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Girl on the Run

Narrated by: Emma Gregory
Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (399 ratings)

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Summary

Abby Rogers has been on health kicks before - they involve eating one blueberry muffin for breakfast instead of two. When Abby is encouraged to join her sporty best friend's running club - by none other than its gorgeous new captain - she finds a mysterious compulsion to exercise.

Then her colleague, Heidi, turns up at work and makes a devastating announcement, one that will change her life - and Abby's - forever.

©2011 Jane Costello (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

Praise for the author: "Jane Costello is one of our favourite authors." ( Cosmopolitan)
"Packed with likeable characters and witty one-liners." ( Sunday Mirror)

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So funny with true to life experiences

What made the experience of listening to Girl on the Run the most enjoyable?

The story was brilliant , wasn't sure what to expect when I ordered the book. Ordered it because I have just started running myself, but you don't have to be a runner to enjoy the story. The irony makes it fun. Narrator was brilliant and brought the characters to life.Some moments surprising and sad but not for long.

What other book might you compare Girl on the Run to, and why?

a Bridget Jones story

Have you listened to any of Emma Gregory’s other performances? How does this one compare?

I haven't listened to this narrator before , but will certainly look out for her now

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Laugh out loud

Any additional comments?

Looking to see which Jane Costello book I'm going to listen to next

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

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Love the book, Performance - meh

I love the book and have read it a few times, but I wasn't a fan of the narrator. She was okay, but her male voices all sounded exactly the same. She also sounded strangely formal in numerous parts of the book.

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Pleasant and easy entertainment

Nice easy listening, a chick flick of a book. I would give it a go on a pleasant beach day.

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Loved It!

Great listen! Fun, charming, heart warming and almost inspiring to go for a run my self ;)

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loved it , felt bonded to each character great story well narrated would recommend to chick lit lovers

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slow burner

Not sure about the start of this book. was almost about to give up, but kept at it and it developed sweetly.

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brilliant

lots of laugh out loud moments and kept you eager to find out what happened next

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Entertaining laugh out loud romance

Great, funny book. loved it laugh out loud. Some expected and unexpected twists and turns. Recommended read

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an amusing light read

I loved listening to this story. it was amusing and light-hearted. something good to listen to after a stressful day.

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Underwhelming

I started reading this book as I also started running recently but as the running was barely featured and most of the female characters were very unlikable. It got slightly better towards the end but even that didn't save it.