All We Ever Wanted: A Novel

By Emily Giffin

10.50 Hours 06/26/2018 unabridged
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Two very different families collide in the new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, The One & Only, and First Comes Love. When scandal threatens your loved ones, how far would you go to protect them? Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville’s elite. Her husband’s tech business is booming, and her son, Finch, is bound for Princeton. Thomas Talone is a single dad working multiple jobs. His daughter, Lila, was recently accepted to Nashville’s most prestigious private high school on a scholarship. Then one devastating photo changes everything. Lila passes out at a party, drunk and half-naked. Finch snaps a picture, types out a caption and—click—sends it out to a few friends. The photo spreads quickly, and before long, an already divided community takes sides, throws blame, and implodes. And in the midst of it all, Nina and Tom are forced to question all their assumptions about love and loyalty. In this riveting novel, Emily Giffin tells a story of characters who face impossible choices—but emerge to live more truly to themselves than they ever have before.

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Summary

Summary

Two very different families collide in the new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, The One & Only, and First Comes Love. When scandal threatens your loved ones, how far would you go to protect them?

Nina Browning is living the good life after marrying into Nashville’s elite. Her husband’s tech business is booming, and her son, Finch, is bound for Princeton.

Thomas Talone is a single dad working multiple jobs. His daughter, Lila, was recently accepted to Nashville’s most prestigious private high school on a scholarship.

Then one devastating photo changes everything. Lila passes out at a party, drunk and half-naked. Finch snaps a picture, types out a caption and—click—sends it out to a few friends. The photo spreads quickly, and before long, an already divided community takes sides, throws blame, and implodes. And in the midst of it all, Nina and Tom are forced to question all their assumptions about love and loyalty.

In this riveting novel, Emily Giffin tells a story of characters who face impossible choices—but emerge to live more truly to themselves than they ever have before.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Riveting and poignant, Emily Giffin's latest novel paints an impossible dilemma that will make readers ponder hard questions about loyalty and love. I was captivated by every page. Harlan Coben
A timely and absorbing portrait of the complexities of modern life. This is Emily Giffin at her very best. Kristin Hannah
A compelling, fascinating story told through blue-ribbon dialogue and the dual gifts of intelligence and goodness. I loved this novel. Elinor Lipman
The creator of characters so real and so enthrallingly flawed that people sometimes forget they are fictional. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Giffin ranks as a grand master. [In her] bestselling novels she has traversed the slippery slopes of true love, lost love, marriage, motherhood, betrayal, forgiveness, and redemption that have led her to be called ‘a modern-day Jane Austen.’ Chicago Sun-Times
Giffin’s writing is true, smart, and heartfelt. Entertainment Weekly
A compelling portrait of a woman facing the difficult limits of love. Kirkus Reviews 
Stellar . . . an excellent page-turning story . . . a nuanced, thoughtful take on family and social dynamics. Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Nina Browning has it all: the handsome husband, the Ivy-League-bound teenage son, and the big house in the Nashville suburbs. But with one unthinkable social media post from her beloved child, could it all fall apart? Dealing with issues of class, money, and race, All We Ever Wanted is the book everyone will be talking about. PopSugar  
Giffin is a worldwide best-selling author because she gets under your skin—by creating relatable characters wrestling within believable situations. . . . Giffin crafts an unpredictable page-turner that unfolds in the voices of three superbly distinct characters. . . . Her latest . . . is destined for greatness. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
This complex and layered novel will give you all the feels. Brit + Co  
This thought-provoking novel follows two Nashville families as they struggle with the fallout from a horrible incident. Their wealthy community quickly becomes divided, with people eager to assign blame and take sides as the families struggle with loyalty and staying true to their values. It's one of Giffin's most topical, gripping books yet. Good Housekeeping 
A page-turning  exploration of wealth and privilege. Entertainment Weekly
A gripping, thought-provoking journey. Jodi Picoult

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Author Bio: Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After practicing litigation at a Manhattan firm for several years, she moved to London to write full time. The author of several New York Times bestselling novels, including Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, Heart of the Matter, and Something Borrowed, Something Blue, she now lives in Atlanta with her husband and three young children.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Contemporary Women
Runtime: 10.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English