The Overdue Life of Amy Byler

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler I m between 3.5 and 4 stars, so I ll round up I have suffered plenty I am a poster child for low grade chronic suffering If an ad agency wanted to make suffering into a thirty second spot, they would make a time lapse video of me in my three colors of elastic waistband teacher pants shoveling eight inches of snow at five a.m so my kids can get to their early bird activities on time, then teaching 250 overprivileged kids how to not use computers for porn for ten hours, and then collapsing in I m between 3.5 and 4 stars, so I ll round up I have suffered plenty I am a poster child for low grade chronic suffering If an ad agency wanted to make suffering into a thirty second spot, they would make a time lapse video of me in my three colors of elastic waistband teacher pants shoveling eight inches of snow at five a.m so my kids can get to their early bird activities on time, then teaching 250 overprivileged kids how to not use computers for porn for ten hours, and then collapsing in front ofOutlandertoo tired to even find, much less turn on, my vibrator at the end of the day For the last three years, Amy Byler has been the sole provider for her two children 15 year old Cori and 12 year old Joe She s barely keeping her head above water financially, working as a school librarian in order to keep her kids in private school, tending to the myriad repair needs of their beautiful yet historic read old Pennsylvania house, and doing al...I have been reading some heavy novels recently and thought it was time for something a little less oppressive This one fit the bill perfectly.Amy Byler is a school librarian and single mom with two kids, ages 12 and 15 Her husband up and left them for nebulous reasons three years previously It has been a struggle to make things work, but Amy has indeed made a good life for her family even though she is worn down from her efforts Suddenly Amy s husband reappears and wants three months of re b I have been reading some heavy novels recently and thought it was time for something a little less oppressive This one fit the bill perfectly.Amy Byler is a school librarian and single mom with two kids, ages 12 and 15 Her husband up and left them for nebulous reasons three years previously It has been a struggle to make things work, but Amy ...Quit reading this review and go read this book It is laugh out loud hilarious and I still can t figure out how Harms can so seamlessly transition from writing a snarky but charming teenager to writing a full grown woman in the midst of her momspringa Don t know what that is Well, GO READ THE BOO...I m spilling over with love for this book There is a very bookish theme, sparkling banter between the characters, including in depth discussions on books And there is food porn, there was so much food consumed that I was constantly hungry And there was journaling And a New York setting And all the humour, literally laugh out loud moments.And, and, and.I could keep whispering sweet nothings about this book, but I rather you discover the joys of it yourself.If you love books bursting with wit I m spilling over with love for this book There is a very bookish theme, sparkling banter between the characters, including in depth discussions on books And there is food porn, there was so much food consumed that I was constantly hung...free review copy As a school librarian and a 38 year old mom of 3, I feel like I m the EXACT target audience for this book I related to so much of the story and I loved all the nerdy bookish references So much fabulous humor in the journal entries and emails from Amy s teen daughters, as well as i...I needed something quick and fun to read, and this book fit the bill It s pretty stereotypical chick lit The woman has been wronged by a man who comes back to make amends and gets a fun vacation to NY out of the deal where every guy is either her gay best friend or wants to sleep with her Confused feelings about the men in her life, conflicted about what she wants out of life, cue in some deepish thoughts Happy endings all around.The one knock I have about this book is the way the teenage ch I needed something quick and fun to read, and this book fit the bill It s pretty stereotypical chick lit The woman has been wronged by a man who comes back to make amends and gets a fun vacation to NY out of the deal where every guy is either her gay best friend or wants to sleep with her Confused feelings about the men in her life, conflicted about what she wants out of life, cue in some deepish thoughts Happy endings all around.The one knock I have about this book is the way the teenage character talk and int...Amy Byler s husband ditched her and their kids three years ago, so when he shows up, full of reget, we can forgive her for being less than welcoming Still, she could use a break and a life.What follows is so engaging, I had to clear my calendar Harms dances on the knife edge between snort your coffee humor and bull s eye insights, often in the same sentence As a card carrying curmudgeon, I resist such tactics, but here I never felt played Instead, I was swept up in Amy s Everymom dilemma, h Amy Byler s husband ditched her and their kids three years ago, so when he shows up, full of reget, we can forgive her for being less than welcoming Still, she could use a break and a life.What follows is so engaging, I had to clear my calendar...Author Kelly Harms has started a thing with Amy Byler and her momspringa and every mom is going to want one Read about it here SUMMARYAmy Byler lives in a small town in Pennsylvania and is utterly shocked when she sees her missing husband, John, in her neighborhood drugstore Three years ago, John went to Hong Kong and never...I m in the minority on this one The Overdue Life of Amy Byler is a cute, quick, predictable read What you expect to happen is exactly what happens It s a character driven novel, which is fineI don t need constant action when books are well written Unfortunately, the characters seemed very much like characters, and not actual people The dialogue reminded me of an 80s sitcom where everyone spews one linerseven the 12 year old The voices of Amy the mother and Cori her 15 year old daI m in the minority on this one The Overdue Life of Amy Byler is a cute, quick, predictable read What...This light hearted novel is the story of Amy Byler, a high school librarian, abandoned by her husband, John, and left alone to raise her two young children When John suddenly reappears three years later and wants to reestablish a relationship with his kids, Amy reluctantly agrees to allow him to spend a week alone with daughter Cori and son Joe, while she attends a librarian conference in NYC What begins as a short trip blossoms into a full blown momspringa , as Amy rediscovers herself and fi This light hearted novel is the story of Amy Byler, a high school librarian, abandoned by her husband, John, and left alone to raise her two young children When John suddenly reappears three years later and wants to reestablish a relationship with his kids, Amy reluctantly agrees to allow him to spend a week alone with daughte...Overworked and underappreciated, single mom Amy Byler needs a break So when the guilt ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer, she accepts his offer and escapes rural Pennsylvania for New York City.Usually grounded and mild mannered, Amy finally lets her hair down in the city that never sleeps She discovers a life filled with culture, sophistication, and with a little encouragement from her friends a few blind dates When one man in particular makes quick work of Amy s heart, she risks losing herself completely in the unexpected escape, and as the summer comes to an end, Amy realizes too late that she must make an impossible decision stay in this exciting new chapter of her life, or return to the life she left behind.But before she can choose, a crisis forces the two worlds together, and Amy must stare down a future where she could lose both sides of herself, and every dream she s ever nurtured, in the beat of a heart. 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  • 4.2
  • 495
    • Kindle Edition
    • 328 pages
    • The Overdue Life of Amy Byler
    • Kelly Harms
    • 13 January 2017

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