Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “That’s Not a Thing” by Jacqueline Friedland, SparkPress, May 2020 for Suzy Approved Book Tours
WOW! Jacqueline Friedland, author of “That’s Not a Thing” has written a unique, heartbreaking, memorable, captivating, intriguing, and thought-provoking novel. The genres for this novel are fiction and women’s fiction. The timeline for this story is set in the present and goes to the past when it pertains to the events or characters. The author describes her dramatic characters as complex and complicated.
Meredith Altman and her fiance Aaron Rapp, who is a physician are celebrating their engagement with a special dinner at a fancy restaurant with close friends. Meredith finds out that the owner is Wesley Latner, the man responsible for breaking her heart years ago. Unfortunately, Meredith keeps running into Wesley.
Wesley reveals that he has ALS, and Meredith feels devastated. What can she do? How can she and her fiance help him?
I appreciate that the author discusses the importance of knowing what you want, self-growth, forgiveness, and second chances. The author also mentions the importance of loyalty, trust, family, friends, love, and hope. I would highly recommend this thought-provoking novel that is so well written. Just be sure to keep some Kleenex on hand.