The Repeat Year
By Andrea Lochen
Berkley Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780425263136, 393pp.
Publication Date: May 7, 2013
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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. Upon 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?
An intriguing premise and some surprising twists make this an engaging, satisfying read that explores friendship, love and who we really are when it truly matters .A debut novel that offers a fascinating glimpse into one woman's opportunity to rewrite her past and change her future. "Kirkus Reviews"