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Synopsis

"Loved it."--Shayna Krishnasamy, bestselling author of The Sickroom.
"A delightful and fresh read."--Goodreads reviewer Cryssa.

The debut novel from Maia Sepp, a Kobo Top 50 bestselling writerLucy Tuttle is a workaholic financial planner whose biggest worry is how to line up the sticky notes on her desk just so, but when her free-spirited, vivacious aunt dies in a car accident halfway across the world, Lucy's carefully ordered life spins out of control.

With her last family member gone, the big 3-0 approaching, domestication closing in, and her faltering biological clock a never-ending reminder of the time she isn't spending building a family, Lucy tries to make a home for herself and her eco-activist boyfriend in the fixer-upper she's inherited from her aunt. But as she struggles to settle into a life of renovation, cohabitation, organic lentils and sock thievery, she starts to wonder how she ended up there--and when she'll feel alive again. And as she grieves for her aunt and tries to find somewhere to belong, Lucy begins to understand that sometimes, realizing one dream might mean giving up another.

Poignant, quirky, and humorous, The Sock Wars is a contemporary women's fiction story from author Maia Sepp that reminds us there's only one thing harder than living up to other people's expectations: facing your own.

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The Sock Wars
Average rating
3.6 / 5
Enjoyable
January 16th, 2016
This was a pretty good book to read. Liked the main character and the connection she has with the other people in her life.
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An honest to goodness good story!
October 29th, 2015
As the story unravels you get a glimpse into a chapter of the life of the story teller. It's an awkward time in her life and she pulls through with astonishing skill and hard decision making. Well done!
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Funny -- hmmm no
July 7th, 2015
I got this based on the reviews stating it was funny. It starts with a grieving woman, not exactly hilarious.
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2 of 2 people found this helpful
My 2015 best read
May 8th, 2015
I loved this book. Maia Sepp is an auhor I had not read before but will be again. Her easy reading style was a pleasure, a great plot, and characters you could easily relate too. Thoroughly recommend.
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4 of 4 people found this helpful
Hilarious
February 19th, 2015
This is a hilarious tale of Lucy coming to terms with... well... the rest of her life really. It was wonderful to read something that was both sad (with her aunt dying) and funny (with everything else) at the same time. Will be reading more by this author.
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1 of 10 people found this helpful
sounded interesting
February 18th, 2015
It was okay but I get tired of reading how these young people live like pigs with clothes , dishes, etc. scattered all over the house. while she lay on the couch pigging out while the room around her was a disgrace, disgusting.... Sure the house was being remodeled but they could have kept the part they were living in in some kind of order. It seemed to be all about the mess they created around them and l about whether or not she was going to have children, my gosh doesn't anyone know their own mind anymore ??? But I guess that's a generation thing now a day's , it's all about "ME".... Not a good read, very depressing to know that that is how our young generation lives now. They have no pride in themselves or their surroundings..UGH!!!
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2 of 10 people found this helpful
Sock Wars
October 20th, 2014
I'm sorry but I won't miss this book. Very long and drawn out. In addition I didn't really care for the main character and so I guess that makes loving the book difficult. However the story was alright...just not great.
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3 of 3 people found this helpful
The sock wars
May 12th, 2014
A lovely read. I could relate to Lucy and her sadness over the loss of her aunt and the struggle to find herself and what she really wanted out of life.
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1 person found this helpful
Sock wars
April 6th, 2014
I really enjoyed this story a good lesson for learning that life isn't what we always expect it to be. It grips you from start to end and flows so smoothly....
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2 of 2 people found this helpful
February 3rd, 2014
Lucy Tuttle's world changes suddenly when her beloved aunt dies. With no relative left, she has to figure her life on her own. Is she going to give up on her flat in Manhattan to a house in Queens? Is her boyfriend going to move in with her? What is she going to do with her job? Is her life the life she really wants to live? I really liked The Sock Wars because somehow it rings true. It was nice and pleasant to read. I think anyone around their thirties, or feeling maybe they're not following everybody's else way of life, can enjoy it.
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2 of 2 people found this helpful
January 23rd, 2014
A thoroughly enjoyable read with interesting characters. Definitely not the usual romance with many twists to the plot. This is one book I will not delete from my e library.
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1 person found this helpful
Sock Wars
January 18th, 2014
Interesting read light and entertaining
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The Sock Wars
October 29th, 2013
A good story. Enjoyed it!
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3 of 3 people found this helpful
October 4th, 2013
Loved It. I really enjoyed this comedic novel about a woman trying to find her way in life in the face of horrific bosses, dead relatives and home improvements. It was funny and sad at the same time, and got me thinking about my own life and choices. I'm looking forward to this author's next novel!
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3 of 3 people found this helpful
Whimsical
October 4th, 2013
I enjoyed this book. I liked her writing style.
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1 person found this helpful
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
September 22nd, 2013
Really good read.
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The Sock Wars
February 17th, 2013
This was an easy read, enjoyable characters and I liked the ending. Not bad for my first ever e-book!
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