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Ten Thousand I Love Yous Book by Lisa Slabach


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Book Details:

Book Title:  Ten Thousand I Love Yous by Lisa Slabach
Category: Adult Fiction 18+, 303 pages 
Genre: Women's Fiction
Publisher:  BookBaby
Release date:  February 2022
Content Rating:  PG-13 + M for handful of f-bombs and semi-explicit sex scenes; mature themes discussing sexual mores and adult relations; no abortion, violence or abuse.

Book Description:

In this humorously touching novel by the critically acclaimed author of Degrees of Love, a woman is blindsided when her high school sweetheart abandons her after eighteen years of marriage.

At sixteen, Kimberly Kirby thought the only thing she needed to be perfectly happy was to spend the rest of her life with Jay Braxton. Twenty years later, she still believes it. As they proudly watch their daughter, Haley, graduate from high school, she imagines her life is as perfect as anyone could reasonably expect. Jay is a formidable attorney, she a freelance writer, and their love as strong as ever. With Haley heading to UC Berkeley in the fall, Kimberly fantasizes about making love on the kitchen table. She has no clue that Jay’s bags are already packed.

Now divorced and determined to squelch her love for Jay, she accepts a gig writing a sex and dating blog for divorcees. As the Virgin Dater, she is on the hunt for love. No-strings-attached nights with a sexy fireman and moving to San Francisco are just what she needs to boost her battered ego and mend her shattered heart.

But just as she falls hard for a talented young chef, Jay fights to win her back. Torn between her bold new life and the comfort of Jay’s strong arms, she questions if there is too much to forgive. The ten thousand I love yous that had passed Jay’s lips can’t be dismissed, but nor can her newfound freedom and the knowledge that her happiness doesn’t depend on Jay.

I rated this book 4****'s

This is how a second chance at love should be 

Marriage sometimes ends when one love is fading. Sometimes it ends when another person is involved with somebody else out of the marriage. It is sad but it is better than staying in an unhappy or loveless marriage. Sometimes second chance of love happens after the marriage ended too.

This is a beautiful story of love, family, and moving on. When young people married, the percentage of staying together is low.  The marriage ended in divorced and moving on sometimes is hard. I adore Kimberly. She is a riot, fashionista, good cook, and hilarious. I laugh out loud while reading. I liked this story and how it ends. I wish all failed marriages find their happy ending. I am sure that a lot of women can relate to situations like the book. This is an eye-opener. It is hard to put it down too. 

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Meet the Author:

Ten Thousand I Love Yous is Lisa Slabach’s second novel.

Prior to publication, her first novel, Degrees of Love was recognized as a Best Book of 2014 by Kirkus Review. Degrees of Love made its publishing debuted December 1, 2017 and was nominated for a 2017 Reviewer’s Choice Award by RT Book Reviews.

In addition to writing, Lisa is a Fintech Relationship Executive for a Fortune 500 Company. She is a long-time resident of Northern California and lives with her husband, one-hundred-forty-pound puppy and numerous goldfish. In her free time, she enjoys wine tasting, shopping with her daughters, and cooking in her pink kitchen.

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