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Lisa Jewell

Autor(a) de Then She Was Gone

26+ Works 21,272 Membros 843 Reviews 16 Favorited

About the Author

Lisa Jewell lives in London with her husband and their cat. Lisa Jewell (born July 19, 1968) is a popular British author of women's fiction. Her books include Ralph's Party, Thirtynothing, After The Party, a sequel to Ralph's Party, and most recently The House We Grew Up In. Jewell is one of the mostrar mais most popular authors writing in the UK today. In 2008, she was awarded the Melissa Nathan Award For Comedy Romance for her novel 31 Dream Street. Her titles often reach the bestseller list like, I Found You, in 2017 and Then She Was Gone, in 2018. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Inclui os nomes: Lisa Jewel, Lisa Jewell


Obras de Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone (2018) 4,056 cópias
The Family Upstairs (2019) 2,981 cópias
Watching You (2018) 1,471 cópias
The Night She Disappeared (2022) 1,320 cópias
I Found You (2016) 1,266 cópias
Invisible Girl (2020) 1,241 cópias
The Girls (2015) 1,178 cópias
None of This is True (2023) — Narrador, algumas edições1,158 cópias
The House We Grew Up In (2014) 978 cópias
The Family Remains (2022) 783 cópias
Ralph's Party (1999) 725 cópias
Thirtynothing (2000) 581 cópias
The Truth About Melody Browne (2009) 516 cópias
The Third Wife (2014) 512 cópias
One-Hit Wonder (2001) 478 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum



This books was such a fun and unique read, i really liked the different formats within the book! it kept my interest and i read it in 2 days!
only complaint is the twist that she tried to pull off at the end fell flat for me. she worked really hard throughout the whole book to create an unreliable narrator, so i was not able to get on board with the ending.
haleychannell | outras 35 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
Wow.. just wow! I've been hearing talk about this book on Facebook and around the blogosphere, but honestly, as a mother of 2 teen girls, I was wary of picking it up. I am always hesitant to read any psychological thrillers, normally I end up not liking them, or figuring out the "culprit" early on and then it's all meh to me. But this book caught me off guard, I had an inkling of an idea of what happened.
There were so many twists for me in this book. I stayed interested and couldn't put it down until I knew exactly what happened.

The story and writing kept me needing to know what was in the next chapter and what exactly had happened to poor Ellie.
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chaoticmel | outras 167 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
I enjoyed meeting Arlette and Betty in Lisa Jewell’s fantastic novel, Before I Met You. The story opens with Betty meeting her step grandmother, Arlette, for the first time when her mom and step dad move in to look after Arlette following an injury. The two become very close and Betty gives up the typical opportunities for young adults when Arlette experiences health complications related to a stroke. The two women live together in Arlette’s aging home until Arlette’s death.

During the reading of Arlette’s will, the family learns she has left a large portion of her inheritance to a woman named Clara Pickle, who presumably lives in London. Betty, ever so compassionate and selfless, jumps at the chance to move to London’s Soho in search of this mysterious woman. Facing the excitement of independence and an opportunity to live the life of a typical 22-year-old, Betty begins her new life by finding an apartment and a job in Soho.

The novel kept me on the edge of my seat as the story alternated between Betty’s life in 1995 and Arlette’s time in London in the early 1920’s. Arlette’s arrival in London and the time she spent with her swanky friends was fascinating. She met and became close friends with an artist who introduced her to more friends. The two years she lived in London were certainly life changing. Ironically, Betty’s life somewhat parallels her grandmother’s time in London. She meets unique people and is faced with important life changing decisions too, all while being a detective in search of Clara Pickle.

As I hoped, Lisa took me on an interesting journey of two different time periods with two very similar women. This novel is full of secrets, romantic relationships, curiosity, and life development. There are many moments of excitement and hope while also moments of sadness and devastation. The ending was very satisfying and left me feeling sad the story was over.

I purchased the audiobook of Before I Met You through my Audible subscription. A good narrator is an important component to the listening experience. Helen Duff did an excellent job making this a wonderful reading experience.

I have photos, videos, and additional information that I'm unable to include here. It can all be found on my blog, in the link below.
A Book And A Dog
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NatalieRiley | outras 12 resenhas | May 12, 2024 |
I found it boring. I skimmed through it just to read how it ended. I never could get into it.
BethQuerrey | outras 125 resenhas | May 10, 2024 |



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