Wednesday, October 17, 2012

There Goes The Bride by Holly McQueen

Happily ever after isn’t always what you expect… Polly Atkins, a Londoner living in New York City, is headed back across the pond for her wedding, a grand affair that has her older sister, Bella, in a whirlwind of excitement. Bella can’t wait to take over the wedding plans—and neither can Polly’s best friend, Grace, whose life as a wife, housekeeper, and mother is making her feel older than her twenty-eight years. She’s desperate to see Polly settle down in the same city—and the same life.

The only one who isn’t bursting with enthusiasm is Polly. Which is why, before things can get any more chaotic, she calls the whole thing off and lets go of the most perfect man on the planet. There’s no way that Polly is going to tell anyone why she’s changed her mind. Some secrets are best kept hidden. But Grace and Bella are determined to get Polly and her fiancÉ back together if it’s the last thing they do. After all, solving someone else’s problems has got to be better than dealing with your own.

Tifferz Take~
I think the cover of There Goes The Bride This is my first novel by Holly McQueen. After reading the blurb I was hooked. I thought this story would be told from Polly's point of view. But it was told from the view of Grace Polly's best friend and Bella Polly's older sister. I was surprised at how much I liked reading the story from their point of view. Okay Polly calls off her wedding a month before it takes place. Grace and Bella want to help Polly and fix her problems. The only problem is Polly is not talking to anyone. I have to say my mind was thinking all kinds of reasons for Polly to call off the wedding. I was a bit frustrated that I had to wait till the very end to find out why Polly called off the wedding. I was not surprised by what she did I was surprised with who. I liked getting to know all three girls.  This story is filled with secrets, lies, cheating, deceit, misunderstandings, love, loss, heartbreak, forgiveness and happy ever afters. Overall a fun read. I would like to read more from Holly McQueen!

Just FYI~ This book does contain swearing and reference to sex but no detail.

Source~ Publisher for review

you can pick up the kindle book here

you can pick up the paperback here


  1. I agree that is a different take on a proven plot. I hope it does well. :-)

  2. I hope it does well too!