Landline by Rainbow Rowell

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Title: Landline Author: Rainbow Rowell Publisher: St. Martin's Press ISBN: 978-1250049377 My Rating: 3 Stars Title: Landline
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
ISBN: 978-1250049377
My Rating: 3 Stars

First off, I applaud this book for tackling tough marriage issues people in modern society face without making readers feel jaded about marriage in general. So kudos to Ms. Rowell for that. However, especially because of this positive aspect to the novel, I came away at the end thinking that she was so, so close, but just didn’t cross the finish line.

The main character Georgie has been married to Neal for a number of years and their marriage has hit a huge stumbling block. Neal stays home with their two daughters (a mutual arrangement they are both happy about) while Georgie works as a TV writer for a successful show – with her male bff Seth. This arrangement predictably becomes an issue for the couple as Neal has never liked Seth and constantly feels like…

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