Big Sexy Love

Narrated by: Emmy Rose
Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
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Olive's best friend is dying, and she has one final wish. With Olive's help, she wants to track down her first love, her 'Big Sexy Love' Chuck. But there's a problem: Chuck's in New York, and Olive has never left her hometown. Also, Chuck does not seem to want to be found. It's going to take bravery and a whole lot of Big Sexy Love to make this happen....

©2017 Kirsty Greenwood (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd
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Fun Summer Listen, but I wish I'd read it instead

I listened to this as an audiobook, which may have been a mistake. To be clear, the book itself and most of its characters are pretty ridiculous - as many have mentioned, it's quite over-the-top - but the accents done by the narrator made it almost unbearable for me at times. I think reading it for myself would have allowed me the freedom to interpret some of the crazy characters in my own way rather than the narrator's impression of what they would sound like.

That being said, the story is fun (if crazy), and the characters are quite memorable. I particularly loved Birdie and wish we had seen a bit more of her. While this is a "romance" novel, the love stories I loved the best were the loves between friends and the message about choosing your tribe and loved ones. Overall, even though I found myself rolling my eyes a lot through the story, I'm already remembering it rather fondly. Fun summer escape novel for sure!

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Incredible Narrator

Loved this narrator. The book was lovely but the reader brought it to life! Would definitely give this one another listen.

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this book has so much heart!!

super funny and well paced! loved every page! so much heart, I didn't want it to end!

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Yes it is !Big, Sexy, love.

I laughed, I cried, not just entertained. Thanks to both the winter and the narrator. Looking forward to the next book.

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Buy and listen to this book!!

So good. Laughed out loud and absolutely loved it. I’d give 6 stars. Narration is great and storyline is wonderful.

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INSANELY AMAZING AND HILARIOUS

ugh. this book.

No, not "ugh" in a bad way. "UGH" like wow I didn't know I could laugh so unbelievably hard, smile, cry and just overall enjoy a book so much.

Also, the narration was INSANE (hence the title of my review). The narrator did an amazing job at all the different characters and accents. I felt like her voice was so well suited for the main character, Olive. There have been few books I would rather listen to than read, but man, this book. I feel like it's truly a treat to listen to the narration and wonderful story.

It's so inspiring too. The book really makes you want to live life.

Okay, why are you still reading my review?! Just download it already!

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great girlfriend book

This was a very funny and moving story about friends, big sexy love, and growing into yourself. Loved the narration and the quirky relationships.

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Big Hearted

Fun, sexy, smart big hearted read! Enjoyed every minute of this novel! Readers who are looking for a joyful summer read about love, family and how that can take many forms look no further!

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Fun book!

This was such a fun book even with the sadness related to Birdie. I'm so glad this book was recommended to me! The narration was perfect!

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I Big Sexy Loved this one!

If you enjoy a great romantic comedy, listen to this one! The story is hilarious and a joyride through the heart of Olive. ❤️ The narration by Emmy Rose was amazing and true delight.

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  • Glenys Robinson
  • 04-29-18

great read

loved this book, believable characters; very pleasant read. Narrator excellent, accents good and sustained throughout

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  • Lulu19
  • 04-25-18

BEST AUDIO BOOK I’VE EVER LISTENED TO!

Sorry about the shouty title but this truly was the best audiobook I’ve ever listened to. Everything about it was perfect. The story and the performance. I don’t think I’ve ever listened to a book where I’ve laughed and bawled my eyes out at the same time. Proper loud ugly crying and loud laughing. I came to care about Olive and Birdie so much it was heartbreaking when the book finished.
I listen to a lot of audiobooks. Usually I potter on with my day whilst I’m listening. If I’m not driving I’m working in my garden, doing the housework, cooking, washing up, knitting, painting, having a bath. This is the first time I have just stopped. Sat on the sofa and listened to the last 3 hours in complete soggy rapture.

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  • J Smith
  • 01-22-19

Great story

Just love this book. It is a feel the fear and do it anyway story. Humorous and sad. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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  • Alison John-Haslam
  • 01-27-18

Fantastic

I really enjoyed this book, and cannot wait for the next one. Absolutely fantastic writer and great narration.

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  • Anne
  • 05-19-18

Fabulous tale of friendship

Not my usual type of read but I loved it...very funny and sad, gorgeous story of friendship and finding yourself. Loved all the characters and a fabulous end. Great narrator too.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-03-18

Fantastic!

Emmy Rose does an unbelievable job of bringing to life all the different characters of this book -what an amazing narrator! A wonderful story with lots of twists and turns, very funny too. really enjoyed this thanks!

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  • suzanne
  • 02-04-18

Loved

Really enjoyed and narrators way of telling story was exciting. May have to find another with same narrator.

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  • Melanie
  • 06-21-18

An experience!

loved this book. it had me nailed with a magical wrap up at the end.

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  • Catherine
  • 03-11-20

Omg

I had to listen to it a second time. I have never laughed and cried so much. Great book, great performance.

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  • Elodie
  • 02-24-20

Absolutely brilliant!

I bought this as a wildcard in the Audible 2-for-1 and then ended up finishing it in under two days. This was everything I could have wanted in a book- it had heart, humour and hilarity in perfect proportions.
The narration was so spot on and felt so natural, I couldn’t help but laugh along. 10/10, definitely recommend!

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  • Sharnene Cahenzli
  • 07-12-19

wonderful

i love this book it was so funny,
thankyou for writting it
hugs have a great life.