I received this book for free for a Blog Tour in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Other Halves by Nick Alexander
Also by this author: The Half Life of Hannah
Series: Hannah #2
Also in this series: The Half Life of Hannah
Published by Black & White Publishing on 12th December 2013
Genres: Chicklit, Fiction, Humour, Love & Romance
Source: for a Blog Tour
Hannah and Cliff’s marriage is over. After a traumatic family holiday, Cliff’s lies have been exposed and Hannah has been reunited with her lost love, Cliff’s brother, James. But after fifteen years together, and forever bound by love for their eleven-year-old son, Luke, breaking free and starting again seems impossible.
A new life in Australia with James beckons for Hannah – but can she embark on this adventure without losing the love of her son? And can Cliff finally face up to issues he has suppressed since adolescence and find happiness in a confusing world?
Amid the turmoil of separation, and with Luke caught in the crossfire, both Hannah and Cliff face the challenge of rebuilding their lives. To make the other halves of their lives count, they need courage and determination. But perhaps it’s more than they possess . . .
After reading the first book I didn’t think it would get any better, but I’m glad I was wrong. I LOVED this book.
This book really hit home for me. Being a child of divorce I could really understand Luke’s point of view in this and to be honest I think he handled it pretty damn well. I was not that mature at his age.
It also really helped me see how his behaviour affected his parents. Whether he hurt them or pleased them. It was quite enlightening.
I enjoyed seeing Cliff grow into the person he really wanted to be. In the first book I hated him quite a bit but in this book I came to understand him and actually felt upset for him. His whole life the person he wanted to be as not the person he was because he had been conditioned to think that this was wrong or abnormal. I find this quite heartbreaking.
Hannah shined in Australia and I think this should have been her true home.
I had happy tears streaming down my face at the last few scenes of this book. It was so sweet. Please go buy them both now.
Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- Goodreads Challenge (2014)
- Prequel and Sequel Challenge (2014)
- Series Challenge (2014)
- TBR pile Challenge (2014)