I’m spotlighting a couple of great summer reads this week starting with The Repeat Year by Andrea Lochen. I’m listening to this one and really enjoying it. A woman gets a chance to relive the last year of her life and maybe fix past mistakes – which of us doesn’t wish we could do that! I know I sure wouldn’t mind that opportunity! Take a look at what the book is about and be sure to enter for your chance to win a copy at the end of the post.
About The Repeat Year
Everyone has days, weeks, even months they wish they could do over—but what about an entire year? After living through the worst twelve months of her life, intensive care nurse Olive Watson is given a second chance to relive her past and attempt to discover where she went wrong.
After a year of hardships including a messy breakup with her longtime boyfriend Phil, the prospect of her mother’s remarriage, and heartbreaking patient losses at the hospital, Olive is ready to start fresh. But when she wakes up in her ex-boyfriend’s bed on New Year’s Day 2011—a day she has already lived—Olive’s world is turned upside down.
Shouldering a year of memories that no one else can recall, even Olive begins to question herself—until she discovers that she is not alone. Crossing paths with Sherry Witan, an experienced “repeater,” Olive learns that she has the chance to rewrite her future. Given the opportunity of a lifetime, Olive has to decide what she really wants. Should she make different choices, or accept her life as she knows it, flaws and all?
About Andrea Lochen (photo from her website)
Andrea Lochen earned her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. While there, she won a Hopwood Novel Award for a draft of The Repeat Year. She currently lives in suburban Milwaukee with her husband and teaches Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha.
GIVEAWAY DETAILS (US only)
I have one copy of The Repeat Year by Andrea Lochen to share with my US readers. To enter…
- For 1 entry leave me a comment entering the giveaway.
- Tweet, share on Facebook, or blog for 2 extra entries.
This giveaway is open to US residents only (no PO boxes) and I will draw for the winner on June 8/13. Good luck!