@ THE JEFF REICHELT MEMORIAL LIBRARY

By Robert Lucke

This week “BEST FRIENDS FOREVER” by Jennifer Weiner.

Addie Downs and Valerie Adler will be best friends forever. That is what Addie believes after Valerie moves across the street when they are both nine years old. But in the wake of betrayal during their teenage years, Val is swept into the popular crowd while mousy, sullen Addie becomes her school’s scapegoat.

Flash forward fifteen years. Valarie Adler has found a measure of fame and fortune working as the weather girl at the local TV station. Addie Downs lives alone in her parent’s house in their small hometown of Pleasant Ri...