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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Review: The Bridesmaid Pact

The Bridesmaid Pact
by Julia Williams

Genre: Chick Lit
Publication: May 2010
Format: Paperback, 357 pages

The Bridesmaid Pact is a story of four best friends – Caz, Beth, Sarah and Dorris. They made each other a promise as children that they will be each other’s bridesmaids. But things happen, and their promise broken. Caz weren’t there on Beth and Sarah’s wedding, and none of Caz’s friend was there when she had her wedding. Now it’s down to Dorrie to have all of her friends as her bridesmaid for her fairytale wedding.  But things were really not that simple.

The Bridesmaid Pact was a bit confusing at the beginning as it was written in four points of views – Caz’s, Beth’s, Sarah’s and Dorris’. I had a hard time keeping up with who is who and had to refer back to the cover to figure that out. But the changing point of view works for me as I continued to read the book.

I just couldn’t help but to love those girls although I wasn’t sure that I was going to like Sarah and Beth at the first place. But I did! It was difficult not to. And I like that little bit of romance with Sarah and Caz. It was really sweet!

I had expected that The Bridesmaid Pact to be the usual romantic comedy on wedding planning. But I was clearly wrong. The Bridesmaid Pact is more than that. It is a heart-warming story on the four girl’s friendship. Sure, they had broken up with their friendship over betrayal. But in the end, they need to stick together and overcome their problems together and be there to support each other. Because that is what friends do, right? 

Book Cover’s Description
One for all and all for one! As children, Sarah, Dorrie, Beth and Caz were inseparable and vowed to one day be each other’s bridesmaids. But somehow, it all went wrong... 

Caz's wild streak has tested her friendships over the years. One by one she has let her friends down, not least when she commits the ultimate betrayal to Susan. Can she change her ways?

Beth is desperate for a baby – but is an event from her past about to destroy her future?

Sarah is plagued by doubts that she made a big mistake. Will she find the courage to do the right thing?

 Dorrie is planning her ultimate Disney and wants her friends back together for the most important day of her life. But the fairytale is not all that it seems.
As the big day dawns, all eyes are on whether the ultimate act of friendship will be honoured and obeyed...

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