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A Valediction - A Novel

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Uneasy about the impending responsibilities of adulthood, July can't figure out where she wants her life to go. When romance ignites with Toby, a middle-aged man shell-shocked by the dissolution of his family, July clings to the idea that a future with Toby might save her from the decisions of post-university life. In an attempt to celebrate his divorce and new ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published June 10th 2014 by FriesenPress
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Kelly Smith
Sep 27, 2015 Kelly Smith rated it liked it
I received this after winning it in giveaway on here.
The book was cute, it had its moments that made me smile and the romance moved along nicely
Over all, I have to admit that this probably wasn't really my kind of book, but there were many amazing elements to it.
The ending disappointed me. I felt that it ended suddenly and would have liked to see July and Toby at least talk about their relationship before the book ended (though I am a romance reader and always want a HFN). It… felt lacking and
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Ellis Friedman is the author of A Valediction, a Wellesley graduate, and Arizona native.

Ellis lived in China for four years, where she ran a blog about her life in small-town China and worked as an editor at beijingkids magazine in Beijing. She currently blogs and writes marketing material for a media monitoring company. Though she has an idiosyncratic fondness for grammar and style guides, Ellis
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