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    • Before I Die

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Tessa has just months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, Tessa compiles a list. It's her To Do Before I Die list. And number one is sex. Released from the constraints of "normal" life, Tessa tastes new experiences to make her feel alive while her failing body struggles to keep up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A dying teenager's bucket list

    • By Julia on 01-29-16

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Unbecoming

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Jenny Downham
    • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    A truly powerful multigenerational novel from international best seller Jenny Downham that celebrates life in a way no other book has done before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Relatable Story

    • By Courtney PS on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Now is Good (Previously Published as Before I Die)

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Parry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Tessa has just a few months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, endless tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, Tessa compiles a list. It's her To Do Before I Die list. And number one is sex. Released from the constraints of 'normal' life, Tessa tastes new experiences to make her feel alive while her failing body struggles to keep up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Wieke on 02-14-11

    Regular price: $21.32

    • Obwohl es dir das Herz zerreißt

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Ulla Wagener
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
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    Caroline hat ihrer 17-jährigen Tochter Katie die Großmutter vorenthalten. Nun tritt die alte Dame unverhofft wieder in ihr Leben, doch sie erinnert sich an fast nichts mehr: Mary leidet an Demenz. Was für Caroline einem Albtraum gleicht, weckt in Katie neue Hoffnung. Sie freundet sich mit ihrer Großmutter an und fügt in deren lichten Momenten ihre Familiengeschichte zusammen. Noch ahnt Katie nicht, was sie damit ins Rollen bringt.

    Regular price: $10.70

    • Die Ungehörigkeit des Glücks

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Ulla Wagener
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Abridged
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    Drei Frauen. Drei Generationen. Drei Lebensgeschichten. Als die 17-jährige Katie ihrer Großmutter zum ersten Mal begegnet, zeigt diese bereits erste Anzeichen von Alzheimer. Mitten in der Nacht hatte Caroline, Marys Tochter, einen Anruf aus dem Krankenhaus erhalten, um ihre Mutter dort abzuholen. Widerwillig nimmt Caroline Mary bei sich auf, obwohl sie jahrelang keinen Kontakt hatten.

    Regular price: $12.84

    • Unbecoming

    • By: Jenny Downham
    • Narrated by: Jenny Downham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Three women - three secrets - one heart-stopping story. Katie, 17, in love with someone whose identity she can't reveal. Her mother, Caroline, uptight, worn out and about to find the past catching up with her. Katie's grandmother, Mary, back with the family after years of mysterious absence and capable of anything, despite suffering from Alzheimer's. As Katie cares for an elderly woman who brings daily chaos to her life, she finds herself drawn to her. Rules get broken as allegiances shift.

    Regular price: $22.82