Ellen Meister, author of The Other Life, on tour February/March 2011

Posted By on November 12, 2010

About The Other Life

• Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Putnam Adult (February 17, 2011)

“This is the thinking woman’s beach read, a love story to the modern family, written with a deep and lovely understanding of mothers and daughters and the sacri­fices they’ll make for each other.”
—Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times–bestselling author of The Girl Who Stopped Swimming

If you could return to the road not taken, would you?

Happily married and pregnant, Quinn Braverman has an ominous secret. Every time she makes a major life decision, she knows an alternate reality exists in which she made the opposite choice-not only that, she knows how to cross over. But even in her darkest moments-like her mother’s suicide-Quinn hasn’t been tempted to slip through…until she receives devastating news about the baby she’s carrying.

The grief lures her to peek across the portal, and before she knows it she’s in the midst of the other life: the life in which she married another man, and is childless. The life in which her mother is still very much alive.

Quinn is forced to make a heartbreaking choice. Will she stay with the family she loves and her severely disabled child? Or will an easier life-and the primal need to be with her mother-win out?

About Ellen Meister

Ellen Meister lives on Long Island with her husband and three children.

You can find out more about Ellen at her website, and you can also follow her blog and on Twitter: @EllenMeister.

Ellen’s Tour Stops

Tuesday, February 15th: The Lost Entwife

Wednesday, February 16th: Rundpinne

Thursday, February 17th: Jenn’s Bookshelves

Monday, February 21st: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Friday, February 25th: Colloquium

Monday, February 28th: In the Next Room

Thursday, March 3rd: Savvy Verse & Wit

Friday, March 4th: Raging Bibliomania

Monday, March 7th: Stephanie’s Written Word

Tuesday, March 8th: That’s What She Read

Wednesday, March 9th: Reviews from the Heart

Thursday, March 10th: BookNAround

Monday, March 14th: Teresa’s Reading Corner

Tuesday, March 15th: Debbie’s Book Bag

Tuesday, March 15th: Book Chatter

Wednesday, March 16th: The Book Faery Reviews

Thursday, March 17th: Peeking Between the Pages

Friday, March 18th: Tina’s Book Reviews

Monday, March 28th: Chefdruck Musings

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