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by Jenni Barber,Aya Cash,Annalynne McCord,Karen Ziemba,Jennifer Weiner

Free eBook Then Came You: A Novel download ISBN: 1442340681
Author: Jenni Barber,Aya Cash,Annalynne McCord,Karen Ziemba,Jennifer Weiner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio; Unabridged edition (July 12, 2011)
Language: English
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Womens Fiction
Size MP3: 1573 mb
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Rating: 4.3
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About The Book Told with Jennifer Weiner’s trademark wit and sharp observations, Then Came You is a hilarious, tender, and timely tale that explores themes of class and entitlement.

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner takes readers into the heart of women’s lives in an unforgettable, timely tale. An unexpected love story. Jules Strauss is a Princeton senior on a full scholarship who plans on selling her pedigree eggs to help save her father from addiction. Told with Jennifer Weiner’s trademark wit and sharp observations, Then Came You is a hilarious, tender, and timely tale that explores themes of class and entitlement, surrogacy and charity, the rights of a parent and the measure of a mother. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today!

by Jennifer Weiner (Author), Jenni Barber (Narrator), Aya Cash (Narrator) .

by Jennifer Weiner (Author), Jenni Barber (Narrator), Aya Cash (Narrator), AnnaLynne McCord (Narrator), Karen Ziemba (Narrator) & 2 more. Jennifer Weiner's bestselling novels twist humor and topical issues into can't-put-down stories. Her latest follows the lives of four women who explore conflicting notions of family and motherhood. "Houston Chronicle". Then Came You offers an eye-opening perspective on parenthood in an age where the family is ever evolving.

Narrated by Jenni Barber, Aya Cash, and Annalynne McCord. I find it's easier to gauge the ebb and flow of a novel and the interplay between character with only one reader (even when the book has multiple points of view). But I must also say that I was completely put off by India. She is everything I'm not and I just wasn't interested in seeing her take possession of a child as she does everything else.

Then Came You. 5 4 5 Author: Jennifer Weiner Narrator: Karen Ziemba, Jenni Barber, Aya . 5 4 5 Author: Jennifer Weiner Narrator: Karen Ziemba, Jenni Barber, Aya Cash, Annalynne McCord. Read and listen to as many books as you like! Download books offline, listen to several books continuously, choose stories for your kids, or try out a book that you didn't thought you would like to listen to. 25 8 5 Author: Jennifer Weiner Narrator: Karen Ziemba, Jenni Barber, Aya Cash, Annalynne . 25 8 5 Author: Jennifer Weiner Narrator: Karen Ziemba, Jenni Barber, Aya Cash, Annalynne McCord. New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Weiner takes readers into the heart of women’s lives in an unforgettable, timely tale.

Then Came You: A Novel. Unabridged, Go to Abridged Audiobook . I am a big fan of Jennifer Weiner but this book was such a disappointment and so predictable that I figured out what was going to happen to the main characters and then skipped to the last CD and was correct! Please Jennifer bring back your character rich style - it was greatly missed with this book!

Narrated by Jenni Barber. Narrated by Jenni Barber, Aya Cash, Annalynne McCord, Karen Ziemba. You have this audiobook. Listen to your audiobook on Apple (iOS) or Android phones and tablets.

Written by Jennifer Weiner, Audiobook narrated by Karen Ziemba, Aya Cash, Jenni Barber, Annalynne McCord

Written by Jennifer Weiner, Audiobook narrated by Karen Ziemba, Aya Cash, Jenni Barber, Annalynne McCord. From the number-one New York Times best-selling author, a novel about three very different women who become friends while seeking refuge in an old beach house. Loved it! By Jayne Greeley on 07-25-10. Best Friends Forever. Narrated by: James Colby, Nicole Poole. Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins.

Jennifer Weiner's Then Came You is an excellent novel that I highly recommend The book begins with Jules' narrative. She is a To call Jennifer Weiner's latest novel "Then Came You" a beach read is only partially accurate.

Jennifer Weiner's Then Came You is an excellent novel that I highly recommend. If you are looking for a book with heart and humor, Then Came You should be your first choice!. The book begins with Jules' narrative. Yes, it is one of those books that women love to take along to the beach for an easy read, but this one will surprise you - it is much better written than that classification.

AnnaLynne McCord is best known for her role as Naomi Clark on the CW hit 90210.

With startling tenderness and laugh-out-loud humor, they take listeners into the very heart of women's lives and minds in this unforgettable, timely story. AnnaLynne McCord is best known for her role as Naomi Clark on the CW hit 90210.

