Inside the Book:
Title: Girls' Weekend
Author: Cara Sue Achterberg
Release Date: May 3, 2016
Publisher: The Story Plant
Genre: Women's Fiction
Harried Dani can't explain why she feels so discontented until she meets a young gallery owner who inspires her to rediscover the art that once made her happy.
Dependable Meg faces up to a grief that threatens to swallow her whole and confronts a marriage built on expectations.
Flamboyant Charlotte, frustrated with her stagnated life and marriage, pursues a playboy Irish singer and beachside business opportunities.
All three of these women thought they would be different. None of them thought they'd be facing down forty and still wondering when life starts. What they do when they realize where they're headed is both inspiring and wildly entertaining.
GIRLS' WEEKEND is a fun, yet poignant romp through the universal search of who we are, why we love, and what makes us happy by an author who is quickly emerging as one of our most incisive storytellers.
Review: A very entertaining, intriguing story of female friendships, and determining who we are and what we want from life.
Each of the three women in this book has a different issue to work through, and most readers will find at least one of them to relate to in some way. The three of them get to know each other better than they have in the past, as they have more direct, more honest conversations than they have had in the past.
I think my favorite part of the book was that not all three of the women had happy endings that wrapped things up in a neat, tidy way. It made the whole thing seem more realistic and honest.
My one complaint is that some sections dragged and felt they bogged down the story.
**I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are entirely my own.**
Rating: Four stars
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