The Friends We Keep

As seen on the today show!the friends we keep is the heartwarming and unforgettable New York Times bestselling novel from Jane Green, author of The Sunshine Sisters and The Beach House. Evvie, maggie, and Topher have known one another since college. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and they never found the lives they wanted—the lives they dreamed of when they were young and everything seemed possible.

Evvie starved herself to become a supermodel but derailed her career by sleeping with a married man. Maggie married ben, the boy she fell in love with in college, never imagining the heartbreak his drinking would cause. Topher became a successful actor, but the shame of a childhood secret shut him off from real intimacy.

By their thirtieth reunion, these old friends have lost touch with one another and with the people they dreamed of becoming. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Together again, they have a second chance at happiness. Until a dark secret is revealed that changes everything. The friends we keep is about how despite disappointments we’ve had or mistakes we’ve made, it’s never too late to find a place to call home.

Summer Secrets: A Novel

It's a mistake for which she can't forgive herself. Told with jane green's keen eye for detailing the emotional landscape of the heart, Summer Secrets is at once a compelling drama and a beautifully rendered portrait of relationships, and forgiveness; about accepting the things we cannot change, finding the courage to change the things we can, betrayals, and being strong enough to weather the storms.

Jane green writes with such honesty and zing. Sophie kinsella "The perfect summer read. You'll be hooked. Kristin Hannah. As the years pass, a struggling single mother, Cat grows into her forties, coping with a new-found sobriety and determined to finally make amends. When a shocking family secret is revealed, twenty-something journalist Cat Coombs finds herself falling into a dark spiral.

When she returns home, she confronts the unavoidable reality of her life and knows it's time to grow up. Traveling back to her past, to the family she left behind on Nantucket all those years ago, she may be able to earn their forgiveness, but in doing so she may risk losing the very people she loves the most.

But she doesn't know if she'll ever be able to earn the forgiveness of the people she hurt. Gripping and powerful. Emily giffin "the quintessential beach novel, complete with juicy drama and characters you fall madly in love with.


Away from her parents and expectations, she felt liberated, throwing herself into Manhattan life replete with a high-paying job, a gorgeous apartment, and a string of successful boyfriends. It is here that she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. They become friends, and slowly much more, as Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before.

But just as they start to imagine a life together as a family, fate intervenes in the most shocking of ways. Unlike any man emma has ever known, Dominic is confident, grounded, and committed to being present for his son whose mother fled shortly after he was born. But the cutthroat world of finance and relentless pursuit of more began to take its toll.

In a novel of changing seasons, shifting lives, and selfless love, a story unfolds—of one woman’s far-reaching journey to discover who she is truly meant to be. This wasn’t the life she wanted either. When emma montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy.

On the move again, connecticut, Emma settles in the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, a world apart from both England and Manhattan.


Soon came wedded bliss, baby number one—and the proverbial move to the suburbs. The truth is, she misses her old life. Nine years later, this is increasingly what goes through Sarah’s mind when she looks at Evan, propped in front of the TV with a beer, ignoring their two children. A successful real estate developer, Eddie was a breath of fresh air, a meeting of minds—and bodies.

. And once christmas arrives, Sarah and Eddie might re-discover gifts they’d forgotten they had. In this witty, deeply honest tale of married life, New York Times bestselling author Jane Green delves into the heart of the holidays—and the winter of one woman’s discontent. She misses the old Eddie. But she knows it’s just a precursor to divorce—even if Eddie chooses to think of it as a “vacation.

Yet a lot can change—on both sides—as time goes by. When eddie’s job sends him to Chicago indefinitely, Sarah shocks him by suggesting a trial separation.

The Sunshine Sisters

Ronni sunshine left London for Hollywood to become a beautiful, charismatic star of the silver screen. But at home, she was a narcissistic, disinterested mother who alienated her three daughters. The target of her mother’s criticism, thin enough, Meredith never felt good enough, pretty enough. The new york times bestselling author of Falling presents a warm, wise, and wonderfully vivid novel about a mother who asks her three estranged daughters to come home to help her end her life.

And though nell, and lizzy have never been close, Meredith, their mother’s illness draws them together to confront the old jealousies and secret fears that have threatened to tear these sisters apart. As they face the loss of their mother, they will discover if blood might be thicker than water after all.

. As soon as possible, tomboy nell fled her mother’s overbearing presence to work on a farm and find her own way in the world as a single mother. And lizzy, using her drive and ambition to build a culinary career to rival her mother’s fame, more like Ronni than any of them, the youngest, seemed to have it easy, while her marriage crumbled around her.

Her life took her to london—and into the arms of a man whom she may not even love. But now the sunshine sisters are together again, called home by Ronni, who has learned that she has a serious disease and needs her daughters to fulfill her final wishes.

The Beach House: A Novel

From the author of jemima j and Falling comes the New York Times bestseller about finding your place in the place you call home. Ever since her life took an unexpected turn, Nan Powell has enjoyed living alone on the sun-drenched shores of Nantucket. But just as she starts to happily settle in to her new existence, the arrival of a visitor from her past threatens to turn everyone’s lives upside down.

