The Friends We Keep




      The Friends We Keep
The Friends We Keep is the heartwarming and unforgettable new novel from Jane Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Sunshine Sisters and The Beach House. Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known one another since college Their friendship was something they swore would last forever 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 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. Free Read [ The Friends We Keep ] Author [ Jane Green ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Jane Green s eighteenth novel, Falling, is soon to be released with Berkley Penguin she is the author of sixteen previous New York Times Bestselling novels, and known as one of the world s leading authors in women s fiction, with over ten million books in print, and translations in over 25 languages Previous novels have included The Beach House, Second Chance, Jemima J, and Tempting Fate.She joined the ABC News team to write their first enhanced digital book about the history of Royal marriages, then joined ABC News as a live correspondent covering Prince William s wedding to Kate Middleton A former journalist in the UK, she has had her own radio show on BBC Radio London, and is a regular contributor on radio and TV, including as well as regularly appearing on television shows including Good Morning America, The Martha Stewart show, and The Today Show.Together with writing books and blogs, she contributes to various publications, both online and print, including anthologies and novellas, and features for The Huffington Post, The Sunday Times, Cosmopolitan and Self She has taught at writers conferences, and does regular keynote speaking, and has a weekly column in The Lady magazine, England s longest running weekly magazine.A graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York, Green is bringing out her first cookbook Good Taste , with Berkley in October 2016 She is a storyteller for The Moth radio hour on NPR, and lives in Westport, Connecticut with her husband and their blended family When she is not writing, cooking, gardening, filling her house with friends and herding chickens, she is usually thanking the Lord for caffeine filled energy drinks A cancer survivor, she continues to raise awareness for Malignant Melanoma, Hashimoto s Disease, and Lyme Disease.Jane s Facebook page Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • The Friends We Keep
  • Jane Green
  • 26 February 2018
  • 0399583343

10 thoughts on “ The Friends We Keep

  1. Jennifer says:

    Secrets, inner demons, and the masks that slip on with every false smile we wear Jane Green uses 3 reunited friendships to teach us that to be flawed is to be human and we are all worthy of acceptance and...

  2. Deanna says:

    My reviews can also be seen at was my first read from Jane Green, but it DEFINITELY won t be my last.The year is 1986 and Evvie Williams has just arrived at university She sees the other students getting settled in with help from their parents Evvie is alone as her mother had to work, but she knows her mother is proud of her Evvie is feeling good She s happy she lost weight before school started She is most comfortable when she is skinny Evvie My reviews can also be seen at was my first read from Jane Green, but it DEFINITELY won t be my last.The year is 1986 and Evvie Williams has ju...

  3. Katie B says:

    Really enjoyed this story of how friendships can change over time And I loved that rather than featuring 3 women, it was 2 women and a man who were best friends Made the story a littleunique I believe this is the 7th book I have read by the author and I think this is one of her better ones.Evvie, Maggie, and Topher were as thick as thieves during their university days, but over the years they drifted apart Now in their fifties, their lives aren t quite what they envisioned them to be Really enjoyed this story of how friendships can change over time And I loved that rather than featuring 3 women, it was 2 women and a man who were best friends Made the story a littleunique I believe this is the 7th book I have read by the author and I think this is one of her better ones.Evvie, Maggie, and Topher were as thick as thieves during their university days, but over the years they drifted apart Now in their fifties, their lives aren t quite what they envisioned them to be back when they were young adults Life threw each person some curveballs and not all of their dreams came true However, they might have a second chance at happiness, but it might require not just being honest with each other, but also themselves.The story bounces back and forth between the three friends and takes place during their university years all the way into th...

  4. Berit☀️✨ says:

    Friendship Forgiveness Life Jane Green has crafted an engaging story full of friendship, forgiveness, and finding out who you really are Evie, Maggie, and Topher met at University where they forged a strong friendship that they swore would never end A friendship built on love, respect, and trust After university they all go their separate ways Evvie does something to betray Maggie s trust, rather than telling Maggie she pulls herself even further away from the friendship Evvie moves to F r i e n d s h i p F o r g i v e n e s s L i f e Jane Green has crafted an engaging story full of friendship, forgiveness, and finding out who you really are Evie, Maggie, and Topher met at University where they forged a strong friendship that they swore would never end A friendship built on love, respect, and trust After university they all go their separate ways Evvie does something to betray Maggie s trust, rather than telling Maggie she pulls herself even further away from the friendship Evvie moves to New York where she becomes a supermodel, Maggie works at a PR company, and Topher becomes a soapstar Years later they all reunite at Maggie s wedding to an old crush The reunion is short as they all have their lives to live and then Evvie does something that might end this friendship forever Fast forward and the three of them are in their 40s and they are all a...

