HOW LUCKY YOU ARE
Anyone who has ever had lifelong friendships will love Lewis’ debut novel about three best friends, the secrets they keep and how these secrets change their world, and possibly their friendship, forever. With a sharp writing style and great attention to detail, Lewis gives readers characters to care about.
Waverly Brown seems to have it all. She has a steady and loving relationship with her boyfriend of a decade, two best friends she’s known for years and is living her dream running a cozy bakery in the suburbs of D.C. But her secret mounting debts are threatening her entire existence. Meanwhile, Kate’s husband is on track to become the next governor of Virginia, but as she loses more of herself to become the perfect political wife, the deeper issues in her marriage begin to surface. And always bubbly Amy is hiding a huge secret about her husband, Mike, from everyone — and it’s a secret that threatens her own life. As the friends’ lives all begin to fall to pieces, they struggle to maintain normalcy, keep their friendship intact and emerge stronger than ever before. (5 SPOT, Sep., 352 pp., $13.99)