I'm Glad About You

I'm Glad About You

eBook - 2016
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Penguin Putnam

Crazy, Stupid, Love meets Notting Hill. About an actress making it big and the complicated relationship she has with the guy she met as a teenager. You’ll read it in two days” —The Skimm
 
Their meeting in a parking lot outside a high school football game was both completely forgettable and utterly life-changing. Because no matter how you look at it, it is piss-poor luck to meet the love of your life before your life has even started. Fierce and ambitious, Alison transforms into a rising TV star in New York City while her first love, Kyle, all heart and spiritual yearning, becomes a pediatrician in suburban Cincinnati, married to the wrong woman. What could these mismatched souls have to do with each other? Everything and nothing. Even as their fates rocket them forward and apart, neither can fully let go of the past.

As their lives inevitably intersect, Alison and Kyle must face each other in the revealing light of their decisions. I’m Glad About You is a glittering study of how far the compromises two people make will take them from the lives they were meant to live.
 




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Baker & Taylor
"The pathos of Beautiful Ruins meets the hilarity of Crazy Rich Asians in this comedic and tender novel. Their meeting in a parking lot outside a high school football game was both completely forgettable and utterly life-changing. Because no matter howyou look at it, it is piss-poor luck to meet the love of your life before your life has even started. Fierce and ambitious, Alison is determined to shed her midwestern roots and emerge an actress. Kyle, all heart and spiritual yearning, believes medicinecan heal the world. What could these mismatched souls have to do with each other? Everything and nothing. Even as their fates rocket them forward and apart, neither can fully let go of the past. When Alison gets her lucky break in New York City, she ends up on the fast track to stardom and a world far more different from Cincinnati than she could have ever imagined. Back home in Ohio, Kyle has a shotgun wedding and starts a pediatric practice in suburban hell. While Kyle's dreams begin to molder, Alisonlearns that the spotlight is always circled by shadows. As their lives inevitably intersect, Alison and Kyle must face each other in the revealing light of their decisions. I'm Glad About You is a glittering study of how far the compromises two people make will take them from the lives they were meant to live. "--

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group 2016
ISBN: 9780698182967
0698182960
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ()

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dblittle
Feb 07, 2017

All I can say after I read the book is, "I'm Glad I Was Through!"

multcolib_karene Mar 14, 2016

A charming, sweet, bittersweet tale.

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