Twenty-One Truths About Love by Matthew Dicks

A review copy of this book was provided by St Martin’s Press in exchange for an honest review.

This might be one of the most unique books I’ve read ever. It’s told in an unconventional format: it’s told entirely in the form of lists that the narrator, Daniel, writes. While the format was entirely unique, it was difficult to really get immersed in the story than a traditional novel. Once I was able to, it was a fun, quick read with an interesting story and some underdeveloped characters.

Daniel Mayrock’s life is at a crossroads. He knows the following to be true:

1. He loves his wife Jill… more than anything.
2. He only regrets quitting his job and opening a bookshop a little (maybe more than a little)
3. Jill is ready to have a baby.
4. The bookshop isn’t doing well. Financial crisis is imminent. Dan doesn’t know how to fix it.
5. Dan hasn’t told Jill about their financial trouble.
6. Then Jill gets pregnant.

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