Thanks for stopping by I’m thrilled to be sharing my review for The Time of Our Lives by Portia MacIntosh. With thanks to HQ Digital for my copy via Netgalley. First things first let’s take a look at the description for the book…
Love is in the air…?
Luca is used to being the ‘single one’ at weddings – it happens, when all your other friends are engaged, married or taken. But when she bumps into Tom, her friend from university who broke her heart into a million pieces, she finds herself wondering what could have been.
It’s ten years later, surely she should be over that Tom by now? So why is he looking even more gorgeous than ever – and why doesn’t heseem to be able to keep his eyes off her either?
And as the champagne flows and old secrets resurface, Luca realises that perhaps the time to take a chance on love and life is…now?
How do I start this review other than to say that this book was just what I needed. It made me smile, giggle and fall in love with the nostalgic feeling. You really do get the best of both worlds with the “then” parts but I also loved the present where you see this group of friends meet up after not seeing each other for a while. Then add in a few secrets to the mix and you get a brilliant story.
All of the characters were different they had their good points and bad. I guess just like any large group of friends! However they were all there for each other and this made the book extra special. There are plenty of mishaps both in the past and present and all of the characters share a wonderful chemistry whether it be through friendship or romantically. Even though there is a romantic thread it runs perfectly alongside the main theme which is friendship. I think Portia MacIntosh got this combination just right!
This story was so much fun but also had a depth to it as you see how there had been missed opportunities along the way. Both parts, past and present merged so well together and kept the momentum going all the way through. In fact I hated putting this book down and pretty much raced my way through. I loved it!
The Time of Our Lives is a fun filled feel good story with fabulous moments of humour and heart!