[Epub] ➝ The Island ➢ Elin Hilderbrand – Pandorajewelry70off.us

The Island Birdie Cousins Has Thrown Herself Into The Details Of Her Daughter Chess S Lavish Wedding, From The Floating Dance Floor In Her Connecticut Back Yard To The Color Of The Cocktail Napkins Like Any Mother Of A Bride To Be, She Is Weathering The Storms Of Excitement And Chaos, Tears And Joy But Birdie, A Woman Who Prides Herself On Preparing For Every Possibility, Could Never Have Predicted The Late Night Phone Call From Chess, Abruptly Announcing That She S Cancelled Her Engagement It S Only The First Hint Of What Will Be A Summer Of Upheavals And Revelations Before The Dust Has Even Begun To Settle, Far Worse News Arrives, Sending Chess Into A Tailspin Of Despair Reluctantly Taking A Break From The First New Romance She S Embarked On Since The Recent End Of Her 30 Year Marriage, Birdie Circles The Wagons And Enlists The Help Of Her Younger Daughter Tate And Her Own Sister India Soon All Four Are Headed For Beautiful, Rustic Tuckernuck Island, Off The Coast Of Nantucket, Where Their Family Has Summered For Generations No Phones, No Television, No Grocery Store A Place Without Distractions Where They Can Escape Their Troubles.But Throw Sisters, Daughters, Ex Lovers, And Long Kept Secrets Onto A Remote Island, And What Might Sound Like A Peaceful Getaway Becomes Much Before Summer Has Ended, Dramatic Truths Are Uncovered, Old Loves Are Rekindled, And New Loves Make Themselves Known It S A Summertime Story Only Elin Hilderbrand Can Tell, Filled With The Heartache, Laughter, And Surprises That Have Made Her Page Turning, Bestselling Novels As Much A Part Of Summer As A Long Afternoon On A Sunny Beach.

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[Epub] ➝ The Island  ➢ Elin Hilderbrand – Pandorajewelry70off.us
  • Hardcover
  • 416 pages
  • The Island
  • Elin Hilderbrand
  • English
  • 13 February 2018
  • 0316043877

10 thoughts on “The Island

  1. says:

    A typical beach read with a lot of drama in women s lives I did not like the characters at all I even didn t like their names Birdie, India, Chess, Tate These were rich spoiled women who didn t deserve the men in ...

  2. says:

    I m reading this book and I really don t know why OK Actually I do I reserved it months ago at my library and the waiting list is hundreds of people long I feel an obligation About twenty pages in and I m already exasperated with the story Hilderbrand has a unique and mildly annoying habit of not having chapters in her books Why There are long stretches of disjointed prose separated with a heading for a different character.All of Hilderbrand s books that I ve read seem geared for commer I m reading this book and I really don t know why OK Actually I do I reserved it months ago at my library and the waiting list is hundreds of people long I feel an obligation About twenty pages in and I m already exasperated with the story Hilderbrand has a unique and mildly annoying habit of not having chapters in her books Why There are long stretches of disjointed prose separated with a heading for a different character.All of Hilderbrand s books that I ve read seem geared for commercial success written according to her recipe for success Take several women, throw in a few love interests and place on a beach locale preferably Nantucket or Cape Cod Stir in a bit of family drama and simmer for 300 400 pages until the reader gives in to the mindless writing or tosses the book aside for better written novels.I m giving myself 100...

  3. says:

    Relationships, especially family relationships are fraught with potholes.Hell, let s be honest here, minefields Especially complicated is the mother daughter relationship.Throw in some sisterly sibling rivalry with a trip to an isolated island for some togetherness and you have the premise for this book There are no easy answers to the troubles that plague the four women of this family Each harbors simmering resentments,hurts, fears.And they truly love one another Through all the mess that Rel...

