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The Identicals by Elin Hilderbrand

The Identicals

by Elin Hilderbrand

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So evocative you can hear the sound of the waves and feel the sand between your toes.

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For an easy, breezy beach read, look no further than the works of Elin Hilderbrand'”her latest is so evocative you can almost hear the sound of the waves and feel the sand between your toes. Set on the elite islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, The Identicals follows twin sisters who, after years of estrangement, trade lives in order to save their relationship. Mistaken identity hijinks and plenty of romance ensue.

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113 ratings
  • 58% Love
  • 35% Like
  • 4% Dislike
  • Rochester, NY

    As usual from this author, a great, emotional book about twin sisters raised separately. The death of their father brings them back together where they then have to deal with a variety of issues.

  • Monroe, MI

    I have loved all of Elin Hilderbrand's books. She has a style of writing that captivates me from beginning to end. Some storylines are a little far-fetched, but she develops wonderful characters.

  • Saratoga , NY

    Great beach read. If you're looking for something deep, you probably won't find it here. However, I love Elon Hilderbrand and always look forward to her books.

  • Virginia Beach, VA

    I love all of this author's stuff, especially to read at the beach or pool. Great characters, interesting story line, and a reminder of how important family is.

  • New York, NY

    Could not put this one down. I think this might be one of my favorite Elin Hilderbrand book yet. The story of sisters made me want to call mine immediately.

  • Beaver, WV

    If you love Elin Hilderbrand you will love this too! All of her stories are always so captivating. The call her the queen of summer, this is no different.

  • Little River, SC

    probably one of her best books yet! read it in less than 2 days and was so sad when it was over, felt I needed to know more about their lives. Loved it!

  • Camas, WA

    I love Elin Hilderbrand, I have thoroughly enjoyed all of her books and this one is no exception, great read! One of my favorite authors!

  • Los Angeles, CA

    I was worried this would be too light for me, but it was incredibly engaging. I had way more fun than I expected- I couldn't put it down!

  • Akron, NY

    Huge fan of Elin Hilderbrand and another great book from her! I love her character developement and am always drawn to her main players!

  • Woodford, VA

    This is truly a great summer read. It's one of those "lessons learned from life" books that's enjoyable from beginning to end.

  • Brooksville, FL

    Easy read. I didn't want to put the book down and the story flowed very well. Makes me want to visit those islands.

  • Glen Burnie, MD

    I could not put this book down! It was such a great read with awesome drama. Love all of the love stories involved!

  • Oklahoma City, OK

    An awesome "beach read" that didn't dumb down the reader. It was like...intelligent brain candy.

  • Claremore , OK

    This book was amazing! Something's happened that was very unexpected and I love that in a book!!

  • Green Bay, WI

    This book is exactly what I needed. It made me laugh, it made me think, and it made me dream!

  • Erie, PA

    I love this author, she tells a great story and makes the characters so real and personable.

  • Hadley, MA

    Such an easy beach read! The sense of place made me want to book a trip to the Vineyard ASAP

  • Yukon, OK

    Loved this book. Probably the best book I have read this summer.

  • Piedmont , OK

    A super fun, light read but also keeps you guessing!