Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Review: Rainy Day Friends by Jill Shalvis






Rainy Day Friends by Jill Shalvis 
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Format: Paperback
Published: June 19th 2018
Pages: 384 pages



Six months after Lanie Jacobs’ husband’s death, it’s hard to imagine anything could deepen her sense of pain and loss. But then Lanie discovers she isn’t the only one grieving his sudden passing. A serial adulterer, he left behind several other women who, like Lanie, each believe she was his legally wedded wife. 

Rocked by the infidelity, Lanie is left to grapple with searing questions. How could she be so wrong about a man she thought she knew better than anyone? Will she ever be able to trust another person?  Can she even trust herself?

Desperate to make a fresh start, Lanie impulsively takes a job at the family-run Capriotti Winery. At first, she feels like an outsider among the boisterous Capriottis. With no real family of her own, she’s bewildered by how quickly they all take her under their wing and make her feel like she belongs. Especially Mark Capriotti, a gruffly handsome Air Force veteran turned deputy sheriff who manages to wind his way into Lanie’s cold, broken heart—along with the rest of the clan.

Everything is finally going well for her, but the arrival of River Brown changes all that. The fresh-faced twenty-one-year old seems as sweet as they come…until her dark secrets come to light—secrets that could destroy the new life Lanie’s only just begun to build.





 She did it again and today I'm super excited to share my thoughts on this spectacular new book of author Jill Shalvis.   I love this amazing author's books and this one was not the exception to that statement. I can't get enough of the stories she tells and her writing style. I do however have to see a few differences in this book from her others which isn't really a bad thing at all. I'll talk about those in a few seconds, first, let us talk about my favorite things.


Can we say slow burn? I love slow burn romance stories and this was definitely one of those. They get me every time. I usually don't enjoy books where people fall in love instantaneously and it's all perfect happy happy happy, this was not one of those books. There was so much to this complex story and that's one thing that I think author Jill Shalvis does so well with her books. She can show you that there is so much more out there than just the love story.


I really enjoyed the laughter of this story. Which of course made me love this book even more. When an author can make you feel so many different feelings while reading, then the story seems so much more real. This was one of those books where I felt as if I had jumped into the pages and was living the life of the main character. I couldn't stop reading this book once I picked it up and I know it will be the same for you!


The only thing that was a bit different in this story was the feel, it felt more like women's fiction to me then just romance. It had that flow to it and honestly, I enjoyed it even more because of that.  I can't wait to read more from this spectacular author and I highly recommend this whole series to anyone that loves her books.






 New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras with her family and far too many assorted quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental.

Look for Jill's latest, LOST AND FOUND SISTERS on shelves and e-readers now, and get all her bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold.

Visit Jill's website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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