We downloaded this for a road trip and it was a life changing experience. We have since downloaded "Eat for Health", which is a great follow-up. This is my first review ever written - we feel so strongly about it. For anyone making this change, get a Vitamix or a Blendtec for healthful smoothies.
The narrator was great.
Hmm, it was a very unique story. It is pretty hard to compare this to any other novel I have read . . .
The lovely accents.
The beauty, horror and humanity of life.
Unusual Suspenseful Clever
He reads a Grisham book like no other. Not to fast, not too slow and a very believable accent. I could listen to him for hours.
I love Grisham, but I started to feel like his story lines were getting a little flat - endings have been a little dull and anti-climatic in his later works. This one ROCKED - he killed it and I cried at the end - which I never recall doing before reading his books. LOVED IT.
Unique & Thought Provoking
Dan - he is complex and let's face it - he's the kid from the Shining ;-)
Rose the Hat
A sequel for such a block-buster iconic hit such as the "Shining" was a big risk, but one I am glad Stephen King took! I really like this book and did not want it to end. I almost did not read it but I am so glad I did! Stephen King fans will not be disappointed
No - it seemed more for young adults. Nothing much happens. The narration was really good so it was an okay listen, but I would never recommend this book. It was interesting to find that the author is actually a woman, and that her middle name is "Curtis" after her mother's surname - and that she went to Prep school at the same age as the main character in this book.
Yes, because I loved her book "Sisterland"
She is a terrific narrator for a young voice.
She is a really good narrator, which made the book more appealing than it would have been otherwise.
This book was a nice distraction due to the excellent narration - easy listening if but a bit predictable. More of a "chick" book for sure.
I cannot tell if I would have liked the story had the narration been better. Some of her voices were okay, but it was dull, especially in-between the dialogue. I cannot put my finger on it - the voice was nice, but it was just so slow and kind of depressing. I am having a really hard time getting through it and probably will not finish it.
Yes - this was a great story - very different - hard to find unique plots like this one.
This was easy to get into but then there was a slight dragging - but it is well worth it - be patient - if this was a movie, I would say the editing is brilliant as there are no wasted words - everything means something and it all comes together. This book made me cry - which was very unexpected. It is thought provoking - a good one for book club discussion.
Refreshing, interesting, real
I love Tamara Lovatt-Smith's narration - it is hard to pick one character - she does a great job. I suppose Alice is my favorite character the way she portrayed it.
I found this author by a mistake - searching by narrator, Caroline Lee. I loved the first book I listened to - The Husband's Secret, and then I had to find more books by this author. I noticed the narrator was someone different that I had not heard before - and I was worried it would lessen my experience. Well, let me tell you, I am not spoiled rotten by Tarama Lovatt-Smith's narration style. She has a real talent. I did not want this or any other Liana Moriarty book to end. The characters and their thoughts are realistic. Her books would all be great for book club discussions.
I loved the character development. Their feelings and thoughts were realistic. I was engrossed and invested in their lives. I am excited to read other books by this author..
Loved the story and narration - very good book.
Tana French is a terrific writer! The narrator was great except I did not like his portrayal of the main character's sister - other than that, excellent narration.
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