It's New Year's Eve, and at a house party, three women bond over dodgy cocktails and fortune cookies, and vow to make this year their best one yet. But as the months unfold, Gemma, Saffron, and Caitlin find themselves tested to their limits. Under pressure, they are each forced to rethink their lives. But dare they take a chance on something new?
©2015 Lucy Diamond (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
Praise for the author: 'Delicious, delightful, and warm, Lucy Diamond never fails to make you laugh out loud and cheer for her colourful cast of characters.' (Rowan Coleman)
'Charming, funny and as satisfying as a giant tiramisu. Loved it.' (Milly Johnson)
Retired Psychologist Love reading/audiobooks, travelling, animals Favourite saying The fact that you believe something does not make it true
This is a pleasant enough novel. It didn't really go anywhere though and was predictable. In the last few chapters, I was just wanting to get to the end, so I could move on to the next book, rather than care about what happened (never a good thing). I suppose that was due to it being a bit bland by then. Its worth noting that if I don't enjoy a book, I usually just discard it and move on. I didn't in this case because the characters were pleasent enough and I expected more to happen.
Yet another delightful book by Lucy. She has this fantastic ability of seamlessly entwining her characters lives together without you really noticing. I wasn't sure about the narrator at the beginning but I quickly decided that she brought the book to life gently and effortlessly. Being laid up with a bad back I found the narration rather soothing and the story line, whilst a little predictable in places, was still a great listen. As I expected fabulous characters brought to life by Lucy, I can visualise them all! If your looking for a way to chillax and unwind I would certainly recommend finding a comfy chair, putting in your earphones, closing your eyes and then just listen. Perfect 😃
If you like books that end with "The love of my life", this is for you. A classic chick lit and a great entertaining read for the summer. Not too much romance and a great deal of entrepreneurship. Throw in some fashion, a celebrity, a husband and an ex and it's a perfect mix. Will never read fortune cookies the same way again.
Yes, I would listen to this story again, I got to know the characters and I enjoyed the twists and turns in their lives - they were believable.
I enjoyed the times when the girls were working together
I was moved when Spencer become ill
Well worth a read/listen
I enjoyed all three story lines immensely. All three heroines highly likable and all story plots interesting and gripping. Well written and funny - will get more books of this author asap!
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