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This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?
I'm a huge Anne Lamott fan, loved
What could Anne Lamott and Sam Lamott have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?
There just wasn't much to the story. Her son got a woman pregnant, they fought all the time, Anne loved the baby so much and worries all the time. And, she is so very involved in her church. And, she goes on vacation, which sounds like filler for the book. It would have been more interesting to have some short stories, each of which focused on one topic, like the trip to India, or the baby's birth, or her son becoming a father, allowing for more story development.
Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Anne Lamott and Sam Lamott ?
Sam was a pretty good narrator, but Anne was not. She simply sounded like she was reading from a text.
You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?
I did come to care about Amy, Sam, and Jax, and wished there had been an epilog to tell me what happened next. Did they stay together? I also found the words and advice of her spiritual leaders delightful to hear.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
Honest, funny, poignant, sad, and always a tiny control issue or two: Anne speaks what we all feel but are afraid often to admit.