This is one entertaining romance story about Mia and Brad, best friends. The premise sounds very interesting but creepy. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Alice and Jake are initially seduced by the glamorous parties, the sense of community, their widening social circle of like-minded couples. 11 years later, Brad felt lonely despite his success as a dj. Reading your reviews today, so 1 or 2 pop up! For example, men were more likely to view themselves as smarter than most people at Stanford, while women reported themselves as average or below the average. Of course things got weird and the contact between them dwindled. The Marriage Pact was a book that I didn’t want to put down, so I would definitely start this at a time when you can devote a few hours to either reading this in one sitting or in two sittings. Will they be able to come to an agreement? MY ‘LIVE READING’ ENTRIES WOULD/WILL MAKE MUCH MORE SENSE IF YOU READ THEM *IN ORDER*! Can they build on what they had all those years ago? !’ So I made the move! Forty-eight percent of students expect their children to attend Ivy League colleges, while 83 percent of students think abortion should “always be legal.” Demographics analysis showed that the majority of people who identify as homosexual are men, whereas bisexuality is dominated by women. As a reader you can see their habits becoming more forced and somewhat tedious which is one more indication of how deeply disconcerting The Pact is. 90— Orla apparently lives in the middle of nowhere, amongst rural beauty. *The ending reminded me of the ‘escape scene’ in the desert setting of the 2005 film, The Island , starring Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson…. AND READ TOWARDS *THIS* ENTRY, WHICH IS THE *END* OF THE NOVEL/ THE *LAST ENTRY FOR THIS NOVEL’S LIVE READ*. Guess who's calling on Mia's thirty-fifth birthday? Spoiler alert: They do eventually end up together (with a whole lot of ups and downs in between). But the ending was not sufficient for me. It was a fairly easy transition. I do them immediately after reading the book now. It’s like those readers who open a book and read endings first. We’d love your help. We of cause know that The Pact is incredibly sketchy and that this society follows guidelines that stray from the norm. She doesn't want to get hurt again and Brent is able to do that to her. The cliffs, water and pristine beaches remind me of my time spent on Inishbofin. LOL Thx for the share. TESLA Model 3 (as shown in Car & Driver. Your support makes a difference in helping give staff members from all backgrounds the opportunity to develop important professional skills and conduct meaningful reporting. He calls her up and says he is going to come home to visit her. We got married at 34 and have one beautiful little boy together, along with my two older children.” ― Rae M. “My best friend of 10 years said to me one day in a group conversation that if we weren’t with anyone by the time she was 30 (she was 25 at the time) that we would have to be together. “The Marriage Pact” is extremely entertaining, intense, fun, steamy and yes so romantic. We broke up and lost touch for about a year after, and ran into each other again when we were 18. But, while I found it totally engrossing and entertaining, I could not get over the fact that a lawyer just signed a contract without reading it. Brad makes it he mission to show Mia that they are meant to be with each other but can Mia forget how he left her in the past? I really like this book despite a little concerns with the ending. **** Spoiler Alert**** That’s what drama is for. I voluntarily reviewed an ARC of this book. 2.5 Oh The Marriage Pact, how I wanted to love you. Both agree that what happened will not change their friendship and that if they are still single when they are 35 they will marry one another and have a family. Amazing plot! Is Declan following them + attempting to capture them for this reason or because they have tried to flee the members of the Pact? (sp), * There are only 39 minutes left…looks like there will be no sleep until this one is complete. Brad foolishly assume she felt the same way as him and sometimes annoyingly hurt her unintentionally. A Canadian TV Show. They lose touch and Mia never hears from Brad until eleven years later. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Screaming happily about a whale sighting, choc-o-diles (which I have ALWAYS wanted to try, but they seem to only exist in books that I read from America), and loving their rented orange convertible. 11 years ago Brad got a job in California as a DJ. We were always good friends, but got really close in middle school and high school. Is it mystery? ( Log Out / Brad and Mia, two twenty-four year olds, have always been best friends while dating other people. At the end of the Marriage Pact questionnaire, students are asked to “Choose which questions matter most to you.” The most commonly ranked question is “My spouse should be my best friend.” Aw. Now Brent is back only to get Mia for the marriage pact. I would have to rate this book a 2.5 out of 5 star rating. Yet, half a day later, in mid-November 2017, Sterling-Angus opened the Stanford Marriage Pact form to find over a thousand responses. After all the complaints I made about spelling mysteries due to this being ‘read’ as an audio book. But I won’t give away spoilers. We now have two children, 16 years of marriage and are looking forward to old age together. A contemporary classic? * I KNEW IT– I KNEW SHE WOULD CUT TO ANOTHER CHAPTER RIGHT AT THIS MOMENT! Earlier tonight, a few of my friends were trying to hook me up with a dark-eyed stranger sitting at the end of the bar. I wish his ‘Alice’ voice had been more forceful and louder- she seemed too quiet and meek for the words that she was actually saying. Duh! Leave a comment and let me know what you think. Brad and Mia were best friends and loved each other, but never had the courage to tell the other how they felt.