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The Year That Changed Everything

Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Three women celebrate their birthdays.... 30. 40. 50. But this milestone birthday marks the start of a year that will change everything....

Ginger isn't spending her 30th the way she would have planned. Tonight might be the first night of the rest of her life - or a total disaster.

Sam is finally pregnant after years of trying. When her waters break on the morning of her 40th birthday, she panics: forget labour, how is she going to be a mother? Callie is celebrating her 50th at a big party in her Dublin home. Then a knock at the door midparty changes everything....

©2018 Cathy Kelly (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group

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  • K s hughes
  • 06-28-18

Fantastic love the narration and story

Lovely easy read especially laying in the sun on holiday the Irish accent was so soothing and story so entertaining and touching. Love Cathy Kelly

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  • Emma
  • 04-07-18

Dull!

Was really disappointed with this book. Slow pace, unrealistic and cliched characters, minimal plot line. Such a shame!

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  • mt
  • 08-16-18

Entertaining

Narrated very well. Loved the story. Entertaining and Engaging. A nice listen for chill out time.

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  • The peachy one
  • 08-14-18

Wonderful!

A fantastic story of 3 strong women who don't realise how strong they really are. I absolutely loved it.

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  • Paula Weir
  • 07-17-19

Too simple a narrative for my taste I guess

I found the story very light and in parts patronising. It's limited and often stereotypical in the arc and resolution. A very simple narrative. I actually found it hard to finish because I was bored and it was a laborious task to get to the end. I think it would be suitable as a plane book or by the pool so if that's what you're looking for this is the one for you. just not my taste.

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  • Paula Knapman
  • 07-17-19

Brilliant!

Cathy Kelly at her finest, a great story and you very soon become involved in the story. Great characters with a good storyline, totally absorbing. Didn’t want it to end

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  • tracey watters
  • 02-02-19

great read ..well narrated...

like all Cathy Kelly a great read ..well written and we'll narrated..really enjoyed it..sorry to finish

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  • CLAIRE
  • 01-18-19

wonderful book.

Loved the story, the characters and how it all comes together. Beautifully written and fantastic narration.

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  • Аmazon Customer
  • 01-17-19

it was an amazing book

I loved the story it was so relaxing. With the most captivating reader it made the book perfect

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  • wombatali
  • 09-06-18

great listen

I have lived listening to this book. The narration was excellent and the story was engaging. Ginger, Callie and Sam turn out to be the inspiring women.

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  • jude13
  • 05-03-18

tripe

sorry did not like this book, the story was all too perfect and convenient....it was dull!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-08-18

I can't get enough of these novels.

Another awesome novel from Cathy Kelly, love this author. The narrator does a great job in telling the story.

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  • MissMetalNeen
  • 05-28-19

Good storyline

The narrator sounds like Tarryn Brumfitt which kinda ruined it a little for me. As I found it really distracting having recently listened to the book Embrace.
The parts about the neighbours Ian and Julie had me cracking up laughing.
Overall I liked the story and the narration was good.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-17-19

Sorry, I hated it.

I really tried to like this book and the narrator, but it was a slow story read slowly. The dialogue was redundant and much of the writing repetitive. I gave up.

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  • Mrs. Vanessa Bennett
  • 02-15-19

Narration and overall view

Good narrators. Makes you think of your own life and the people in your life.

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  • Jacqui
  • 10-16-18

Loved it!

Could hardly put it down 😊 great story!

Loved the narrator - gorgeous accent! So easy to listen to.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-23-18

Listen to hundreds of audiobooks in the past and this is my first review!!!

I laughed and I cried as the characters unfolded and shared their lives.
Beautifully read. Wonderfully written 💕

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-13-18

Lovely

Loved the separate then combined lives in this book. It kept my attention but had to concentrate as to who the characters were during the chapters.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-01-18

Loved it!!!

Great story of pain and growth. Of overcoming the obstacles life throws at you with a new vigor and strength. I loved how it all tied together beautifully at the end.