Emily Griffin’s First Comes Love looks at what happens within a family and each individual when some they love dies too young. The Garland family falls apart after the young son/brother dies while driving to get a burger. Griffin picks up the story 15 years later with the remaining sisters fulfilling the roles they had when they were still young. One is uber responsible until the weight of having a perfect life almost knocks her down. The other is carefree and cannot maintain a relationship.
Through events in their lives today, they’re able to face how their brother’s death, and the responsibility they’ve felt. This is a heart breaking story of how a tragedy can affect everyone’s lives.
Read December 2016