The author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants tries a heavier wardrobe in The Last Summer (of You and Me). Two twentysomething sisters and Paul, their troubled, rich pal, grapple with serious issues: sex, career, and illness.
Source of Angst
While Paul and bookish Alice have a secret affair, athletic, once-confident Riley finds herself adrift.
Though its Terms of Endearment trajectory can feel manipulative, Ann Brashares' writing is natural, insightful, and affecting. A-