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The Idea of You

Narrated by: Amanda Prowse
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (71 ratings)
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Summary

With her 40th birthday approaching, Lucy Carpenter dares to hope that she finally has it all: a wonderful new husband, Jonah, a successful career and the chance of a precious baby of her own. Life couldn't be more perfect.

But the reality of becoming parents proves much harder than Lucy and Jonah imagined. Jonah's love and support is unquestioning, but as Lucy struggles with work and her own failing dreams, the strain on their marriage increases. Suddenly it feels like Lucy is close to losing everything...

Heart-wrenching and poignant, this latest work by best-selling author Amanda Prowse asks the question: what does it mean to be a mother in today's hectic world? And what if it's asking too much to want it all?

©2017 Amanda Prowse (P)2017 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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really good book I am enjoying learning about Aman

loved the book and listening to the story brought back memories for me and my own story of miscarriage

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Excellent

Excellent read that will keep you addicted till the end.

A compelling storyline that truly reflects the ups and downs of a families relationship. Refreshing narrative that coincides with the characters a must !

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not my usual book

Struggled with the first couple of chapters as not my normal kind of book but glad I persevered and thoroughly enjoyed ut

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Beyond irritating narration

I found this book rather self indulgent. The main character was self absorbed and made everything about her. In fact all the characters were annoying

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The Idea of You

Just what life I all about. A mess if you do not know any better.

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I nearly abandoned this somewhere in the middle

I'm glad I didn't. It was a story filled with love but also heavy on the sadness.

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  • Steph's Romance Book Talk
  • 29-11-18

Heartfelt but Not My Cup of Tea

This turned out to be not my type of book. Lucy and Jonah is a married couple that has to deal with some of the hardest issues a married couple goes through. There was blending families, miscarriages, and a lack of communication when dealing emotionally with those issues. There were some very heartbreaking moments especially when dealing with the miscarriages. Any woman that has gone through that devastation would be able to relate emotionally. Any woman that has had to deal with blending a family would be able to relate. Although there were moments that I felt irritated with the actions taken in the end it was a touching story.

This specific video will be included in the November 2018 wrap-up.

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