May 072020
 

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Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey
Narrated by: Kelsey Navarro, Amanda Ronconi
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 04-28-20
Language: English
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio

It’s summertime on the North Carolina coast and the livin’ is easy. Unless, that is, you’ve just lost your mother to cancer, your sister to her extremist husband, and your husband to his executive assistant. Meet Gray Howard. Right when Gray could use a serious infusion of good karma in her life, she inadvertently gets a stranger, Diana Harrington, fired from her job at the local pharmacy.

Diana Harrington’s summer isn’t off to the greatest start either: Hours before losing her job, she broke up with her boyfriend and moved out of their shared house with only a worn-out Impala for a bed. Lucky for her, Gray has an empty guest house and a very guilty conscience. With Gray’s kindness, Diana’s tide begins to turn. But when her first love returns, every secret from her past seems to resurface all at once. And, as Gray begins to blaze a new trail, she discovers, with Diana’s help, that what she envisioned as her perfect life may not be what she wants at all.

In her warmest, wisest novel yet, Kristy Woodson Harvey delivers a discerning portrait of modern womanhood through two vastly different lenses. Feels Like Falling is a beach bag essential for Harvey fans — and for a new generation of readers.

Thoughts
This is my first book by this author, and I loved it. I loved the friendships between Gray, Diana, and Marcy and how the three women had such a solid bond. Gray and Marcy were friends for years, then Gray and Diana meet at the perfect time, in a not so perfect way. All three women ended up being more like sisters and I loved that! I’ve had a friend like that since I was young and so I connected with them right away.

Then Gray’s sister Quinn is introduced. I absolutely loved Gray, Marcy and Diana. But to me, Quinn was the most interesting character, even though she had the least amount of time in the book. I loved how she grew as a person and sister.

The men in the book were great characters too although it took a very long time for me to change my mind about Greg.

I also enjoyed learning about the relationship between Diana and her brother. Very touching! But Diana and Frank’s relationship? Now that was an amazing story inside of an amazing story!

I loved the descriptions of  Cape Carolina! It sounds like my kind of place.

The narration was perfect. Both Kelsey Navarro and Amanda Ronconi did an excellent job.

This was a book that I didn’t want to end. I can’t recommend it enough!

  20 Responses to “Audiobook Review:
Feels Like Falling by Kristy Woodson Harvey”

  1. This sounds wonderful! I love the name Gray – one of my cousin’s daughter’s just named her baby that.

  2. This was my first book of the year and I loved it too. I bet the audio was good!

  3. I think you’ve sold me on this book and I’ll likely look for it in audio. It would be a nice book in between the ‘murders’ I like to read about.

  4. I have this one in print, but now I think I may try the audio!

  5. Thank you so much for this review of Feels Like Falling! xoxoxox!

  6. Vicki, I’m glad you loved this audio book. I’m tempted to see if my library has it—when the library reopens, that is. I enjoyed reading your enthusiastic review.

  7. I haven’t heard of this book or author, but it sounds like a good pandemic-time read!

  8. This is an author I’ve really been wanting to read – especially during summer – and this one sounds fabulous! I might have to add this to one of my book buying binge!

  9. I always enjoy stories about women’s friendships. This sounds like a good summer read.

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