From the author of Bond Girl and Lost Along the Way, comes a fiercely funny, insightful story of marriage, family, and the crooked path to figuring out who we really are.
Claire thought she had everything a woman was supposed to wantA??a loving husband, a newborn son, a beautiful home in the suburbs. Then she walks in on her husband canoodling with their realtor in their newly renovated kitchen, and in an instant, her perfect life comes crashing down.
With her marriage heading for divorce, Claire knows itA??s time to stop feeling sorry for herself. But how can she move on when sheA??s still stuck in the orbit of her husbandA??s world? For starters, she can get rid of her soon-to-be exA??s possessionsA??including his prized, gigantic foosball tableA??by dumping them onto the curbA?¦until complaints from the neighbors get the police involved. Now Claire is busy dodging the mean mommies at story hour and hiding from her ex-husbandA??s girlfriend in the grocery store. But as Claire soon learns, suburbia still has a few surprises in store for herA??surprises that will make her question her choices from the past, send her down an unexpected road to self-discovery, and maybe even lead to new love.
Desperate for a positive outlet to channel her frustrations, she turns to girlfriends Lissy and Antonia for help. Together they join forces to rebrand LissyA??s local stationery store and turn it into a thriving business. But as Claire soon learns, suburbia still has a few surprises in store for herA??surprises that will make her question her choices from the past, send her down an unexpected road to self-discovery, and maybe even new love.
Featuring a second coming-of-age story, Regrets Only deftly explores the subtle nuances of marriage, family, friendship, and what it means to be a woman today, while delighting readers as its unforgettable heroine acts on impulses weA??ve all been guilty of having.