Good for You

A warm and witty love story about making the most of life’s not-so-little curveballs.

Everything Must Go, a novel by Camille Pagàn

Under the same roof … and over each other.

Aly Jackson has waited her whole life to become editor in chief of All Goodmagazine. But six months into the job, she overhears her coworkers belittling her. Aly’s clapback? A very public, career-jeopardizing meltdown. To undo the mess, she agrees to a monthlong unpaid leave.

Reluctant but determined to turn misfortune into opportunity, Aly retreats to the Lake Michigan beach house her brother, Luke, left to her when he died nearly a year earlier. Except when Aly arrives, she discovers Luke’s slacker best friend, Wyatt, inherited the place, too.

Wyatt is unkempt, unmotivated, and totally uninterested in Aly’s desire to sell. Yet as battle lines are drawn, Aly wonders whether she and this wild card have more than Luke in common. But is she willing to swap her lifelong dreams for a shot at healing her broken heart?



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Praise for Good For You :

A good choice for readers of both women’s fiction and contemporary romance. Fans of Emily Henry, Linda Holmes, and Kate Clayborn will feel right at home in Aly and Wyatt’s beach house.


No one can break your heart and put it back together again like Camille Pagán. In Good for You (which might just be her best book yet!) Pagán expertly captures the complicated way that grief can bring two broken people together—and while they may never be whole again, there’s nothing like loss to teach us how to love, and most importantly, how to live.

—Ali Brady, author of The Beach Trap

I love everything Camille Pagán writes, and Good for You had me spellbound from the beginning. Aly Jackson is living the life of her dreams—except for a bit of PTSD and the grief she’s kept hidden since her brother’s death.  When she falls apart in a very public way, she is forced to take a good hard look at her life. Pagán takes us on a very moving, emotionally resonant journey as we root for Aly all the way.

—Maddie Dawson, Washington Post bestselling author of Matchmaking for Beginners

With her trademark style of wit, wisdom and true-to-life characters, Pagán has hope, home, and healing coming alive on every page. Dealing with life, loss, and, most important, love, Good for You is tender, real, emotionally satisfying, and the story  will have your heart soaring.

—Samantha Vérant, author of The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux

Good for You is a love story that weathers grief and profound self-discovery, written in the way only Camille Pagán can: with a frank tenderness that leaves us with a happily ever after that is deserving of the novel’s beloved characters. Raising a glass of bourbon to Aly and Wyatt!

—Tif Marcelo, USA Today Bestselling Author of In a Book Club Far Away