Some things I never thought I'd do

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To save the family home from foreclosure, Regina Burns must take a temporary job in Atlanta. But the move is fraught with emotional baggage. Her new employer, Beth Davis, broke up Regina s wedding plans a few years back because she didn t think Regina was good enough to marry her son. Meanwhile, Regina s visionary aunt has told her to be on the lookout for a handsome stranger with the ocean in his eyes. Then a blue-eyed brother appears on the streets of Afro-Atlanta. But between falling for Blue Hamilton and dealing with Beth, secrets will emerge that will threaten to send Regina s life twisting in surprising new directions. "

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Full title some things i never thought i d do
Author cleage pearl
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display_description With the unique blend of truth and humor that made her first novel, What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day . . ., a huge bestseller, Pearl Cleage returns with an extraordinary novel that is rich in character, steeped in sisterhood, and bursting with unexpected love . . . and maybe just a little magic.

Depending on the time of day, Regina Burns is a woman on the edge of a nervous breakdown or an overdue breakthrough. One shattered heart and six months of rehab have left her wary and shell-shocked--especially with the prospect of taking a temporary consulting job in Atlanta, a move that would allow Regina to rescue the family home that she borrowed against when she was "a stomp down dope fiend." Her stone-faced banker has grudgingly agreed to give her sixty days to settle her debts or lose the house.

Returning to Atlanta is a big risk. Last time Regina was there, she lost track of who she was and what she wanted. There's a lot of emotional baggage with her new employer, Beth Davis. Can she really forgive Beth for breaking up her wedding plans on New Year's Eve because she just didn't think Regina was good enough to marry her son?

Meanwhile, Regina's visionary Aunt Abbie has told her to be on the lookout for a handsome stranger with "the ocean in his eyes" who has a bone to pick and a promise to keep. Then a blue-eyed brother appears on the streets of Afro-Atlanta wearing a black cashmere overcoat, flashing a dazzling smile, and lending a helping hand when Regina needs it most. But between falling for Blue Hamilton and dealing with Beth, secrets will emerge that will threaten to send her life twisting in surprising new directions.

Like a conversation with a good friend, Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do shares hope, love, and laugher. As always, it is Pearl Cleage's unforgettable characters and her gift for dialogue that will earn this provocative new novel a place in the hearts of her growing family of readers.

From the Trade Paperback edition.
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series The Blue Hamilton
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subject_facet African American men -- Fiction, African American women -- Fiction, Atlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction, City and town life -- Fiction, Drug addicts -- Fiction, Love stories, American, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Psychics -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American
title_display Some things I never thought I'd do
title_full Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do, Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do Blue Hamilton Series, Book 1, Some things I never thought I'd do / Pearl Cleage
title_short Some things I never thought I'd do
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topic_facet African American Fiction, African American men, African American women, Chick Lit Fiction, City and town life, Drug addicts, Fiction, Literature, Love stories, American, Man-woman relationships, Psychics, Psychological fiction, American