Reviews - Contemporary

CHICK-LIT/ROMANTIC COMEDY:  Mel is a fitness instructor, but it is definitely not yoga. She teaches pole fitness, which is essentially what pole dancers do, except Mel and her students are not naked. Mel promotes her class by making online videos. One night, in the middle of filming, her ex-boyfriend crashes her condo, and Mel ends up with her butt on the floor.

Cheyenne is heading for dinner at her mom’s house. She is late, as usual, and trying not to speed. When a motorcycle passes her, he catches her attention, as they are the only two on the dangerous curves coming up. Suddenly another car passes her at high speed and runs directly into the motorcycle hitting him, sending him flying and his bike over the embankment.

Beth Cho, an entertainment reporter, is assigned to do a comeback article on the elusive singer/songwriter Tristan Harty.  She meets up with him and his agent at a cabin in Vermont where he is involved with a photo shoot.

Cooper Thompson, former Navy SEAL now security and protection agent, is trying his best to ignore the attraction to his buddy’s younger sister. But when he finds out she has put a kiss in the rain from him on her bucket list, he goes against his better judgment and grants her wish.

Two stories, two generations, one common destination. In 1966 Maggie ends up in Shadow Brook alone with her baby daughter, wondering how she will survive all that is still to come and feeling completely alone. Almost 30 years later, 1995 finds Rachel with a situation she could never have imagined.

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