Not an ounce of fantasy in today’s book. Honest. This one is just one of those delightful books about unlikely friendships that will stick with you long after the last pages.
Meet Frankie, Linda, Kath, Ally, and Brett. The only thing they have in common is the park they all bring their children to. It’s the late 1960′s and the world is really starting to change for women.
I loved this book because it was set in my backyard, the San Francisco Bay Area and also because it’s a reminder that sometimes the most unlikely of friendships are the ones that end up being the most transformative. This book was also a great reminder that many of the things we take for granted (like being able to go for a run when things get to be a little too much) weren’t an option as recently as 50 years ago.
Read this book if: You love stories about friendship and about women overcoming obstacles in their lives. You’re a runner. You’re a mom.
Would it make a good book club book? For sure. This book will spark conversations about women’s rights, about how much our lives have changed in the last half-century, about parenting, and about friendship.
Want to read the other books on this list? Here they are!
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