|About the Book|
If you love something...Liz and Ryan Acker have an ideal relationship--met at 15, got married after high school, and are still going strong ten years later. At least, thats what Ryan thinks. Hes just a simple guy with simple needs--still works inMoreIf you love something...Liz and Ryan Acker have an ideal relationship--met at 15, got married after high school, and are still going strong ten years later. At least, thats what Ryan thinks. Hes just a simple guy with simple needs--still works in the deli he worked at in high school and hangs out with his childhood best friend--hes dug his rut and he likes it there. Liz, on the other hand, is plagued by an early mid-life crisis. Shes bored by the monotony of their marriage and, as she approaches thirty, begins to wonder what shes missed out on...and when she finds herself attracted to one of her students, she realizes what she has to do....set it free.Anya Lingerfelt is a small-town girl with big-city dreams. After graduating from college, she and her best friend leave Kansas behind to chase their dreams of becoming famous Broadway actresses--only to have their romanticized notion of living in New York City quickly replaced with a cold, hard dose of reality. Her friend quickly bails on her, leaving her to take care of all the living expenses by herself. She doesnt want to leave, but isnt getting any auditions, and cant afford to stay on her lowly waitress wages.If it comes back to you...Alex Vega, a struggling comedian, found himself homeless after he didnt properly mourn the death of his girlfriends dog. In his search for a new residence, he comes across a rent-controlled loft...which the owner will only rent to a married couple. To keep from losing it, he lies and says hes engaged. Luckily, he meets a waitress in a similar situation who is willing to pose as his fiancee--but insists they keep their relationship platonic....its yours. If it doesnt...Anyas life finally hits an upswing--she lands a great apartment with a guy who turns out to be her best friend, she gets a good job, she applies to study acting in London, and she falls head over heels in love with Ryan Acker, who is in the midst of a divorce. She originally decided not to go to London because of Ryan, but after shes brutally attacked, she reconsiders. Will she stay to face her demons or run away to escape them?...it was never yours.