Nina’s once-sweet life has unexpectedly turned sour. Her marriage is over, her job is in jeopardy, and her teenage daughter is slipping away from her. Then her father dies and issues with Nina’s mother come to a head; her estranged brother, Ray, comes home; and her sister, Lola, is tempted to blow a big family secret out of the water. They say the truth will set you free, but first it will make a huge mess of things.
As Nina struggles to find a way through her complicated relationships and to uncover her true path, she discovers just how valuable a second chance at life and happiness can be.
“When life gives you lemons, read this book. It’s a delicious glass of humor, heart, and hope.” Sara Gruen, New York Times bestselling author of Water for Elephants.
Nina is a photographer who really likes control. She likes to set up just the right shot with the perfect composition, but life is not always as pretty as her pictures. The lighting is off, the timing is wrong, and the subjects just won’t do what she wants them to.
She’s engaged to her ex-husband, her teenage daughter is testing all the boundaries, and her childhood memories have a for sale sign on them. She’s also keeping a secret about the chance of a lifetime, but what she’ll have to give up to get it, might not be worth it. Just when she thinks she’s got it all figured out, a blast from her past resurfaces and forces her to take a hard look at what she really wants and why.
Will Nina be able to let go of the perfect picture she had in her head and let her heart find the sweetness that life has to offer?
This stand alone follow-up to The Lemonade Year will release in June 2020.