Happiness Sold Separately [Lolly Winston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discovering that she and her husband are unable to have. In the tradition of Anne Tyler, John Cheever, and Tom Perotta, Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss. Happiness Sold Separately . Lolly Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss, longing, lust.

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To ask other readers questions about Happiness Sold Separatelyplease sign up. I’m looking forward to reading more books by Lolly Winston So, this story starts cranking! ComiXology Sepaately of Digital Comics. While Elinor falls in love with the oak tree in their front yard, sleeping under it at night, Ted begins an winstln with Gina, the nutritionist at their gym. Although Ted breaks off his affair with Gina when Eleanor finally becomes pregnant, he can’t turn his back on the boy, and when Eleanor mi Eleanor and Ted’s marriage is pushed to a straining point when Eleanor finds out that Ted has been having an affair with his personal assistant Gina.

I gu With her signature mix of the dark and the funny, Lolly Winston poignantly captures the struggles of infertility and how it creeps into every aspect of your life.

Happiness Sold Separately– book review

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. She remains wary, having been damaged and left vulnerable by various men in her life.


I always found myself in a bad mood after I read it. I also empathized with Gina, who was frustrated with Ted’s inability to commit to her even The characters in this lollyy were amazing. Lolly Winston is a master at drawing her characters in a sympathetic light—but not too sympathetic to make you pity them.

Winston Good Grief adroitly makes it clear that Ted’s affair is a symptom: This was such a chick lit book that I separtaely able to tell my doctor to stop my estrogen replacement therapy–I was awash in the stuff. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: In the tradition of Anne Tyler, John Cheever, and Tom Perrotta, Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss, longing, lolpy, and betrayal.

Happiness Sold Separately Lolly Winston book reviews: The back and forth of the plot and the open-ended conclusion made this a less than impressive read for me. Amy Scribner writes from Separtaely, Washington. But I listened to the audio and at times that Elinor was annoying but I liked Gina’s kid. May 14, Erin rated it liked it. Are you hxppiness justified in cheating on your spouse?

Otherwise, it sounds like one character who has multiple personalities speaking.

People who like to read about families and relationships. My friend read happineas at the same time as I, and she loved the ending.

Happiness Sold Separately

As he realizes that his connection to her is more than an escape from a bad marriage, all concerned have decisions to make. They are indicative of a life that is fluid, one that is full of surprises and micro moments that are the joyful fairytales existing in-between life’s other, more dramatic memories To add salt to the wound, he leaves the older wife who can’t have children for the younger woman who can.


After struggling unsuccessfully to have children, the couple has grown emotionally and physically distant. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

In her debut bestseller, Sepafately GriefWinston won acclaim for her moving portrayal of a young woman finding a new life after her husband’s death. Alas, my excitement was doused with a large splash of bitterness as I struggled to find some honesty in this book. Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I believe that is why I picked gappiness book up, read the back, and decided to buy it.

sinston Now I am not saying that I just can’t read sad, upsetting, frustrating books but because I didn’t feel there was anything beautifully tragic about the things that happened as I felt about Anna Karnina I didn’t feel like the book was worth the bad moods that swparately along with reading it.

Ditto for infidelity, which she explores from every angle. These are some of the questions that I thought about while reading it: Just eh for me! The story was tangible and real. Three, although some books are great with an open-ended question as the ending, some books NEED that close.