Why this book?
Welcome to the Neighborhood explores the complexities of forming adult friendships after moving into a new neighborhood and encountering an already established circle of friends.
I’ve felt like a fish out of water in a similar situation, and this story is eerily relatable.
I laughed and teared up too. This book gave me all the feels.
It’s an amazing debut about standing up for yourself, finding your tribe, and living a life that feels right to you.
Welcome to the Neighborhood
Why should I read it?
1 author picked Welcome to the Neighborhood as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
A heartwarming and life-affirming story of family dynamics, mother/daughter relationships, and second chances-perfect for fans of Maria Semple and Abbi Waxman.
After years of struggling to make ends meet, Brooklyn single mom Ginny falls for sweet, divorced Jeff, and relishes the idea of moving with her quirky eleven-year-old daughter Harri to his home in an upscale New Jersey suburb. Though she's never been impressed by material things, she is thrilled that getting a second chance at love comes with the added bonus of finally giving Harri everything she never could before.
And then she meets the neighbors.
Ginny is quickly…