In Andrews’ riveting tale of second chances and growth, the characters are funny and realistic. The emphasis on family and the struggles pertaining to family dynamics will hit some fam- iliar notes with readers. The author allows us a glimpse into the psyche of each character, without overwhelming us with with too many voices.
Annajane Hudgens and Mason Bayless were young and in love once. Their different backgrounds and dueling families eventually led to their divorce. Determined to put her past behind her, Annajane agrees to attend Mason’s second wedding, then plans to move out of town where her own fiancé awaits. But old habits die hard, and sometimes our feelings aren’t as buried as we think. (ST. MARTIN’S, Jun., 416 pp., $25.99)