The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen

The Best of Us

Sarah Pekkanen

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fiction contemporary lighthearted fast-paced


Paradise isn't quite what it seems as four college friends meet for an island vacation in this captivating new novel from the acclaimed author of These Girls. An all-expense-paid week at a luxury villa in Jamaica--it's the invitation of a lifetime...

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Community Reviews Summary of 339 reviews


emotional 70%
reflective 70%
adventurous 40%
funny 30%
hopeful 30%
lighthearted 30%
sad 20%
inspiring 10%
relaxing 10%
tense 10%


medium 72%
fast 18%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 62% | A mix: 37%

Strong character development?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | No: 33% | Yes: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 88% | It's complicated: 11%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | No: 11%

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