The dreaded friend zone - the last place I ever want to be with college basketball god Jake LaShae....
Vi Harris tests every bit of my strength. She is my own personal challenge. She has the potential to make me weak at a time when I'm determined to show everyone just how bloody strong I am....
Tanner Harris has been busy shagging his way through the ladies of east London....
Camden Harris, the famously hot, hulk of a footballer is laid up in a London hospital....
Sharing a bedroom wall with your best friend from childhood quickly turns to anything but sweet and innocent....
Have you ever set out to have a one night stand with a sexy stranger? No? I’m the only one? Just kidding, I would never. Ever. Not usually. But then I figured, why not? My entire life I’ve been....
Amalie Whitfield is the picture of a blushing bride during her wedding reception - but for all the wrong reasons....
Devlin and Reese have an unstoppable pull like centrifugal force, and both bad boy bikers are determined to take me on a high-powered ride I'll never forget....
Easton Wylder is baseball royalty. The game is his life. His passion. His everything....
Getting screwed over backstage by my married ex tears my heart into a million tiny pieces. I live in my pointe shoes, not even my ex can taint my love for ballet....
I'm writing this letter because it's highly doubtful I'll ever garner the courage to say this to your face. So, here goes. We're totally wrong for each other. You're the proper single mum....
When I found an eviction notice taped on my apartment door, I had two options: find a comfortable cardboard box to call home, or move in with Tucker Jameson....
This single gal has had enough of the games, the BS, and the endless chase. I know what I want most, and it's not true love....
New year. New place. New me. Right? Wrong. And all because of Shay Coleman....
Sunder lead singer and guitarist Sebastian Stone has everything - fans, fame, and fortune. He also has a heart full of bitterness and a reputation for a short-fused temper....
The first time I met Caine West was in a bar. He noticed me looking his way and mistakenly read my scowling as checking him out. When he attempted to talk to me, I set him straight....
I met Bianca in an elevator. She was on her way to interview me when we got stuck. The beautiful raven-haired reporter assumed I was a delivery guy....
Ruby Scott is months behind on rent and can't seem to land a steady job. She has one chance to turn things around with a big audition....
A Broken Us takes us right back to where Becoming Us ended and is an excellent continuation, moving us where we want to go - London and its mad cast of characters. The book was very emotional with some very rough roads for Finley and Brody. I really appreciate Amy Daws' writing and her realism. The end of every book shouldn't always be tied up with a perfect bow on it and she appreciates that. Sometimes your HEA isn't the story you've written for yourself, but the one that finds you and shows you a new way to peace and joy.
The narration was good, but the male voices need some work. Overall a great listen - highly recommend!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
The beginning was good and the end was terrific. The middle however did drag a little long. I am not a fan of stories that are dragged out because the female lead has a secret she won't share and holds that secret way too long. It seems like forced angst. I am so glad the the beginning was good and I stuck around until the end of the book though- the end really brought things together. It was emotional and beautiful.
Emma Lysy gives a solid performance. I think I would like to hear another book before I decide if she was a "go to narrator" for me. Her voice was a little rushed and whiny in places for the female lead but her secondary characters were great. The accents for both the male and females were spot on.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
I wanted to love this book… but it’s the same narrator as book one… I don’t know what it is about her voice; I just played it on 2.5x speed. I wanted to listen through because well I paid for it.
I loved Brody throughout this whole book. But I find he isn’t the same Brody described in the later books (which I read first and LOVED). But he is the one of the reasons I fought through the narrator’s voice. It’s not a bad book if you liked book one, you will like book 2.
Fin… I have a love, hate relationship. I just found her character to be selfish and maybe a little immature. No I am not heartless I get her struggles but she didn’t anyone in either. And that is what I don’t understand. She has this huge wonderful support system that would fall all over themselves for her, and she didn’t even give them a chance.
I don’t like one darn thing she did in this book. Well except when she is with her sister. Those were the best and saddest parts of the whole book for me.
Now please don’t think I didn’t like the book because I liked parts of it. I am not scared to give a lower star rating if I didn’t like the book.
I fully believe it was the narrator for me, and maybe that I didn’t really like Fin’s character as a whole, but honestly the rest of the book is aces.
I <3 the stuffing out of Frank!! As well as the rest of the crazy cast.
