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My Review

This was the perfect book to start reading on the day I wanted to escape into my own bubble. The book was about friendship… Duh… The title did say that… It was warmth and love wrapped in tears and laughter. It was real and beautiful. It was everything I wanted in that moment of time.

When Ellen overheard her son not wanting to go to college because his mum needed him, she vowed to start living. Unity was still living with memories of her dead husband. So the list started. The list of things they would want to do and some of them out of their comfort zones.

I liked Ellen more than Unity as she had more warmth to her and drew me in with her vulnerabilities and fears. Unity had her own story to reveal. The characters were well developed and they spoke to me.

The story moved at a gentle pace in its emotions, but the pages turned fast. I enjoyed every moment of getting to know Ellen and Unity and their lives. Interspersed between the things in their list was the romance which had its own heat.

Susan Mallery’s brought home my memories of the yester year when I would forget the world and have fun with my best friend. We did that until life and responsibilities shook us to opposite corners of the earth. There were so many moments of joy in the book, a smile was permanently etched on my face.

Best friends, smooth writing, romantic heat, twisted challenges, sparkly banter made me love this book a bit more.

My Rating

Rating: 4 out of 5.

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Book Blurb

Two best friends jump-start their lives in a summer that will change them forever…

Single mom Ellen Fox couldn’t be more content—until she overhears her son saying he can’t go to his dream college because she needs him too much. If she wants him to live his best life, she has to convince him she’s living hers.

So Unity Leandre, her best friend since forever, creates a list of challenges to push Ellen out of her comfort zone. Unity will complete the list, too, but not because she needs to change. What’s wrong with a thirtysomething widow still sleeping in her late husband’s childhood bed?

The Friendship List begins as a way to make others believe they’re just fine. But somewhere between “wear three-inch heels” and “have sex with a gorgeous guy,” Ellen and Unity discover that life is meant to be lived with joy and abandon, in a story filled with humor, heartache and regrettable tattoos.

Book Details

Publication Date: August 2020

6 Responses

  1. I keep lots of lists, but they are always so practical–never a bucket list. This sounds like a fun book that isn’t overly dramatic. I’m glad you enjoyed it. The cover is very appealing too. Good review!

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