If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now

If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now

eBook - 2010
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Grand Central Pub
From the well-loved author of Knitting Under the Influence and The Smart One and the Pretty One comes a new novel about a young single mother trying to move out of her family's shadow.

Rickie left home a long time ago-so how is it that at the age of twenty-five, she's living with her parents again, and sleeping in the bedroom of her childhood home?

At least one thing has changed since high school: She now has a very sweet but frequently challenging son named Noah, who attends the same tony private LA school she herself attended. Rickie fit in fine when she was a student, but now her age and tattoos make her stand out from all the blond Stepford moms, who are desperate to know why someone so young-and so unmarried-has a kid in first grade.

Already on the defensive, Rickie goes into full mother-tigress mode when her small and unathletic son tells her that the gym teacher is out to get him. She storms the principal's office, only to discover that Andrew Fulton, the coach, is no dumb jock. As her friendship with Andrew develops, Rickie finds herself questioning her assumptions-about motherhood, being a grown-up, and falling in love.

Baker & Taylor
After her 6-year-old son clashes with his gym teacher, tattooed 25-year-old single mom Rickie plans on giving the man a piece of her mind, until she meets him, realizes that he is a well-intentioned man and begins a friendship that causes her to question her assumptions about motherhood, being a grownup and falling in love. Includes a reading-group guide. By the author of The Smart One and the Pretty One. Original.

Publisher: New York : 5 Spot, ©2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0446574406 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
9780446574402 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC LAZEBNIK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (336 pages)

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