Rosie Colored Glasses (Hardcover)

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An unlikely pair fall in love: free-spirited Rosie and uptight Rex.  Their 10-year-old daughter, Willow, struggles to fit in at school (she’s her eccentric mother’s daughter) and with how to relate to her father.  Alternating chapters unfold the story of how her parents meet and fall in love with chapters from Willow’s perspective.  Moving fictionalization of the author’s childhood.   

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"What a wonderful, emotional ride It's like the Ordinary People of the 21st century...such an achievement " --Robyn Carr, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Summer That Made UsSEEING THE WORLD THROUGH ROSIE COLORED GLASSESJust as opposites attract, they can also cause friction, and no one feels that friction more than Rex and Rosie's daughter, Willow. Rex is serious and unsentimental and tapes checklists of chores on Willow's bedroom door. Rosie is sparkling and enchanting and meets Willow in their treehouse in the middle of the night to feast on candy.After Rex and Rosie's divorce, Willow finds herself navigating their two different worlds. She is clearly under the spell of her exciting, fun-loving mother. But as Rosie's behavior becomes more turbulent, the darker underpinnings of her manic love are revealed.Rex had removed his Rosie colored glasses long ago, but will Willow do the same? Whimsical, heartbreaking and uplifting, this is a novel about the many ways love can find you. Rosie Colored Glasses triumphs with the most endearing examples of how mothers and fathers and sons and daughters bend for one another.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780778330691
ISBN-10: 0778330699
Publisher: Mira Books
Publication Date: February 20th, 2018
Pages: 336
Language: English

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