The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight (Hardcover)
Poppy Books, 9780316122382, 256pp.
Publication Date: January 2, 2012
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Praise For The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight…
extraordinary look at chance, connections, and the power of family and love, The Statistical Probability of Love at First
Sight will make your heart sing."
"This phenomenal depiction of an instant
connection shows that everything happens for a reason. Smith's unique story
will make you contemplate the magic of fate. I've been waiting for a love story
like this forever."
"Romantic and wise, The
Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight is a must-read. And the
second you meet Oliver, you're going to pray you miss your next flight."
"A gorgeous, heartwarming reminder of the power of fate. . . an endearing and lushly written account of how it feels to fall in love."
-The New York Times Book Review
"The elegant, poignant story is written primarily in present tense, giving the novel a cinematic effect and intensifying Hadley's roller-coaster emotions over the twenty-four-hour period. Hadley is a determined, thoughtful protagonist who, given little bits of luck, isn't afraid to create her own destiny. She anchors this bittersweet-mostly sweet-consideration of loss, marriage, fate, and love."
-The Horn Book Magazine
"A closely observed, ultimately moving tale of love, family and otherwise. . .Smith's acute insights make Hadley's heartache and loss as real as the magical unfurling of new love. "
"A fast-paced and entertaining novel with a superlatively romantic premise."