We Were on a Break

  • by Lindsey Kelk
  • Narrated by Avita Jay, Ben Allen
  • 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Is it a break? Or is it a blip?
Liv and Adam are in love. Liv and Adam are supposed to be getting engaged.
Until Adam accidently suggests they take a break. And Liv starts thinking....
Friends, family and bystanders all have opinions, and one complication leads to another as Adam and Liv try to muddle through in this hilarious, heartwarming comedy.
Are they split up - or are they on a break? What exactly are they allowed to get away with? And, most importantly, what do Liv and Adam really want?

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What the Critics Say

Praise for Lindsey Kelk:
"Witty, hilarious, sexy, pacey...a smart, laugh-out-loud triumph. Just brilliant!" (Heat)
"This fresh, romantic comedy has a smart and truthful voice and some entertainingly outrageous moments." (Sunday Mirror)
"When it comes to hilarious romcoms, nobody does it better - I heart Lindsey Kelk!" (Sun)
"Kelk's best yet. You won't be able to put it down." (Bella) "Funny, dramatic and wonderfully relatable.... Uplifting!" (The Chronicle)
"A bouncy, sexy and lol-littered gem of a novel." (Heat)
"Funny, cringe-worthy and fast paced.... A perfect summer read." (Closer)
"Properly funny." (Fabulous)
"Outrageous, witty, exciting and romantic, we simply adored this sparkling read." (Closer)
"Leaves you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside." (Company)
"Kelk has a hilarious turn of phrase and a sparkling writing style." (Daily Express)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

The most annoying main characters ever

This is my first review on audible but I felt it necessary to warn anyone thinking of listening to this. The female protagonist is the most annoying, selfish, childish character ever written. She seems confused the ENTIRE book and her inability to communicate left me yelling at my car stereo as I listened. She seems to be throwing a prolonged tantrum the whole book. The male lead is not much better, though after the first couple chapters I began siding with the poor emotionally stunted and communicatively challenged sod. The performance is alright but I find that Kelk writes her female leads as mostly confused, self pitying and self involved for the majority of the book and then evolving into outright selfishness in the finale, all the while expecting the guy they've been stringing along to be there for them while they "figure themselves out". I'm all about being your own person but I've never understood the notion of a.) not being able to do that in a healthy relationship or b.) doing that at the expense of your significant other's feelings. You're perfectly capable of finding yourself without making someone wait for you to do so.
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- Faith

So. Much. Whining.

The characters were so whiny and failed to actually grow a spine and communicate with each other. I quit by the third chapter because I just couldn’t.
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- J. L.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-06-2016
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited