The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin’s Where We Belong delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make them who they. Where We Belong is a New York Times bestselling chick-lit novel by Emily Giffin. The novel was released by St. Martin’s Press on July 24, Where We . The author of several blockbuster novels, Emily Giffin’s Where We Belong delivers an unforgettable story of two women, the families that make.

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emlly Where We Belong – September I listened on audio, a 3. Contains Spoilers I have been a long time fan of Emily Giffin’s books. Then there’s the right man! I have always had a soft spot for a good, realistic story, which touches you, even belonh you can’t personally relate. I have been a fan of Giffin’s work since her first book and have read all of them but her last release. Aug 02, Tamara rated it it was amazing. Her parents are clearly very loving, in a stable marriage, and they treat their two daughters one adopted, one not as equally as any parent can.

I find myself glued to my Kindle and forgetting everything bflong around me. View all 6 comments. I kept eyeing it on my bookshelf, with it staring at me, and me wondering if it would live up to my expectations of Emily Giffin. The ending was a bit up-in-the-air. Clearly there are many many 5 star reviews of this book by readers who look for alot less from what they read.

Tully, at her high school. Clearly she …more Yes!

Jun 27, Sara rated it really liked gkffin Shelves: It was ok, but only because the middle to near the end were really fun. I vowed no more after the last “someone cheated, was going to cheat, was forced to cheat” book, but as this one was not about cheating – I relented.


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I seriously cannot get this book out of my head! This didn’t happen until the last few pages of the book.

Where We Belong by Emily Giffin

Kirby was the best character, a really plucky, spunky, tough on the outside girl trying to figure out her life and where she would fit in. Where We Belong was my most anticipated novel this year.

I think if she had done some true research into adoption and the true feelings associated with the process, then the book would have been better. Kirby is on the cusp of a huge life change, graduation from high school, and she doesn’t know where to go from there, and she takes her frustration and fear out on her parents.

As the two women embark on a journey to find the one thing missing in their lives, each will come to recognize that where we belong is often where we least expect to find ourselves—a place that we may have willed ourselves to forget, but that the heart remembers forever. That’s about all that I enjoyed from that part of the book.

It was an easy read and others may respond better to the main characters than I did.

She doesn’t do drugs or party, but she doesn’t apply herself in school even though she could ace most classes ehere she wanted to, and she rebels against her parents’ offer to pay to send her to college because she’s not sure what she wants to do in life and she doesn’t know if college emioy help her decide that. At the end of the book, Giffin leaves the door open for a romance between the birth parents More often than not I come across a book I really don’t love.


Subscribe to The Boston Globe today. Bio Kid is just like meily parents, leaving Kirby to wonder what her parents were like It’s probably a great summer read for those who enjoy a good story without too many complications.

Giffin has gotten into the habit of having a character or two from her previous novels appear and dispense wisdom, which could give some intriguing continuity, or could just be annoying, and it happens gkffin here with the couple from Baby-Proof popping in. I really enjoyed seeing the same story line from the perspective of 2 people. If you think you may enjoy reading adoption through the eyes of a chick-lit writer, then add Where We Belong to your TBR list.

Marian opted to keep her address current with the adoption agency in case the child wanted to contact her someday, so she knew this day might come, but she’s still unprepared for the emotions and awkwardness that happen when Kirby, not a child but a young woman, shows up at her apartment one night.

Where We Belong

Now Marian, the Mom, has kept her daughter a secret from everyone. I just wanted to scream all the way. Where We Belong was predictable, boring and completely unoriginal.

I appreciated the missing dramatic tragedy and got to take the characters for what they were worth and grow with them. When this rare event does occur I am at my happiest.