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This Is How It Always Is: The Reese Witherspoon Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick – Laurie Frankel



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The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick Every once in a while, I read a book that opens my eyes in a way I never expected Reese Witherspoon (Reeses Book Club x Hello Sunshine book pick) It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think Liane Moriarty, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies This is how a family keeps a secret…and how that secret ends up keeping them. This is how a family lives happily ever after…until happily ever after becomes complicated. This is how children change…and then change the world. This is Claude. Hes five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. Theyre just not sure theyre ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claudes secret. Until one day it explodes. Laurie Frankels This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And its about the ways this is how it always is: change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets dont get to keep them forever. What readers are saying about This Is How It Always Is: This writing is glorious. A fabulous book. Topical, moving, full of magic One of the most amazing and thought-provoking books I have ever read. Its warm, well observed and funny A beautiful love story of two people who meet, fall hopelessly in love and then create a wonderful unique family of five

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