Two women go into hospital expecting to leave with a child, but only one does - and it’s not theirs.
"Hating, after all, was a drier form of drowning."
"Yes, she'd been their English teacher and yearbook advisor, but that didn't explain her excessive collecting of signatures and tributes next to every senior's photo..."
“There is no special protection when you cross that invisible line from your ordinary life to that parallel world where tragedies happen."
“There is a great consolation in simply doing something you love.”
A magnifying glass to their insecurities and the pressures that can lead to domestic disintegration.
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts going okay, another falls spectacularly to pieces.”
"There have been times where I felt that I might die of loneliness.”
“You don't have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.”