eBook This Is How It Always Is: The warm and uplifting novel about a family keeping a big secret (English Edition) By Laurie Frankel – Z55z.co

A very special book about a family with a secret It made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think Liane Moriarty, Nobestselling author of BIG LITTLE LIESAn intelligent, life affirming, emotionally charged story PrimaLaurie Frankel s THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is the fascinating story of a thoroughly modern family and the giant, multifaceted love that binds them Sparkles with wit and wisdom Maria Semple Perfect for readers of THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT This is how a family keeps a secretand how that secret ends up keeping them This is how a family lives happily ever afteruntil happily ever after becomes complicated This is how children changeand then change the worldThis is Claude He s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girlRosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be They re just not sure they re ready to share that with the world Soon the entire family is keeping Claude s secret Until one day it explodesLaurie Frankel s THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family And it s about the ways this is how it always is change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan And families with secrets don t get to keep them foreverWhat readers are saying about THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS ISThis writing is glorious A fabulous book Topical, moving, full of magicOne of the most amazing and thought provoking books I have ever read It s warm, well observed and funnyA beautiful love story of two people who meet, fall hopelessly in love and then create a wonderful unique family of five