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Gus Audiobook

Gus: Bright Side Series #2

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Publisher's Summary

This is the story of Gus losing himself, finding himself, and healing along the way. "The honest-to-God truth is I don't even know how to function anymore. Bright Side wasn't only my best friend, she was like my other half - the other half of my brain, the other half of my conscience, the other half of my sense of humor, the other half of my creativity, the other half of my heart. How do you go back to doing what you did before when half of you is gone forever?"

©2015 Kim Holden (P)2015 Tantor

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    "Loved the story"

    Very emotional story, great pace and well written.
    I struggled with the female narrator, I did with Bright Side also. I say this often, if you have sequential books don't re-use the same narrators for different characters it just detracts from the listening experience. Lydia Dorney's style didn't suit me but this is just personal preference.
    That said I would recommend this book.

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  • Jo Fergus
    Napier, New Zealand
    20/09/15
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    "Stories like this is why I love to read"

    This was the perfect book at the perfect moment that I needed to listen to it. We are all have our up and down days, I've had that going on for the last two months and this book was the perfect balm.

    Gus. What an amazing guy. I felt his sorrow and despair right through to my bones. His devastation upset me. He is struggling to deal with the loss of his best friend, whom he loved with everything he is. I was pulled into his sorrow with him.

    Then Scout came into his life. I love who he became when he was around her. Their relationship grew very slowly into this cute, sweet friendship and eventually into an all consuming beautiful love.

    There is so much of Kate in this story in that you can feel/see how much her being in Gus' life has influenced who he is and how he overcomes adversity. How he sees the world now with 'Bright Side' glasses on.

    This story was heart warming and beautiful. I cried, laughed and felt overwhelming happiness. This series has left a lasting impact on me as a person.

    This is why I love to read.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Carol N.
    26/02/16
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    "Gus... Oh Gus."

    There are truly no words to describe how beautiful this story is. This book will stay in your heart forever. I truly loved every minute of Gus. Life doesn't always go as planned and heartache does exist. Reading the journey of Gus finding peace and love was truly inspirational. This book makes you reflect and appreciate life. Always live life to the fullest. Tomorrow is promised to no one.

    The audible narration by Lidia Dornet and Alex Kydd is ONE of the BEST audios I've ever heard. Alex Kydd was all things Gus and brought him to life in my ears.

    Forever in my Top Five.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Deanna
    03/10/15
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    "I think this is the best Audio book I've heard."

    I read Bright Side when it was first released and my heart was ripped out and torn to shreds. When GUS was released I just wasn't excited. For one I didn't think Gus could complete with Bright Side and second if he did I didn't know if my heart could take it.
    I did cry and my heart hurt but in such a good way.
    Congratulations to Kim Holden for an outstanding follow up novel. You did Bright Side and Guys such a beautiful justice.
    I loved the nararrators and am so glad I didn't read this when it came out and waited for the audible version!
    I will definantly buy anything they narrate again!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Melou53
    Fairview Heights, IL USA
    11/11/15
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    "Amazing."

    Dude, this was EPIC!!!! Sometimes it's hard to find a second book in a series that is better than the first, but in this case that's how this one was for me. Great read, and Alex Kydd is up there with Sebastian York for me. Great narration. Sexy and fun. But don't forget the tissues.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Angela Brothers
    20/10/15
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    "Loved it! !!"

    I don't know what I love more, GUS, the book or Audiobook~ LOVE THEM BOTH AND JUST LOVE GUS, PLAIN AND SIMPLE!!! WE ALL NEED A "GUS" IN OUR LIVES !!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • c_clair21
    25/09/15
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    "This book is 'EPIC'!"

    Lived up to my expectation...if not MORE!!

    I was hesitant to read GUS because seriously, it doesn't happen often that the sequel is as GREAT as the first, but Kim Holden blew my mind like she did with BRIGHT SIDE!

    REDEMPTION! Gus definition was on spot and could undoubtably relate and let's not forget about feisty Mrs. Rudolph and her words of wisdom that sparked Gus into motion!!

    Lidia Dornet and Alex Kydd did a FANTASTIC job and believe they dived into their characters personality seamlessly...Perfect fit that also doesn't happen often in my book or audiobook 😉!!!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Kimberly
    23/09/15
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    "The real deal!"

    Author Kim Holden knows how to write a book or two or more.... That will grab you by the heart, knock you down, and then being you back up. If you are looking for more than just words in a book.. Kim Holden can deliver!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kans
    07/11/16
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    "Did Not Want It To End!"
    What made the experience of listening to Gus the most enjoyable?

    I loved the narration of both Gus and Scout. However, Gus (Alex) is so real.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I LOVED Gus! Real, straight, down to earth, deep, beautiful heart.


    Any additional comments?

    I did not read Bright Side because of the sad ending. I wish I had. This book was amazing and I loved every single minute of it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Luv2Read
    Texas
    04/10/16
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    "Be Epic"

    Kim Holden’s writing style is beautiful, funny and downright inspiring! And both Lidia Dornet & Alex Kydd did a fantastic job bringing the story to life!

    “Epic. It is the only way to live.” ~Gus Hawthorne

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kiki Chatfield
    Kentucky
    14/07/16
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    "Happy For Gus!"

    This book was one I was scared to dive into. After Brightside I hurt, I hurt for Gus even more. He never got to tell her he was IN love with her. Deep down I think she knew... But... You know the words were never said to her.

    I am so happy Gus found his happy. Loved this story and now I am on a Gus High! Great job Kim. I love your books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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