Baby Proof

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Thorndike Press, 2006 - Fiction - 496 pages
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From the author of the smash hits" Something Borrowed "and" Something Blue "comes a novel that explores the question: is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?
First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes . . . a baby carriage? Isn't that what all women want?
Not so for Claudia Parr. And just as she gives up on finding a man who feels the same way, she meets warm, wonderful Ben. Things seem too good to be true when they fall in love and agree to buck tradition with a satisfying, child-free marriage. Then the unexpected occurs: one of them has a change of heart. One of them wants children after all.
This is the witty, heartfelt story about what happens to the perfect couple when they suddenly want different things. It's about feeling that your life is set and then realizing that nothing is as you thought it was--and that there is no possible compromise. It's about deciding what is most important in life, and taking chances to get it. But most of all, it's about the things we will do--and won't do--for love.

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I actually thought the ending was good. - Goodreads
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We didn't need a happy ending here. - Goodreads
In reality, there was no good ending for these two. - Goodreads
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Ugh. It's very rare that I get this pissed off by a book, especially such random chick lit. This review contains spoilers, so don't read anymore if you ever plan to read this book. Ok, here goes: The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Qiana - Goodreads

I'm only a few pages in and I'm hooked. This woman is me, plain and simple. I'm sitting here wondering when Emily Griffin found the time to sit down and write a book all about me. I'm really hoping ... Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2006)

Emily Giffin was born March 20, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland. She earned her undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University. She then attended law school at the University of Virginia. After graduating in 1997, she moved to Manhattan and worked in the litigation department of Winston & Strawn. In 2001, she moved to London and began writing full time. In 2002 she signed a two-book deal with St. Martin's Press. While doing revisions on Something Borrowed, she found the inspiration for a sequel, Something Blue. Something Borrowed was released spring 2004. It received positive reviews and made the extended New York Times bestsellers list. Something Blue followed in 2005, and in 2006, her third, Baby Proof, made its debut. Giffin spent 2007 finishing her fourth novel. The next three novels were international bestsellers, and appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, among many others. Something Borrowed and Something Blue have been optioned for film. In 2012 and 2013 her title Where We Belong also made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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