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Promises to Keep

A Novel

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Description

New York Times bestselling author Jane Green presents a compelling novel about the love that keeps us together when everything is falling apart.
 
A successful photographer living in Bedford, New York, Callie Perry adores the settled existence she shares with her handsome husband and two adorable children. But while Callie’s life is practically perfect, her nearest and dearest are having a harder time.
 
Her best friend Lila is stuck dealing with her dream man’s demanding ex-wife. Her free-spirited sister Steffi is adjusting after leaving her city life for the simplicity of the country. And her divorced parents, Walter and Honor, can barely stand each other.
 
But when Callie is diagnosed with a recurrence of the cancer she thought she had beaten, everything changes. With their own problems suddenly in perspective, Callie’s family and friends rally to support her during an unforgettable, emotional—and ultimately life-changing year.
 

From the Trade Paperback edition.

From Publishers Weekly

Apr 26, 2010 – In Green s 12th novel, Callie Perry is a happily married photographer with two wonderful kids, a lovable sister, Steffi, and a best friend, Lila. Problems are minor: Steffi can never settle down, Lila has finally found love but the guy has a nightmare of an ex, and Callie and Steffi s divorced parents haven t spoken in 30 years. But then Callie, a breast cancer survivor, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable complication of the disease. Suddenly realizing that she has only months to live, she begins the painful process of saying good-bye. While the subject matter is intense and personal, it s far from depressing; the characters are warm, funny and realistic. Green (The Beach House) manages to create an authentic tale of a woman who truly loves her life and family and is trying to do the right thing for them before she dies. While Green breaks up her chapters with recipes (presumably because Steffi is a cook), this peculiar modern conceit in women s literature feels like a misstep. Overall, Green once again delivers an enjoyable emotional story.

Customer Reviews

Promises To Keep

Such a wonderful book. I just came across books by Jane Green and they represent so many facets of everyone's everyday life. The stories are wound in such a way that it makes it very easy to relate to and to feel part of. Strongly recommend her books.

Tear jerker

Such a touching story about life and love. this was a quick read but bit of a tear jerker. Get the tissues out!

I loved this book

I would recommend this book, I didn't want it to end. I felt close to every character and I loved the recipes. This is the first time I've read anything by this author, usually I don't read this type of book, I'm more of a mystery fan, but I definitely will look for more of this author's books. Please read this book you will not be disappointed.

Promises to Keep
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Fiction & Literature
  • Published: Jun 15, 2010
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Seller: PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
  • Print Length: 352 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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