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Heart of the Matter

3 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Emily Giffin

In the popular Giffin's latest, Nick Russo is a pediatric plastic surgeon; his wife, Tessa (sister of Dex, fromSomething Borrowed), is a professor turned stay-at-home mom living a cushy life in Boston. Nick is called in to care for a six-year-old … see full wiki

Author: Emily Giffin
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
3 reviews about Heart of the Matter
review by . July 29, 2010
Heart of the Matter served as my introduction to the work of Emily Giffin, and with respect to the mechanics of writing, she's more than competent. Her plotting, however, at least in this book, left something to be desired. The plot can be summarized in just a few words. A happily (?) married surgeon falls for the mother of one of his patients, and his wife spends much of the movel in denial. She also spends a lot of time gossiping on the phone with her best friend, about the behavior of the mother …
review by . April 22, 2010
There is something cozy and luxurious about reading Emily Giffin. Her stories are fancy and intense but never loose touch with reality. Of course I can only speak for myself but I always have a blast reading them. I've read all of her books but "Love the one you're with" and after reading this novel I was ready to pounce on that too. This is a separate novel, stand alone but few favorite characters make a cameo, we get to catch up on their lives, so those who haven't read "Something Blue" and "Something …
review by . April 20, 2010
Tessa and Nick Russo seem to have the perfect marriage....and the perfect life. Nick is a reknowned plastic surgeon, and Tessa a stay-at-home mom. They have two beautiful children, and all seems to be in order. Until the day that the lives of Valerie, a professional, successful single mother and her exceptional little boy collide with those of the Russos' in the most disastrous way possible....leading to a cataclysmic shift in the Russos' marriage and relationship.     In yet …
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