At least, she's sure until she meets his brothers on the cruise and discovers she's dated both of them: Austin, the fun-loving flirt whose kisses still haunt her dreams, and Nicholas, the sweet horror movie fan whose lack of ambition upset her in ways she still doesn't understand.
Melissa expected to spend tons of time onboard with her fiancé, but he instead spends nearly his every waking moment in the casino displaying a previously unseen love of gambling. This surprise, and the time she spends with Nicholas and with Austin, makes her question everything she thought she wanted.
Her relationship with Owen was just fine before, but suddenly 'just fine' doesn't seem good enough to keep a marriage alive for a lifetime. Melissa has two weeks to decide: stay with Owen or jump ship.
have footprints on her back. She helps anyone and everyone, no matter the cost
to herself, and she's always been that way. Even the thought of withholding her
assistance makes her feel sick. Worse, it makes her feel like she's a bad
person, selfish and unkind.
She takes up running purely to avoid gaining weight, but as
she trains with her cute but heartbroken coach Andrew she becomes more able to
do things she'd never thought she could, both physically and emotionally.
The day before she runs her first marathon, though, her best
friend's demands result in the biggest challenge yet to her developing
assertiveness and Megan must decide: cave in as she always has before or stick
to her new-found 'happy pace' in running and life.
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"Good to Myself": One obstacle keeps columnist
Lydia Grange from the promotion she craves: beating her two coworkers in a
"be 'good to yourself' for four weeks" competition. Piece of
(cheese)cake. Lydia, queen of instant gratification, will indulge herself even
more, ensure her readers do too, and it'll be the easiest month of her life.
Unless... could there be more to self-care than sex and shopping and sugar?
"Pink is a Four-Letter Word": Nothing ever comes
easily for Larissa, a makeup artist who both loves and fears pink and all
things feminine. After a particularly painful string of disasters, she takes a
job teaching English in Kuwait in the hopes that she will be a new and better
person there. But can she really leave her psychological baggage behind in
Toronto, or is it true that 'wherever you go, there you are'?
"Everybody's Got a Story": Both personally and
professionally, Alexa knows all too well the power of words. Two years after
her boyfriend viciously assaulted her, she's still trying to label herself as
more than simply 'his victim'. She moves to Toronto after his trial for a fresh
start, but his actions and especially his words stick with her and make that
impossible. Can Alexa reclaim her story and her life?
"Fifty Million Reasons": Angela has typical
lottery-player plans: help friends and family, give more to charity, and escape
her rut. But when she wins big, she faces angry relatives, her own unexpected
greed, and a lawsuit from the person who put her in that rut. Almost nobody
treats her normally, and they've got fifty million reasons not to. She can buy
anything she wants now, but can she buy the life she needs?
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'making it as a musician' kind. No, Amy wants to honor her late best friend by
finally starting the support center for teenage girls they'd dreamed of when
they were just girls themselves. She doesn't know where to start, but when one
of her songs becomes an overnight internet sensation she sees a quick path to
the money she'll need to make the center a reality.
As white-hot pop sensation Misty Will, Amy finds a whole new
world opening to her and realizes she loves being on stage holding an audience spellbound.
She also loves how her young fans look up to her and draw strength from her
songs, but of course they don't know the awful thing she did after her friend
died and how badly she could have used a support center herself. She knows,
though, and also knows that she simply has to leave her new pop princess
identity behind and become Amy the center director as she's dreamed of for
fifteen years of your life overnight? That's terrifying.
With her memories from seventeen to thirty-two gone, Kate
has no idea who she is and where she belongs. As she begins to fall for the man
who found her, she wonders if she forgot those years for a reason. Should she
keep trying to retrieve her original self, or start a new life?