Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

by Yona Zeldis McDonough

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ISBN-13: 9780451239532
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 1,253,702
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of Two of a Kind, her soon-to-be released fifth novel, a second-chance-at-love story between a seemingly mismatched widow and widower. To read the first chapter, arrange a book club visit, or just to say hi, please contact Yona via her website or her Facebook fan pages, which she hopes you'll "like."

Yona’s fourth novel, A Wedding in Great Neck, was described as, “A confection that is not only a page-turner but a poignant view of family life...” by Adriana Trigiani and Booklist added, “McDonough has assembled a touching, airy novel that manages to meld the concerns of family members spanning four generations into a delightfully well-written story…With an authorial voice that switches deftly between impulsive teen-speak and a stately matriarch’s flashbacks, McDonough’s skill is to be commended. A tender, clever story with emotional heft.” A Wedding in Great Neck will soon appear in Norway.

Yona is also an award-winning children’s book author with twenty-two books to her credit and has been the Fiction Editor at Lilith Magazine for over a dozen years. She lives with her husband, two children and small yappy dogs in Brooklyn, New York.

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Praise for Two of a Kind

"McDonough crafts a complex romantic tale of two families, skillfully developing multidimensional characters. . .Multiple points of view show the complications of dating for parents, the compromise of interfaith romance, and the unforeseen consequences when lives get out of balance. Readers will delight in this layered tale of friendship and love."—Publishers Weekly

"Honest and engrossing, this novel explores the intricacies of unexpected attraction, falling in love after losing a spouse and combining two resistant families. The characters are complex and captivating, adding depth to an already engaging plot, which culminates in a surprising twist. Four and a half stars."—Romantic Times 

“Every now and then I stumble upon a truly delightful piece of women’s fiction. Two of a Kind falls into that category. . .A one of a kind tale.”—Romance Reviews

Praise for Yona Zeldis McDonough and A Wedding in Great Neck

“A born storyteller.”—Laura Jacobs, author of Women About Town

“[McDonough is] an author at the top of her form.”—Megan McAndrew, author of Dreaming in French

“Prose as sparkling as a champagne toast.”—Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You

“Spirited, entertaining, and a delight to read.”—Lucy Jackson, author of Posh

"McDonough’s skill is to be commended. A tender, clever story with emotional heft.”—Booklist

"Fans of women’s fiction about weddings and family drama are sure to enjoy.”—Library Journal

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Two of a Kind 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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The eagle flys over camp and goes into a dive, just before hitting the ground the eagle sets down the kit carfully, then flys away. The kit lays very still it's eyes closed, it's flank rising slowly up and down.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You have the IQ of a rock. That sunk to the bottom of the ocean. Grew fungus. And got pooped on by a whale. That has bad diarehia from eating the fungus off of you. Im leaving.-Silverswirl