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Book Giveaway - Time of My Life - Hardback


I just finished one of the best books I have read in a while. Time of My Life, written by Allison Winn Scotch. I read about it in a womans magazine and it sounded good. I ordered it and it sat on my book shelf for months. Over vacation I FINALLY dug it out and got reading. I couldn't put it down!! It was a fabulous book that really got me thinking and looking at my life as a wife and mother. It is pure fiction but taught me some valuable lessons about being me.

I decided that I want to give away a copy of this terrific book.


Book Description:

Jillian Westfield has the perfect suburban life straight out of the upscale women's magazines that she obsessively reads. She’s got the modern-print rugs of Metropolitan Home, the elegant meals from Gourmet, the clutter-free closets out of Real Simple, and the elaborate Easter egg hunts seen in Parents. With her successful investment banker husband behind the wheel and her cherubic eighteen-month-old in the backseat, hers could be the family in the magazines’ glossy Range Rover ads.

Yet somehow all of the how-to magazine stories in the world can’t seem to fix her faltering marriage, banish the tedium of days spent changing diapers, or stop her from asking, “What if?”

Then one morning Jillian wakes up seven years in the past. Before her daughter was born. Before she married Henry. Suddenly she’s back in her post–grad school Ikea-furnished Manhattan apartment. She’s back in her fast-paced job with the advertising agency. And she’s still with Jackson, the ex-boyfriend and star of her what-if fantasies.

Armed with twenty-twenty hindsight, she’s free to choose all over again. She can use the zippy ad campaigns from her future to wow the clients and bosses in her present. She can reconnect with the mother who abandoned her so many years before. She can fix the fights at every juncture that doomed her relationship with Jackson. Or can she?

With each new choice setting off a trajectory of unforeseen consequences, Jillian soon realizes that getting to happily ever after is more complicated than changing the lines in her part of the script. Happiness, it turns out, isn’t an either-or proposition. As she closes in on all the things she thought she wanted, Jillian must confront the greatest what-if of all: What if the problem was never Henry or Jackson, but her?

Sharp, funny, and heartwarming, Time of My Life will appeal to anyone who has ever wanted to redo the past and will leave readers pondering, “Do we get the reality we deserve?”



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This give away will end September 17th at 11:59pm EST and the winner will be chosen via random.org and then announced on my blog. I will then contact the winner via e-mail to request shipping information.

15 comments:

Inspired Kathy 10:33 AM  

Although there are day I would love a do over I don't think I would.

Inspired Kathy 10:33 AM  

I am a follower
bkhabel AT gmail DOT com

vwestermeyer 5:21 PM  

hmmmmm what a question. I think that if i did it over I'd just make different mistakes! And I'm pretty content with where I am now so no.

Paulette 12:04 AM  

I wouldn't change a thing!

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Paulette 12:04 AM  

I am a follower!

mullinsp3@gmail.com

Paulette 12:45 AM  

I subscribe!

mullinsp3@gmail.com

Aleigh 1:38 PM  

I woudn't change anything but I have dreamt of him...I mean it ;)
aleighlesko@yahoo.com

Aleigh 1:38 PM  

I follow you

Aleigh 1:39 PM  

I subscribe too!

AllisonB 11:07 PM  

No way, I wouldn't have the energy to do it all over again! (and I wouldn't change a thing anyway. :-)

AllisonB 11:08 PM  

I am a loyal subscriber!

allison.j.bonansinga AT accenture DOT com

Christina 11:10 AM  

No way...the way things turned out are perfect. I lived through my mistakes, and now I'm stronger because of them!

Christina 11:11 AM  

I follow you!

Christina 11:11 AM  

I already subscribe. :)

Selmada 12:14 PM  

If I did it all over again, I wouldnt have the boys. They make anything and everything I went through okay.

homejunk at shaw dot ca

ps if its too much to ship to Canada, draw another name. I wont be offended.

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