Author: Rainbow Rowell
Genre(s): Contemporary, Romance
Publication Date: Published July 31st 2014 by Orion (first published July 2014)
Pages: 310 (Paperback)
Rating: ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ /4 hearts
Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply — but that almost seems besides the point now.
Maybe that was always besides the point.
Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can’t go. She’s a TV writer, and something’s come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her — Neal is always a little upset with Georgie — but she doesn’t expect to him to pack up the kids and go home without her.
When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she’s finally done it. If she’s ruined everything.
That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It’s not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she’s been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts . . .
Is that what she’s supposed to do?
Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?
Georgie is a 27 year old women with a husband Neal and two kids. Georgie tells Neal that she will not be able to visit his mother with them on Christmas at Omaha because she has to work. But when they Neal took both her daughters and left on christmas, Georgie thought that her marriage was over.
Just when Georgie thought everything was over, she found a way to talk to Neal. The past Neal. The Neal one week before he proposed. It made Georgie wonder if there was hope in their relationship. Could she have done something to change what was wrong?
I absolutely love this book! But at the same time, i don’t know why. It’s really confusing. I don’t know why i took almost 2 month to finish this book when it is so good. I keep putting this book down and going to other book when this is so good? What is wrong with me?
I love the writing in this book. It is Rainbow Rowell writing, i always love her book. I have read both Fangirl and Eleanor and Park by Rainbow and i love both of it.
The plot in this book was interesting. I have never read anything like it. And the magic element in this book but made it so much better. I was constantly looking forward to when Georgie and Neal made a conversation. I love reading about what they talk about especially with their past life.
Georgie, she wasn’t the most relatable character I’ve ever read and thats because i am not married and do not have kids. But the choices that she made really make me relate to her. Those were the choices i would make too. Also the feelings she had were very real.
Neal, he never laughs. I don’t know what i think about that. I mean its cute but why does he never laugh, its like he doesn’t have any emotion. Also, was he really ignoring her call the whole time? I’m really curious.
Seth. I like that Rainbow Rowell added a best friend in this book and the fact that it is a guy just made the book so much better and more interesting. So much more went through because of the presence of seth, more drama occur. I really like the idea that Georgie really just take Seth as her best friend.
Noomi and Alice, they were so cute. Especially with Noomi when she always says Meow. It can get irritating at some point but it was just really cute and interesting to read about it. Alice really felt like the older sister where she is so much more well behave.
Like i said, i only read 2 books by Rainbow and this is the 3rd book. I definitely still prefer Eleanor and Park but i really want to reread Fangirl to see if my perspective has change.
Overall, i really enjoy this book and i would recommend it to everyone that likes Rainbow Rowell writing style.
“Georgie. You cannot be jealous of Dawn–that’s like the sun being jealous of a lightbulb.”
― Rainbow Rowell, Landline
Until next time,
cuddlewithbooks ; cleo