Two by Two

Two by Two

eBook - 2016
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"At 32, Russell Green has it all: a stunning wife, a lovable six year-old daughter, a successful career as an advertising executive and an expansive home in Raleigh. He is living the dream, and his marriage to the bewitching Vivian is the center of that. But underneath the shiny surface of this perfect existence, fault lines are beginning to appear ... and no one is more surprised than Russ when he finds every aspect of the life he took for granted turned upside down. In a matter of months, Russ finds himself without a job or wife, caring for his young daughter while struggling to adapt to a new and baffling reality. Throwing himself into the wilderness of single parenting, Russ embarks on a journey at once terrifying and rewarding--one that will test his abilities and his emotional resources beyond anything he ever imagined"--Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2016
ISBN: 9781455520701
1455520705
9781455579716
1455579718
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: 2 by 2

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MillieBT
Jun 26, 2018

The main male character (Russ) lacked confidence and the ability to stand up for himself....
His "woe is me" was too much....there are parts that will break your heart.....the plot line
was predictable

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Mare57stan
May 22, 2018

Excellent, emotional and I couldn't wait to finish just like all his other books. Wonderful story.

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btoomer
Jan 31, 2018

If you want to snuggle up to a good love story that is staged right here in Charlotte, North Carolina, “Two by Two” is the perfect book that will warm your heart this cold winter season. Nicholas Sparks has done an excellent job of introducing us to Russell Green and taking the reader right along with this advertising executive on an emotional roller coaster ride as he faces a job change, marital problems, parenting issues along with the challenges associated with caregiving in the time of illness.

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Marilyn34
Nov 01, 2017

This novel shows the struggles of opening a new business, but fighting for what you think it is right.

Check out my review of "Two by Two" on my blog at:
http://axarr.blogspot.com/2017/10/review-wednesday-two-by-two-by-nicholas.html

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 23, 2017

As my first book by this well-known author, it definitely deserved the few tears I almost shed for it. A deeply moving story about a man named Russell Green twisted its way into my heartstrings and really shifted my idea on relationships. Personally, I had strongly disliked Vivian from the start of the book, where even there she was nothing less of perfect. The author was somehow able to convey negativity in the background of her character, who ended up doing the many things she did. I was stunned by Russell's character development across the book from a meek/hesitant guy to a strong/independent father. But most of all, London is just an amazing little girl who I adored, like any other reader.
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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crisfyler
Oct 20, 2017

I'm kind of surprised by this book. Not at all your typical Nicholas Sparks. I was very disappointed in the male character being so wimpy is was hardly bvelievable that he was supposed to work for a big advertizing agency. Not believable, and his wife was a piece of work and inconsistant in her character, NOT the motherly type at all, very self centered. It just didn't fit and way too much negativity for me. I'm a fan of all his other works, but not this one. Guess you can win them all. Maybe next time.

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NanCcan
Sep 18, 2017

While it was predictable and slow-moving, it is an interesting read. Russ goes into much detail about his thoughts as he grapples with his roles as father, husband, brother, professional and friend. Life demands much of us, but then, if we cope with those challenges with love, hope & selflessness (and sometimes selfishness when that is needed), rewards us with a different kind of richness than we knew before.

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22950006105266
Jun 05, 2017

I loved this book but I did find the first part of it a little longer than was completely necessary. Overall it was a great story and I would highly recommend it.

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suethomas
Mar 28, 2017

I really enjoyed this book.

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sw1ft
Mar 27, 2017

I am usually a fan of Sparks but didn't really enjoy this book at all. Story line was weak and I didn't like the digs he took at peoples beliefs. We should all be able to believe as we wish.

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NanCcan
Sep 18, 2017

"At any given time, I am not the whole me; I am but a partial version of myself and each version is slightly different from the others. But each of these versions of me, I now believe, has always had someone by his side. I'd survived the year because I'd been able to march two by two with those I loved the most."

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