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Always the Bridesmaid Audiobook

Always the Bridesmaid

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Publisher's Summary

The brilliant new summer best seller from Lindsey Kelk, author of the I Heart series.

Everyone loves a bridesmaid. Except Maddie, who's perpetually asked to be one.

Everyone loves a wedding. Except Maddie's best friend, who's getting divorced.

And everyone loves the way Maddie's so happy backstage. Except Maddie herself.

One best friend is in wedding countdown while the other heads for marriage meltdown. And as Maddie juggles her best chance at promotion in years with bridezilla texts and late-night counselling sessions, she starts to wonder - is it time to stop being the bridesmaid?

©2015 Lindsey Kelk (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

What the Critics Say

Praise for What A Girl Wants:

“Should Tess stick it out with longtime crush Charlie, or accept a YOLO job in Milan that comes with the possibility of running into gorgeous Nick? This sounds like the sort of #FirstWorldProblem we want in on!” (Now)
“A bouncy, sexy and LOL-littered gem of a novel” (Heat)
“Funny, cringe-worthy and fast paced.... A perfect summer read.” (Closer)
“Properly funny” (Fabulous)

Praise for Lindsey Kelk:

“Outrageous, witty, exciting and romantic, we simply adored this sparkling read.” (Closer)
“Leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.” (Company)
“Kelk has a hilarious turn of phrase and a sparkling writing style.” (Daily Express)

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    Julia COSTA MESA, CA, United States 10-26-15
    Julia COSTA MESA, CA, United States 10-26-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Hilarious!"
    Would you listen to Always the Bridesmaid again? Why?


    Any additional comments?

    The writing in this book is witty and...hilarious! The narrator is fantastic! (Honestly, much funnier than my own imagination if I had read, rather than listened to, this book.)

    The plot didn't sound that great when I was browsing books, but the reviews were so good, I decided to try it. Glad I did! It explores a great mix of career challenges, soul searching, friendship, and of course romance. All punctuated with sarcasm and wit.

    This was my first Lindsey Kelk book, and I am hooked. I'm now listening to the "I Heart" books, and they are also great, but none as good as this one.

    I hope more of the print books are made available on Audible.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    deena 10-02-15
    deena 10-02-15
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    loved it! was a great easy listen. some very obvious plot points but it almost didn't matter . the narrator is wonderful, I could listen to her all day

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Salma 02-07-16
    Salma 02-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "quirky, takes a bit of time to get into"

    the accent takes a bit to her used too, but very fun and girly .

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Araceli Sánchez 10-14-15 Member Since 2016
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    "GREAT BOOK LOVE IT"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    IS SO FULL OF EMOTIONS AND A GOOD STORY LINE


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    SURE , IT JUST TAKES U TO THAT MOMENT AND U DONT WANT TO PUT IT DOWN


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rdhorton22 10-01-15
    Rdhorton22 10-01-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great listen!"
    What did you love best about Always the Bridesmaid?

    It's just a great, funny book, that doesn't sacrifice intelligence. It explores female friendships with real honesty.


    Have you listened to any of Lotti Maddox’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    This is my first time listening to a performance by Lotti Maddox, and I found her to be so endearing as a narrator. Lotti has not nailed the American accent, but yet I loved listening to her every time she voiced Lauren. For me, it didn't take anything away from the story.


    Any additional comments?

    I listened to this in my car commuting to and from work, and would often find myself just sitting in a parking lot or driveway to listen a little more. It's engaging and fun. If you enjoy chick lit, you'll love this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lisa Santa Barbara, US, Canada 08-10-15
    Lisa Santa Barbara, US, Canada 08-10-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Fun read"

    Loved the narrator
    Story was fun and entertaining
    Definitely worth the time
    But best for those who enjoy a light hearted tale without a serious subject

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    shewasjustso Phoenix, Arizona 08-06-15
    shewasjustso Phoenix, Arizona 08-06-15 Member Since 2010
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    "fun fluff"

    A feel good story. Rather predictable, but didn't detract from the enjoyment. Narrator was good, wish there was a *bit* more variation in "voices" like "sharoline's" (spelling?) but overall - well done.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Anna 07-21-15
    Anna 07-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved this book!"

    Loved this book! Likeable characters, good story and really well narrated. Was also very funny at times.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    melissa 09-22-16
    melissa 09-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "good book"

    really good book enjoyed it. want to read others in this series thank you audible

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    Elisabeth 08-25-16
    Elisabeth 08-25-16 Member Since 2016
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    "surprisingly good!"

    Don't let the title fool you, this is a fantasticly charming book, and you will fall in love with the mail character. The narrator is amazing. i laughed out loud several times.

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  • MISS C HUNTER
    6/2/16
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    "Dreadful Narration!!!!"

    Don't waste your time, awful narration and weak storyline. Towards the end there is an exchange by emails and it goes on and on and is really annoying!!!!!

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  • Naomi Armstrong
    7/18/15
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    "Great listen"

    Really enjoyed this audiobook! An easy listen, interesting, light hearted and great fun. Highly recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Christine McLintock
    6/27/15
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    "Easy to listen to"

    Good chick lit book which maintained the story to the end. Narrator easy to follow.

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  • Mark
    6/22/15
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    "Should have known better"
    What disappointed you about Always the Bridesmaid?

    Predictable plot.


    Has Always the Bridesmaid put you off other books in this genre?

    Yes


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Didn't like the American accent


    Any additional comments?

    Review posted on behalf of my wife. She doesn't usually read this kind of book but was looking for easy holiday reading, she'll think twice next time.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Julie
    6/6/15
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    "Fun read, touching too"

    I love Lindsey Kelk - always a good fun lighthearted read. I looked at this and thought another book about weddings, happily ever afters. I didn't know if it would hold my attention.... wasn't in the mood for a wedding story. Glad I listened because as always there was so much more, funny, light, emotional, sobering. I finished it late last night and thought it was "brilliant"

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  • Linn
    London, London, United Kingdom
    5/31/15
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    "Brilliant chicklit!"

    This is a classic romcom, but the author has been creative in this format. I laughed out loud a lot throughout, both at scenarios, character descriptions and wordplays. Lotti Maddox narrated the story as if she relayed her own life. And she has a good grasp of accents. I'd recommend this book to you who likes a good romcom.

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  • Sam
    Dagenham, Essex, United Kingdom
    5/20/15
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    "Enjoyed it - laugh out loud in places!"

    Great summer listen - lite predictable but funny and very enjoyable!

    Would recommend for escapism and if you want and easy listen!





    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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