This Is How It Always Is, Laurie Frankel
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This Is How It Always Is

Author: Laurie Frankel

Narrator: Gabra Zackman

Unabridged: 11 hr

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Macmillan Audio

Published: 01/24/2017

Genre: Fiction - Family Life

Synopsis

The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick

*Named one of the top 10 books of 2017 by People Magazine*

a€œIt made me laugh, it made me cry, it made me think.a€ a€”Liane Moriarty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Big Little Lies

This is how a family keeps a secreta€¦and how that secret ends up keeping them.

This is how a family lives happily ever aftera€¦until happily ever after becomes complicated.

This is how children changea€¦and then change the world.

This is Claude. Hea€™s five years old, the youngest of five brothers, and loves peanut butter sandwiches. He also loves wearing a dress, and dreams of being a princess.

When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl.

Rosie and Penn want Claude to be whoever Claude wants to be. Theya€™re just not sure theya€™re ready to share that with the world. Soon the entire family is keeping Claudea€™s secret. Until one day it explodes.

Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is is a novel about revelations, transformations, fairy tales, and family. And ita€™s about the ways this is how it always is: Change is always hard and miraculous and hard again, parenting is always a leap into the unknown with crossed fingers and full hearts, children grow but not always according to plan. And families with secrets dona€™t get to keep them forever.

"The audiobook will undoubtedly steal hearts" - AudioFile

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