I am including this in the bloggy giveaways carnival!
Violet Parry is living the quintessential life of luxury in the Hollywood Hills with David, her rock-and-roll manager husband, and her darling toddler, Dot. She has the perfect life--except that she's deeply unhappy. David expects the world of Violet but gives little of himself in return. When she meets Teddy, a roguish small-time bass player, Violet comes alive, and soon she's risking everything for the chance to find herself again. Also in the picture are David's hilariously high-strung sister, Sally, on the prowl for a successful husband, and Jeremy, the ESPN sportscaster savant who falls into her trap. For all their recklessness, Violet and Sally will discover that David and Jeremy have a few surprises of their own. THIS ONE IS MINE is a compassionate and wickedly funny satire about our need for more--and the often disastrous choices we make in the name of happiness. (taken from the Hachette Book website)
I found this to be a fascinating book. I enjoyed Semple's writing style and I thought she did an amazing job of letting the reader into her character's lives. The story centres around a few incredibly self-centred people and I found it a little sad to realize there really ARE people like them in this world. The book contains a lot of humour though and relatively few obscenities. I did find the portrayal of Jeremy very intriguing- it is suggested that he has Asperger Syndrome, which as some of you know my six year old son has. It added an interesting twist to the story for me.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN MY ADVANCE READING COPY OF THIS BOOK?
PLEASE NOTE that my ARC copy DOES have one massive mistake in it- about 30 pages are turned upside down! But that problem has been corrected in the final drafts of the book and it is easy to overlook in a free book!
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