Author’s Website – http://www.emilygiffin.com
Genre - Chicklit
As the story follows Rachel, Darcy, and Dex, that's Darcy's fiancé, and their friends through the summer, the lines of right and wrong get blurred. As easy as it is to say cheating is wrong, Giffin makes a subtle but strong case that there are "no moral absolutes."
At 29, I'm about the same age as Rachel and Darcy. I found myself relating to them and laughing along side of them throughout the entire book. One of my favorite scenes of the entire book was the night of Darcy's bachelorette party. Darcy spent the night at Rachel's apartment as Darcy wanted to relive the days of childhood sleepovers. If you ever had a best friend that was like a sister to you, you'll relate and feel bond between Rachel and Darcy. They truly have a history filled with good memories, and that's what makes Rachel's situation all the more intriguing and difficult.
The focal point of the novel is a heavy one, but the story itself is another segment of growing up. We grow up learning right from wrong, but the truth of the matter is "the world is not that black-and-white." Sometimes it takes us until we're 29 going on 30 to fully learn the lesson and realize that there are always tough decisions to make. And of course when it comes to matters of the heart, sometimes, we learn that a man should never be something borrowed.
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