either. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mom of Sons
Julian goes to college to become a writer. I had to sit through his classes while his pompous professor lists endless commandments about what not todo. I think Mr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by BUBS
So many of the books I have written are about characters who are writers and the trials and travails of their relationships. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Naomi Graetz
Anyone besides me hate anachronisms? College is late 80s, right? what's wrong with this paragraph:
Then Mia was going to the library, too, where she looked up breast... Read more
Excellent novel telling the story of marraiges that evolve through the years. Joshua Henkin is an excellent writer and gives his readers true to life situations and they are... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Claire Gochman
Oh, Joshua Henkin! You write such wonderful books! This was my second book by him (the first being The World Without You) and I loved them both! Read morePublished on March 10, 2013 by Allison
Ok, I may be biased because I went to school in Ann Arbor, but I thoroughly enjoyed reading this novel. The characters seemed so like people I know and I felt for them... Read morePublished on August 11, 2012 by Iris S.
Slowly the story unfolds, bringing characters such as Waspy Julian Wainwright and scholarship student Carter Heinz to life, as they begin their journey as college students. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by Laurel-Rain Snow