The People We Meet on Vacation|Review

The People We Meet on Vacation – Published 2021

“Poppy and Alex. Alex and Poppy. They have nothing in common. She’s a wild child; he wears khakis. She has insatiable wanderlust; he prefers to stay home with a book. And somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are the very best of friends. For most of the year they live far apart—she’s in New York City, and he’s in their small hometown—but every summer, for a decade, they have taken one glorious week of vacation together.

Until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since.

Poppy has everything she should want, but she’s stuck in a rut. When someone asks when she was last truly happy, she knows, without a doubt, it was on that ill-fated, final trip with Alex. And so, she decides to convince her best friend to take one more vacation together—lay everything on the table, make it all right. Miraculously, he agrees.

Now she has a week to fix everything. If only she can get around the one big truth that has always stood quietly in the middle of their seemingly perfect relationship. What could possibly go wrong?” – Goodreads

THOUGHTS

Thank you to Netgalley for the gifted copy of this wonderful book!

I have yet to read Beach Read, so I had no idea the wit and sweetness I was in store for!

This book is absolutely hilarious. Poppy and Alex are both so funny, and I loved the slow burn of a friends to lovers trope.

It’s told in summers leading up to a fallout and “this summer” where they’re trying to rekindle their friendship.

Highly recommend this one; you’ll laugh so much!

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