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Beach Read

Autor: Emily Henry
Sprecher: Julia Whelan
Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 13 Min.
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The instant New York Times best seller! 

"Original, sparkling bright, and layered with feeling...." (Sally Thorne, author of The Hating Game)

A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything they believe about happily ever afters.

Augustus Everett is an acclaimed author of literary fiction. January Andrews writes best-selling romance. When she pens a happily ever after, he kills off his entire cast. 

They're polar opposites. 

In fact, the only thing they have in common is that for the next three months, they're living in neighboring beach houses, broke, and bogged down with writer's block.

Until, one hazy evening, one thing leads to another and they strike a deal designed to force them out of their creative ruts: Augustus will spend the summer writing something happy, and January will pen the next Great American Novel. She'll take him on field trips worthy of any rom-com montage, and he'll take her to interview surviving members of a backwoods death cult (obviously). Everyone will finish a book and no one will fall in love. Really.

©2020 Emily Henry (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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One of...

Oprah Magazine's most anticipated romance novels of 2020
Betches' 20 Books to read in 2020
Shereads' Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2020  

"[Narrator Julia] Whelan perfectly captures January's defensiveness, which soon gives way to laughter and yearning. She portrays Gus in a deep, gruff voice suited to his brooding personality. When the authors make a bet to write and sell a book in the other's genre, both break through writer's block and give in to an intense attraction that sparkles on audio." (AudioFile Magazine)

"Reader, I swooned! Beach Read is a breath of fresh air. My heart ached for January, and Gus is to die for - a steamy, smart and perceptive romance. I was engrossed!" (Josie Silver, number one New York Times best-selling author of One Day in December)

 "Once I started Beach Read I legit did not put it down." (Betches

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It was great! :)

I started the audiobook Friday after work and finished it Saturday evening. I had my earphones in nearly all the time and did everything while listening to the story. Cooking, cleaning, Shopping... You name it.
The voice of the speaker is nice to listen to and she really did a great job here.
The story does not focus as much on the romance as the description might suggest and I really liked that aspect since I hoped it wouldn't be to cheesy. But the story focuses more on the development of the characters and how your environment makes you into the person you are. I really loved this aspect and therefor I give 5 stars for the story. Although I mentioned that there is not too much romance we get a nice love story, great dialogues and chemistry between the characters and brilliant insides on how communication can be difficult sometimes.
All in all I really enjoyed listening to it. :)