Emily Giffin, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of Something Borrowed, Something Blue, Baby Proof, and Where We Belong, returns this spring with a new novel love and loyalty—and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.
This Friday, we are thrilled to share the opening pages of that new novel, THE ONE & ONLY.
Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas—a small college town that lives and dies by football. Too devoted to her hometown team to leave, instead Shea takes a job in the university athletic department after graduation.
But when an unexpected tragedy strikes the tight-knit Walker community, Shea’s begins to wonder if the life she’s chosen is really enough for her. As she finally gives up her safety net to set out on an unexpected path, Shea discovers unsettling truths about the people and things she has always trusted most—and is forced to confront her deepest desires, fears, and secrets.
Thoughtful and funny, The One & Only is a luminous novel about finding your passion, following your heart, and, most of all, believing in something bigger than yourself . . . the one and only thing that truly makes life worth living.