Second Chance by Jane Green
Another Jane Green novel, just love her books so much. That being said, this is probably my least favorite of her novels (that I've read). It's not bad, it was just super hard to get into. It centers on friends, Tom, Olivia, Holly, Saffron and Paul, from school who gather twenty years later when tragedy strikes. They come together, get to know each other again and secrets come out. They are forced to examine their life choices and they make changes that start them on new, unexpected paths. The first third of the book is really slow and it was hard sorting all the characters out, it does pick up and then was a quick read after that, but I just didn't feel any fondness for any of the characters. It's a good beach/vacation read. But I would pick up one of her other books before this one.
Other Jane Green reviews:
Family Pictures - maybe my favorite
Jemima J - A fluffy, chick-lit beach read. Nothing deep here. It's about a girl who is 100 lbs overweight and her transformation inside and out after deciding to drop the pounds. Very predictable. However sometimes you just need a book like this, it's like a bag of Doritos, sometimes they just hit the spot.