The Stepmothers Support Group



The Stepmothers Support Group You Can T Choose Your Family But You Can Choose Your Friends A Heartfelt, Warm And Truthful Novel About Female Friendship Eve Has Never Imagined Herself As A Stepmother But When She Falls In Love With Ian, He Comes With A Ready Made Family Of Three Children And, To Make Matters Worse, He S A Widower The Ghost Of His Glamorous And Well Known Wife Haunts Them Clare, A Teacher And Single Mother, Is Eve S Best Friend She Is The Only Person Eve Can Talk To About How On Earth A Journalist In Her Thirties Can Win Round Three Wary Children But Despite Clare S Years Of Practice With Her Own Teenage Daughter, It S Lily, Her Younger Sister, Who Provides The Truly Sympathetic Ear Mel Is Sent Along To Eve S So Called Support Group By A Colleague With A Fledgling Relationship And A New Business To Get Off The Ground, She Has A Very Different Set Of Pressures To The Other Women And Mandy Is The Stay At Home Mum, Whose Relationship Comes With Stepchildren, And Who Wants Than Anything To Stitch Together A Happy Family Life For Herself, Her Kids And Her New Step Kids As A Cup Of Coffee Turns To A Bottle Of Wine And The Get Togethers Become A Regular Fixture, Conversations About New Families Evolve Into Ones About Relationships, Life And Each Woman S Deepest Hopes And Dreams But The Friendship Is Tested And Feelings About Lovers, Husbands And Step Children Challenged When The Five Women Are Forced To Confront New Futures As Well As Unwelcome Figures From The Past

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  • Paperback
  • 408 pages
  • The Stepmothers Support Group
  • Sam Baker
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 0007302541

10 thoughts on “The Stepmothers Support Group

  1. Leanne Riley says:

    what can I say In all honestly I picked this book up because the blurb said it was like The First Wives Club. no it s not, its nothing like it and I loved that book one of my favs This book however is. blahh.I thought the story was slow, although there are a few characters I found it was mainly based round just...

  2. Chloe says:

    Eve has never imagined herself as a Step mother, but that s exactly what she becomes when she falls in love with widow Ian He comes complete with 3 children, and it s Eve s worst nightmare not to mention the fact that the ghost of his wife is hanging over Eve s every move Her best friend Clare is having problems of her own with her teenage daughter Lou, but she still wants to be there for Clare Lily is Clare s younger sister and also in love with someone who has a child, but Lily isn t too a Eve has never imagined herself as a Step mother, but that s exactly what she becomes when she falls in love with widow Ian He comes complete with 3 children, and it s Eve s worst nightmare not to mention the fact that the ghost of his wife is hanging over Eve s every move Her best friend Clare is having problems of her own with her teenage daughter Lou, but she still wants to be there for Clare Lily is Clare s younger sister and also in love with someone who has a child, but Lily isn t too afraid of being a step mother The 3 women need each other and decide to set up The Step Mothers Support Group, and recruit a few other mothers for coffee, chat and friendship But when things all come crashing down around them, can the step mothers overcome the past as well as their uncertain futures This novel is the third for author Sam Baker, who is also the editor of Red magazine The novel is based around female friendships, and how women adapt to looking after someone else s children ...

  3. Filo says:

    Erster Eindruck Ehrlich gesagt wei ich nicht mehr, was mein erster Eindruck zu diesem Buch war Ich habe es vor ein paar Jahren in England gekauft und dort auch angefangen zu lesen Damals war f r mich das Buch aufgrund der Sprache aber noch zu schwer zu verstehen und so lag es nun halt lange Zeit auf meinem SuB Dank der Aufgaben Challenge nahm ich es nun wieder in die Hand und war berrascht, dass mir der Teil des Buches, den ich damals gelesen hatte, noch so gut in Erinnerung geblieben war Erster Eindruck Ehrlich gesagt wei ich nicht mehr, was mein erster Eindruck zu diesem Buch war Ich habe es vor ein paar Jahren in England gekauft und dort auch angefangen zu lesen Damals war f r mich das Buch aufgrund der Sprache aber noch zu schwer zu verstehen und so lag es nun halt lange Zeit auf meinem SuB Dank der Aufgaben Challenge nahm ich es nun wieder in die Hand und war berrascht, dass mir der Teil des Buches, den ich damals gelesen hatte, noch so gut in Erinnerung geblieben war.Meine Meinung Eve, Clare, Mandy, Melanie und Lily haben alle H nde voll zu...

