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By The Numbers

Jen Lancaster

The New York Times bestselling author of The Best of Enemies serves up a hilarious new novel of the "sandwich generation." Actuary Penny Sinclair has a head for business, and she always makes rational decisions. Knowing that 60% of spouses cheat and 50% of marriages end in divorce, she wasn't too surprised when her husband had an affair. (That he did so with a woman their daughter's age? Well, that part did sting a bit.) She just made sure she got everything in the divorce, including their lovely old Victorian house. And as soon as her younger daughter has her hipster-fabulous wedding in the backyard, she's trading it in for a condo in downtown Chicago... Well within the average market time in her area, Penny gets an offer on the house. But then life happens. Her children, her parents and her ex come flying back to the nest, all in need of Penny's emotional-and financial-support. Spread thin, Penny becomes the poster child for the "sandwich generation," when all she really wanted to do was make managing director, buy a white couch, and maybe go on a Match.com date... From the Hardcover edition.

The New York Times bestselling author of The Best of Enemies serves up a hilarious new novel of the "sandwich generation." Actuary Penny Sinclair has a head for business, and she always makes rational decisions. Knowing that 60% of spouses cheat and 50% of marriages end in divorce, she wasn't too surprised when her husband had an affair. (That he did so with a woman their daughter's age? Well, that part did sting a bit.) She just made sure she got everything in the divorce, including their lovely old Victorian house. And as soon as her younger daughter has her hipster-fabulous wedding in the backyard, she's trading it in for a condo in downtown Chicago... Well within the average market time in her area, Penny gets an offer on the house. But then life happens. Her children, her parents and her ex come flying back to the nest, all in need of Penny's emotional-and financial-support. Spread thin, Penny becomes the poster child for the "sandwich generation," when all she really wanted to do was make managing director, buy a white couch, and maybe go on a Match.com date... From the Hardcover edition.
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The New York Times bestselling author of The Best of Enemies serves up a hilarious new novel of the "sandwich generation." Actuary Penny Sinclair has a head for business, and she always makes rational decisions. Knowing that 60% of spouses cheat and 50% of marriages end in divorce, she wasn't too surprised when her husband had an affair. (That he did so with a woman their daughter's age? Well, that part did sting a bit.) She just made sure she got everything in the divorce, including their lovely old Victorian house. And as soon as her younger daughter has her hipster-fabulous wedding in the backyard, she's trading it in for a condo in downtown Chicago... Well within the average market time in her area, Penny gets an offer on the house. But then life happens. Her children, her parents and her ex come flying back to the nest, all in need of Penny's emotional-and financial-support. Spread thin, Penny becomes the poster child for the "sandwich generation," when all she really wanted to do was make managing director, buy a white couch, and maybe go on a Match.com date... From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Allyson Ryan

Length:

8h 56m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:34


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:51


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:38


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:03


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:25


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:17


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:38


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:19


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:41


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:41


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:21


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:00


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:28


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:05


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:47


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:50


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:47


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:56


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:10


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:49


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:14


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:54


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:44


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:25


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:39


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

06:07


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:14


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:39


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:40


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:30


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:25


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:37


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:35


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:56


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:40


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:46


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:21


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:21


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:44


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:47


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:02


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:10


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:42


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:06


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:00


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:01


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

09:14


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:32


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:27


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:01


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:08


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:09


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:14


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

08:05


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:04


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

06:13


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:50


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:45


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:55


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

05:13


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:34


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:17


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:25


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:40


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:46


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

03:50


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:22


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:48


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

00:31