Matt and Liz Logelin were high school sweethearts. After years of long-distance dating, the pair finally settled together in Los Angeles, and they had it all: a perfect marriage, a gorgeous new home, and a baby girl on the way. Liz's pregnancy was rocky, but they welcomed Madeline, beautiful and healthy, into the world on March 24, 2008. Just twenty-seven hours later, Liz suffered a pulmonary embolism and died instantly, without ever holding the daughter whose arrival she had so eagerly awaited. Though confronted with devastating grief and the responsibilities of a new and single father, Matt did not surrender to devastation; he chose to keep moving forward-- to make a life for Maddy. In this memoir, Matt shares bittersweet and often humorous anecdotes of his courtship and marriage to Liz; of relying on his newborn daughter for the support that she unknowingly provided; and of the extraordinary online community of strangers who have become his friends. In honoring Liz's legacy, heartache has become solace. This intimate retelling of one year marked by tremendous highs and lows offers something to any reader who has experienced grief and has sought the courage to live again.
The book, Two Kisses for Maddy : A Memoir of Loss and Love [Bulk, Wholesale, Quantity] ISBN 9780446564304 in Hardcover by Logelin, Matthew may be ordered in bulk quantities (minimums typically start at 25 copies). Availability based on publisher status and quantity being ordered.