I absolutely love all of Giovanna’s books so when she has a new book out I’m always excited as I know its going to be great. It has taken me a while to get around to reading this partly due to my book shelf bursting with all many books to read. I’m just gutted I didn’t get to this sooner.
When the love of your life says you’re not The One, who are you?
Lizzy and Ian have been a couple since the first week of university. Now, after celebrating a decade together, everyone thinks they’re about to get engaged.
Instead, a romantic escape to Dubai leaves Lizzy with no ring, no fiancé and no future.
Lizzy is heartbroken – but through the tears, she sees an opportunity. This is her moment to discover what she’s been missing while playing Ian’s ideal ‘better half’.
But how much has Ian changed her, and who should she be without him?
Determined to discover who she is at heart, Lizzy sets out to rediscover the girl she was before – and, in the meantime, have a little fun . . .
Imagine sitting by the pool in Dubai with your boyfriend of 10 years, waiting for that proposal. Both your friends and family thinks its going to happen. So last day in the sun, he has to do it before you leave, right?!
Lizzy is beginning to give up hope. We all know whats coming…well more we are hoping and praying for Lizzy. It seems its her dream to marry Ian.
Then picture him on one knee….
So how did Lizzy then end up to spending the last night alone.
Back home it’s now time for Lizzy to pick up the pieces and move on. Easier said that done, as us girls that have ever been in that situation would know. Lizzy does what any of us would and goes into melt down. She starts reevaluating the last 10 years of her life and where did it go wrong. How could she change so much because of one person.
But really does one person change us or do we adapt to fit in someone else life. This is a brilliant story of self discovery. Lizzy is so inspiring. I loved how she picked herself back up by doing something she loves for herself. It’s a great message to love yourself first and just be you and do what you want to do.
This isn’t just a story about boy and girl it’s also a touching story on friendship and family. Her friendship with her family is just so lovely and honest. Best friend Connie was exactly what you want in a friend and same for the new friendship with Natalia. They were both funny, loyal and full of spirit. With Natalia there comes Alastair and just wow! The attraction was just electric. I thought I was with them in the club on New Years Eve. My heart was racing, everything stopped around me while I willing them to kiss. The chemistry and desire were jumping out the page it was so real and intense. Then there was the church scene where I was squealing with delight.
Some Kind of Wonderful is a must read its a perfect book to get lost in, that you wont want to put down.