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. Where We Belong is a New York Times bestselling chick-lit novel by Emily Giffin. The novel was released by St. Martin’s Press on July 24, Where We . The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin’s Where We Belong delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make.

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Emily Giffin, you’ve done better, and I think you can again. Aug 02, Meridee rated it it was ok.

‘Where We Belong’ by Emily Giffin

Martin’s Press first published While the subject material does delve into gigfin matters, the writing is emilj that it reads more like a movie script than a serious novel. Her parents are clearly very loving, in a stable marriage, and they treat their two daughters one adopted, one not as equally as any parent can.

I loved her guidance counselor, Mr. In contrast to Giffin’s books, check out early novels of Sarah Bird The Boyfriend School for a personality-filled dunk in whefe Austin with lots of well-loved name checks.

Where We Belong has been optioned to become a film, with Giffin serving as producer. I was most interested in how the main character, Marian, would interact with her teenage love.

Regardless of the drama, Where We Belong starts really slowly. Books by Emily Giffin. Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction Subscribe to The Boston Globe today. I found myself relating more to Kirby, Kirby had spunk, however, the adoption issue overshadowed the whole book for me.


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In this novel, a successful TV producer finds the teenaged daughter she wherw for adoption on her doorstep, looking for answers. I enjoyed the complexity of Kirby, I sympathized with the adoptive family and the suspense they undoubtedly endured during Kirby’s personal Where We Belong is a standalone, chick-lit novel written by author Emily Giffin. Also, it’s not really both SIDES of a story, just two different perspectives, because whatever Giffin’s faults may be, she seems to have a good grasp of empathy and why nothing in love and friendship and human relationships is as black and white as we sometimes make it out to be.

When I find a book I love my spinning world stops. He did claim that she was the love of his life and the feelings she had for him 18 years ago never subsided.

Marian has worked hard for her successful, composed life and seems to have it all.

I had read Something Borrowed a few years ago, and remembered liking it. Videos About This Book. This glffin contains spoilers… view spoiler [Do you think Conrad should’ve went back to Marian at the end of the story? I really think Kirby does this because she’s a teenager.

When the ending happened, I didn’t feel satisfied– in fact, I originally wondered if my ebook hadn’t downloaded all of the way.

Where We Belong

Jul 31, Dana rated it liked it. Such a disappointment to a book i was SO looking forward to I won’t say more, I don’t want to give away any plot points. I had attributed it to my reading slump I must have picked up and put down three or four books in the past weekbut then worried that, if Wnere couldn’t get into a chick lit book, what could possibly inspire me to read?!?


I won this as an ARC from Goodreads and was so excited to read it. Anmol Ahuja Ben bslong Claudia were Marian’s friends that are first introduced at the dinner which she and Peter are supposed to attend, but she ends up going alone.

Kirby was more annoying to me than she was likely supposed to be and the entire second half went exactly where you thought it would.

Retrieved 1 September Want to Read saving…. Emily Giffin discusses new book”. Finding out what really happened back then, and what needs to happen now, forms the plot of this novel, and it was fascinating. Where We Belong was predictable, boring and completely unoriginal. Hardcover1st Editionpages.

Even if it is p Baby Proof was a really good book, so I keep reading Giffin’s books hoping that another one will come close. I said all that to say this: She really loves to over-write dialog and then spend a paragraph explaining what bekong happened during that dialog.