Between Friends (Macomber)

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Jillian and Lesley are from two very different families, but form a friendship at a young age that lasts a lifetime—even when their lives go in very different directions.

I truly enjoyed this novel, BUT I probably wouldn’t recommend it as an audiobook. Much of the book is written in the form of diary entries, emails, and letters between the characters and listening to the “headers” (names/addresses at the top of letters, and things like From: To: Sent: August 16, 2002 Subject: Cancer Walk) over and over again, got a little old and felt like it broke things up.

Title: Between Friends
Author: Macomber, Debbie
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Mira
Release Date: January 25, 2011
Format: Hardcover, Paperback ebook, eaudio
Pages: 352 (paperback)

Jillian Lawton and Lesley Adamski. Two girls from very different backgrounds become best friends in the turbulent O60s, but their circumstances and choices--and their mistakes--take them in opposite directions. Lesley stays in their hometown. She marries young, living a life defined by the demands of small children, never enough money, and an unfaithful husband. Jill lives those years on a college campus shaken by the Vietnam War, and then as an idealistic young lawyer in New York City.

But they always remain friends.

Through the years and across the miles, Jill and Lesley confide everything to each other--every grief and joy. Because the quality of a friendship is the quality of a life.

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