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    • Publication date:22 Sep 2016

First Comes Love

By Emily Giffin

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**The #1 New York Times bestselling novel.** Perfect for fans of Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty and The Devil Wears Prada.

**The #1 New York Times bestselling novel.** Perfect for fans of Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty and The Devil Wears Prada.

What happens when love, marriage and children don't come in the expected order?

Fifteen years after the tragic death of their older brother splintered Josie and Meredith's already fragile relationship, the two sisters are following very different paths.

Hardworking, reserved Meredith thought she'd done it all the right way round - married the perfect man, had the perfect daughter - but now she's wondering if she got the love part wrong.

Impulsive and spirited Josie has been single for years. She wants a child so much that she's preparing to head straight for the baby carriage all on her own.

As the anniversary of their tragedy looms and secrets from the past surface, Josie and Meredith must come to terms with their own choices. Perhaps they'll find that they need each other more than they know...

Biographical Notes

Emily Giffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After practicing litigation at a Manhattan firm for several years, she moved to London to write full time. The author of six New York Times bestselling novels, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, Love The One You're With, Heart of the Matter, and Where We Belong, she lives in Atlanta with her husband and three young children.

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  • Publication date: 28 Jun 2016
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Praise for First Comes Love — :
Giffin is a great writer and the psychologically complex narrative races along, making for compulsive reading. This is a compelling portrait of a family in crisis; warm, witty, wise and so honest it occasionally made me wince. I loved it. — Daily Mail
Moving and complex, [First Comes Love] proves [that Emily Giffin is] still at the top of her game. — Booklist
Giffin paints a realistic portrait of the troubled and complex relationship between a pair of sisters...[her] fans will be pleased with this fast-paced, witty, and thoughtful new offering' — Kirkus Reviews
Giffin's talent is pretty much unparalleled when it comes to the modern woman's story about life, love and family — Redbook
Praise for Emily Giffin's previous novels — :
A modern-day Jane Austen. — Vanity Fair
A dependably down-to-earth storyteller. — New York Times
Giffin's writing is true, smart, and heartfelt. — Entertainment Weekly
I absolutely loved it . . . I could not put it down. — Marian Keyes on Something Borrowed
Giffin's talent lies in taking relatable situations and injecting enough wit and suspense to make them feel fresh. — People
Here's a heroine you'll root for and a book you won't want to put down. I loved it! — Lauren Weisberger, author of The Devil Wears Prada on Something Borrowed
When it comes to writing stories that resonate with real women, bestselling author Emily Giffin has hit her stride. — San Francisco Chronicle
Emily Giffin ranks as a grand master . . . She has traversed the slippery slopes of true love, lost love, marriage, motherhood, betrayal, forgiveness and redemption that have led her to be called 'a modern-day Jane Austen'. — Chicago Sun Times
Emily Giffin writes with both insight and empathy. — Candis
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