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Publisher's Summary

Ask Kennedi Mason and she'll say she and her husband, Blake, have a good marriage. That's why she can't wait to tell Blake the fabulous news - that something he's always wanted has finally happened. But when Blake arrives home that evening, he has an announcement of his own, one that shocks Kennedi into silence.

A poignant and witty story of hope and perception, expectation and illusion, One in a Million beautifully shows us that sometimes what we think we have and what we think we want aren't real at all.

©2008 Kimberla Lawson Roby (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

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  • Abby
  • Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • 07-15-09

Waste of Time and Money

I rarely regret reading, or listening to a book. This is one of the few times. Main character is whinny and wimpy. Plot, dialogue and character development is simplistic. Even the narration was off, often overenthusiastic or too slow and drawn out.

5 of 7 people found this review helpful

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YAWNNN

Can you say bor-ing. This was the most boring storyline I’ve listened to. Though the narrators voice was pleasant, oftentimes her tone did not match the situation. For example, if it’s being said that Kennedy was so mad @ Blake she didn’t know what she would do; but, the narrators voice sounds chipper rather than angry. Ugghhh. Glad when it ended.

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  • LWF
  • saint paul, mn
  • 06-24-17

predictable

I kept thinking it would get better.... but sadly it didn't, was a easy read though!

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Roller coaster read, just like life & love

Great book, so much like real life when you let love be the benefit of doubt giving one chance after another. Enjoyed the narration and thought that it moved very well, kept your interest.

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Just ok

It was a quick easy listen so pretty good not as good as some of her other novels.

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Excellent Writing from one of my favorite Authors!

I loved it! The story line is perfect and the Narrator did an excellent job!

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Couldn't wait for it to end

What would have made One in a Million better?

Better Dialogue, a more believable timeline and a less idiotic wife

What was most disappointing about Kimberla Lawson Roby’s story?

The entire way that the story unfolded was not believable and the conversations...would never happen

Which character – as performed by Nehassaiu deGannes – was your favorite?

Patrice. Although I couldn't stand any of them

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

It was a good story line in theory, it just wasn't executed well

Any additional comments?

I understand that she likes to write for the church congregation but these saintly conversations she's making take place have been truly far fetched.

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Riveting storyline

I listened to this book in one day. I'm looking forward to a sequel. Hint, Hint.
Keep them coming!! Love all of your books.

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  • Jennifer
  • Tampa, FL, United States
  • 04-30-12

Great book to listen too

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I, have already told friends and family about this book.

What did you like best about this story?

The storyline.

Which scene was your favorite?

When you see the light and the true is revealed.

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  • Shaunta
  • FORT WORTH, TX, US
  • 02-14-12

Pretty Good

This was an OK read, I believe I was expecting more but i managed to make it through and was content with the ending.