  4. Shelleyrae at Book& says:

    Eve has fallen in love with widower Ian, but his three children aren t as smitten as their father is Navigating the hazards of stepparenting is an uncomfortable experience for Eve, particularly the outright hostility of 12 year old Hannah Needing advice, Eve s best friend Clare suggests she meet with her younger sister Lily who s a part time stepmother to a three year old Melanie has yet to meet her potential 10 year old stepdaughter but lonely and hoping for friendship, she joins the informa Eve has fallen in love with widower Ian, but his three children aren t as smitten as their father is Navigating the hazards of stepparenting is an uncomfortable experience for Eve, particularly the outright hostility of 12 year old Hannah Needing advice, Eve s best friend Clare suggests she meet with her younger sister Lily who s a part time stepmother to a three year old Melanie has yet to meet her potential 10 year old stepdaughter but lonely and hoping for friendship, she joins the informal group, followed by Mandy who seems to have been successful in creating her blended family The five women bond over their shared heartbreak, fears and joy.By bringing together Eve, Clare, Lily, Melanie and Mandy, Baker explores the modern minefield of relationships, parenthood and friendship and is able to provide multiple perspectives to the issues the characters face Baker skilfully navigates the complex themes by creating a realistic cast.Eve and Cla...

  5. Marigold Dicer says:

    A word of warning this is not The First Wives Club Aside from the obvious reasons, The First Wives Club is farserious and detailed than this book, and if you haven t read the former than please DO because it is amazing This sort of genre chick lit family drama is the sort I pick up occasionally, intermittently it isn t my regular type of read Half the time I like these types of books, but this one, for me at least, fell into the other half There s nothing fundamentally wrong wit A word of warning this is not The First Wives Club Aside from the obvious reasons, The First Wives Club is farserious and detailed than this book, and if you haven t read t...

  6. Chrissie says:

    This book takes a look at the lives of four women who are all on the road to becoming stepmothers, and the emotional struggles and heartbreak that can arise from taking on a man who already has children It deals with many emotional issues that are faced by women today in a very sympathetic way, and the females are all portrayed as likeable characters, even when their behaviour is less than perfect.However, because it is written from the females perspective the men come off much less favourably This book takes a look at the lives of four women who are all on the road to becoming stepmothers, and the emotional struggles and heartbreak that can arise from taking on a man who already has children It deals with many emotional issues that are faced by women today in a very sympathetic way, and the females are all portrayed as likeable characters, even when their behaviour is less than perfect.Howe...

  7. Vivian Muia says:

    The story was interesting enough But the female characters were so annoying Weak and daft, they were unable to figure out that unless the father is a criminal or psycho, it s in a child s best interests to know him Or at least be told that he wants to meet her The other protagonists made every point other than that one.And what s with the jerks of men Really, these characters were difficult to like and that s why I m going with an It was OK rating on this one.Except the book was also The story was interesting enough But the female characters were so annoying Weak and daft, they were unable to figure out...

  8. Linda says:

    A group of womenEve, Clare, Lily, Melanie, and Mandy form a group called The Stepmothers Support Group so they can discuss the issues they each face as stepmothers or soon to be stepmothers.The story held my attention to the very last page Each woman s story is different and will resonate with women facing some of the same problems The setting is Great Britian and the author is British, so much of the vocabulary is Britishoccasionally, I wasn t sure what a character was referring to A group of womenEve, Clare, Lily, Melanie, and Mandy form a group called The Stepmothers Support Group so they can discuss the issues they each face as stepmothers or soon to be stepmothers.The story held my attention to the very last page Each woman s story is different and will resonate with women facing so...

  9. cheryna27 says:

    The best I can give this book is 3 even though I wanted to give a 4 It s because I love other characters in SSG than I love the main character, Eve I mean, things look easy from her side compared to the others and I believe it is only fair if the other stories, Mandy s for example, was elaboratedby Sam Baker Other than that, the book is a tutor in several life lesson Thanks for being updated too The part where blogging, Gossip Girl and iPod was involved were the parts where I m feelin The best I can give this book is 3 even though I wanted to give a 4 It s because I love other characters in SSG than I love the main character, Eve I mean, things look easy from her side compared to the others and I believe it is only fair if the other stories, Mandy s for example, was elaboratedby Sam Baker Other than that, the book is a tutor in several life lesson Thanks for being updated too The part where blogging, Gossip Girl and iPod was involved were the parts where I m ...

  10. Cathrine says:

    An ordinary chicklit book with somedepth to it What if the the love of your life came with kids attached What would you do and and how would you treat the kids The kids that always will come first, not you The book doesn t give any big insights on those questions, but it gives you a feeling that you re not alone Stepmother, stepfather or stepchild, other s have been in you...

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