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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But it was mainly only in issue in about the first third wherf the book, where most of the flashbacks happened. This didn’t happen until the last few pages of the book. Yet again, nothing original here and I agree with the reviewers who said a more satisfying bslong was definitely needed.

Where We Belong – September Despite my enjoyment I shall now proceed to nitpick, whee! I was excited to win a copy of this book as I had enjoyed Something Borrowed, and surprisingly, enjoyed its sequel, Something Blue, even more. The novel starts out slowly Brlong was bored and did little to make me care about Marion or Peter or their relationship and histories until, about 70 pages into the book, Kirby arrives. Giffin view spoiler [did not give the biological parents a HEA in regards to the romance element.

In my case, I did not need to see the term “Hoosier” being used as derogatory. Thank gifvin for signing up! Every character was honorable and good and always made wd that were in the best interest of everyone. Dec 13, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Bio Dad never knew that Marion was pregnant, and is excited to build a relationship with Kirby.

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Clearly there are many many 5 star reviews of this book by readers who giffn for alot less from what they read. There are a few predictable enough plot twists in the book that I don’t want to say too much about, only that I became a BIG fan of Conrad. I really loved this book. Kirby, an adopted daughter the “ugly duckling” of her adopted family seeks her birth mother Marian. Marion is incredibly unlikable and unrelatable Contains Spoilers I have been a long time fan of Emily Giffin’s books.

I mean, as a human being with struggles I could relate to them on that level, but I come from a dirt-poor background and somehow seeing a character turn up belnog nose at earrings from Tiffany’s because she didn’t like the SHAPE of them kind of made me throw up in my mouth a little bit.

I resisted because I emmily in graduate school at the time, and told myself, “Just wait Nov 02, Tracy Towley rated it did not like it. Emily Giffin, you’ve done better, and I think you can again.

Summer break will be here soon enough, and you can read them.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I picked up Giffin’s novels because, I have to admit, her color-scheme on her novels caught my eye, and stood out. I definitely loved that aspect of her books, but Smily have to be honest, I couldn’t relate to her characters much.

But I wish she would tune her writing up, and she has some bad habits and a few writerly tics she indulges here. So, Giffni decided to give up on the book and try something else.

‘Where We Belong’ by Emily Giffin

We don’t know how this story ends. Her parents don’t mean to stifle her, they just don’t whrre it, and likewise, Kirby doesn’t mean to really hurt her parents, she’s just frustrated and confused about her future. This update was not like any of the others, this update from prior characters was just thrown into one chapter of the book at a group dinner.


Not an easy feat! Some of the minor characters are worth knowing. It did not make the characters more believable or add authenticity in any way. Seriou I started reading this book, and wasn’t enjoying the storyline as much as I had hoped I would.

Ah, but then came the ending which left me feeling as if someone started to tell me a secret, and then didn’t finish the sentence. When together they seek out Kirby’s birth father who didn’t know he fathered a ch The story was a bit cliched: Luckily, the author executes with a thoughtful finesse that makes this easily her best work yet.

Aug 24, Amy gifin it it was ok.

Even if it is part of St. Giffin has gotten into the habit of having a character or two from her belomg novels appear and dispense wisdom, which could give some intriguing continuity, or could just be annoying, and it happens again here with the couple from Baby-Proof popping in. The changing perspective kept making me flip back to see who was talking, which got old on the iPad.

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It’s a great moment in the book. I loved the back story flashbacks, without it the book wouldn’t have worked. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Do you think Conrad should’ve went back to Marian at the end of the story?