What a beautiful adventurous book on self-discovery and finding inner happiness. I loved it from start to finish!!
A 66 year old woman Connie, suddenly realizes that she has been taken for granted by her husband and family and just decides to leave it all and run away. She packs her green car Kermit and off she travels…. From Sussex to Scotland meeting some lovely people and having her own adventures, mayhap a bit of love…
I loved Dee MacDonald’s style of writing, there is humor interspersed with introspection along with various fun filled occurrences, a jewelry heist, and a movie set too. Connie sees it all and experiences it all. The author Dee MacDonald kept me laughing at the various antics, kept me thinking about my journey of discovering my creative side, kept me sighing at the idea of love.
Connie’s journey down an unknown, unplanned road led her to meet some old friends, some new friends, some unusual protests, a movie set, some foxy characters. There is humor in the situations she finds herself, along with the emotions and love for her family who are initially confused about her leaving, but later understand.
She meets some wonderful people who teach her something about themselves and something about herself. An impulsive drive to freedom to revisit the places of her childhood, ultimately leads her to the decisions of her life. What a journey she has, and what a journey Dee MacDonald took me on!!
Dee’s book made me realize that life begins today and there is only one shot at life, and one shot of happiness. And that is NOW!!
I received an ARC from NetGalley and publisher Bookouture, and this is my honest and unbiased opinion.
My rating : 4 stars
One evening in early August, while mashing the potatoes for dinner, Connie McColl decides she’s had enough…
Connie is tired of solving one family crisis after another – usually involving her unruly grandchildren – while her husband Roger spends all day at his beloved golf course. Surely it must be time for her to shake off her apron and start living again?
So Connie packs a bag, gets in her little green car and drives off…
Publication date : 24th April, 2018
Publisher : Bookouture
Language : English
Available on Amazon
Live life like Connie
Must be a hilarious read. Keen to read the book after this review.
It had me bursting into laughter at odd times, once at work, when everything was extremely quiet… Sheesh I had to convert the laugh into a cough… Uggh but good fun
Wonderful review. I very much liked the book. I think it is feel good read for you. 😊
Ya it made me laugh in the middle of work… Hehe it was very funny. And If a 66 year old finds life, I should not give up at all, isn’t it?
How are you Vijay. How is life and work.
Yeah should not give up and I think you did not. I am good, busy these days fighting with fate😁, yet njoying it. How is your life and work.
I am trying not to. Somedays I do, but most days, there is a will in me to survive. Life and work busy.
You are strong women you have a strong will to sort out issues 👍
How sweet. I know that most days, thank you for your support and these kind words
Hahaha I know that you strong all time.
Hahaha ya most days I am. But I have my off days too
OK consider my motivation in your off days. 😁
Will do. I will message you when I am demotivated
What a lovely book! I just want to snuggle up with it right now!! 💖💖
I started laughing in the middle of work when everything was quiet, had to convert it into a snort/cough. So embarrassing.. Hahaha, that was the most fun I had that day hehe 😂😂
I love that she has a green car named kermit. Lol
She does, and that stops working so she buys a red car known as Rosy
Hahahaha. I like this girl!
I knew she is right up your alley. Apparently, the author would have a series about her
Cool. I can look out for that.
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Thank you Michael.