[Epub] ➞ Summer Rental Author Mary Kay Andrews – Thomashillier.co.uk

Summer Rental Sometimes, When You Need A Change In Your Life, The Tide Just Happens To Pull You In The Right Direction Ellis, Julia, And Dorie Best Friends Since Catholic Grade School, They Now Find Themselves, In Their Mid Thirties, At The Crossroads Of Life And Love Ellis, Recently Fired From A Job She Gave Everything To, Is Rudderless And Now Beginning To Question The Choices She S Made Over The Past Decade Of Her Life Julia Whose Caustic Wit Covers Up Her Wounds Has A Man Who Loves Her And Is Offering Her The World, But She Can T Hide From How Deeply Insecure She Feels About Her Looks, Her Brains, Her Life And Dorie Has Just Been Shockingly Betrayed By The Man She Loved And Trusted The Most In The World Though This Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg Of Her Problems And Secrets A Month In North Carolina S Outer Banks Is Just What They Each Of Them Needs.Ty Baze Is Their Landlord, Though He S Hanging On To The Rambling Old Beach House By A Thin Thread After An Inauspicious First Meeting With Ellis, The Two Find Themselves Disturbingly Attracted To One Another, Even As Ty Is About To Lose Everything He S Ever Cared About Maryn Shackleford Is A Stranger, And A Woman On The Run Maryn Needs Just A Few Things In Life No Questions, A Good Hiding Place, And A New Identity Ellis, Julia, And Dorie Can Provide What Maryn Wants Can They Also Provide What She Needs Mary Kay Andrews Novel Is The Story Of Five People Questioning Everything They Ever Thought They Knew About Life Five People On A Journey That Will Uncover Their Secrets And Point Them On The Path To Forgiveness Five People Who Each Need A Sea Change, And One Month In A Summer Rental That Might Just Give It To Them Summer Rental Is One Of Library Journal S Best Women S Fiction Books Of 2011


10 thoughts on “Summer Rental

  1. says:

    I should start by saying I felt dirty for even finishing this book, it was so awful I m pretty sure I lost IQ points somewhere in the middle of it Don t get me wrong I m all for trashy, brainless novels, but this one was god awful Every person in it is a caricature, and the author, who apparently can and has written much better novels though I ve never read any and am not likely to start after this one , relies on tired literary devices rather than actually giving her characters and her plo I should start by saying I felt dirty for even finishing this book, it was so awful I m pretty sure I lost IQ points somewhere in the middle of it Don t get me wrong I m all for trashy, brainless novels, but this one was god awful Every person in it is a caricature, and the author, who apparently can and has written much better novels though I ve never read any and am not likely to start after this one , relies on tired literary devices rather than actually giving her characters and her plot any thought or dimension In my time as an editor, I have noticed that average to poor writers like to describe what characters are wearing and always, always, ALWAYS portray the women eating in no fewer than two scenes usually dragging a french fry through...


  2. says:

    Summer Rental by Mary Kay AndrewsConsidering that this is a book about women in their mid thirties, who are educated and worldly I had to say I was rather amazed at how Ms Andrews portrayed them.We get to spend the month of August with best friends since elementary school meet Julie, Ellis and Dorie who are spending the month in a beach house on the outer banks of North Carolina A very diverse group of women that in real life may never bond as well as this group does Add into the mix the sex Summer Rental by Mary Kay AndrewsConsidering that this is a book about women in their mid thirties, who are educated and worldly I had to say I was rather amazed at how Ms Andrews portr...


  3. says:

    These women were idiots All of them.


  4. says:

    Alrighty, so I won this on Goodreads, automatically making me quite happy However, I was in a reading slump and didn t really want to read, but forced myself to anyway Oh my gosh, I am so glad I did Summer Rental was so fun to read and I really couldn t wait to write this review I spent the past for days reading this, rather than studying for my exams So, Summer Rental is about three best friends who are all thirty five and kind of at a turning point in their lives They had planned to rent Alrighty, so I won this on G...


