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The Year of Taking Chances by Lucy diamond

on March 14, 2015

"A great read"

The Year of Taking Chances by Lucy diamond

It’s New Year’s Eve, and Gemma and Spencer Bailey are throwing a house party. There’s music, dancing, champagne and all their best friends under one roof. It’s going to be a night to remember.

Also at the party is Caitlin, who has returned to the village to pack up her much-missed mum’s house and to figure out what to do with her life; and Saffron, a PR executive who’s keeping a secret which no amount of spin can change. The three women bond over Gemma’s dodgy cocktails and fortune cookies, and vow to make this year their best one yet.

But as the following months unfold, Gemma, Saffron and Caitlin find themselves tested to their limits by shocking new developments. Family, love, work, home – all the things they’ve taken for granted – are thrown into disarray. Under pressure, they are each forced to rethink their lives and start over. But dare they take a chance on something new?

I borrowed this book from my friend karen as she knows i like lucy book. I really enjoy it
Thank you for letting me read i like the cover so much too i just makes you want to pick up and read .

The book starts off with three girls Gemma, Caitlin and Saffron, who do not know each other meeting at the New Year’s Eve party of Gemma and Spencer what a party The girls bond over the cocktail and had a few drinks they seem to enjoying the fortune cookies and the drinks they are laughing and hoping that next year their life will be better can they be ?
They are enjoying each other company the drinks are flowing and so is the laugher they are going to form a girl band! What fun they are having .

Each one of them is so different but they just get on so well . They soon become best friends . Each of they want a better life .

The girls seem to grown as the year unfolds they all seem to change in their outlook on life and what they want for the future. Do they get what they want ?
They all are normal girls with everyday problems like we all had .

Gemma is married to Spencer and has two children. Spencer and Gemma are very happy together and are very deeply in love i love both of them they seem a great family .

Caitlin is only in the village for a short period to pack up her mums home after the sudden death of her mum. She not coping very well with it at all .Her mum was her best friend her life now has been turn up side down by her death .

Saffron is in the village to have a bit of thinking time and is staying in a small cottage next door to Gemma and Spencer. She is a successful PR executive working in London. Is she happy ?

All the characters were so warm and friendly they become your friends they all seem very strong character you become attached to them all. I liked that they all showed how they can change their life’s and how events can affect each of them .The book has all kind of problems and issues the book covers friendship , love, marriage , stress pregnancy , bereavement and family problems

All of the girls were realistic you felt for them i like seeing the girls better then self
i enjoyed reading about them all taking chances you got to read to find out more
i loved the book it brilliantly written as all Lucy books are . The plot is so engaging and interesting . The character are just like your friends it a lovely book to read it a heart felt read to .
You all should read a lovely book
4 dolls(4 stars)
About the Author
Lucy Diamond lives in Bath with her husband and their three children. When she isn’t slaving away on a new book (ahem) you can find her on Twitter @LDiamondAuthor or on Facebook www.facebook.com/LucyDiamondAuthor


2 responses to “The Year of Taking Chances by Lucy diamond

  1. Tanya Phillips says:

    I knew you would like this. It’s one of my favourites.

  2. Suus says:

    Such a lovely review, I would definitely like this book!

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