Cheers to female friendship! This book was a breath of fresh air. What truly impressed me was that it features women in their 30s and 40s. They have jobs. They are mothers. They are successful. They are independent. None of those “Just graduated from college, trying to find a man to make me happy” books.
When I was pitched this book, I realized it was the second in a series. But fear not, my friends. I haven’t read the first book and it’s absolutely not necessary. These characters stand on their own. They do refer to events that happened in Book 1, but you can read this book independently and not miss anything.
Taking place over a bachelorette weekend (or nonbachelorette, as Skylar would prefer), these women, Daphne, Skylar, and KC, experience all the ups and downs with New York City as the backdrop. I just felt so connected to the talk of marriage and motherhood and money. It reminded me of my girlfriends getting together. And I loved that they referred to themselves as the Three Musketeers because that was a nickname I had in childhood with my two best friends. The witty banter was the icing on the cake here.
If you’re looking for a fun, short beach read, this is one you’ll want to add to your list. If you enjoyed Center Ring by Nicole Waggoner, I’d expect you to love this one too. I think everyone can find bits or pieces of themselves in either Daphne, Skylar, or KC. Or even Krissa or Sloane.
Thanks to the author for a copy in exchange for an honest review.
About the author:
The story of how Maria became an author is a little crazy. She used to work in high-tech PR but hated it, so she quit and ended up playing semi-pro soccer in Argentina for a year. While she was down there she decided to write a novel, which was something she’d always dreamed of doing. Fast forward a few years, and she’s now the bestselling author of the Waverly Bryson series (Perfect on Paper, It’s a Waverly Life, Honey on Your Mind, and Chocolate for Two, which garnered a starred review in Publishers Weekly), plus Katwalk, 2015 International Book Award winner Cassidy Lane, Wait for the Rain, and Bridges. And yes, she still plays a lot of soccer!
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