After almost giving up on my love of reading with a string of bad books, this one made everything all better Necessary Arrangements is a story about two sisters Lucy, who is about to be married and Asia, who has just found out her cancer has returned The book goes back and forth between Asia s and Lucy s life, but how they are so woven together as well I love books about sisterhood, and although I ve never read anything by this author before, it was like a mixture of Jennifer Wiener and Jill After almost giving up on my love of reading with a string of bad books, this one made everything all better Necessary Arrangements is a story about two sisters Lucy, who is about to be married and Asia, who has just found out her cancer has returned The book goes back and forth between Asia s and Lucy s life, but how they are so woven together as This was a tough book to read because it deals with real life issues and how we view members of our family and how life situations can suddenly change relationships It was also a joyful book because there was hope and the celebration of a sister relationship. SPOILER The only reason I didn t like this book is because I read it at the wrong time in my life This book is about someone facing cancer and I read it while my mother was dying from cancer Not a smart move I am sure it is a fabulous book but I haven t gotten the nerve up to re read it a Typically I do not like to read fiction about serious illness, but I have to say that Tanya Michna brings a perfect mix of serious moments tempered by lighter moments The highest praise I can give this book is to acknowledge that should I ever suffer the same fate as Asia, Surprisingly good It was entertaining and a great story It almost made me cry. Touching, truly interesting I really enjoyed this story. A book that integrates reality, romance, and the downs of life together in a well written story, that you CANNOT put down Asia Has Always Been The Serious, Got It All Under Control Swenson, Who Protected Her Sibling From Childhood Scrapes Lucy, Six Years Younger, Made Up For Her Mishaps With Her Infectious Smile And Enthusiasm Now, Giddily In Love And About To Be Married, Lucy Has Never Been Happier Until She Learns That Asia S Breast Cancer Is Back How Can She Get Excited About Planning Her Future When Her Sister Is Fighting For Her Own Friends And Family Mean Than They Ever Have To Asia, And Lately, Her Charming Co Worker Brandon Peters Has Been Popping Up Wherever She Goes Talk About Timing Could Asia Be Falling In Love For The First Time In Her Life With Lucy S Help, She S Going To Seize Each Day Losing Herself In Giggles And Adventures, Opening Herself Up To New Relationships And Deeper Connections And Nothing, Absolutely Nothing, Will Stop Her From Walking Down The Aisle As Her Sister S Maid Of Honor Good book was hard to get through because the story hit so close to home Found myself tearing up onthan one occasion. An awesome read The characters were fabulous Asia was such an amazing character Emotional and a rea tear jerker of a novel.