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Lost for Words Audiobook

Lost for Words

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Publisher's Summary

Loveday Cardew prefers books to people, and her job in a York bookshop is her refuge. If you look carefully, you might see the first lines of the novels she loves the most tattooed on her skin, but there are secrets Loveday will never share.

Into the bookshop come a poet, a lover, a friend and three mysterious deliveries, each of which stirs unsettling memories she wants to forget. Turning the pages of her past will be the hardest thing Loveday has ever done. Can she trust those around her? Can she right a heartbreaking wrong? And will she find the words to tell her own story?

©2017 Stephanie Butland (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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    Loz 07/05/2017
    Loz 07/05/2017
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    "Deserves more stars"

    This book was an absolute winner for me.
    The story and the performance are both fabulous, the characters entirely believable and the pace just right. The poetry contained within the book is good, and, although not necessarily to my taste, integral to the tale.
    The only thing I don't like is that I don't know what happens next!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jordan Brewitt-Taylor 13/08/2017
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    "Special"

    This is such a wonderful book! Beautiful, thoughtful, marvellous characters and characterisation. The performance is perfect! Absolutely recommend! It is about love and forgiveness and friendship and I want to read/listen to it again.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    S E Allaway 23/09/2017
    S E Allaway 23/09/2017
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    "Very moving"

    The story and narration moved me to tears, I wanted to hug Loveday if she'd let me. The secret and inevitable loneliness, whilst surrounded by people who care, shuddered my tiny world, will I ever wake. I suppose it is the power of a good audible that makes you believe Loveday is real.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs. E. C. Hall Crowthorne 30/10/2017
    Mrs. E. C. Hall Crowthorne 30/10/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Ah so good"

    Brilliant story, beautifully read. I couldn’t get the story out of my head. Must read!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Judith Bateman 03/11/2017
    Judith Bateman 03/11/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Fantastic 😀"

    Really enjoyed this book ,loved the characters,sad and funny ,couldn’t stop listening,thank you for a great book 😀xx

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    clare7847 11/10/2017
    clare7847 11/10/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it"

    Brilliant book. Loved the character of Loveday. Narrator did a fantastic job, would definitely recommend.

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  • J.Durant
    Denver, CO
    13/05/17
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    "Beautiful"

    I mostly enjoy mysteries and crime novels and although this book does have its own secrets to tell - it's a bit different to my normal book.

    This book has found a way into my heart, so much so, that I'll be purchasing the hard copy to keep. The author has a mastery of words and humor and the deepest part of the how and why of her characters behaviors.

    I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • U. Kauffman
    14/06/17
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    "Loved every minute of it!"

    Such a great story and as per usual, Imogen Church is the best!!! Will miss these characters.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Karen P. Lizzano
    09/12/17
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    "Reading is Necessary"

    This book allows you to see how important books and reading and words are for you to grow. Sometimes I got lost in the story but found my way out again

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Karen D
    26/11/17
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    "Loved it!"

    I absolutely adored this book. I rarely find a book that I care so much about, but these characters and this story will never leave me. The author definitely knows how to win the heart of the reader. I look forward to listening to it again, and again!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Pamela Saviers
    09/11/17
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    "Really enjoyed this book."

    Love Imogen Church as a narrator. Looked for books narrated by her since I liked other books she has narrated and found Lost for Words. The title fits the main character Loveday perfectly. The characters and story left me wanting more.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Linda
    Toledo, OH, United States
    13/09/17
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    "Behind Every Cover"

    Lost for Words is a meaningful and important story of human pain, perseverance and the ability to to grow through one's pain and be healed. I found in Lovejoy a character I would probably never have known growing up but probably walked down the hall behind her, or past her locker or perhaps sat beside her in class and never knew who she might really be. Like wounded animals people often do not let on that they are hurting. The author did a tremendous job in research and character development and telling Lovejoy's story and wove an interesting cast of characters around her that were revealed one by one throughout the story without revealing who they might really be in the end.
    And the ending was excellent and satisfying.
    I was sorry to see it over. I would love to visit that book shop!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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