finished reading

Letters between sisters that wind up on the internet--I love the premise.  I liked how the sisters reconnected through the act of writing letters.  It actually reminds me of when my Virginia sister and her family were stationed in Aviano, Italy, and I would send care packages stuffed with mixed tapes and books that I thought she would like.  And long, rambling letters.

After a while, I got tired of Cassie complaining about being a stay-at-home mom to twin sons.  I get that her need to feel alive fueled much of her decision-making, but it got repetitive.  Although, I liked the idea of the apology tour taking her to Singapore.  

It wasn't high literature but this was a quick, enjoyable chick-lit exploration of sisterhood.

From the publisher:
Two sisters share the surprising highs and cringeworthy lows of social media fame, when their most private thoughts become incredibly public in this fresh and funny debut novel.

The once-close Sunday sisters have not done a bang-up job of keeping in touch. Cassie is consumed with trying to make her life work as a Manhattan wife and mom to twin toddlers, while her bighearted sister, Sid, lives an expat's life of leisure in far-off Singapore. So Sid, who shuns social media, challenges Cassie to reconnect through old-fashioned letters.

Soon, the letters become a kind of mutual confessional that have real and soul-satisfying effects. They just might have the power to help Cassie save her marriage, and give Sid the strength to get her life back on track.

But first, one of Cassie's infamous lapses in judgment comes back to bite her, and all of the letters wind up in the one place you'd never, ever want to see them: the Internet . . .

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