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Free online listen to It Ends with Us audiobook by Colleen Hoover and narrated by Olivia Song . Are you a Colleen Hoover fan ? if yes you will love It Ends with Us audiobook. Now lets try to play the audio and leave a comment about this book.

 

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1/Having written a true story about DV myself, under the pen name Adriana Jaymes, I like this version better! As an author myself, this is a truth that reverberates with experience by both myself and Hoover, just told in different ways.
I’m sold on Hoover and moving to book #2 the second I’m done with this review.
Applause and admiration for the talent and heart she writes in every word and expression. I’d give her 10 stars for this story that many of us have lived. Including me.

2/I can’t even begin to tell you how good this book is. I couldn’t put it down. She captures every emotion. Every hope. It’s shocking, and it’s just crazy how everything ties together. It sucks you in and you just feel like you’re there with Lily. Definitely my favorite book. I’m not so much into the whole sexy noval thing but she has to show you how passionate the relationship is and just keeps you on the edge of your seat. BUY THIS BOOK

3/I expected a frivolous romance novel, but I must say this one surprised me.

The story is about Lily Bloom, who grew up in a household where her father physically and sexually abused her mother. In spite of the abuse, Lily’s mother doesn’t leave her husband, which leads Lily to believe her mother is weak, and Lily swears never to end up like her.

As an adult, Lily meets a neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid – he is charming, loving and committed. But over time, Lily discovers a side to him that brings her dangerously close to repeating her mother’s cycle.

After reading this book I was confused as to how I felt about it. On one hand, there is a clear depth to it; the book talks about abusive relationships in a raw, vulnerable way that makes you think about the mental and emotional trauma involved, as well as the complexity of such relationships.

On the other hand, there is also a lot of what I see as juvenile romance – irrational, childish expectations from relationships, overflowing emotion, tantrums, rapid switches between extreme highs and lows, and levels of drama that no rational adult would ever subject themselves to.

I also struggled with Ryle’s character in the early stages of their relationship. In the beginning of the book, he goes to great pains to emphasise how much he hates relationships (which in itself is no sin), and yet the second he meets Lily his entire personality flips and suddenly he is willing to do anything to be with her – and once that happens, he is the sickeningly sweet picture of an overly devoted boyfriend who wants to spend every moment complimenting his girlfriend and wanting to have babies. What brought about this drastic change?? Honestly, I found this transformation hard to believe.

After reading the book, my aversion to romance novels remains unchanged, but I did find myself feeling much more empathy for victims of domestic abuse – the author’s own experience in an abusive home lends so much more authenticity to the experiences her characters go through – I witnessed how our tendency to judge people who go back to their abusers might not always be warranted, for although it seems black and white, the complexity of abusive relationships is not easy to navigate. There are several reasons why one might go back to them without being weak or brainwashed, and I myself have become far more sympathetic to the need to listen and understand before making assumptions and judging someone who is in that same position.

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