Contemporary Fiction

The Identicals

by Elin Hilderbrand

Quick take

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

Why I love it

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...

Member thoughts

62% Love
34% Like
2% Dislike
  • Rhonda T.

    San Jose, CA

    "Just a great beach read about a two sisters caught in a dysfunctional divorce. A fun, heartwarming read."

  • Susan C.

    LaGrange, GA

    "What an awesome book this was! I Love Elin Hilderbrand!"

  • Tiffany B.

    Flatwoods, KY

    "I love Elin's book and this one does not disappoint!"

  • Janine H.

    Seaford, NY

    "This was the perfect beginning of summer read. Plus, might be my new favorite Elin Hilderbrand novel now, as well."

  • Kelsey P.

    Park Ridge, NJ

    "A great read about two sisters."

  • Kelli B.

    Baton Rouge, LA

    "Perfect summer read, with a fantastic setting that feels like another main character. "

  • Jennifer C.

    Waverly, GA

    "Great summer read! I've added Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket to my travel bucket list."

  • Brittany B.

    Cape Girardeau, MO

    "The perfect beach read. It was light and fun."

  • Darci G.

    Riverton , UT

    "Great book about sisterly love and families that aren't always perfect all the time. Situated on a great island who wouldnt want to visit. Loved it great Summer read. Second Elin Hilderbrand book LOVE"

  • Elise A.

    St. Louis, MO

    "It's been a while since I've read a book with all female main characters that I've actually loved. It was great to see each of the three ladies develop in this wonderfully written and engaging novel"

  • Katherine G.

    Brooklyn, NY

    "I've read a book by Hilderbrand before and liked it, but this one was a love. I really got involved with the story, the location and the family saga. Great anytime read, flew by too fast."