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The Switch, by Beth O'Leary

rho_cassiopeia's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

3.5

rapgod13's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful lighthearted fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

this was so cute, it made me miss my grandma so bad :-( 

nicolejbe's review against another edition

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funny lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated

4.0

lauconn's review against another edition

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emotional funny hopeful medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? A mix
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? It's complicated
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.0

wisdomsdaughter's review

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5.0

im gonna give beth oleary my life

bookswithv's review against another edition

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emotional funny inspiring lighthearted reflective medium-paced

4.5

megwehn's review against another edition

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challenging emotional funny hopeful lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

4.5

Leena
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pageandpromise's review against another edition

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2.0

2.5 stars - not sure what genre this actually is but honestly the story just wasn’t compelling.

books4days's review against another edition

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4.0

A pretty uplifting and sweet book, even as the characters work through some big stuff. Leena, an overworked 30-something workaholic is put on a two-month leave for work and decides to live at her grandmother's house in a sleepy town. Meanwhile, her grandmother was recently deserted by her husband, so she moves into Leena's London apartment to test out the London older-adults dating scene. This book has a delightful (even when they are inherently annoying) cast of supporting characters and really highlights the important of intergenerational friendships and getting involved in your community.

alicebee27's review against another edition

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funny lighthearted medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? No
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes

3.0

Another easy read, nice storyline but a bit unrealistic but i enjoyed