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Love for Beginners

Author: Jill Shalvis

Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Adult, Chick Lit


Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Length: 362 pages

This book made me cry. Just thought I'd start off with that. It was so cute it was painful, the plot itself was also very sad. The characters especially, Simon, are so wholesome and caring it's so amazing and sappy. This book had me in all the feels. Emma is so incredibly strong and sassy, she may be one of my favorite characters ever. The story is so powerful and special, I hope everybody reads it.


When Emma Harris wakes up from a coma, she learns that her fiancé and her BFF have fallen in love, she’s lost her job, and the life she knew is gone. Overwhelmed but grateful to be alive, she decides to start over from scratch. Not as easy as it sounds, of course. But she’s never been a quitter, even if she wishes she could quit rehab, where her hot but evil physical therapist, Simon, puts her through the wringer. Desperate for a new start, Emma opens a doggy day care. Unfortunately, the only space she can afford is owned by her childhood nemesis Ali Pratt. But hey, she’s been through worse, right? She tries to roll with the punches, but a friend drops his grandpa off at the doggy day care because he can’t find senior care. On top of that, she and Ali bring the term “frenemies” to a whole new level. And then another grandparent shows up. And another. In the midst of all that, Emma realizes she’s accidentally fallen for her Evil PT. But the most horrifying thing of all is that Ali just might have turned into the best friend she’s ever had. And as Emma grows from the pain of her past and takes on her new path, she comes to learn that life isn’t what you’re given, it’s what you make of it.


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