Read _Go to Sleep I Miss You_ by Lucy Knisley and immediately had to buy it for my sister. Another example of the power of libraries.
I thought it was really funny that she had my time travel fantasy, but in a different direction. She dreams of leaving her baby with her earlier self; I desperately want to go back in time and see my baby again (while giving my younger self a break.)
@willaful Heh! Good one.
I will say this though it is an unpopular opinion based on what I see on social media: I don't think babies when I read about two people being sexually attracted to each other in a romance novel. Procreation is intentional, not a byproduct of desire in our times, and so people on social media proclaiming they want to have babies with the hero of a book because they're attracted to them is UGH to me.
@keirasoleore I find projecting yourself into romance fiction in pretty much any way, ugh. "Book boyfriend," gag.
(But you get this isn't a romance, right? It's cartoons about her adorable baby.)
@willaful I should've been clearer. My comment about not equating sex with babies wasn't responding to your comments about the book or the book itself. I was responding to that Goodreads review: "Either send help or a man, for I have discovered my ovaries." Sorry. My comment was at a tangent at best.
@willaful I love what you said here: "I desperately want to go back in time and see my baby again (while giving my younger self a break.)"
I, too, would love to go back in time and see my newborns and then those chubby babies with their belly laughs.
@keirasoleore So much. So so much. As a new parent, she wouldn't have thought of that longing.
@keirasoleore No problem, I just wanted to make sure I hadn't misinterpreted the book somehow.
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