Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tomorrow There Will Be Sun : Book Review

Many thanks to the Pamela Dorman Books for the complimentary copy of Tomorrow There Will Be Sun by Dana Reinhardt. After a long winter, I was looking forward to this novel. The cover was drawing me in with it's promise of warm beaches and sunshine.

Jenna has been planning this vacation for months. They are celebrating the 50th birthdays of her husband Peter and his long-time friend and business partner Solly. She researched extensively the location and found the perfect Mexican beach villa for her family and Solly's family. It is beautiful, spacious and comes with an accommodating staff. It will be the perfect week. It better be for the amount they are paying.

Immediately, Jenna is on edge. She wants the holiday to be perfect but she is uncomfortable with Solly and his second wife and mostly how Peter always concedes to Solly. Solly and Ingrid get the master bedroom. Solly picks the entertainment. Solly picks the activities. Solly chooses the restaurants. Solly changes the plans.

I read the entirety of Tomorrow There Will Be Sun waiting for something to happen. You know when someone tells you all the details of their vacation to some beautiful and exotic and warm place while you've spent a long winter indoors hibernating. They want you to commiserate about the three hour delay at the airport and you just can't feel too bad for them. That's pretty much how I felt about Tomorrow There Will Be Sun. Even though Jenna's trip is legitimately worse than a three hour delay, I found her whiny and irritating. The entire book, we're on the edge of something almost happening but then not happening. For some reason I was expecting a thriller or a mystery or something slightly interesting.

Fortunately, Tomorrow There Will Be Sun is a quick read and I didn't waste days.

Tomorrow There Will Be Sun by Dana Reinhardt is published by Pamela Dorman Books and released on March 12, 2019.

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