5.23.2011

Two Kisses for Maddy



I finally finished Two Kisses for Maddy: A memoir of Loss and Love. After following the author's, Matt Logelin, blog for quite some time now, I couldn't wait for the book to hit the bookstore. I've never been one that loved reading, but this book, I honestly couldn't put it down.

I copied the "about" section on the books website to give you a glimpse into the book.


Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angeles, and they had it all: a perfect marriage, a gorgeous new home, and a baby girl on the way. Liz’s pregnancy was rocky, but they welcomed Madeline, beautiful and healthy, into the world on March 24, 2008.

Just twenty-seven hours later, Liz suffered a pulmonary embolism and died instantly, without ever holding the daughter whose arrival she had so eagerly awaited. Though confronted with devastating grief and the responsibilities of a new and single father, Matt did not surrender to devastation; he chose to keep moving forward– to make a life for Maddy.

In this memoir, Matt shares bittersweet and often humorous anecdotes of his courtship and marriage to Liz; of relying on his newborn daughter for the support that she unknowingly provided; and of the extraordinary online community of strangers who have become his friends. In honoring Liz’s legacy, heartache has become solace.

(Click the picture of the book, it will take you to Amazon.com, where you can buy your very own copy of Two Kisses for Maddy.)

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