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Breathing Room Audiobook
Breathing Room
Written by: 
Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Narrated by: 
Kate Fleming
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Breathing Room Audiobook

Breathing Room

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Publisher's Summary

Sometimes in life you need a little breathing room, especially when your life has just fallen apart. Dr. Isabel Favor, America's diva of self help, knows this all too well. She's lost her fiancé to a disorganized earth mother, her accountant has absconded with her money, and her self-help empire is in shambles. She flees the country to Tuscany, waiting for life to settle down, but the biggest disaster lies just ahead. On one unforgettable night, she's about to meet Lorenzo Gage, Hollywood's favorite villain.

©2002 Susan Elizabeth Phillips; (P)2002 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

"Phillips has created a very modern and textured tale: witty, moving, passionate and tender." (Publishers Weekly)
"Stunningly vivid descriptions and some of her most complex protagonists to date." (Library Journal)

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    Cathy 12-06-09
    Cathy 12-06-09
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    "unbearable"

    I was not able to finish this book. The plot was lame, the characters were unlikeable and cliche and the sex scenes made me cringe they were so badly written. Sorry. I tried to like them. I hate to give anyone a bad rating, but I just did not like this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Ellen Prospect, CT, USA 09-22-09
    Ellen Prospect, CT, USA 09-22-09 Member Since 2009
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    "A winner"

    SEP delivers again. I loved the chemistry between the two main characters. Very enjoyable.

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    Sara 08-18-09
    Sara 08-18-09

    I am a middle school reading teacher who loves to show students the wonder and joy of reading.

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    "Sara's Thoughts"

    I thought this was a fun story. I love this writer and the narrator is my favorite. A very enjoyable tale.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    kalamazoo 08-07-09
    kalamazoo 08-07-09
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    "Fantastic! Breathtaking!"

    This book was awesome. I really felt like I was in Italy experiencing the joys and sorrows and feelings of the characters. The sex "scenes" were hot yet tastefully presented.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sabine Milford, NJ, USA 01-11-08
    Sabine Milford, NJ, USA 01-11-08 Member Since 2011
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    "Entertaining"

    I truly enjoyed listening to this book. It was funny and entertaining and I would recommend this as "easy reading".

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    Sissel Baade StavangerNorway 03-26-08
    Sissel Baade StavangerNorway 03-26-08 Member Since 2007
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    "Boring, boring and annoying"

    I simply HATED this book. The only reason I finished it was that I had no other audiobooks on my mp3 player at the time. Awful. Terrible.

    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    mooyoomsu 10-15-08
    mooyoomsu 10-15-08 Member Since 2012
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    "Pretty Typical"

    Wish there had been more suspense and mystery. Decent romance but fairly predictable.

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    Christine Ramsey, NJ, United States 11-29-07
    Christine Ramsey, NJ, United States 11-29-07 Member Since 2006
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    "My Two Cents"

    I actually had to FORCE myself to finish it. And it was ONLY because they will not post a review on a book unless you finish the complete book. So I did listened to the entire book...
    The first negative was the narrator. She voice was a bit too mature to be the voice of the main character who was in her mid 30's. The second negative was when the female narrator spoke in the male voice, it was just plain distracting and just plain silly.
    I wanted to like that character but I didn't find her too likable.
    I do not recommend this book.



    1 of 4 people found this review helpful

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