By Emily Giffin
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Emily Giffin, the loved writer of such novels as Something Borrowed and the place We Belong, returns with a rare tale of affection and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine suffering to reconcile both.
Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her whole existence in Walker, Texas—a small collage city that lives and dies through soccer, a keenness she unabashedly stocks. Raised along her ally, Lucy, the daughter of Walker’s mythical head trainer, Clive Carr, Shea used to be too dedicated to her fatherland workforce to go away. as an alternative she stayed in Walker for school, even taking a task within the collage athletic division after commencement, the place she has remained for greater than a decade.
but if an unforeseen tragedy moves the tight-knit Walker group, Shea’s cozy international is upended, and she or he starts off to wonder whether the existence she’s selected is actually sufficient for her. As she ultimately provides up her security web to set out on an unforeseen direction, Shea discovers unsettling truths concerning the humans and issues she has consistently depended on most—and is compelled to confront her inner most wants, fears, and secrets.
considerate, humorous, and brilliantly saw, The One & Only is a luminous novel approximately discovering your ardour, following your center, and, such a lot of all, believing in anything larger than your self . . . the only and merely factor that really makes lifestyles worthy living.
Praise for The One & Only
“A web page turner.”—Southern Living
“The One & Only is one to read.”—Associated Press
“Giffin ratings back by means of bringing her discerning figuring out of concerns of the heart.”—Family Circle
“A poignant tale approximately starting to be up and growing to be into your personal skin.”—BookPage
“Touching.”—New York day-by-day News
“Deep, fantastically written . . . [Emily Giffin’s] most recent specializes in a forbidden love of types, yet in a brand new surroundings: a fictional small university city in Texas.”—Marie Claire
“Each and each web page of this tale is interesting. . . . Giffin is a skilled author who continuously comes up with a plot that's just a little varied than whatever others are writing approximately. . . . discover a shady spot; get a funky drink, and simply luxuriate within the pleasure of a ebook good written.”—The Huffington Post
“Brace your self for a tearjerker: A story of friendship and loyalty in a small, football-crazed Texas city exhibits how quick issues can switch whilst tragedy demanding situations all that the characters carry expensive . . . [A] page-turner.”—InStyle
“[Giffin’s] protagonists . . . reside complete, fascinating lives outdoor the merely own realm—no extra so than Shea Rigsby, the humorous, wrong, yet sympathetic crucial personality within the The One & Only.”—The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
“In bestseller Giffin’s much-anticipated most up-to-date, a tender woman’s lifestyles is upended while tragedy moves the football-obsessed Texas city she’s constantly referred to as home.”—People
“To fill your Friday evening Lights void: A story of die-hard love in a diehard Texas soccer city from the bestselling writer of Something Borrowed.”—Cosmopolitan