  5. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Whenever I state categorically that I don t read some genre Sci Fi, romance, self help, memoirs of abuse in childhood, violent suspense somebody strongly recommends a book in one of those categories and I find myself enjoying it despite it s genre I don t read chick lit, or romance, or beach books But when Wilhelm s sister was visiting recently she gave me Summer Rental saying Mary Kay Andrews is one of her favorite authors, and as I know Betty Boop doesn t read trash I gave it a try And to Whenever I state categorically that I don t read some genre Sci Fi, romance, self help, memoirs of abuse in childhood, violent suspense somebody strongly recommends a book in one of those categories and I find myself enjoying it despite it s genre I don t read chick lit, or romance, or beach books But when Wilhelm s sister was visiting recently she gave me Summer Rental saying Mary Kay Andrews is one of her favorite authors, and as I know Betty Boop doesn t read trash I gave it a try And to my surprise I rather liked it.We have three 30 something women who grew up as best friends in Savannah They are now spending a month in a ratty old beach house on North Carolina s Outer Banks, renewing their cl...


  6. says:

    This book was a good, light and easy early summer read which shouldn t be too surprising given its title, Summer Rental I thought it started off pretty strong Andrews clearly developed the four main characters in the first half of the book From the beginning, it seemed that Ellis was somewhat of the main character and the other ones were often in the peripheral that remained consistent throughout the book, even when the story shifted its attention to the other characters temporarily I d This book was a good, light and easy early summer read which shouldn t be too surprising given its title, Summer Rental I thought it started off pretty strong Andrews clearly developed the four main characters in the first half of the book From the beginning, it seemed that Ellis was somewhat of the main character and the other ones were often in the peripheral that remained consistent throughout the book, even when the story shifted its attention to the other characters temporarily I ...


  7. says:

    I didn t realize this was the same author as a book to which I gave one star until after I purchased it It was an ok read Some of the turns of phrase in this book and in her other one , struck me asracist I m sure the author meant everything in a benign way or, at most, in a damn you PC people I m not racist way I m sure I m just a bleeding heart, overly PC type But, it bothered me, and took away from the otherwise summertime escapism of this beach read.The good thing is that I will n I didn t realize this was the same author as a book to which I gave one star until after I purchased it It was an ok read Some of the turns of phrase in this book and in her other one , struck me asracist I m sure the author meant everything in a benign way or, at most, in a damn you PC people I m not racist way I m sure I m just a bleeding heart, overly PC type But, it bothered me, and took away from the otherwise summertime escapism of this beach read.The good thing is that I will now remember N...


  8. says:

    Having just returned from a vacation just a stone s throw north of the outer banks of NC, I couldn t WAIT to dive into this beach tale Happy to say Mary Kay Andrews did not disappoint, and I was immediately transported back to that blissful state of feeling sand in my shorts On a craft level, gotta give the author props Descriptions were well but not overly done, dialogue rang true to the characters, and timing was impeccable with secrets being revealed at perfect point that goosed the gas Having just returned from a vacation just a stone s throw north of the outer banks of NC, I couldn t WAIT to dive into this beach tale Happy to say Mary Kay Andrews did not disappoint, and I was immediately transported back to that blissful state of feeling sand in my shorts On a craft level, gotta give the author props Descriptions were well but not overly done, dialogue rang true to the characters, and ...


  9. says:

    Let me first start by saying that I absolutely love Mary Kay Andrews I have read most of her books and enjoyed all of them Her settings are usually on the beach or in the south somewhere Her writing has a way of drawing you in and keeps you interested in the story I wish I could say that was true for this book While I enjoyed it overall, it was definitely lacking in areas too The month that the women spend at the beach together was so boring It was your typical beach read They go to the Let me first start by saying that I absolutely love Mary Kay Andrews I have read most of her books and enjoyed all of them Her settings are usually on the beach or in the south somewhere Her writing has a way of drawing you in and keeps you interested in the story I wish I could say that was true for this book While I enjoyed it overall, it was definitely lacking in areas too The month that the women spend at the beach together was so boring It was your typical beach read They go to the beach, go out to eat, fall in love, the end They didn t even get mad at each other or ...


  10. says:

    Cute and predictable


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