A woman's life is turned around by an eight-year-old girl and an eightysomething neighbor: "Hilarious . . . full of heartwarming, familial honesty . . . a joy to read" (Jamie Ford, New York Times-bestselling author of The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet).
This wasn't the way Beck Throckmorton had planned it. She wasn't expecting to find herself in her thirties writing erotica and making flat whites for a living while she stewed over that fact that her ex had wound up with her sister. She never saw herself living in a small suburban Ohio town with an octogenarian neighbor best friend. And she definitely wouldn't have imagined the eight-year-old great-granddaughter of that friend turning her world upside down.
As summer comes around, Beck's life is unsettled in every way. And that's before the crazy stuff starts: the sister taunting her with her pregnancy, the infuriatingly perfect boyfriend, the multiple trips to the emergency room. And the needy, wise-beyond-her-years little girl finding places in her heart that Beck didn't even know existed . . .
"Molly Campbell writes with such compassion, wit, and humor that you can't help but fall in love with Beck and, of course, the spunky, intuitive, brilliant Bob . . . completely heart-wrenching with an ending that will make you ugly-cry." --Katie Moretti, New York Times
-bestselling author of The Binds That Tie
"An ideal summer read." --Dayton Daily News