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Falling Together

A captivating story from the New York Times bestseller Marisa de los Santos.

By Marisa de los Santos Read by Julia Gibson Fiction English, Unabridged 14h 19m Sell Sheet Also available on
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11 Audio CDs October 4, 2011 $29.99 $29.99 9781611202076 Add to Cart
Description
							Pen, Will, and Cat met during the first week of their first year of college and struck up a remarkable friendship, one that sustained them and shaped them for years - until it ended abruptly, and they went their separate ways. Now, six years later, Pen is a single mother of a five-year-old girl, living with her older brother in Philadelphia and trying to make peace with the sudden death of her father. Despite feeling deserted by Will and Cat, she has always wanted them back in her life, so when Cat emails, asking her to go to their college reunion, Pen goes. What happens there sends past and present colliding and puts all of them on a journey that will change everything.
Reviews

Starred review. "De los Santos keeps us totally engaged with these fragile creatures, who get under our skin and, ultimately, into our hearts. Highly recommended." - Library Journal

"De los Santos's fluid prose powers what turns into a nifty mystery, and...the mix of perfectly realized personalities and genuine emotion make this a winner." - Publishers Weekly

"a good, solid read...both funny and heartbreaking. De los Santos has a knack for best-friend banter and stays true to the emotions involved in letting go of treasured relationships." - Booklist

"Prose that shines in moments of tenderness." - People

"de los Santos offers ever-so-sensitive protagonists who are surprisingly dense about their actual feelings." - Kirkus Reviews

"The novel reveals layers of rich patina-the story underneath is more complex, engaging, and surprisingly moving...de los Santos delivers an interconnected network of compelling little stories. Her writing is both vividly descriptive and surprisingly insightful." - Boston Globe

"a lighter read that celebrates female friendship." - More Magazine, "The Hottest Fall Novels"

"De los Santos has many strengths...her blend of lyrical description and strong dialog...fully drawn characters, and an emotional investment in her characters and their stories. Readers who enjoy the connection forged through the ties of family and friendships should find much to savor in de los Santos's comforting, leisurely paced novel." - Library Journal, RA Crossroads column