  5. Mackenzie - PhDiva Books says:

    Friendship, forgiveness, and finding your way in life The Friends We Keep follows three best friends across several decades, as they drift apart and come back together The power of true friendships is that they can survive anything, even when they lose their way This book made its way into my heart, and I won t soon forget.The way Jane Green writes makes you feel like the characters are your friends and loved ones My heart broke with theirs when they lost their way My heart swelled when Friendship, forgiveness, and finding your way in life The Friends We Keep follows three best friends across several decades, as they drift apart and come back together The power of true friendships is that they can survive anything, even when they lose their way This book made its way into my heart, and I won t soon forget.The way Jane Green writes makes you feel like the characters are your friends and loved ones My heart broke with theirs when they lost their way My heart swelled when their friendships lasted through all of the ups and downs What a credit to the way Green writes she makes readers feel that this story is special fo...

  6. marilyn says:

    When Maggie, Evvie, and Topher meet and live together in college, they can t imagine not having each other as best friends, and staying in touch for the rest of their lives After graduating, Maggie and Topher leave for their new careers while Evvie gets stuck in town for an extra week During that week she does something that could break the trust and...

  7. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    I think it s kismet this book about lifelong friendship publishes on my best friend s of almost twenty eight years birthday Jane Green is another of my go tos for summer reads, and wow, I m loving this summery cover, as well as what s inside Evvie, Topher, and Maggie have been best friends since college Just as those friendships tend to go, they made a solemn vow to be friends forever Over time, they have drifted apart, and none of the friends are in the place they thought they d be I think it s kismet this book about lifelong friendship publishes ...

  8. Norma * Traveling Sister and proud Grandma!!! says:

    Engaging, insightful, heartwarming This is my first experience with this author and I must say that I am really surprised that I haven t picked up one of her books before as these are the types of stories that I love to read in between those dark, twisted, and thrilling suspenseful thrillers I will definitely be adding this author to my ever growing TBR shelf in the future.THE FRIENDS WE KEEP by JANE GREEN is an entertaining, moving, and unforgettable read that s a quick, light and easy Engaging, insightful, heartwarming This is my first experience with this author and I must say that I am really surprised that I haven t picked up one of her books before as these are the types of stories that I love to read in between those dark, twisted, and thrilling suspenseful thrillers I will definitely be adding this author to my ever growing TBR shelf in the future.THE FRIENDS WE KEEP by JANE GREEN is an entertaining, moving, and unforgettable read that s a quick, light and easy summer reading story that is definitely worthy enough to read leisurely at the beach Although it s a story with some substance that definitely made me hyper aware of my own personal friendships and life experiences as well as some of those unhappy memories This book felt so genuine to read and some aspects to the character s individual s...

  9. Debbie Oliphant says:

    This story spans over 30 years with three friends who met in college Their bond was immediate and when they graduated, they had idealistic ideas of the big plans that had for themselves But, through the years, the idealism waned as realism crept in to diminish their dreams Evvie became a famous model but starved herself to maintain her weight She was drawn to men who would treat her badly and the image she projected on the outside was contrary to the insecurities that she fueled on the This story spans over 30 years with three friends who ...

  10. Yun says:

    Normally I love Jane Green, so it s somewhat of a surprise to me that I found The Friends We Keep to be a letdown Evvie, Maggie, and Topher meet during their freshman year in college and instantly become best friends When they graduate, they vow to remain close friends, but real life slowly intrudes and they lose touch Thirty years later, they meet up again and have another chance at closeness, but a dark secret from the past threatens to tear everything apart The story isn t bad per se, but Normally I love Jane Green, so it s somewhat of a surprise to me that I found The Friends We Keep to be a letdown Evvie, Maggie, and Topher meet during their freshman year in college and instantly become best friends When they graduate, they vow to remain close friends, but real life slowly intrudes and they lose touch Thirty years later, they meet up again and have another chance at closeness, but a dark secret from the past threatens to tear everything apart The story isn t bad per se, but it isn t compelling either I found most of it to be boring and plodding The ea...

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