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By Susie on 02-14-13
Cupid, Take your Bow and Shove It!
Rachel Resnick picks up her pen in her forties— single, broke, depressed, and childless. What happened?
Looking back over the years, Rachel peels back one exquisite yet failed relationship after another to discover why she's so far away from her dreams of marriage and family. Shouldn't that be the end result, when all you cared about was love?
Resnick got her first lesson in passion from her beautiful and addicted mother, who took her children to a brink that few have experienced. It affected Resnick for the rest of her life. I remember meeting Rachel and Janet Finch of "White Oleander" in a green room at a writers festival one afternoon... and we had a goosebumps moment of mutual recognition: the survivors club of filicide.
LJ is superbly narrated by Lauren Weedman, who brings out the humor and the pathos in each scene, top notch.
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By Thomas Nedreberg on 03-25-13
I don't think a Love Junkie understands Love
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I listened to this book and wondered if Rachel Resnick was going to find a solution to her issues. She did a good job explaining the how and why she became a love junkie and she was successful in explaining the insights she learned along the way. What I found hard to understand was that in the end she didn't really solve her issues with being a love junkie just transferred it into a different less destructive form.
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