scholarship and a family she’s ashamed to invite to Parents’ Weekend. Tall, blond, and outwardly identical to her wealthy prep-school-educated classmates, her plan is to take the ten thousand dollars she’ll receive from donating her “pedigree” eggs and try to save her father from addiction… Annie Barrow is a thirty-four-year-old working-class married mother of two who scrapes by on her husband’s single paycheck. After watching a TV show about surrogates, she thinks she’s found a way to recover a sense of purpose and bring in some extra cash… India Bishop, thirty-eight (really forty-three), believes she’s found her happy ending when she marries a very wealthy and much older man, Marcus Croft, but decides that a baby will seal the deal. When all of her attempts at pregnancy fail, she turns to technology, and Annie and Jules, to help make her dreams come true… But each woman’s plans are thrown into disarray when Marcus suddenly dies, and his twenty-three-year-old daughter Bettina is named guardian of the unborn child. As the baby’s due date draws near, these four women—with nothing and everything in common—discover what makes each of them a mother in her own right. With her laugh-out-loud humor, startling tenderness, and spot-on characterizations, Jennifer Weiner once again takes listeners into the heart of women’s lives in America, in an unforgettable, timely tale that interweaves themes of class and entitlement, surrogacy and donorship, parental rights and the measure of motherhood.
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Itiannta
I don't usually read chick-lit, and I don't consider Jennifer Weiner to be a chick-lit author. She, however, does consider herself to be such an author so I guess she is my exception to my no chick-lit rule. I have read all of her books and liked most of them. As usual, I had this book on pre-order as soon as Amazon had it listed.

If I did not have children, I probably would have read Then Came You in one sitting. I was able to read it over about 3 days, which is as good as it gets with me these days. Even though it held my attention, I can't decide if I actually liked this book!

On the pro side of the Franklin list for this book, it is completely different from Weiner's other books. While she has wandered from her usual material in the past, she tended to fall a bit flat. Then Came You, on the other hand, is much more successful. It follows four women through the process of surrogacy. There is Annie, a young mother desperate to help her family financially, who decides to become a surrogate. Jules is finishing up at Princeton when she decides to donate her eggs for the money to put her father in a rehab program. India is an older trophy wife who is desperate to hold onto her marriage, and its financial perks, by starting a family. Bettina is India's suspicious and bitter stepdaughter.

On the con side, while the characters were all well-written, I didn't feel at home, so to say, with any of them. Bettina was hard to like as was, for the most part, India. Jules was the most interesting of the 4, but she seemed to be the least involved in the main story line. I should have been able to relate most to Annie, but it just wasn't there for me. Still, this flawed quartet did work well together, if not separately.

I do know some people who have gone or are going through some form of surrogacy. However, I can't say that I've ever thought that much about it. My guess is that, if one were to participate as either a surrogate or a donor, you would have to be able to emotionally distance yourself from the process. This story, however, shows how difficult that really is. The more I read it, the more I realized how difficult the entire situation could be (and how I would never be able to handle it).

I just don't know what to think. The book held my attention, moved me, stayed with me after I finished, but it left me feeling uneasy. Maybe that was the intent? I would recommend this book in a heartbeat, if only to hear what others thought of it.
Rindyt
I enjoyed this book. I always like how Weiner tells her stories from different points of views, and I like how because I'm from the NJ/NY/Philly area, I am familiar with the places she mentions (in this case Princeton, the Marketfair mall, the Shake Shack in NYC, Readington Terminal). I actually liked all her characters -- and I want to name my kid Jules.

I felt like I could really see and understand each character, and what drove each of them to make their decisions. At the center of it all, everyone just wanted to have a family. Jules just wanted to help her dad and have her family back together; Annie wanted to feel like she contributed and she mattered; India wanted a chance (after she actually started caring about Marcus), and Bettina wanted her mom to come home (so maybe displaced anger toward India? -- not that she didn't have every right to be mad at her for lying, but she could have not been so bitchy). Each of these women represented a different type of broken home, and the way their lives all mingled I thought was great. As opposed to Fly Away Home I felt the characters in this book grew and moved forward, which is why I loved it.

I was surprised that she didn't touch that much on the controversy of surrogacy except at Annie's Christmas dinner, but that wasn't the focus of this particular book I guess.

I found myself wanting to know more about each of the characters, wanting to meet them, and I like books that leave me with that feeling.

I'm not sure how much I love the ending, as I'm not sure I totally believe India is a changed/reformed woman, but I do believe she'll be a good mother, especially after everything she went through with her grandparents and her mother. And being a Weiner novel everything is wrapped up all tidy and a bow.
Mmsa
I really loved it!! The storyline is captivating and it was great to get to know the very different lives, background and problems of each of the characters, especially seeing each of them through the other's eyes when they finally meet. I couldn't wait for that to happen. They are complementary and they each hold surprises.
The book is about the characters discovering who they are and what matters to them : for some,it is that they are more in love, or more forgiving, or more stubborn than they thought they were. Speaking of which, apparently a reviewer found a love scene disturbing, because the lovers in it are gay.(So? OK, the story has some flaws. But a gay relationship is not one of them!)
I agree with another reviewer that the characters "voices" are alike, which is not very plausible, same with one of the character's redemption. It ends well, of course. It is an overall very joyful book, without being over the top. I probably won't read all of Weiner's boks, but I sure am glad to have picked this one.
Swordsong
I really like most of Jennifer Weiner's books, but I think she is now cranking them out too fast and the stories and the writing have suffered as a result. I didn't even read the middle part of this book because I just didn't care about the characters and I didn't think the writing was as well executed as in her other books. Weiner was always witty in the past; the writing here is just dull and kind of stilted. I'm disappointed, especially since I was waiting for the book and bought it as soon as it came out...sorry, Jennifer!