The Weight of It All

  • by N.R. Walker
  • Narrated by Joel Leslie
  • 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

After being dumped by his long-term boyfriend for being overweight, Henry Beckett decides to make some drastic changes. In a vain attempt at getting his boyfriend back, Henry does the most absurdly frightening thing he can think of.
He joins a gym.
Reed Henske is a personal trainer who isn't sure he'll ever be ready to date again. He's sick of guys who are only interested in the perfect body image, never seeing him for who he really is.
As Reed tortures Henry with things like diet and exercise, Henry enamors Reed with recipes and laughter. As the friendship lines start to blur, Henry is convinced there's no way Thor-like Reed could ever be interested in a guy like him.
Reed just has to convince Henry that life isn't about reaching your ideal bodyweight. It's about finding your perfect counterweight.
Contains mature themes.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Sheer brilliance

I already absolutely adored this book, and Joel Leslie's narration totally kicked it out of the ballpark in terms of adding to it's brilliance. His Henry is hilarious, from the self-depreciation through to his adoration of Reed, he translates NR Walker's wicked sense of humour into something that is warm, sweet and laugh out loud funny. Recommended!!!
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- Miareadsbooks

a heavy and light read

I loved it. It was a fun read and often funny. Some sad parts when he is struggling with life and loneliness
Narrator amazing as always; there was an accent but was easy to understand
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- Lulu Miami

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-03-2017
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio