Love Emily Giffin's books! I wish she could crank out more then one every few years!
Her characters are so real and believable - and her subject matters are real as well. Yes - it's pretty much "chick -lit" but - that doesn't bother me (since I'm a "chick"). The narrator was awesome as well!! I will admit - that when I saw what the book was about (the subject matter - about - giving up a child for adoption) - I was slightly hesitant as to if I was going to like the book/story very much. But I got sucked in immediately! I also like that the author brings back old characters from her other novels. Great book to get lost in!!!!
I just Love the Allure of a Great Romance...a Pair of Rose Colored Glasses...some Fine Wine, and a Subscription to Audible...
Orlagh Cassidy demonstrated a great performance for the audio version of Where We Belong. In it, she was able to bring EG's characters to life, expressing the complicated lessons we learn as we grow up. I felt a lot of compassion for these characters, understanding the various emotions that each experienced within this "coming of age" story. The agonizing decisions that this young teenage girl encounters when faced with a very grown up situation, and then the consequences everyone in her life is subjected to because of the choices she made.The strength and devotion of family ties, as each member comes to terms with the complicated relationships between its members is compelling.I couldn't put this book down, and was saddened when I came to the conclusion. I would have ended the book differently than Emily...but then again, she is the best selling author!
Download it today! It is definitely worth the credit!
Audio has advantage of Cassidy. She can certainly bring all the characters to life. Much better than the print version can.
Sensitivity and sadness that Marian experiences is written so beautifully by Griffin
Ability to exhibit true emotion in her voice portrayals.
Marian's Dad. The description of his physical features and longing for his granddaughter, while still showing the love for his own daughter were remarkable. He also exemplifies the balance needed in the family, especially counteracting his spouse's, sometimes, thoughtless remarks.
The awesome story and it's complex relationships...
My Sisters keeper
When she meets her biological dad.
They must make a movie! I'd watch it!
Sometimes we search our whole lives for where we should be only to find we are right where we belong...
I travel and have found audio versions to be the perfect choice for me
First time for her
but really enjoyed
Probably Kirby's father...he sounds like such the good guy
Can't wait for next book.....
I really enjoyed the narrator. She was expressive and changed voices just enough to know when different characters were speaking. She was consistent throughout the whole story. This was a perfect "chick lit" book for me while I was on long training walks!
Audible Addict since 2013
Orlagh Cassidy did a phenomenal job of narrating this story and making the characters come to life. Because I am an adopted child this story really spoke to me. From the very first chapter you become engrossed in the story and are eager to find out how it will end. Like all of Emily giffin books, you will finish the story and looking forward to the next masterpiece. If you have enjoyed her other books, you will love this one just as much!
Wife to one, mom to six, lifelong lover of books.
I think someone who enjoys watching Lifetime movies would like this one.
I just downloaded January First a memoir about a father and a daughter.
She makes the story more realistic for me.
Honestly, I didn't finish it.
Thank you, Audible, for your new return policy!!!