  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This was a good beach book, actually set on the beach It s the story of four women Birdie, the mom, who s newly in love with a guy named Hank India, her sister, who is sophisticated and cool but has her own love confusion Chess, the golden child daughter, who broke up with her fiance and then he died in a rock climbing accident, so she s grieving and Tate, the sporty computer geek younger daughter, who has a huge crush on the caretaker, left over from when they were kids The four of them h This was a good beach book, actually set on the beach It s the story of four women Birdie, the mom, who s newly in love with a guy named Hank India, her sister, who is sophisticated and cool but has her own love confusion Chess, the golden child daughter, who broke up with her fiance and then he died in a rock climbing accident, so she s grieving and Tate, the sporty computer geek younger daughter, who has a huge crush on the caretaker, left over from when they were kids The four of them head to the family beach house, which is accessible only by boat and thus the perfect place to get away from the world.What I liked about this book is the realistic way everyone s emotions were mixed When Tate and Barrett the caretaker start dating, the other ladies are happy for Tate but jealous and sort of nauseated about how sicky cute lovey they are That s real Also, they don t all become in...

  5. says:

    Book on CD read by Denise HicksThis is just a sappy soap opera set on Tuckernuck Island off Nantucket Everyone is wealthy Everyone is unhappy in love, OR, has fallen instantly in love possibly with the wrong person Everyone behaves like a 3 year old or at their best like they re in junior high Here s a sample They had officially been together for only nine days, but every day on Tuckernuck was a lifetime, and so it felt like forever They had made love sixteen times, they had shared ele Book on CD read by Denise HicksThis is just a sappy soap opera set on Tuckernuck Island off Nantucket Everyone is wealthy Everyone is unhappy in love, OR, has fallen instantly in love possibly with the wrong person Everyone behaves like a 3 year old or at their best like they re in junior high Here s a sample They had officially been together for only nine days, but every day on Tuckernuck was a lifetime, and so it felt like forever They had made love sixteen times, they had shared eleven meals, they had watched three movies, gone to two restaurants, taken five boat rides, caught two fish I don t know a single high powered, computer gen...

  6. says:

    Well crafted characters but a slow story The island of Tuckernuck sounds heavenly I was really hoping forof a happy beach read with these four women instead of lots of drama However, real life is messy, so it was aptly written.

  7. says:

    The relationships in this novel are both heartfelt and multi faceted At the heart of the story are the relationships between mothers, daughters and sisters This is also a story about soul searching and reconnecting I enjoyed Elin Hilderbrand s storytelling, she really drew me in As the story flowed, I enjoyed getting to know these characters even better They each had a story to share, and each story was slowly revealed The book is told in alternating point of views from the four women I The relationships in this novel are both heartfelt and multi fac...

  8. says:

    I could hardly put this book down It was that good I really love this author and she outdid herself with this novel It had mother daughter relationships, sister relationships, marriage, divorce, death, new love hurt, anger, excitement, hope. what a book Loved it

  9. says:

    At first I thought that I would put this book away unfinished I wasn t totally into it and I really didn t care for the characters After about 75 pages though, I couldn t put it down The author makes you love and hate each of the characters Birdie was not my favorite character at all There were times when I thought she was pathetic, boring and just let people walk all over her Then, halfway through the book, she changed and I liked herShe still wasn t my favorite in the book but she At first I thought that I would put this book away unfinished I wasn t totally into it and I really didn t care for the characters After about 75 pages though, I couldn t put it down The author makes you love and hate each of the characters Birdie was not my favorite character at all There were times when I thought she was pathetic, boring and just let people walk all over her Then, halfway through the book, she changed and I liked herShe still wasn t my favorite in the book but she was a littlemanageable.I had a complete love hate relationship with Chess I got so tired of her self pity yes, those who have read this book will probably think I am heartless and depression I mean, after all, she is the one who broke off the engagement After reading , you understand why Chess was feeling so guilty but it took awhile to get the whole story which is the point, I am sure At the end of the book, I loved her She was probably one of my favorites I thought Tate would be my favorite...

  10. says:

    I really liked this story of four women, two sets of sisters a generation apart, spending a month together on an island off the coast of Nantucket The setting is one of the things that brought the novel alive Elin Hilderbrand knows this tiny island She takes the reader by the hand and leads them all over it making them see it, vividly You can nearly feel the sand giv...

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