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Don't make me turn this life around / Camille Pagan.

Pagan, Camille, (author.).

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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library PAG (Text) 33500013407572 New Checked out 07/02/2021
Hawley Public Library PAG (Text) 33500013407564 New In transit -
Roseau Public Library PAG (Text) 35500006470627 New Checked out 07/12/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781542026468
  • ISBN: 1542026466
  • ISBN: 9781542026475
  • ISBN: 1542026474
  • Physical Description: 238 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle, [Washington] : Lake Union Publishing, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequel to: Life and other near-death experiences.
Summary, etc.:
"It's been thirteen years since doctors declared Libby Ross-Velasquez a goner. Yet here she is--cancer free. So why doesn't she feel more alive? Sure, Libby's husband, Shiloh, has been distant. One of their daughters has a serious health condition. And her father's death hovers over Libby like a rain cloud. Still, this eternal optimist knows she's the winner of the existential lottery. But when her forced cheer isn't enough to keep her family from catching her blahs, she decides to fly them all to Vieques. The Puerto Rican island is where she and Shiloh fell in love--and where she decided to fight for her life after her cancer diagnosis. Where better to put their problems into perspective? Then a tropical storm strikes. Libby pretends every thing's fine, even as she fears she's doomed her family. What she can't see is that the worst disaster they've faced may be the best thing that ever happened to them. But first, they have to get through it."--Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 April #2
    Midlife is hitting Libby Ross-Velasquez hard. Her marriage is strained by her husband Shiloh's stressful job, her tween daughters are constantly bickering, and she's in a rut at work. The answer seems to be a trip to the Puerto Rican island of Vieques, the relaxing paradise where she first connected with Shiloh and the home of her close friend, Milagros. But Vieques is still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Libby and Shiloh still aren't connecting, and the kids have decided that this is the vacation from hell. And it could be: Libby is stung by a jellyfish, one of the twins has a medical crisis, and a tropical storm drives the family to a crowded community shelter. It's not the opportunity to recharge and reconnect that she was expecting, but it might be exactly what she needs. Pagán (This Won't End Well, 2020) combines realistic midlife concerns with likable characters, showing that perfection is an illusion and that it's the difficult times that truly bring us together. Fans of Maddie Dawson and Allison Winn Scotch will enjoy vacationing with the Ross-Velasquez crew. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Middle-aged women > Fiction.
Cancer > Patients > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Family vacations > Fiction.
Storms > Fiction.
Vieques Island (P.R.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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