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Boyd lets you see the world through 60-year-old Jeanie's eyes and reminds you that retirement offers freedom, not the end of the line. Her portrayal of the first true romance of Jeanie's life will captivate both single and married women as her writing instantly takes you back to those moments of true passion that blocked out everything else in the world. This is a story of family responsibilities, true love and life after the big 60.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Wright on behalf of BestChickLit.com
I loved this book!! I had no idea I would like it so much!! I loved Jeannie, I felt as if her family were a bunch of turds and I couldn't wait for her to get rid of them. I loved Boyd's writing and I couldn't help thinking the whole time, how could I be a reader for 38 years and never have come across anything yet of her's? I MUST change that!!! Read this book, it will be a surprise to you as to why her husband had stopped sleeping with her, but also you will think about your own life, even if everyone in your life aren't turds!
I am drawn to this particular book for two reasons - the beautiful floral pattern of the cover and the title of the book. The book blurb put me off as late-in-life love story is not my-kind-of-thing. Yet, I was so taken in by the story that I found it difficult to put down. It is a tender love story that seems to hum melodious tunes.
Thursday in the Park by Hilary Boyd, published by Quercus (October 2013) takes you to the world of people in their 60s when they can still feel young enough to give a shot at love. The story reminds readers that the big 60 is not the end of life but only the gateway to freedom. The story of Jeanie's first true love at what many considers a ripe old age is certain to capture the hearts and minds of old and young readers alike.
Hilary Boyd also interweaves issues like depression, abuse, betrayal to make the story captivating. A simple narrative with an engaging storyline supplemented by adorable characters keeps one glued to the very end.
Paperback: 336 pages
Release Date: October 1, 2013
HILARY BOYD grew up in London. Educated at Roedean, an all-girls boarding school in Sussex, she went on to become a nurse and marriage counselor. In her 30s, she went back to school to earn a degree in English Literature from London University. After graduating, she became a health journalist, writing a Mind, Body, Spirit column for the Daily Express.Read more ›
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This is a great insight into the twisted way love can change our perception of ourselves. And you can be sixteen or sixty.Published 3 months ago by Auntie Boo
I would recommend this book to woman over the age of 50.
It is s nice to know life does not have to be older just because you are getting older. Read more
Interesting twist on a love story. Middle aged characters make it unique. Makes one think about many peoples lives.Published 5 months ago by Natalie M. Ferry
This is the best book I've read in ages! It really strikes 'home' to someone who has been married a long time and the extent to which a couple can find themselves mired in boredom... Read morePublished 6 months ago by CeeCee Blair
Really enjoyed this novel and that is a romance between older people.Published 8 months ago by Jean
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