[[ ePUB ]] Evvie Drake Starts Over Author Linda Holmes – Selindameditasyon.com

Evvie Drake Starts Over In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth Evvie Drake rarely leaves her house Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn t correct them In New York, Dean Tenney, former major league pitcher and Andy s childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the yips he can t throw straight any, and he can t figure out why An invitation from Andy to stay in Maine for a few months seems like the perfect chance to hit the reset button.When Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie s house, the two make a deal Dean won t ask about Evvie s late husband, and Evvie won t ask about Dean s baseball career Rules, though, have a funny way of being broken and what starts as an unexpected friendship soon turns into somethingBut before they can find out what might lie ahead, they ll have to wrestle a few demons the bonds they ve broken, the plans they ve changed, and the secrets they ve kept They ll need a lot of help, but in life, as in baseball, there s always a chance right up until the last out.

10 thoughts on “Evvie Drake Starts Over

  1. Roxane Roxane says:

    This is a very charming novel It is a juicy red apple It is a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils It is, and I mean this in the best possible way, a Hallmark movie, but with richly drawn characters who are imperfect and interesting Evvie Drake s asshole husband has died but no one knows he was an asshole and so she has to deal with her community s expectations of how she should gr

  2. Larry H Larry H says:

    If you re looking for a book to charm you completely and worm its way into your heart, you don t have to look any further than Linda Holmes debut novel, Evvie Drake Starts Over Boy, did I thoroughly enjoy this one It s been nearly a year since her husband died in a car accident, and Evvie like Chevy, not Stevie Drake has spent most of the time holed up in her house, trying to stay out of t

  3. Christine Christine says:

    3.5 stars rounded to 4 starsThis was a fun read Just having read a heavy duty literary fiction novel, I was ready for something like this Evvie Drake is a young woman who decides to start her life over Her best and platonic friend Andy knows Evvie needs the extra money and talks her into renting the apartment attached to the house to his childhood friend Dean Dean is a former star pitcher with the

  4. Jenne Jenne says:

    A romance about adults acting like adults They have actual conversations They fall in love because they REALLY LIKE EACH OTHER They make mistakes and then apologize They have nuanced friendships with people of the opposite sex They help each other, and sometimes it goes wrong They have complicated relationships with their careers and parents There is also kissing

  5. Debbie Oliphant Debbie Oliphant says:

    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.I was excited to read this book given the reviews already The story begins with a loss for Evie which sets the tone of the book Evvie was so close to her new life until tragedy struck and she is now dealing with her own guilt and the perception of her friends and family.Dean is a major league pitcher who is a friend of Evvies and due to his own pro

  6. JanB JanB says:

    DNF 20% I was expecting a fun rom com but there s little comedy and I had already resorted to skimming.

  7. Claire Reads Books Claire Reads Books says:

    4.5 I m a longtime fan of Linda Holmes s writing and of her work on NPR s Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast, so I went into this book really wanting to love it and I was relieved to discover that it s even better than I was hoping it would be This book is pretty much what I wish every contemporary romance novel was something with enough fantasy and dizziness to provide a sense of escape, but something that also doesn t sand down li

  8. Corina Corina says:

    4.5 starsHave you ever had a book that makes you feel good Evvie Drake Starts Over was one of them From beginning to end of the audiobook even though I have the hardcover edition, I decided to try the audiobook, since I received it so quickly from the library , I was smiling and just feeling good about this story.It s definitely a romance, a slow burn, but it s also so much It s about friendships, about loss, about mental health issues

  9. Kristy K Kristy K says:

    Wow, I devoured this book I started during work don t judge and rushed home to finish it in evening There was something about it that just resonated with me Evvie s finally leaving a loveless marriage when the unthinkable happens and her husband dies Now she has to act like the grieving widow while secretly feeling like a monster and shamed inside Dean s career as a pitcher comes to an end when he gets the yips and is unable to throw accurately

  10. Laurie Anderson Laurie Anderson says:

    This is the perfect summer read enjoy

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