Discussion Forums - Hidden Gems Hidden Gems

Topic: Best Friends by Martha Moody

Club rule - Please, if you cannot be courteous and respectful, do not post in this forum.
  Unlock Forum posting with Annual Membership.
Subject: Best Friends by Martha Moody
Date Posted: 8/8/2007 4:08 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2005
Posts: 169
Back To Top

I think this used to be one of Target's selections.  I have been reading this for a couple days (it's almost 500 pages) and I swear I've checked several times to make sure it was fiction.  It reads like a memoir of best friends going through life's tribulations and trials.  I can't believe what a good job Moody did with her narratives of the different phases of life with the two women, while tackling tough subjects like divorce, homosexuality, pornography, drug use, and familial relationships!  Anyone else read it?

Date Posted: 8/8/2007 4:46 PM ET
Member Since: 7/17/2007
Posts: 258
Back To Top

I"ve had it on my too be read pile for a long time.  So long I can't remember how I even obtained the book.  I often think of reading it but just never have gotten around to it!

Date Posted: 8/8/2007 8:49 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2005
Posts: 8,410
Back To Top

I read it sometime last year I believe.  The story ended up completely different than I expected, but I definitely enjoyed it.  Martha Moody has a new release coming out in case you want to add it to your Wish List!

Date Posted: 8/8/2007 8:55 PM ET
Member Since: 7/11/2007
Posts: 4,969
Back To Top

I really did enjoy that book, and actually have passed it out as a lender, and plan on reading it again.

Date Posted: 8/9/2007 3:42 PM ET
Member Since: 6/8/2007
Posts: 793
Back To Top
I read at the start of the summer and loved it! I was sad when I finished it! I passed it on to my mother, who also loved it, and now my sister-in-law has it. It still is one of Target's selections--or it was when I bought it--that's how I stumbled across it in the first place.