It's Not All Downhill from Here

It's Not All Downhill from Here

After a sudden change of plans, a remarkable woman and her loyal group of friends try to figure out what she's going to do with the rest of her life--from Terry McMillan, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Waiting to Exhale

"McMillan brings her signature wit and wisdom to It's Not All Downhill From Here."--O: The Oprah Magazine

Loretha Curry's life is full. A little crowded sometimes, but full indeed. On the eve of her sixty-eighth birthday, she has a booming beauty-supply empire, a gaggle of lifelong friends, and a husband whose moves still surprise. True, she's carrying a few more pounds than she should be, but Loretha is not one of those women who think her best days are behind her--and she's determined to prove wrong her mother, her twin sister, and everyone else with that outdated view of aging wrong. It's not all downhill from here.

But when an unexpected loss turns her world upside down, Loretha will have to summon all her strength, resourcefulness, and determination to keep on thriving, pursue joy, heal old wounds, and chart new paths. With a little help from her friends, of course.

Title:It's Not All Downhill from Here
ISBN:9780593148136
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  • Obsidian

    This is what I really needed to read right now. It was funny and at times heartbreaking. Terry McMillan does such an awesome job of writing strong black women characters. Her latest follows 68 year ol...

  • Read In Colour

    When Terry McMillan first hit the publishing scene, it was so refreshing to read the stories of everyday black women. While McMillan is years older than me, I feel as if I've grown along with her. The...

  • BookNightOwl

    Thank you Netgalley and Random House book for an Arc of this book for an honest review. It's not all Downhill from here deals with the main protagonist Lo and her life and family and friends. This gro...

  • Morgan Schulman

    I received an advanced reader’s copy in exchange for an honest review The same characters as always, just a half decade older and with five years less sparkle. None of it feels fresh any more. . For...

  • Angelia Menchan

    I have read several Terry MacMillan and am a huge fan of her earlier work. I will say I was pleasantly surprised by the ages of the characters. It’s rare to get books about senior citizens not to me...

  • Never Without a Book

    It's Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan. Y’all I ate this book up in less than a day! This character driven novel that had me smiling, laughing and on the verge of tears (I didn’t cry)....

  • Tanya

    I’m a huge fan of Terry McMillan’s older work but her newer books just don’t hit the spot for me. This book just doesn’t do it for me, reading a books from a seniors point of view was a little...

  • Tia

    3.75 rating****I had difficulty writing this review and it shows. I will revise at a later date.****When I read the premise of It's Not All Downhill From Here I was immediately intrigued. Being that I...

  • Joi Levett

    Geriatric version of Waiting To Exhale. A lot of important issues in the book including health, aging, addiction, mental illness, and death. There were at least 5 unnecessary characters. It was predic...

  • Kelsie Maxwell

    It’s Not All Downhill From Here is new women’s, multicultural fiction from award-winning and bestselling author, Terry McMillan. Sixty-eight-year-old Loretha Curry has a full life as a wife, mothe...