Thorndike Press

First Comes Love

  • Emily Giffin
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  • ISBN-10: 1410490246
  • ISBN-13: 9781410490247
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.65 lbs ( .75 kgs)
  • 574 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released June 2016
  • Bestsellers

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A #1 New York Times Bestseller

Growing up, Josie and Meredith Garland shared a loving, if sometimes contentious, relationship. Josie was impulsive, spirited, and outgoing, Meredith hardworking, thoughtful, and reserved. When tragedy strikes, their delicate bond splinters.

Fifteen years later, Josie and Meredith are in their late thirties, following very different paths. As the anniversary of their tragedy looms, and painful secrets from the past begin to surface, Josie and Meredith must not only confront the issues that divide them but also come to terms with their own choices. In their journey toward understanding and forgiveness, both sisters discover that they need each other more than they knew — and that in the search for true happiness, love always comes first.

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Customer Reviews

“Moving and complex, [First Comes Love] proves [that Emily Giffin is] still at the top of her game.”

— Booklist

"Giffin juggles Josie’s quest for motherhood and Meredith’s internal conflicts deftly. . . . Giffin paints a realistic portrait of the troubled and complex relationship between a pair of sisters. Beyond the sisters, the novel is rich with well-drawn characters, from Gabe, Josie’s best friend and platonic roommate, to Sophie, Daniel’s girlfriend at the time of his death. Giffin’s fans will be pleased with this fast-paced, witty, and thoughtful new offering."

— Kirkus Reviews