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Review: People we Meet on Vacation


Title: People we Meet on Vacation

Author: Emily Henry

Release Date: May 11, 2021

Rating: 5/5 Stars

Find it here: Goodreads


Synopsis from Goodreads: Two best friends. Ten summer trips. One last chance to fall in love.


Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book. And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends. For most of the year they live far apart—she’s in New York City, and he’s in their small hometown—but every summer, for a decade, they have taken one glorious week of vacation together.


Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since.


Poppy has everything she should want, but she’s stuck in a rut. When someone asks when she was last truly happy, she knows, without a doubt, it was on that ill-fated, final trip with Alex. And so, she decides to convince her best friend to take one more vacation together—lay everything on the table, make it all right. Miraculously, he agrees.


Now she has a week to fix everything. If only she can get around the one big truth that has always stood quietly in the middle of their seemingly perfect relationship. What could possibly go wrong?


My Review: Loved it. I was pretty confident that I would adore this book because I really loved Beach Reads. I am also not usually one for friends to lovers but she did such a good job with that trope! The differences between the two characters made for an even more interesting read. The story was told in a really unique way that I loved. The balance between the emotional parts and the laugh out loud moments was really well done and made me not want to put it down. I definitely recommend adding this one to your TBR!


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