Tuesday, June 10, 2008

86. A Slice of Heaven by Sherryl Woods

About the book
Dana Sue Sullivan, devastated by husband Ronnie's one-night stand with a local bimbo, made neighborhood history by throwing him out of their Serenity, S.C., home, tossing his belongings onto the front lawn and banning him from all contact with her and their 14-year-old daughter, Annie. Two years later, Dana Sue is a successful restaurateur, having opened high-end eatery Sullivan's, but can't forgive herself after Annie is rushed to the hospital with life-threatening anorexia complications. Dana Sue's lifelong best friends, Maddie and Helen, insist that she contact Ronnie, giving her forlorn ex an excuse to re-enter Serenity and, he hopes, a chance to rejoin his family. As everyone faces down their personal demons, Woods buoys the predictable plot with flesh-and-blood characters, terrific dialogue and substantial stakes.

I love this series about 3 best friends. The books are listed as romance but while there is romance in them, I don't consider them romance books. They are more about love and friendship. Since the first book was about Maddie and this one Dana Sue, I am sure the next one is about Helen. I can't wait to read it. However, it will have to wait a few days since I picked up 3 new holds at the library today and they need to be back in 1 week. So they have to be read first.


Dar said...

I originally bought the 3 books in this series to read but my mom sneaked them away. She loved them. I recently picked up the 4th one for her-not sure if she's read it yet. I don't really think they're romancy-more about friendships, etc. Your review makes me want to read them again. So many books on the TBR shelf though. LOL.

Heidi said...

I really enjoyed. What new book did you pick up? The 4th one in this series comes out in late November

Dar said...

LOL. You're right. It's called Seaview Inn but it's different characters-not sure why I thought it part of the series but I'll certainly be looking for the new one. The third one is about Helen.