#bookreview: The A-Z of Everything by Debbie Johnson + GIVEAWAY!

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Format: Paperback
Publisher: Harper Collins
Published: 20th April 2017
Pages: 432 Pages

The Blurb
P is for Paris where it all began. J is for Jealousy where it all came undone. But the most important letter is F. F is for Forgiveness, the hardest of all.

Sisters Poppy and Rose used to be as close as two sisters could be, but it’s been over a decade since they last spoke. Until they both receive a call that tells them their mother has gone – without ever having the chance to see her daughters reunited.

Andrea, though, wasn’t the kind of woman to let a little thing like death stand in the way of her plans. Knowing her daughters better than they know themselves, she has left behind one very special last gift – the A-Z of Everything.

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The Review

What a beautifully written story about the loss of a Mother and the re-building of a family saddened by loss.

With all Debbie Johnson novels, you know that you’re sat upon this emotional rollercaster that often leaves you feeling happy, sad, joyous and warmed and The A to Z of Everything is no different. It made me laugh, cry and smile – three things that make for happy reading.

Sisters Poppy and Rose are reunited (maybe the wrong word) by the death of their mother, who leaves them an A to Z quest to being them back together.

Told in the present and past by Poppy and Rose, you read their POVs with insights into their current lives (following the A to Z trail set by their mother), as well as, the past, before their falling out saw them no longer talking to one another.

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It’s no secret that they are the polar opposites – Rose deems herself as the less glamorous out of the two, a divorcee with a teenage son and a “boring” life. Poppy is a successful power-hungry woman who prides herself on her “perfect” lifestyle and appearance.

I wish Rose stopped comparing herself to Poppy all the time especially because she didn’t need to. She had achieved a lot in her lifetime and her son was a credit to her. Yes, Poppy had the money, but that’s not everything and I imagined Poppy thought the same.

The thing I loved the most was hearing about all their memories, and the good times they spent together. Plus, learning about Andrea’s lifestyle as an actress.

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2 thoughts on “#bookreview: The A-Z of Everything by Debbie Johnson + GIVEAWAY!

  1. I’ve never done an A – Z list but like the idea of it! I usually do a list of easiest things 1st, so I can tick them off quickly….. a bit of a cheat list! 🤓😂

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