Book Club - The Underside of Joy

Deborah Harkness
Alex George
Ann Napolitano
William Deresiewicz
Jessica Spotswood
Geraldine Brooks
Brené Brown
Stephanie McAfee
Sophie Morgan
Tana French
Terry McMillan
Jen Lancaster
Geneen Roth
Julie Klam
Amy Kalafa
Ally Condie
Julia Cameron
Kate Marshall & David Marshall
Sylvia Day
Edited by Stacy Morrison, Julie Ross Godar & Rita Arens
Amor Towles
Jeremy Page
Dominique Browning
Karen White
Stephen Dau
Laura Moriarty
Laura Dave
Kim Edwards
Jeffrey Zaslow
Claire Bidwell Smith
Seré Prince Halverson
Eleanor Brown
Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.
Lisa Gardner
Linwood Barclay
Liane Moriarty
Gayle Forman
William D. Lassek, M.D. & Steven J.C. Gaulin, Ph.D.
Vanessa Williams & Helen Williams

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The Underside of Joy
Sere Prince HalversonAuthor: Seré Prince Halverson
What Did You Think of The Underside of Joy?

Have You Been on a Picnic?

In Seré Prince Halverson's The Underside of Joy, Ella found herself faced with many decisions after Joe's death. Most, especially those involving the children, were difficult to make. Perhaps the one I enjoyed the most was what she decided to do with the failing family business.  Read more >

Would You Do What Ella Did?

In Seré Prince Halverson's The Underside of Joy, Ella had to make some very important decisions. It was never a question of if she would fight Paige's petition for custody of the children, but how she would fight it. Would she be honest? Would she give all the information that she had on hand?  Read more >

The Things We Keep Hidden

Many of the conflicts that arose after Joe's death in Seré Prince Halverson's The Underside of Joy were due to the things that people kept hidden. There were things of which people did not speak and yet their presence was felt. These hidden things shaped their lives.  Read more >

Are You Prepared for A Personal Emergency?

Seré Prince Halverson's debut novel The Underside of Joy is about what happens when the unthinkable occurs. One night you go to bed happy and thinking all is right with the world, and the next day the bottom drops out of your world when your husband dies. It made me think of not only the fragility of life itself, but the fragility of all those things we forget that we take for granted.  Read more >