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Publisher's Summary

Twenty years ago, six Penn students shared a house, naively certain that their friendships would endure - until the death of their ringleader and dear friend Bea splintered the group for good. Now, mostly estranged from one another, the remaining five reluctantly gather at that same house on the eve of what would have been Bea's fortieth birthday.
But along with the return of the friends come old grudges, unrequited feelings, and buried secrets. Catherine, the CEO of a domestic empire, and Owen, a stay-at-home dad, were picture-perfect college sweethearts - but now teeter on the brink of disaster. Lindy, a well-known musician, is pushing middle age in an industry that's all about youth and slowly self-destructing as she grapples with her own identity. Behind his smile, handsome plastic surgeon Colin harbors the heartbreaking truth about his own history with Bea. And Annie carefully curates her life on Instagram and Facebook, keeping up appearances so she doesn't have to face the truth about her own empty reality.
Reunited in the place where so many dreams began, and bolstered by the hope of healing, each of them is forced to confront the past.
©2016 Allison Winn Scotch (P)2016 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
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3 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-26-17

Well written unlikable characters

There were seven main characters in this book, and only one - arguably and minor character - was likable. The rest were whiny, selfish, and childish. Or dead. They were also unbelievable; out of six characters, three are not just good at their careers, they are among the best. The chances of having one star in a group of six college friends is slim, but to have half of them not just excel, but be the best is ludicrous. However, the wordsmithing and performance save this book from being unlistenable. It was worth the two-for-one sale purchase, but I would have been disappointed if I had used a full credit on this book.

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2 out of 5 stars
By meandmommy on 07-31-17

No sympathetic characters

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

Someone who enjoys lots of drama in their life and in their fiction. This book is about many missteps a group of friends have taken over the years. So many characters and so many poor decisions were evident in this book, I wondered if any of these friends developed coping skills at all. How many 40 year olds can't "handle" a friends funeral? The end of the book is somewhat redeeming, but not quite enough for me to recommend this title.

Has In Twenty Years turned you off from other books in this genre?

No, I would be open to this genre.

Which scene was your favorite?

The scenes in general with the deceased friend. She was the only remotely likable character.

What character would you cut from In Twenty Years?

The woman who is the home entertaining expert--she is messed up!

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ms Alison C on 04-19-17

enjoyable

i really enjoyed this book. would recommend it to either be read or heard. onto the next

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3 out of 5 stars
By EM23 on 08-08-16

Dull

This book never went anywhere, I kept expecting something exciting to happen but it never did. I found all of the main characters to be whiny and annoying, I am unsure if that was the narration or the characters themselves.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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