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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 he or she does all of it. actually, if she does not do it, it does not get performed, from Little League carpool responsibility to reading portfolios to folding the laundry and bringing domestic the bacon. She does all of it good, too, if her stylish condominium, own coach, BMW, and her loving son are any indication. So what if there is been nobody to proportion her mattress with in recent years, not to mention rock her international? Stella does not brain it an excessive amount of; she most likely do not have the strength for romance - and all of love's nasty fallout - besides.

But while Stella takes a spur-of-the-moment holiday to Jamaica, her global will get rocked to the middle - not only via the enjoyable results of the solar and sea and an island packed with beautiful males, yet through one guy specifically. he is tall, lean, soft-spoken, Jamaican, smells of citrus and the sea - and is part her age. The tropics have solid 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 concepts approximately existence and how she has lived it.

Told in Stella's personal exuberant, dead-on, lifeless sincere voice, How Stella obtained Her Groove Back is filled with Terry McMillan's signature humor, center, and perception. greater than a love tale, it's eventually a unique approximately how a lady saves her personal existence - and what she needs to hazard to do it.

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