Release date - 25th October 2016
Book length - 386 pages
Available on - www.amazon.com | www.amazon.co.uk
Nina Popkins is all alone in this world - both of her adoptive parents are dead and her ex-husband is now happily settled with someone else. Thirty-five and yearning to belong in a family of her own, Nina decides to begin her search for her biological mother, and suddenly her life will never be the same again. Discovering that she has a sister, Lindy, who was also given up for adoption and lives in the same town as her, Nina also meets Carter through work and falls quickly in love with him and his two crazy teenagers, Indigo and Tyler, and then with the support of her friends, Nina finally discovers her mother's name and address. But family life is never straightforward. Trying to have a relationship with her control-obsessed sister isn't easy, and being a step-mom in a house with no rules is challenging even when you love each other, and what will Nina do when her biological mother isn't sure she can face them and tell them the devastating truth of their origins? Will Nina ever find her place in the family she longs for?
THE SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO FAMILY HAPPINESS by Maddie Dawson is a spectacular novel about the messiness of love and family. Nina has always been impulsive so when she jumps into a new relationship with Carter, and the search for her biological mother, she is not really sure what to expect. Throughout the story, we get to learn about Nina and Lindy and how their lives are shaped by the fact that they were adopted, and we also get to feel the raw emotions from everyone involved, and from their mother's point of view and what she had to do all those years ago. With hilarious moments alongside the more tender scenes, THE SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO FAMILY HAPPINESS by Maddie Dawson shows love in all its shapes and forms from sisterly love, true friendships, to passion, and the love a parent, biological and every other type, has for their children. THE SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO FAMILY HAPPINESS is a compelling read and I really loved it.
BOOK RATING - 📖📖📖📖📖 5
I'm the author of two novels, published by Crown--The Opposite of Maybe, which came out in April 2014, and The Stuff That Never Happened, which was published in August 2010. I love writing stories about second chances and complicated love lives.
I have also written three novels under the name Sandi Kahn Shelton.
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Hi fellow bookworms. My name is Linda and I'm a reviewer & blogger, wife & mother who loves all things books!
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