Lost and grieving, she starts taking experimental pills to help her sleep. Their affect is two fold - sleep and time spent in an alternate universe with Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. Lydia’s journey is heartbreaking, but it is also inspiring in so many ways. However, things change when on Lydia’s birthday, Freddie, suddenly dies in a car accident that their friend, Jonah, was also in, but survived. Title: The Two Lives of Lydia BirdAuthor: Josie SilverPublisher: Random House AudioISBN: 9780593151648. I wish I could see more of what happens in the future for this relationship. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. But I did like the parallels between Lydia’s two worlds and how her subconscious planted clues for her as well as indulged in her need to escape and live out a fantasy. I loved One Day in December, however, this one in contrast did not have the angst or dialogue or pace to compare. It’s not fair, most of all to herself and the life she has in front of her.
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The build-up was excellent – though slightly too long – but the resolution was very abrupt. Discussion Questions: 1.
Overall, The Two Lives of Lydia Bird is a book worth picking up if you’re in the mood for a good cry but with a hopeful ending. And in my eyes it totally makes sense that he should be the one to make her heart beat again. Because there’s someone in her new life, her real life, who wants her to stay. They've been together for almost a decade, and Lydia thinks their love is indestructible. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Lydia, Freddie and Jonah were friends since they met at school. I really wanted to enjoy this novel, however it missed the mark for a few reasons.
1,080 global ratings | 329 global reviews, Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2020. The Two Lives of Lydia Bird broke my heart into pieces and then put those pieces back together one spontaneous cat adoption and silent speed dating session at a time. I don’t cry a lot in books, I only cry when I feel truly emotional and that was the case. Two lives. It made me laugh, it gave me hope and even though I didn’t cry (cold black heart, remember?)
Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The characters were not well developed nor was the plot. Title: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird Author: Josie Silver Publishing House: Penguin Books (UK) Genre: Romance Synopsis: Lydia and Freddie. Synopsis: Written with Josie Silver’s trademark warmth and wit, The Two Lives of Lydia Bird is a powerful and thrilling love story about the what-ifs that arise at life’s crossroads, and what happens when one woman is given a miraculous chance to answer them. Written with Josie Silver’s trademark warmth and wit, The Two Lives of Lydia Bird is a powerful and thrilling love story about the what-ifs that arise at life’s crossroads, and what happens when one woman is given a miraculous chance to answer them. Some people say they were taken by surprise by the path this book took, but for me it was totally clear, and I was totally happy with it. I didn’t want this book to end! - Ballantine Books. Freddie and Lydia. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Freddie was a significant part of Lydia’s life, and as she explores and rekindles relationships/friendships without Freddie, her struggle to relate is evident.
Read 4,110 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent to set the cookies. Reviewed in the United States on March 28, 2020. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Lydia struggles with living a life where Freddie does not exist. Then the pills don’t just help her sleep: they take her to a world where Freddie lives. Book Review : The Two Lives of Lydia Bird *Disclaimer : I received a copy of this eBook for free from NetGalley in exchange for my honest review. The loss of a loved one leaves a gaping hole, and Lydia pieces her life together slowly with the support of family and friends. Review: The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver, Review: Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams, Review: One More for Christmas by Sarah Morgan, Review: Crazy, Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams, Review: Home for the Holidays by Sara Richardson, Review: Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey. To comply with the new e-Privacy directive, we need to ask for your consent to set the cookies. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. What a stunning transformation Lydia goes through as she wades through heart-wrenching grief. However, I can see how you can pick it up, expecting something light and frothy, and being slammed like a Mack truck by the emotions this books elicit. I love how you talked about this (especially since you haven’t read her other book). I couldn’t help but wonder what would happen if someone who was not recently bereaved took one of those pills. ( Log Out / Freddie and Lydia. And when Lydia finally takes the decision to say goodbye for good to this “other-world” I cried all of my tears. The idea that there is alternative version of our lives.
I was obsessed with the audiobook, but more so, addicted to the narrator’s voice. I wouldn't consider this book a romance, it's more about a woman losing her fiance and going through the grieving process in a different way - she sees him in a "parallel world" where he's still alive. Reviewed in the United States on June 2, 2020.
There have been other books by this author that I read thanks to a friend's recommendation (borrowed books are always the best ones, right? Pills that “magically” take her to another world where he is still alive and they’re continuing their lives like it should have been.
Written with Josie Silver’s trademark warmth and wit, The Two Lives of Lydia Bird is a powerful and thrilling love story about the what-ifs that arise at life’s crossroads, and what happens when one woman is given a miraculous chance to answer them. I hope that today is going awesome for you. One Day in December; Buy this book. Grab a box of tissues and enjoy the journey. I was genuinely afraid that the plot would turn into someone spiraling into drug addiction after the loss of a loved one (my heart wasn’t ready for that), but instead. The reader knows she will learn from going there too much and eventually stop.
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