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Far from Perfect Audiobook

Far from Perfect: A Love from the Heartland Novel, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

For Ceejay Lovejoy, life in Perfect, Indiana, has been anything but. Abandoned by her parents and left pregnant by her boyfriend, Ceejay has had to fight every step of the way to carve out a future for herself and her daughter. She swears off men for good - until the day Noah Langford appears on her doorstep.

Noah narrowly survived the roadside bombing in Iraq that cost him his leg, returning home to the news that his stepbrother, Matt, has died in a car accident. It is the final blow to Noah’s shattered soul - until he learns about the girlfriend and baby Matt abandoned. Suddenly Noah has a new mission: to make amends with the family his brother rejected.

From the moment he meets Ceejay, her beauty and warmth act like a balm on his fractured heart. But when a painful secret comes to light, it threatens to break the fragile bond growing between them...and to destroy a love powerful enough to heal them both.

©2012 Barbara Longley (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Amazon Customer 03-29-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Far from Perfect"

    Laugh and tears and very lovely. Walked in a store and almost cried or laughed high and people were looking strange at me. Loved it!

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    mary 03-16-15
    mary 03-16-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Enjoyed it"

    Was a little predictable but still entertaining and a good book. Narrator did a good job and made I'd pleasant to listen to.

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    paula mcclure SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, US 03-12-15
    paula mcclure SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, US 03-12-15 Member Since 2013
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    "really sweet story"

    great story. love the narrators voices they connect you with the story easier and let you imagine and dream of being in the moment.

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    Nyoka Brownstown, MI, United States 02-21-15
    Nyoka Brownstown, MI, United States 02-21-15 Member Since 2014

    Nyoka Mullins

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    "Super"

    I loved this book so good, I bought the other 2 series, you won't be disappointed in this one, A very touching family story, a great plot, and you never know what is going to happen next, especially with C.J. but Noah is one that will melt your heart, not many men like him around.
    be sure to get all 3 book's..you won't be dissapointed

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    Mona 10-05-14
    Mona 10-05-14
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    "Great book"
    Would you listen to Far from Perfect again? Why?

    great love story


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Far from Perfect?

    learning to live with meager supplies


    Which character – as performed by Kate Rudd – was your favorite?

    don't remember the names.... but the young man


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

    almost, had trouble putting it down


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    DonnaRussell Tempe, AZ, United States 08-20-14
    DonnaRussell Tempe, AZ, United States 08-20-14 Member Since 2009
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    "Hearts and Roses"
    Any additional comments?

    Every once in a while I want a romance. This is a good romance. I liked the characters, the story, the setup with the dead brother and materialistic grandparents. You knew from the beginning what was going to happen, and it did, and all's right with the world. It's not a book you would sit down and just listen to, but it is great for waiting in line, or painting, or cleaning the kitchen. I found it quite satisfying for that.

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    rad33 Texas 07-14-14
    rad33 Texas 07-14-14 Member Since 2014
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    "Great story"
    Would you listen to Far from Perfect again? Why?

    Great Story - however the narrator leave much to be desired. Everytime she says "to" it sounds like she is reading from a script.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Far from Perfect?

    all


    How could the performance have been better?

    different narrator


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

    no - over a couple of days


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    Lit Chick 07-07-14
    Lit Chick 07-07-14 Member Since 2011

    Litchick

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    Average says it all. Just an ok story, the narrator was just ok. Too much story not enough romance for my tastes. It was just a sweet story with a HEA ending.

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    Nicole Bednar 06-25-14
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    "Wonderful feel-good, human interest story"
    What made the experience of listening to Far from Perfect the most enjoyable?

    The character development and voice recordings were really enjoyable and really had me looking forward to my next opportunity to listen.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Far from Perfect?

    The transformation of both families to unite into one.


    What does Kate Rudd bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Her voice couldn't have been a more perfect match for this story.


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    Judith 06-22-14
    Judith 06-22-14 Member Since 2010
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    "Nice story"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    I didn't finish listening to the story as the narration was very hard to listen to.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Not every letter and syllable needs to be pronounced.


    Was Far from Perfect worth the listening time?

    The story is good and I would like to know how concludes; but not worth the irritation.


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