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Truly Madly Guilty Audiobook

Truly Madly Guilty

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Publisher's Summary

Once again Liane Moriarty uses her unique, razor-sharp observational skills to sift through the emerging fault lines of seemingly happy families.

If only they'd said no....

What if they hadn't gone? That's the question Clementine can't stop asking herself.

It was just a backyard barbeque. They didn't know their hosts that well. They were friends of friends. They could so easily have said no. But she and her husband, Sam, said yes, and now they can never change what they did and didn't do that beautiful winter's day.

Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One yapping dog. It's a normal weekend in the suburbs. What could possibly go wrong?

©2016 Liane Moriarty (P)2016 Bolinda

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    Anita 28/11/2016
    Anita 28/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Not like the other books"

    I'm a huge Liane Moriarty fan and unfortunately this book was a big disappointment. The story line went nowhere and the narrator made all of the characters sound bitchy and bad tempered.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kylie 25/11/2016
    Kylie 25/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "No No No No!"

    i can not express how boring and disappointed i was with this book. thank god for Amazons return policy because this certainly went back.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amanda 19/10/2016
    Amanda 19/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "not a good one"

    20 chapters too long and the narration was painful to listen to. did not enjoy

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amanda 01/09/2016
    Amanda 01/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Slow story....almost painful."

    Found it exactly like other books....same recipe...but less exciting. Really hard to get through it.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Surfside, Australia 25/11/2016
    Amazon Customer Surfside, Australia 25/11/2016
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    "skillfully told"

    i8 is amazing how the author takes all the separate threads of a story and lives them from the individuals point of view. then rounds-off perfectly in the end. bring on more.

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    Amazon Customer 19/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Don't waste your time"

    A book that had potential but lost direction. Terrible ending .. just stopped - waste of time

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    Jill 07/11/2016
    Jill 07/11/2016 Member Since 2015
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    "Disappointing"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    This book was annoying to listen to and had a very weak storyline


    What was most disappointing about Liane Moriarty’s story?

    I was waiting for a twist in the story, it became very boring


    What aspect of Caroline Lee’s performance might you have changed?

    Her voice was annoying when she was reading the conversations


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Laura Fudim 01/11/2016
    Laura Fudim 01/11/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Not bad"

    Enjoyable narrator. Story was a bit long winded but it was nice to enjoy the characters

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    Maddison 30/10/2016
    Maddison 30/10/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "All over the place"

    This book is hard to follow, the story jumps around a lot and goes back and forth many times

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    Brady 19/10/2016
    Brady 19/10/2016
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    "Okay."

    I've enjoyed her other books but this was tedious. At least a third of the book was unwarranted.

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  • nancy dobosiewicz
    29/08/16
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    "Another excellent tale"

    As always Leon Moriarty completely knocks it out of the park. I found myself looking forward to my drives to and from work so that I could continue to weave myself into the lives of her characters

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  • Lyssa
    Georgia
    15/08/16
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    "Awesome"

    Awesome awesome awesome! I have come to truly enjoy Liane Moriarty. The way she writes is the way I think, and if I had only one negative thing to say would be that she sometimes rambles takes a while to get to the point. The near raider was awesome story was off and although I knew secret, I enjoyed the way the writer came around to it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • cristina
    Somerville, MA, United States
    4/08/16
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    "Should have been three and a half stars."

    This is one of those books that makes me wish that it was possible to review with half stars. Truly Madly Guilty is really better that a "three star" book but not quite a four mainly because the first part is AWFUL. Yes, I know. How is it possible that anything by Liane Moriarty could be awful? But the beginning of this novel truly is: boring and tedious (the characters and the plot), with everyone alluding to something awful that happened at a mysterious bar-b-q but which is not revealed. When the story FINALLY gets going (you still don't know what happened at the bar-b-q, but enough of the characters' past and motivations is revealed so that they're finally interesting), the novel IS great. Back to the regular Moriarty. But the beginning was unforgivably unedited. Almost as if someone else had written it and then handed it back to the real author. Still love her. Will still preorder her books. But this one was three and a half stars, not the usual five.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Brenda Gibbons
    NC
    3/08/16
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    "Awesome ability to build characters."

    EventuallyI loved this book. The reason I say this is because I kept thinking I was missing something and we go back and listen to the previous chapter. Actually what was happening is the book was building on everyone's perspective of one tragic moment at a barbecue.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sab_sunrise
    Rosebank, Australia
    20/09/16
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    "Hm...a little disappointing"

    I have fallen head over heals in love with Liane Moriatie's books Big Little Lies, What Alice Forgot , The Husband's Secret and The Hypnoist's Love Story. I listened to every book 2 times and I find them brilliant.
    I was impatiently awaiting the new book, Truly Madly Guilty. I had trouble getting into the story and into the characters. I missed the twinkle of humor that used to accompany her characters. Overall i struggled because I felt that the characters of this book were more about struggle, argument and more unhappy.
    Without the excellent reading of Caroline Lee and without the colorful Tiffany and Vid I dont think I would have finished this book.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • R Bentham
    UK
    1/11/16
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    "Getting too formulaic?"

    This was my least favourite Liane Moriarty book. Can't decide whether I've listened to so many of hers that I'm bored with her formulaic style or whether this one really was lacking the usual charm.
    One thing is for sure, if I'm going to read about an Aussie BBQ then I'd choose Christos Tsiolkas' version every time!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Lucy
    Morden, United Kingdom
    9/10/16
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    "A big disappointment :("

    I usually adore Liane Moriartys books and was really looking forward to hearing this one despite the poor reviews.
    Unfortunately it was awful. I had to force myself to listen until the end and was glad when it was over.
    I kept having to go back a few minutes as my mind had wandered off.
    It was a LONG story too :(

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  • Caroline
    30/08/16
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    "Fantastic listen"

    A superb combination as always of great story and excellent narration. My 5th listen to a liane moriarty/ Caroline Lee combo.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • julierober
    29/08/16
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    "Not as good as Liane's other books"

    I knew how this book was going to end. The story was ok, I did like how all characters perspectives were caught but the story was predictable.

    The narrator told the story well and her dramatisation of the characters were excellent

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sophia Irvine
    UK
    24/08/16
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    "not her best"

    I'm usually a huge fan of Moriarty. this is not her best work, but worth a credit all the same.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Czarniecka
    18/08/16
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    "Loved it"

    Liane Moriarty is a great author and this book is as good as all her other stories

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • jv
    12/08/16
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    "Unexpected storyline"

    I have read all Lianes work and when Thi story started I wasn't sure where it was going, slightly slow to start but then it twisted and turned with the most unexpected and unusual storyline which really worked, very thought provoking at times, very enjoyable and although the voice for Vid was slightly grating an excellent narration as usual by Caroline. Very good book. I recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • amanda
    Perth, United Kingdom
    11/08/16
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    "You won't be disappointed"

    I love Caroline Lee's narration her voice and intonation are just perfect for Liane Moriarty's tales of modern life.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • TerryF
    30/07/16
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    "loved it!"

    each book by Liane Moriarty is better than the last, and the narration was spot-on.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • greygirl
    25/07/16
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    "Wonderful"

    I really enjoy how You are made to care about the characters or can engage with them.
    I have enjoyed all of Liane Moriarty's books & this is no exception. A lovely read, could not stop listening!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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