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By Terry McMillan

Stella Payne is forty-two, divorced, a high-powered funding analyst, mom of eleven-year-old Quincy- and she or he does all of it. actually, if she does not do it, it does not get performed, from Little League carpool accountability to examining portfolios to folding the laundry and bringing domestic the bacon. She does all of it good, too, if her stylish apartment, own coach, BMW, and her loving son are any indication. So what if there is been not anyone to percentage her mattress with in recent times, not to mention rock her international? Stella does not brain it an excessive amount of; she most likely do not have the power for romance - and all of love's nasty fallout - besides.

But whilst Stella takes a spur-of-the-moment holiday to Jamaica, her global will get rocked to the middle - not only by means of the enjoyable results of the sunlight and sea and an island jam-packed with beautiful males, yet by means of one guy specifically. he is tall, lean, soft-spoken, Jamaican, smells of citrus and the sea - and is part her age. The tropics have forged their spell and Stella quickly realizes she has come to a cataclysmic juncture: not just needs to she confront her hopes and fears approximately love, she needs to query all of her expectancies, passions, and ideas approximately lifestyles and how she has lived it.

Told in Stella's personal exuberant, dead-on, useless sincere voice, How Stella acquired Her Groove Back is stuffed with Terry McMillan's signature humor, middle, and perception. greater than a love tale, it really is eventually a singular approximately how a lady saves her personal lifestyles - and what she needs to threat to do it.

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