The Other Side Of Gemini by LG McCann
Publisher: Soul Mate Publishing
Publication Date: July 15, 2014
Format: eBook - 253 pages
Kindle - 3431 KB
Genre: Chick Lit / Women's Fiction
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Disclaimer: I received a copy of the book from the author / publisher in exchange for my honest review and participation in a virtual book tour event hosted by Chick Lit Plus Blog Tours.
Lindsay Sekulich is a high school science teacher, wife, and mother of three in the suburbs of Phoenix, Arizona. Her high school reunion is quickly approaching and that means the secrets of her bad-girl past, all of which she’s kept hidden from her husband, could come spilling out, revealing who she once was and the horrible things she’s done.
When Sylvia emerges in Scottsdale, seeking refuge in her hometown from the relentless gossip blogs, Lindsay finds herself alternately elated and terrified. The two were inseparable as teens, but a tragedy just before their senior year tore them apart. Sylvia, once a carefree, joyful girl always up for adventure, is a beaten down and broken adult. Now Lindsay must make a choice: rescue the friend who saved her in high school, or keep it all hidden to save her marriage from almost certain destruction.
My Book Review:
The Other Side Of Gemini is about the reuniting of two women who were best friends in high school, but who had become estranged after a tragedy in their senior year tore their friendship apart.
Author LG McCann weaves an intriguing story set in Scottsdale, Arizona, where estranged best friends Sylvia Miloche and Lindsay Sekulich reunite and explore their past relationship and their differences in the lives they have led since high school, lives filled with secrets and insecurities that will determine the strength and bond of true friendship.
I love reading stories about friendships and the intertwining depth and strength that come out of their bond, especially when tragedy and life circumstances and experiences put it to the test. Author LG McCann weaves a realistic portrayal of an estranged friendship, and the trials and tribulations that Slyvia and Lindsay experience in their lives, and the ability of these two women to reunite and strengthen their bond when they each deal with so much adversity in their lives. I could relate to the women reconnecting after a long ago tragedy, time, and distance has separated them. This is the kind of story that encourages the reader to ponder their own friendships and the remarkable ability and strength of these relationships to weather and overcome time, distance, life challenges, fears, secrets, and insecurities.
The Other Side Of Gemini is a compelling and emotional story of friendship, love, loss, forgiveness, and redemption.
RATING: 5 STARS
About The Author
LG McCann was born and raised in the Last Frontier. She spent her formative years on her family’s ski resort near Fairbanks where, if she wasn’t bombarding customers with rocketlaunched Barbie dolls, she was in the cubby under the stairs making up stories. After enduring the rest of her adolescence in Anchorage, LG tried her hand in the Lower-48, where she graduated from Hollins University summa cum laude with a double major in English and Film & Photography.
After six years in New York City, where she acquired unique experiences working in reality TV, the non-profit sector, and the publishing industry, LG still hadn’t found her calling. She still just wanted to be in that cubby making up stories. She wanted to write. These days, that’s exactly what she’s doing. But when she’s not writing or proofreading (or at her day job), you’ll most likely find LG playing in her garden, cooking with her partner Jonathan, attempting complex yoga moves, or passing out from exhaustion on her couch with her fuzzy assistant Emmy Cat.
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