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Don't You Forget About Me

Narrated by: Madeline Gould
Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (121 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

You always remember your first love. Don't you?

It began with four words.

I love your laugh. x

But that was 12 years ago. It really began the day Georgina was fired from The Worst Restaurant in Sheffield (TripAdvisor) and found The Worst Boyfriend in the World (Georgina's best friends) in bed with someone else.

So when her new boss, Lucas McCarthy, turns out to be the boy who wrote those words to her all that time ago, it feels like the start of something.

The only problem? He doesn't seem to remember Georgina at all.

©2019 Mhairi McFarlane (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic Reviews

"I loved it! So funny and warm - a delicious read." (Marian Keyes)

"Wildly funny and wildly romantic. Another wonderful novel from an author at the top of her game." (Louise O'Neill)

"Funny and heartfelt, full of humour and wisdom, I absolutely loved it." (Katie Fforde )

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Awesome book

Really like the lady reading it.. will be looking for more books read by her

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Witty romance at its best!

totally in love with the characters and the Irish accent. it was romantic but not sappy and all the characters were rounded and we'll thought out.

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LOVED this so much!

I binged listened it over 24 hours. I didn't want it to ever end! Now I'm sad that its finished and I have to find something else that I like as much

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Loved it!!

Such a sweet story, really enjoyed it and didn't want it to end. Highly recommend for anyone wanting a romantic escape that is easy listening!

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A great 'feel good' book..

I really enjoyed this one, it was funny and warm without being too cheesy. Mhairi McFarlane has created characters that made me feel I knew them, and Madeline Gould's excellent narration just brought them all to life. A great feel good book.

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Loved it!

I loved this book, Georgina the unlikely heroine is my new hero! Lucas is Devine and it made me smile. Can’t get better then that!

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Beautiful writing

This story had a perfect dose of charm in the way it’s written. Her descriptions were beautiful and made you feel part of the characters mind and story. The narrator was great too. I will be looking for more by this author.

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Excellent

The author has a great understanding of human behaviour, especially that of an eager to please teenage girl! Really well written, made me cry!

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A great read (well, audio read).

Mhairi McFarlane's "Don't You Forget About Me" was so good! I loved Georgina- a really well-rounded person with great character development. I really appreciated that Mhairi fleshed out a lot of the minor characters as well. Madeline Gould's narration was fabulous.

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A really lovely story

The characters are relatable. The story moves along well. Nice and easy to listen to.

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  • Emily
  • 09-07-2019

Fantastic (Especially for Rom Com Fans)

Excellent performance and SUPERBLY written, this more than satisfied my Bridget-Jones-Four-Weddings-Golden-Era-Rom-Com itch. It has a backbone of real emotion, is very enjoyably witty, and has a genuinely likeable heroine. I can't wait to read/listen to more from this author.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-06-2019

Amazing book

love this audiobook so much, hung on every word and was eager to follow the choices and events that the main character experienced, a truely relatable and surprising book.

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  • kateminescooke
  • 26-10-2019

Not the best

Not the best, no depth of character or story line . A lot of cliches

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  • Maria
  • 25-10-2019

I loved it!!!

This book is for you if you are a hopeless romantic that likes well written books

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  • Helen
  • 30-08-2019

Hilarious, Clever & Beautifully Written

I only ever have one predicament when it comes to Mhairi McFarlane's books; I inhale them!!
A rom-com story that deals with real issues, as well as second chance romance.
In Mhairi I have found an author who genuinely makes me laugh. No forced giggles, but ill-timed snorting on public transport, but she also has the ability to make me ugly cry!
The only thing I would have liked to have seen in this book was the point of view of Lucas.
Don't You Forget About Me,  had me from the first page and has made an entry onto my favourite books of the year list. I can’t wait to read more from Mhairi McFarlane!
4/5

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  • lisa oddy
  • 12-08-2019

loved every second of this book

Really enjoyed this book. So sad it's over but worth every laugh and tear you will have as you follow Georgina through her story

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  • Atheana
  • 16-07-2019

Boring boring boring

I couldn’t get past the first 45 minutes without losing complete interest. ..not for me.

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  • becky16
  • 10-07-2019

Feel good read

I love this author as everything she writes is an easy, uplifting read. This book makes you laugh and is the perfect remedy for when you’re needing to switch off from the world. The main character becomes one you want to be friends with and the ending will make you smile. Enjoy!

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  • Our Tim
  • 08-07-2019

It may take years, but things do come full circle

Loved this book. The intro leaves you hanging and you don't find out what sparked all the subsequent events until the end, in one very drama and emotional scene. It's got a lovely ending, but the story and journey there are just as good, if not better.

I think I'd listen again to this one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-06-2019

Super duper

I am going to download all of Mhairi McFarlane's books now! Enjoyed this one immensely

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  • beth
  • 15-06-2019

enjoyable listen

This story had it's funny moments and very likeable characters, so it's worth a listen !