Seven Year Switch

Seven Year Switch

Book - 2010
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A high-spirited novel from the bestselling author of Must Love Dogs and Life's a Beach that will have you planning a girlfriend getaway in no time!

Just when Jill Murray's finally figured out how to manage on her own, her ex-husband proves that he can't even run away reliably. After seven long years missing in action, he's back--crashing into the man-free existence Jill and her ten-year-old daughter have built so carefully. And what's a good mother to do? To a child, even a deadbeat dad is better than no dad at all.

Jill's life just hasn't turned out quite the way she planned. By now, she'd hoped to be jetting around the world as a high-end cultural coach. Instead, she's answering phones for a local travel agency and teaching cooking classes at the community center.

Enter free-spirited entrepreneur Billy, who hires Jill as a consultant for an upcoming business trip. Is their relationship veering off in a new direction And what about her ex Jill couldn't possibly still have feelings for him . . . could she ? Suddenly, her no-boys-allowed life is anything but.

They say that every seven years you become a completely new person, but Jill isn't sure she's ready for the big change. It takes a Costa Rican getaway to help her make a choice--not so much between the two men in her life, but between the woman she is and the one she wants to be.
Publisher: New York : Voice/Hyperion, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781401341169
Branch Call Number: FIC COO
Characteristics: viii, 237 p. ; 22 cm

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Aggie3 Mar 26, 2013

It is a light an easy read. Great for a short vacation or to read on the plane. I like the language. I can say the book was "cute".

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redwallflower
Jul 29, 2010

A quick and easy summer read. It's enjoyable as long as you keep your expectations in check. It's chicklit, it's light, it's modern (complete with references to today's fads and fashions) - but it's not anything that I'm going to remember reading 5 years from now.

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andreareads
Nov 11, 2010

Lives were so complicated, how could you ever explain yours to another person? Where would you start? What parts would you leave in and out? And even if you managed to find the energy to dredge it all up and lay it out between you, what was the guarantee that the person you were telling wouldn't turn out to be worse than the person you were talking about?

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andreareads
Nov 11, 2010

Anastasia shrugged. Her shoulders stayed up around her ears. I knew that meant she was hoping against hope that her embarrassing mother would go away. This was a good thing. It was developmentally appropriate that she bond with her friends at my expense.

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