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Grown Folks Business | [Victoria Christopher Murray]

Grown Folks Business

For 17 years, Sheridan and Quentin seemed to have the perfect marriage. Now he is leaving her for another man. Her life shattered, Sheridan wonders how she can help their two children live through this crisis, while keeping her own emotional turmoil under control.
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Publisher's Summary

For 17 years, Sheridan and Quentin seemed to have the perfect marriage. Now he is leaving her for another man. Her life shattered, Sheridan wonders how she can help their two children live through this crisis, while keeping her own emotional turmoil under control.

©2005 Victoria Christopher Murray; (P)2006 Recorded Books

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    Karla livingston, TX, United States 05-29-08
    Karla livingston, TX, United States 05-29-08
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    "Grown Folks Business"

    The author was perfect in capturing the feelings and emotions of the family going through a wife finding out her husband is gay. This couldn't be a more perfect portrayal of overcoming the devastation and finding the strength to move on to a better place.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Andra Roanoke, IN, United States 10-05-10
    Andra Roanoke, IN, United States 10-05-10 Member Since 2006
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    "Recommended!"

    The author wrote a good book. The story was well paced, and the author did a good job developing the main character and her children, but more character development could have been done on the husband, whose decision has affected his family. Overall, the author does a good job showing how later life adult/parental decisions can impact on the entire family system. The author also does a good job demonstrating, through the characters, how faith helps each of them survive .

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    EE 01-16-10
    EE 01-16-10 Member Since 2007
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    "Good book, annoying narration!"

    Listening to the narrator swallow and all of the other sucking sounds she made was very very distracting.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nina New York 11-09-09
    Nina New York 11-09-09 Member Since 2009

    Nina

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    "I liked the story, but..."

    I liked the story, but listening to the narrator swallow into the audio constantly was annoying.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Julie Hanover, PA, USA 04-23-07
    Julie Hanover, PA, USA 04-23-07
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    "It was OK.."

    Hi,
    This story was just OK...I did finish it but have listened to much better...I had a hard time getting beyond the noises the narrator made. She was making rather gross mouth noises in between phrases...a slapping wet sound..very unusual I would say. It never really let up through the whole story....So, if you can get beyond that, you might give it a go. It did keep my attention which is more than I can say for some "chick lit" books I've read lately...

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    C. Mitchell Washington, DC 08-05-13
    C. Mitchell Washington, DC 08-05-13 Member Since 2008

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "Loved the interaction between the characters"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Grown Folks Business to be better than the print version?

    Yes, because with this storyline, I'm not sure the print edition would have held my attention because as I tell all of my friends, many of these books really come to life because of the narrators. And Patricia R. Floyd is one of my favorite narrators; she always knows how to bring a story to life. And that is why I prefer audio over reading because I enjoy the performances.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Grown Folks Business?

    There were no areas that really moved me in anyway. I just felt that the book was interesting and held my attention because the way the author threaded the different situations together, made for an overall interesting story. I do not ever remember feeling bored or like I was ready for the book to end. I would recommend the book; did not feel like I wasted a credit.


    Have you listened to any of Patricia R. Floyd’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, I have listened to Patricia R. Floyd many times before and simply love her voice. She is an awesome performer. In fact, that is how I find other books because I look for books narrated by her. However, in this book, I could hear her swallowing and smacking her lips throughout the book as other individuals have stated. But, since I really enjoy her work, I barely noticed it as a distraction.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    N/A


    Any additional comments?

    It was a predictable story because whenever the main character loses something in a relationship, they always gain it back in another way. I also find it interesting that when other single women in the book can't seem to find and keep a man, her girlfriend that already has someone always seems to find a man that is ready to commit.I felt the author could have done a better job at the conclusion of the story.

    Also, character development was lacking. For instance, the character, Jet Jennings was mentioned throughout the book but I was never able to draw a clear picture of who he was. In many stories I have listened to in the past, I have found that some characters are developed so well, I felt I could actually reach out and touch them. In this book, I did not really feel like that.Sheridan and her son Christopher were the only ones in the book that I felt had a real presence because the author spent more time developing their characters based on how they responded to what was happening in the storyline.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    JALAYNE SAINT LOUIS, MO, United States 04-30-13
    JALAYNE SAINT LOUIS, MO, United States 04-30-13 Member Since 2011

    Tell us about yourself! USPS, mail carrier walking all day, audio books really make my day seems shorter

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    "very boring, too predictable"
    What disappointed you about Grown Folks Business?

    just wasn't feeling the story, too drawn out for something that was obvious





    Has Grown Folks Business turned you off from other books in this genre?

    no


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Patricia R. Floyd?

    love her as a narrator, story was whack


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    none


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    A. Espinoza SF Bay Area, CA 10-02-12
    A. Espinoza SF Bay Area, CA 10-02-12 Member Since 2012

    Shoe Diva

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    "Great story~~ narrator made too many other noises!"
    What made the experience of listening to Grown Folks Business the most enjoyable?

    I liked the story line and it was believable and prevalent to the times.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    No favorite...


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Patricia R. Floyd?

    I have heard several narrated by her...sometimes she is ok...but she does make a lot of noises that are distracting....


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    It was real....


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Felicia MorenoValley, CA, United States 07-16-12
    Felicia MorenoValley, CA, United States 07-16-12 Member Since 2011

    I absolutely love a good book. and working in an office, I am able to listen to several books a month while I work.

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    "Sometimes you just never know!"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I wish that Sheridan had been able to let her husband explain about why he made the decision he did with her losing it. I feel it would have made her coming to accept it alot quicker and easier.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Grown Folks Business?

    Nothing really stands out in this book as memorable. Though it was very entertaining, it was also very predictable.


    What three words best describe Patricia R. Floyd’s voice?

    My three words would be, Familiar, strong and comforting. Absolutely love her voice. She has that familiar voice that sounds like someone you know.


    Did Grown Folks Business inspire you to do anything?

    I was not inspired to do anything, I am already a really open-minded person already, but I think it will hopefully help others to be more open-minded and sensitive to the plight of Gays and Lesbians.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Margaret El Cajon, CA, USA 09-29-08
    Margaret El Cajon, CA, USA 09-29-08
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    "Explosive"

    I loved this story it was very explosive I feel sorry for the women. I know what it is like to put your heart into a relationship and to have it trampled on.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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