By Lolly Winston
REVIEWED BY ALLISON LYNN
In Lolly Winston’s follow-up to her ’04 hit Good Grief, Elinor Mackey is down in the dumps after failing to conceive and learning that her podiatrist husband is having an affair—with his trainer. The two go through the reconciliation motions—therapy, introspection, fury—until complications arise in the form of the trainer’s 10-year-old son. Yet this is no stock relationship novel. Elinor’s wit, as well as Winston’s keen eye for humor in moments of despair, elevate this touching, comic tale above the crowded pack.