For a lot of Laura Dave's The First Husband, Annie struggles to figure out what she wants. She was incredibly lucky to be struggling with some really great choices but mostly she struggled with herself. What if her best self is someone she never imagined being? Read more >
In Laura Dave's The First Husband the main character, Annie, is a travel writer. I used to think that being a travel writer had to be one of the most awesome jobs a person could have. I've met a few over the years and yes, it can be a fabulous job but it's still a job and it does have its downsides. I've also learned, like Annie, that's there isn't a perfect travel destination. Read more >
In Laura Dave's The First Husband, the main character is a little bit superstitious. Annie is convinced that every time she watched the Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck movie Roman Holiday something bad will happen. I can understand why she believes that. Every time she's watched it something bad has happened.
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In Laura Dave's The First Husband the main character, Annie, is advised to be her opposite. She's coming off a break-up and she is inclined to wallow -- something I completely identify with, I must admit. When her friend advised her to do the opposite of what she wanted to do -- to be her opposite, I was intrigued. What would that be like? Read more >