I read Fly Away before reading this book. While I have already learnt its ending, author 's supreme narration hooks me to the book and can't help wondering how the story develops. And yes, the reunion of Tully and Kate at the end made my eyes wet.
p.s. I can't help picking Dancing Queen from my playlist when reading the earlier part of the book!...Continua
This is a really long book. I loved the ending. I totally cried.
This story was close the Kristin Hannah's heart because she lost her mother to the type of cancer Katie in the book died from. Also she grew up in the era that this story was writen. I'm glad she included her letter at the end....Continua
It’s 1974 and two 14 year old girls are neighbors on Firefly Lane. Even though they are in the same grade and of the same age, they are different enough in personality and background that they are not friends. However one spring night, a personal tragedy bridges the gap between the girls and sparks the beginning of a life-long friendship. This book follows the girls as they grow older, go to high school, college, and then embark on careers and family.
Although a bit formulaic it is nonetheless a touching story of friendship through the decades. I found it particularly appealing because I'm of an age that is very similar to the main characters, so this story really brought back memories of high school in the 70's, college in the 80's, getting married, and the stresses of early motherhood. This is the third book I've read by this author and my favorite so far....Continua