Review: I Wish There Were Baby Factories

Posted 11th December 2013 by Emma in Reviews / 0 Comments

I received this book for free an ARC in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Review: I Wish There Were Baby FactoriesI Wish There Were Baby Factories by Julie Weinberg
Published by on 15th June 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Women's Literary Fiction
Pages: 212
Format: eARC
Source: an ARC
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It’s Washington, D.C. in 1990 and yuppies Lauren and Mack Weiss seem to have it all – great jobs, nice cars, and each other. All they desperately want is a baby to complete the picture. Laugh and cry your way through their five-year quest with infertility, genetic testing, adoption and more. Lauren’s behind-the-scenes details of the legislative process will captivate you on their roller coaster ride toward parenthood. Feel hope, despair and jubilation in this true and inspiring story.

Firstly I would like to thank Mickey and Natalie at Julia Drake PR for sending me this book to review.

Wow what a story. It was literally heartbreaking.

Lauren was such a good person, all she wanted was a baby. I know so many people that have babies that didn’t want them or didn’t really try for them. They just happened and reading page after page of Lauren’s story was awful. I was crying on the tube!

I thought Mack was a great husband. He did so well to hold it all together for the both of them. there were times when I thought he might leave but he never did he stayed throughout the bad times. For better or worse.

I thought Bart was a fantastic work husband. I admit half the time I didn’t understand some of the legislations when people throw legal jargon at me I tend to skip over it, but I don’t think it was essential to the story to understand it. They had a great working relationship loved the Chairman. She was fantastic. she really cared about Lauren and I couldn’t have been happier that she wanted to pass a law to help people like Lauren.

This was a really heart wrenching tale but Julie showed us that even in the most desperate and despairing of times there’s always hope and a reason to smile just around the corner.


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