The First Husband by Laura Dave

The First Husband

Laura Dave

fiction contemporary romance emotional lighthearted fast-paced

246 pages | first published 2011

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A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she'd marry. Annie Adams is days away from her thirty-second birthday and thinks she has finally found some happiness. She visits the world's most interest...
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Summary of 448 reviews


emotional 68%
lighthearted 60%
reflective 32%
hopeful 28%
funny 24%
adventurous 8%
challenging 4%
dark 4%


medium 42%
fast 38%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 66% | A mix: 19% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 25% | It's complicated: 20% | N/A: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 94% | Yes: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 94% | No: 5%

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