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  • A Tragic Kind of Wonderful

  • By: Eric Lindstrom
  • Narrated by: Katherine Mangold
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Summary

The heart-rending and inspiring novel from the critically acclaimed author of Not If I See You First.

How can you have a future if you can't accept your past?

Mel Hannigan doesn't have it easy. Mourning the death of her firework of a brother, trying to fit back into a school she's been conspicuously absent from and struggling to deal with the loss of three friendships that used to mean everything. Struggling to deal with a condition that not even her closest friends know about.

So Mel tries to lock away her heart, to numb the highs and lows, to live quietly without hope - but also without pain. Until someone new shows her that it can be worth taking a risk, that opening up to life is what can make it glorious....

And that maybe Mel can discover a tragic kind of wonderful of her very own.

©2016 Eric Lindstrom (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

Praise for Not If I See You First:
"Gorgeous, romantic, heart-rending." (Maximum Pop!)
"Not If I See You First is thoughtful and honest, with characters that made me laugh, cry, and surprised me at every turn. It's a book I'll recommend for years to come." (Kody Keplinger, author of The Duff and cofounder of Disability in KidLit)

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Fab book

Soothing yet involved story. I listened in bed before sleeping and it kept my attention but didn’t over stimulate my brain. Sad, funny just a really enjoyable book

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Amazing

This book was truly an incredible experience and I couldn’t stop listening to this until it finished and now I feel as though there is a hole in me.
I don’t have bipolar disorder but I suffer from ocd and although their experiences are much different I still felt as though I related to some aspects of the book