The story was good--all three of the main characters had storylines that I enjoyed. I was equally invested in each character's story.
Without giving out a spoiler, it was when Big drove Mosey home.
I was very hesitant to get the audiobook because the author read it. In hindsight, my reasoning that the author's reading her own book wouldn't be good doesn't make sense even to me. She knows the characters best and did an amazing job of bringing them to life. I can't imagine anybody else doing the book justice. I've read almost all, if not all, of Jackson's novels and this is definitely my favorite--and I think it's because Jackson read it.
I'm a dog lover, so it was when Mosey saved Pogo. I was yelling,
Definitely worth the credit!
Best Joshilyn Jackson book since Gods in Alabama! The worst part is when it's over - I'm so sad to say goodbye to Big, Liza and Mosey!
My first Joshilyn Jackson book, but definitely not my last. I am so happy to find a new author to follow.
When I first saw that the book was narrated by the author I was wary. But she a wonderful narrator! Thoroughly enjoyed this story and never wanted to put it down.
No one does Southern middle-lower class novels better than Joshilyn Jackson. Characters are rich and true to life, and usually that means a very hard life. Your heart draws you into the lives of the people in the story but you also watch the travails and joys of the characters from the aspect of the author and narrator. Maybe because Jackson narrated the story, it made it even richer. All of her books are different but all draw you into believing each story line and that somewhere those characters lived. Will always read her books!
This book is one of the best books I've listened to. I enjoyed it so much that this is actually the first review I've written about any audiobooks (and I've listened to hundreds!)
I couldn't pick one memorable moment because each moment in this book was so memorable. I loved the characters, and the narration was spot on! I loved the author's accent throughout the reading and it rang so true with the dialogue and wording.
Probably my favorite character was Big. She had such perseverance and such a big heart full of love. We all should be so lucky to have someone like her in our lives!
I had a couple of
I usually don't like books narrated by authors because they are usually very flat. This book was soooo not flat! The narration enhanced the story tenfold. It couldn't have been told by any other reader because it just wouldn't have been as heartfelt. The story was somewhat complicated with twists and turns, but I never felt lost because of the way the story unfolded. Thank you so much for offering this wonderful piece of fiction.
I can't comment on any aspect of the actual story, as I didn't manage to get through more than five minutes of the book because Joshilyn Jackson's voice is absolutely awful.
Great book. Sorry it ended. Characters seemed very real. I am going to recommend it to my friends and family.
Since it's not educational ~ I would say no. I listened while I did chores, it was interesting and not all that predictable. I wish the story finished a little further down the road!
I liked the fact that Mosie was a pure character!
I really like the way this book was narrated, nice voice, cute accent!
I wish it were a little cleaner. She used the F bomb numerous times. It would have been a nicer story without the harsh language.
It was an uplifting, positive story.
I would've changed the narrator. She was too nasally and whiny. Or I would've used 3 different narrators.
This story did seem a bit adolescent at times, and not just when Mosey was telling her story. It was a bit predictable.