We Are All Fine Here Author:Mary Guterson A thoroughly irresistible debut novel about a discontented woman (married, with a teenage son, and fast approaching middle age) who dallies in her past-with startling, humorous, and bittersweet consequences. — Julia has been married to Jim for fifteen years, but she has never really stopped thinking about the man who came before: Ray, the love of... more » her life. Pushing forty, trapped in a job she doesn't care for, growing ever more distant from her son, and fed up with her husband's flirtation with a much younger coworker, Julia accompanies Ray to a wedding of friends and has a quick tryst in the bathroom. Several weeks later, she learns she's pregnant, and because she's also recently slept with Jim-a rare event of late-she can't be quite certain of the baby's paternity.
How Julia deals with this knotty problem (and with her prickly mother, her childless sister, her best friend, her husband's family, not to mention all the men in her life) is the core of this laugh-out-loud and wholly recognizable, unforgettable, and intelligent swift gulp of a novel-which also delivers unexpected heart.« less