AUGUST MAINSTREAM OVERVIEW: NURTURING FRIENDSHIPS

This month’s mainstream roundup highlights the importance of nurturing friendships. Everyone embarks on their own journey, sometimes creating distance between friends along the way. Of course, no matter how far away you are or how long it’s been, true friends are always there in the end.

My Very Best Friend by Cathy Lamb: Romance writer and recluse Charlotte is faced with a difficult task — she must return to her childhood home in Scotland to sell her late father’s cottage. The painful mission comes with a perk; Charlotte hopes to reunite with her best friend Bridget. Although the girls exchanged letters for years, Bridget’s replies stopped suddenly, causing Charlotte to wonder what could be keeping her friend. Enter Toran, Charlotte’s ex-boyfriend and Bridget’s older brother. Together Toran and Charlotte work to restore the house and shed light onto Bridget’s plight.
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The Best of Enemies by Jen Lancaster: Kitty and Jacqueline were friends and roommates during their freshman year of college. However, Jack’s accidental hookup with Kitty’s boyfriend ignites a feud that while last for years. Still, the two share a mutual bestie Sarabeth whose personal crisis forces the three women to reunite. The demise of Sarabeth’s wealthy husband was certainly suspicious, and together the three friends are determined to solve the mystery.
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The Invisibles by Cecilia Galante: Ozzie, Nora, Grace and Monica met as foster children and formed their own special family. However just before their high school graduation, tragedy strikes, causing the four girls to go their separate ways. After years 14 without contact, Ozzie reaches out to Nora because Grace needs help. Together the women rekindle their friendship and discover the importance of love and support from those who know you best.
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The Summertime Girls by Laura Hankin: Ally and Beth were best friends from childhood. They were inseparable, spending wonderful summers together at Beth’s grandmother’s home in Maine. However, as the girls grew and their interests changed, life began to get in the way of their friendship. Following radically different paths has turned the girls into strangers, but a plea for help from Beth presents an opportunity to change that. Together the two girls work to clean out Beth’s grandmother’s house and repair their friendship before it’s too late.
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