Yes! I recommend all of Martha Beck's books all the time! This is a quick "read" and it gives you some concrete ways to get your life on track. She's very intelligent and funny and so likable!
I am always thrilled to hear Martha Beck's words from her Martha Beck's own voice. She brings a level of personal connection into it. It feels as though she's sitting right there talking directly to me.
Yes I would recommend this book. It wouldn't be one of the first I'd think of to recommend but if someone asked me about it I would say that it's a great rainy day book to curl up with. It's well written and it is a unusual tale to tell. I enjoyed it a lot, but it's not a book that "sticks to your ribs" so to speak. It was fun to read.
I found it similar to "The Lovely Bones" as both are stories told from the perception of the ghost.
I have not listened to anything else by Lauren Molina, so I have nothing to compare it to. I do think she was absolutely perfect for this book. Her voice was soft and haunting and very easy to listen to.
Yes- I really enjoyed spending the time one lazy Saturday listening to this story. I stayed up late into the night to finish it.
I absolutely love this book and I have recommended it to countless people for some time now. I read it in paperback about nine years ago and it had me literally sitting at the edge of my seat with my hand clasped over my mouth while I was reading the beginning of Book 2. Never before has a story held me quite so breathless. I have been meaning to reread the book for years but never got around to it, so when I saw it on Audible I couldn't resist. I've been so happy with Audible and look forward to my credit day every month.
Nikkii James mostly did a fine job, and definitely differentiated the character, but I must say she ruined the very part of the book that had been my whole reason for wanting to reread it in the first place. The sing-songie baby voice that she used for the Frances and Mercedes during the most gut wrenching chapters took away from the severity of what was happening.
I would definitely watch the movie.
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