*All my Reviews are 100% honest and my own.*
16 of 28 people found this review helpful
This was a good emotional read and I connected to the characters. I'm really loving this authors books and I'm going on to the next book in the series.
Holy secrets! I listened to A Broken Us on Audible and I swear that just makes it more intense! A Broken Us has Finley struggling to make big decisions in her life. Through a series of events, meeting people and twist that I did not see coming, Amy does a great job with that, Finley and Brody are able to work threw it all and discover that love will always win!
What did you love best about A Broken Us?
I loved Brody's demeanor. I also enjoyed the secondary characters. The depth of these characters is wonderful
What did you like best about this story?
I like the emotions of the story. Not a single tear was glossed over in this novel.
What about Emma Lysy’s performance did you like?
I loved her voice changes with the character and emotion.
If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?
Can the boundaries of love be broken by the consequence of fate?
It's been a while since I read an emotional train wreck this good! I listened to the last half of the book on a long car ride today (with ear buds, since my son had his own audiobook). The poor kid kept looking at me and asking if I was okay, as my eyes kept welling. The characters are fun and lovable, and I am so enamored, I've already downloaded the next book. I loved the narration, though her voice sounded a little intensely enunciated at a few spots. I have already recommended this series to friends. I won this audiobook in a Facebook contest.
Would you consider the audio edition of A Broken Us to be better than the print version?
I haven't read it in print so I can't make that comprising.
What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?
Narrator did a good job with this book especially with characters who had English accent.<br/>The only thing that was slightly negative was the pace.<br/>It was too slow at the times and I had to turn up the speed of talking.
Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
There were many parts that made an impression on me but there was this one in particular towards the end that touched me so deeply I actually CRIED, like real tears.<br/>My heart was hurt and I had troubles breathing, it felt like I was in a real pain :(<br/><br/>I finished this book yesterday but couldn't write a review right afterwards like I usually do.<br/>I had to sleep on it and gather my thoughts and feelings and do this properly.<br/><br/>It was a beautiful story about love, trust,family, friendships, our fear of losing the ones we love because of our own personal failures as we like to call them.<br/><br/>The way it was written felt so real and was easy to connect to authors way of thinking.<br/>It was like reading a very personal diary of a long lost friend.<br/><br/>Many times while listening I was trying to compare myself with the leading female character and wondered how I would do things that she did.<br/>Would I have made the same choices?<br/>Or would I have stayed and faced the reality of the truth laid down?
Any additional comments?
I would definitely recommend this to future readers/listeners.<br/>It will be worth your while without a doubt.
I really liked the narrator Emma Lysy. I thought she did a job with all of the accents and male and female voices.
The story itself is really good to. There were a few times when I wanted to slap Fin upside the head but I still loved the story. I will definitely be reading/listening to more books from Amy Daws in the future.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful
Following Fin's life altering news in book 1 we follow her as she leaves Brody behind and flees to London to make a new life for herself. So many angsty moments when I wanted to slap her around the head and tell her to sort her life out. As much as I fell in love with Liam, my heart too belonged to Brody. I'm loving all the London Lovers characters, each bringing their own personality to the storyline. Brody turns up in London (at this point I thought all was right in the world), then wham! Fin finally opens up to him and he spits his dummy out and runs (okay flies) back to the States, leaving me yet again wanting to slap someone (this time namely Brody). A beautifully written love story that had me in tears in places. Even though I may not appear to be sympathetic to their feelings during this emotional rollercoaster, I really do feel for them both. So emotional, and so very beautiful, touching on some very real situations.
I was gifted this book for an honest review.
This is a straight continuation from the first book and I spent a lot of it being so frustrated at Fin's actions but having never been through what she was going through who am I to judge. Just like her friends and family tried to support her as much as she would let them. the topic of infertility may be tough for some readers but it is handled so well in multiple storylines throughout the book. As with her other books the supporting characters gave light relief when needed as well as just being great by themselves.
Their story is not yet finished but there is no major cliffhanger at the end of this book as their was with book 1.
The narration was good and the characters were individual. Even the English accents were mostly done well by the American narrator.
Looking forward to hear what book 3 in the series brings.
What made the experience of listening to A Broken Us the most enjoyable?
The well-written story
What was one of the most memorable moments of A Broken Us?
The heartbreak that Finley's sister goes through.
What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?
I didnt like or dislike anything, it was all fine.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
if only i had time to! then yes!