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Review: A Week at the Shore

Title: A Week at the Shore

Author: Barbara Delinsky

Release Date: May 19, 2020

Rating: 3.5/5 Stars

Find it here: Goodreads

Synopsis from Goodreads: One phone call is all it takes to lure real estate photographer Mallory Aldiss back to her family Rhode Island beach home. It's been twenty years since she's been gone—running from the scandal that destroyed her parents' marriage, drove her and her two sisters apart, and crushed her relationship with her first love. But going home is fraught with emotional baggage—memories, mysteries and secrets abound.Mal's thirteen-year-old daughter, Joy, has never been to the place where Mal's life was shaped and is desperate to go. Fatherless, she craves family and especially wants to spend time with the grandfather she barely knows.In just seven watershed days on the Rhode Island coast three women will test the bonds of sisterhood, friendship and family, and discover the role that love and memory plays in defining their lives

My Review: While I am normally a huge fan of Barbara Delinsky's books this one was a miss for me. I liked the characters and thought it had potential but it was so slow that it just didn't hold my attention. The mystery aspect was good, the relationship drama with the neighbor and within the family was interesting too. Overall though I was bored for too much of the book. Hopefully her next one will be a better fit for me.

*I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book which I received from the publisher. All opinions are my own.*

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