Evvie Drake Starts Over

Recommended by Christina Reynolds, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #30 in 2020, Ranked #63 in NPRsee more rankings.

In a small town in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth "Evvie" Drake rarely leaves her house. Everyone in town, including her best friend, Andy, thinks grief keeps her locked inside, and she doesn't correct them.

In New York, Dean Tenney, former major-league pitcher and Andy's childhood friend, is struggling with a case of the "yips": he can't throw straight anymore, and he can't figure out why. An invitation from Andy to stay in Maine for a few months seems like the perfect chance to hit the reset button.

When Dean moves into an apartment at the back of Evvie's house, the...

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Christina Reynolds Great book and terrific read. Thanks to @lindaholmes for taking us along for her publishing and promoting process. https://t.co/7khmGJi4fd (Source)

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