Time Flies: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 11, 2013 - Fiction - 303 pages
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From the bestselling author of the beloved book Must Love Dogs, later made into a film starring John Cusack and Diane Lane, comes a new novel about what happens when we think everything is falling apart, and discover that we can pick up the pieces after all.

Years ago, Melanie followed her husband, Kurt, from the New England beach town where their two young sons were thriving to the suburbs of Atlanta. She’s carved out a life as a successful metal sculptor, but when Kurt leaves her for another woman, having the tools to cut up their marriage bed is small consolation.

She’s old enough to know that high school reunions are often a big disappointment, but when her best friend makes her buy a ticket and an old flame gets in touch to see if she’ll be going, she fantasizes that returning to her past might help her find her future…until her highway driving phobia resurfaces and threatens to hold her back from the adventure of a lifetime.

Time Flies is an epic trip filled with fun, heartbreak, and friendship that explores what it takes to conquer your worst fears…so you can start living your future.
  

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User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

Loved this book, perfect summer read! BJ is the best friend we all want. Like that there wasn't a "storybook" ending, but that it was believable and hopeful. Characters were well drawn and the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carynpayzant - Goodreads

Claire Cook is one of my favorite authors so I couldn't wait to get my hands on her newest novel. And it didn't let me down. I love how her characters are the same mid-life age as me. I can totally ... Read full review

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Claire Cook wrote her first novel in her minivan when she was forty-five. At fifty, she walked the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the film adaptation of her second novel, Must Love Dogs, starring Diane Lane and John Cusack. She is the bestselling author of nine other novels and divides her time between the suburbs of Atlanta and Boston. Visit her at ClaireCook.com.

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