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Someone Else's Love Story

by Joshilyn Jackson

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Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2013
    320 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Shandi Pierce is juggling finishing college, raising her delightful three-year-old genius son Nathan, aka Natty Bumppo, and keeping the peace between her eternally warring, long-divorced parents. She's got enough complications without getting caught in the middle of a stick-up and falling in love with William Ashe, who willingly steps between the robber and her son.

Shandi doesn't know that her blond god Thor has his own complications. When he looked down the barrel of that gun he believed it was destiny: It's been one year to the day since a tragic act of physics shattered his world. But William doesn't define destiny the way others do. A brilliant geneticist who believes in facts and numbers, destiny to him is about choice. Now, he and Shandi are about to meet their so-called destinies head on, making choices that will reveal unexpected truths about love, life, and the world they think they know.

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"Highly readable, with a lightly drawn philosophical and religious backdrop, this is a perfect choice for book clubs." - Booklist

"A surprising novel, both graceful and tender. You won't be able to put it down." - Kirkus

"[O]riginal and amusing, and the plot takes an unexpected turn with the introduction of a new character late in the book. Unfortunately, the clunky transitions among narrators and jumps between the past and present distract at times from the story." - Library Journal

"Friendships and relationships are tested by tragedy in this witty and insightful sixth novel from the author of gods in Alabama and A Grown-up Kind of Pretty." - Publishers Weekly

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Joshilyn Jackson Author Biography

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New York Times Bestselling novelist Joshilyn Jackson is the author of eight novels and a novella: The Almost Sisters, The Opposite of Everyone, Someone Else's Love Story, Gods in Alabama, Between, Georgia, The Girl Who Stopped Swimming, Backseat Saints, and A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty and the novella My Own Miraculous. Her books have been translated into a dozen languages, won SIBA's novel of the year, three times been a #1 Book Sense Pick, twice won Georgia Author of the Year, and three times been shortlisted for the Townsend prize.

A former actor, Jackson reads the audio versions of her novels; her work in this field has been nominated for the Audie Award, was selected by AudioFile Magazine for their best of the year list, has made the 2012 Audible All-Star list for highest ...

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