©2003 Mary Monroe; (P)2004 Recorded Books,LLC
"Mary Monroe is a remarkable talent." (Chicago Sun-Times)
How this author had the nerve to spend the first SEVENTEEN chapters, rehashing the entire story from the first book, is a wonder. Any reader would know that the second book is supposed to be a contuation of the first;so why bother with the refresher? The main character, supposedly has become older, wiser and more self-confident. This was not the case. She's still giving the impression that she loves/forgives the old fool that abused her for most of her childhood. And, she continues to fall for weak-minded men, although she professes to have changed for the better. I like the fact that she finally became comfortable with her body. The moral of this story is that telling the truth would have saved everyone a lot of heartache. I also was disappointed with the reader, who is nowhere as good as the first narrator. At one point, she even called, RHODA, RHONDA.
Love books on tape! It's all about the narrators for me though. No matter how good the story, if the narrator doesn't cut it...
Worth the chip. Enjoying the story. Fun easy listening to while at work.
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