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A Broken Us takes us right back to where Becoming Us ended and is an excellent continuation, moving us where we want to go - London and its mad cast of characters. The book was very emotional with some very rough roads for Finley and Brody. I really appreciate Amy Daws' writing and her realism. The end of every book shouldn't always be tied up with a perfect bow on it and she appreciates that. Sometimes your HEA isn't the story you've written for yourself, but the one that finds you and shows you a new way to peace and joy.
The narration was good, but the male voices need some work. Overall a great listen - highly recommend!
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The beginning was good and the end was terrific. The middle however did drag a little long. I am not a fan of stories that are dragged out because the female lead has a secret she won't share and holds that secret way too long. It seems like forced angst. I am so glad the the beginning was good and I stuck around until the end of the book though- the end really brought things together. It was emotional and beautiful.
Emma Lysy gives a solid performance. I think I would like to hear another book before I decide if she was a "go to narrator" for me. Her voice was a little rushed and whiny in places for the female lead but her secondary characters were great. The accents for both the male and females were spot on.
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Following Fin's life altering news in book 1 we follow her as she leaves Brody behind and flees to London to make a new life for herself. So many angsty moments when I wanted to slap her around the head and tell her to sort her life out. As much as I fell in love with Liam, my heart too belonged to Brody. I'm loving all the London Lovers characters, each bringing their own personality to the storyline. Brody turns up in London (at this point I thought all was right in the world), then wham! Fin finally opens up to him and he spits his dummy out and runs (okay flies) back to the States, leaving me yet again wanting to slap someone (this time namely Brody). A beautifully written love story that had me in tears in places. Even though I may not appear to be sympathetic to their feelings during this emotional rollercoaster, I really do feel for them both. So emotional, and so very beautiful, touching on some very real situations.
I was gifted this book for an honest review.
This is a straight continuation from the first book and I spent a lot of it being so frustrated at Fin's actions but having never been through what she was going through who am I to judge. Just like her friends and family tried to support her as much as she would let them. the topic of infertility may be tough for some readers but it is handled so well in multiple storylines throughout the book. As with her other books the supporting characters gave light relief when needed as well as just being great by themselves.
Their story is not yet finished but there is no major cliffhanger at the end of this book as their was with book 1.
The narration was good and the characters were individual. Even the English accents were mostly done well by the American narrator.
Looking forward to hear what book 3 in the series brings.