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Girls' Weekend

Written by: Cara Sue Achterberg
Narrated by: Xe Sands
Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Dani, Meg, and Charlotte have bonded over babies, barbeques, and backyards, but when they escape for a girls' weekend away, they can't bring themselves to return to lives that don't seem to fit anymore.

Harried Dani can't explain why she feels so discontented until she meets a young gallery owner who inspires her to rediscover the art that once made her happy.

Dependable Meg faces up to a grief that threatens to swallow her whole and confronts a marriage built on expectations.

Flamboyant Charlotte, frustrated with her stagnated life and marriage, pursues a playboy Irish singer and beachside business opportunities.

All three of these women thought they would be different. None of them thought they'd be facing down 40 and still wondering when life starts. What they do when they realize where they're headed is both inspiring and wildly entertaining.

Girls' Weekend is a fun, yet poignant romp through the universal search of who we are, why we love, and what makes us happy by an author who is quickly emerging as one of our most incisive storytellers.

©2016 Cara Sue Achterberg (P)2017 Tantor

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  • Laura L Noble
  • 12-04-17

A little depressing

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

I wasn't looking forward to it.

Would you recommend Girls' Weekend to your friends? Why or why not?

No, it didn't flow, it was a bummer.

What does Xe Sands bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Xe Sands is one of my favorite narrators. I enjoy all of her performances

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