Gemma, she receives a phone call from her mother that her father is leaving them for his secretary. I liked this book better than I had expected. There were a downolad of moments where I was completely shocked and moved by the story, Marian has yet again managed to influence me and make me feel as though I am a part tbe the story and these people are my friends. While working hard to further her career she falls in love with one of the partners of the firm.
With three female characters whose lives intertwine with each other, there’s enough space to love, hate and disagree with who pf lie. I’ve always found it slightly distressing, actually, to read or watch characters who have no idea about managing money go about wrecking their lives.
It is vital for people that each one genuine with regards to Marian Keyes. I’m rather enjoying listening to this book as I drive to work and home each day, although I do find myself talking in a strange Irish accent: Also, while writing this review, I remembered the reviews in the book, how people were being mean to Lily’s book.
I kinda thought this book was boring. Aug 20, The Book Maven rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Relocating those in non-smoking rooms who had slipped and gone back on the fags in between booking their room and showing up for it, that sort of thing.
But then she grew a pair sorry for the expression – so unlike me but I was rather inspired by Jojo’s hard talking American ways and I liked her again. Gemma used to be with Anton. But not so here.
It read like three books loosely knitted togethe I do so enjoy Marian Keyes’ books; they’re thick and full of real people and a combination of everyday and extraordinary circumstances, and I am always at least curious about how things will come out, if not actively caring.
Dec 09, Claire Simpson rated it liked it. I don’ I actually liked this book a lot more than I expected. Gemma, JoJo and Lily are all involved in the world of writing.
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People who like to grind their teeth. Though her first book failed to sell, her life turns upside down when her most recent book becomes a huge bestseller. Due to a turn of events, she has to stop her current life and help out her family.
I have to admit to not liking Gemma to start with, and really not liking her Mum, who seemed too dippy for words, but she did grow on me towards the end. I kind of liked her attitude. Yes, like I said; it makes me distressed. They have their flaws, they can be bitchy, feisty, deceitful I felt mqrian need to sit down.
Lily Wright is an author who believes in karma, and is waiting for the sky to fall after stealing her former best friend’s man. We regularly check this is a fully automatic process the availability of servers, the links to which we offer you. Gemma’s sto I kinda thought this book was boring. And as I said, it was simply not my type and I wanted to read other books which might have affected and stoyr my judgment.
Gemma was kind of forgettable and a bit arrogant, although I’ll admit that I took her side over the whole Lily thing. This book is not terribly exciting. I do love a book that tugs at my heart strings.
The Other Side of the Story by Marian Keyes
I wouldn’t say it “makes you bubble with happiness inside” as one review said either. Unfortunately, the author failed at coming up with another side to the story that would make me sympathize or relate to the characters. Those are the kinds of words that people use when someone has died.