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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

It has been a while since I¿ve read a book that I thoroughly enj

It has been a while since I’ve read a book that I thoroughly enjoyed this much, but Back to You has found itself on my “Favorites” bookshelf. From the first chapter, I was drawn into the story. Back to You follows the story of two best friends with radically different u...
It has been a while since I’ve read a book that I thoroughly enjoyed this much, but Back to You has found itself on my “Favorites” bookshelf. From the first chapter, I was drawn into the story. Back to You follows the story of two best friends with radically different upbringings, who fall out of touch only to stumble back into each others' lives eight years later.

The heart of the story deals with anger and a loss of trust – though the reader is unsure why – on Lauren’s part. Though she’s grown up to be an independent, successful woman with a passion for working with children, her former friendship with Michael has far-reaching consequences in her life and on her ability to love.

As is often done with stories dealing with characters’ pasts, Glenn used the mixed-timeline method of storytelling. I can’t count the number of times that I have gotten lost in a story only to turn a page, find the story jumping several years into the past or future, and totally lose the feel of – and interest in – the overall story.

However, Glenn successfully balanced the time jumps, traversing the present and the past, from both Lauren’s and Michael’s points-of-view, with ease. This is no easy feat, and can often come off as disjointed and misplaced inserts that take you out of the story and quickly make you lose interest. Instead, what the reader gets is an emotionally-filled journey that takes you from the lives of children and teens to their adult counter-parts and their very realistic, divergent paths.

Of course, all of this to say that I genuinely enjoyed Back to You, and will definitely be following Priscilla Glenn, already anticipating her next work. It is an easy read, and you will likely struggle to put the book down.

posted by Brittany5704 on January 22, 2013

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2 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

What is up with B&N they have so many less book on nook then

What is up with B&N they have so many less book on nook then kindle!!! UGH

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2013

    What is up with B&N they have so many less book on nook then

    What is up with B&N they have so many less book on nook then kindle!!! UGH

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