As we all know, the person who reads the book can make or break a story. The narrator of this book was fantastic. She made the characters come to life (I could have listened to her larger than life "Suki Meadows" all day. Too funny!)
The story itself was wonderful too. You really care for the characters.
Buy this book right now. You will love it I'm certain. I quickly became attached to the characters and the connection that kept bringing them back together over 20 years, a love that only happens when people are made for each other - soul mates. I will keep them with me long after I've forgotten the details of the story. Dex and Em. Em and Dex.
It's rare that I listen to audiobooks more than once, but this one warranted a second listen. I enjoy the intense study of the evolution of a relationship, so this was right up my alley.
Can't wait for the movie!
It was a good day when I realized I could combine my two hobbies- reading AND knitting. Audible has seen me through many projects!
I could hardly rip myself away from this story, staying up late into the the night to finish. A great read and I can't speak highly enough for the reader of this book- who did an OUTSTANDING job with it! Totally "credit worthy".
The story is somewhat reminiscent of my own, but with myself in the role of idiot. Maybe because of this the ending hit me quite hard. I saw it coming, but still feel haunted. I'm off to go be really nice to my husband!
This book kept me up nights because I was so involved with the characters I couldn't stop listening, anxiously awaiting the next development. Very funny - just adored Emma. Dex had his moments of being so shallow I almost couldn't stand it, but there was a softness about him that redeemed him in my eyes. Very sorry about the ending though. Had to listen to the 'twist' twice just to make sure I had heard right. Even so, I found the book very satisfying and the reader was fantastic. Will definitely listen to her again.
This was one of the most boring books I have read since becoming a Audible.com reader. The book was pointless. It had a couple "laugh out loud" parts, but only a couple. I kept trying to figure out where it was all going...and then a very boring end.
I say, "give up" to the author.
This title sounded like a great listen. But the narrator on this story is very hard to listen to and understand. Scottish accent and monotone delivery is very difficult on the ears. Had to give up after the first 30 minutes.
Long and drawn out. They visit the characters every year, but it is all the same. He likes her. She likes him. They never quite connect for years and years and years and years.