. Between her eclectic new tenants and the sudden return of her son, Nan gets a taste of what life is like when you have someone to care for besides yourself. At sixty-five, her beach front home, she’s just as likely to be found at Windermere, as she is skinny dipping in her neighbor’s pool. But when the money she thought would last forever starts to dwindle, Nan decides to do something drastic to keep hold of her free-spirited life: open up Windermere to strangers.

After placing an ad for summer rentals touting water views, laughter, Nan’s once quiet house is soon full of noise, and a sexagenarian roommate, direct access to the beach, and the occasional bout of tears.

What Happens in Paradise

Spend your winter on sunlit shores in the New York Times bestselling follow-up to Winter in Paradise, as secret lives and new loves emerge under the bright Caribbean sky. Lush with the tropical details, and drama that made Winter in Paradise a national bestseller, romance, What Happens in Paradise is another immensely satisfying page-turner from one of America's most beloved and engaging storytellers.

. John, determined to learn the truth about the mysterious life -- and death -- of a man they thought they knew. A year ago, irene steele had the shock of her life: her loving husband, father to their grown sons and successful businessman, was killed in a helicopter crash. John, where another woman loved him, too.

Now irene and her sons are back on St. Along the way, they're about to learn some surprising truths about their own lives, and their futures. But that wasn't irene's only shattering news: he'd also been leading a double life on the island of St.

Second Chance

As their secrets rise to the surface, Tom’s death becomes the catalyst that changes them all, giving four estranged friends the chance to find a new beginning. Quickly falling back into the intimacy of their youth, Saffron, Paul, Holly, and Olivia are forced to reexamine the choices they’ve made. When tragedy strikes, four friends reunite in this life-affirming tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Falling.

. But when tom dies in a heartbreaking instance of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, the four that remain are thrust back into each other’s lives. Twenty years later, they’re barely more than strangers. In school, tom, paul, holly, Saffron, and Olivia were the best of friends.

Tempting Fate: A Novel

She can't relate to the way her friends desperately try to cling to the beauty and allure of their younger years. They have a beautiful, loving home. She could never imagine how good it would feel to have a handsome younger man show interest in her…until the night it happens. And yet she too knows her youth is quickly slipping away.

They have two daughters. Matt makes gabby feel sparkling, fascinating, alive—something she hasn't felt in years. Gabby and elliott have been happily married for eighteen years. What begins as a long-distance friendship soon develops into an emotional affair. What is a woman's greatest temptation? how far will she go to find fulfillment—and how much is she willing to lose? Tempting Fate is an unforgettable, enthralling novel about the risks and rewards of "having it all" from beloved New York Times bestselling author Jane Green.

Forty-three-year-old Gabby is the last person to have an affair. Intoxicated, she has no choice but to step ever deeper into the allure of attraction and attention, never foreseeing the life-changing consequences that lie ahead. If she makes one wrong move, she could lose everything—and find out what really matters most.


Surfside Sisters: A Novel

Nancy thayer shines yet again in this uplifting tale of forgiveness and self-discovery. Praise for surfside sisters“readers who appreciate a busy, uplifting tale of friendship and romance will enjoy spending time on Thayer's Nantucket. Publishers weekly“an engaging tale about how childhood expectations can be transformed on the journey through adulthood.

Kirkus Reviews. Now she’s a bestselling novelist living in New York City, attending glamorous cocktail parties and mingling with the literary elite. Fans of Elin Hilderbrand. New york times bestseller • a nantucket woman returns home to find that reunions aren’t always simple, in this heartwarming novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Nantucket Wedding and Secrets in Summer.

And encountering isabelle’s older brother, Sebastian—Keely’s longtime crush—only complicates things. In one incredible summer, keely must confront the mistakes of the past if she has any chance of finding true happiness in the place she will always call home. With her personal and professional lives suddenly in shambles, Keely longs for the soothing island way of life.

Nothing could come between them—except, as it turned out, Keely’s high school boyfriend, Tommy. Keely is also dating a charming, perfectly fine pediatric surgeon who looks good on paper but isn’t “the one. She just can’t bear to break it off—until he declares his desire to settle down.

Family Pictures: A Novel

A huge secret has remained well hidden for years until now-and their lives will be blown apart as dark truths from the past come to the surface. Can these two women learn to forgive, for the sake of their children. And for themselves? "This gripping story is ultimately one of redemption. Library Journal. It isn't until eve, sylvie's daughter, happens to befriend Maggie's daughter that the similarities between these two women become shockingly real.

Both are in their forties with husbands who travel more than either would like. Who can you trust if not the ones you love? that is the question at the heart of Family Pictures, accessible, often heartwarming stories about real people, an emotional, problems, heartfelt, Jane Green "Green's novels consistently deliver believable, page-turning story about what it means to be a family from New York Times bestselling author, and feelings.

Redbook sylvie and maggie are two women living on opposite coasts with children about to leave the nest for school. The looming emptiness of their respective homes has left them feeling anxious and lonely, needing their husbands to be home now more than ever.