The Surfing Lesson [NOOK Book]

Overview

A digital edition short story about a wife coming to terms with her fading marriage, based on a subplot from Elin Hilderbrand's forthcoming novel BEAUTIFUL DAY

Margot's reservoir of romantic feelings for her husband Drum is running dry. But while the family is on vacation in Nantucket, Margot finds an opportunity to potentially regain her romantic love for her husband - in ...
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The Surfing Lesson

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Overview

A digital edition short story about a wife coming to terms with her fading marriage, based on a subplot from Elin Hilderbrand's forthcoming novel BEAUTIFUL DAY

Margot's reservoir of romantic feelings for her husband Drum is running dry. But while the family is on vacation in Nantucket, Margot finds an opportunity to potentially regain her romantic love for her husband - in the form of Hadley Axelram, his ex-girlfriend. She is counting on jealousy as a relationship defibrillator.

But after forcing her surfing-god husband to make plans for a surfing lesson with Hadley and her son, Margot is left to reminisce about the summer she fell in love with Drum, and the unexpected blossoming of their relationship. When she sees Drum and Hadley spending time together, will the spark reignite - and will her marriage be saved? Or will she find that love is truly gone from this relationship?

This touching short story about a poignant stage in a marriage explores the backstory of Margot Carmichael, one of the stars in Elin Hilderbrand's new novel BEAUTIFUL DAY.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316242868
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Publication date: 5/14/2013
  • Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 8,635
  • File size: 851 KB

Meet the Author

Elin Hilderbrand
Elin Hilderbrand has lived on Nantucket for twenty years. She runs every morning, delivers her children to their sporting events, and occasionally frequents the front row at the Chicken Box. Beautiful Day is her twelfth novel.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    Not cool!! When I ordered this it did not say it was a short st

    Not cool!! When I ordered this it did not say it was a short story! I paid $1.99 for 45 pages. Not cool at all!!

    24 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 18, 2013

    B&N really needs to start putting number of pages in the pro

    B&N really needs to start putting number of pages in the product details for each book they sell! It's very frustrating to pay money for nothing more than a sample length book.!!!

    22 out of 22 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    45 pages!

    I really feel like B&N owe us a Refund of at least half of what we paid.I really enjoy reading this author BUT it needs to be clearly stated how short this story is . I READ SOME FREE SAMPLES LONGER THAN THIS STORY!!

    21 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    this is a very very short story. Do not buy for $1.99 for 45 pag

    this is a very very short story. Do not buy for $1.99 for 45 pages :( Not Happy Should have stated that it was a short stroy.

    19 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 14, 2013

    Bummed. Glad I read the reviews before I ordered.

    Bummed. Glad I read the reviews before I ordered.

    10 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 19, 2013

    Very disapointed this was short story ,wish I had read reviews b

    Very disapointed this was short story ,wish I had read reviews before buying.Thought I was buying a book.Love her books !

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 14, 2013

    Loved it

    Unlike other reviewers I knew this was a short story as it said so in the descriptive paragragh. It was classic Elin Hilderbrand. The characters are interesting and as always she uses Nantucket as a character too. This was a nice treat while I wait for her yearly book to come out.

    7 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2013

    $1.99 ForWhat?

    Clearly this is not worth this much Good but incomplete. UGH! I feel ripped off!

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2013

    I should have read the reviews before purchasing, as I did not r

    I should have read the reviews before purchasing, as I did not realize that I was purchasing a short story. Very disappointed!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2013

    :(

    What a joke! Only 45 pages. I've read all her books and was really looking forward to a new one so I preordered it. B&N should have included the fact that it's a VERY short story!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2013

    Shame on you!

    Too bad you never said this was a VERY short story. Shame on you B and N!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2013

    What?

    That was ridiculous to have to pay for. It was like she thought she could write a whole book, changed her mind, and ended it while still making her devoted readers pay for it. Terribly dissappointed.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2013

    Why is Barnes and Noble charging me $1.99 for a short story?!!!

    Why is Barnes and Noble charging me $1.99 for a short story?!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2013

    Rather unfortunate that you must read all information about a bo

    Rather unfortunate that you must read all information about a book prior to purchase----including the number of pages and the fact that you are actually paying for an introduction to another book by the same author. Shame on you B&N and Elin.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2013

    Ripoff only 45 pages!!!

    Do not waste your money




    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2013

    Ridiculous

    This book is 45 pages and makes zero sense! The first 15 pages are about one story - then witth little notice it goes to a different story about her sister! Very odd - do not buy

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 6, 2013

    Unfair

    Like everyone else, i was not expecting this to be just 45 pages when I bought it. Seems like a great story cut sadly short :(

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 26, 2013

    Short story

    Only 45 pages

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2013

    Dont buy this!!"""

    45 PAGES!!!! SERIOUSLY!!!! RIDICULOUS!! REFUND!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2013

    I Also Recommend:

    Not bad but I prefer Clarice Berniere's collection "Cookies

    Not bad but I prefer Clarice Berniere's collection "Cookies and Cream and Other Stories"

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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