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Forty Favours the Brave

By: Lise Carlaw, Sarah Wills
Narrated by: Lise Carlaw, Sarah Wills
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Publisher's Summary

How can I be nearing middle age when 26 feels like yesterday? After the craziness of my 20s and hard work of my 30s, what’s next? Who am I now that youth is behind me?

These were the questions Lise Carlaw and Sarah Wills asked themselves as they entered a milestone decade—their 40s. And they’re not alone. The second phase of life can seem daunting. But it’s so much more too. There is power in knowing who you are, ditching ‘nice’ for what’s important and arriving at the stage in your life when you decide rather than ‘slide’.

In Forty Favours the Brave, Lise and Sarah, along with women from all walks of life, share insightful tales about entering their 40s and beyond: the lessons learned, heartbreaks survived, things they wish they’d known … and the surprising, wondrous joy of life in its second act.

Brimming with wit, honesty and relatable ‘aha!’ moments, Forty Favours the Brave is the ultimate coming-of-age listen for any woman approaching (or in) her 40s.

©2022 Lise Carlaw and Sarah Wills (P)2022 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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"This book feels like a weekend away with your best girlfriends." (Sally Hepworth, author of The Mother-In-Law)

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What a book!

I’m in the last year of my forties and this book is soooooo good. So much wisdom, humour and love in its pages.

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What a wonderful book that was so beautifully narrated! So much emotion, wisdom and words/thoughts to live by. Loved every minute of it!!

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Loved it

Thank you for writing a book that made me laugh, cry and even snort outloud. Beautifully written and a joy to listen to. Thanks you

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Beautiful book

This book will make you laugh and cry. It is full of funny and relatable stories of two beautiful friends who both epitomise Aussie women in their forties. I could easily listen to it over and over again. Great work Lise and Sarah.

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