When You Read This



When You Read This For fans of Maria Semple and Rainbow Rowell, a comedy drama for the digital age an epistolary debut novel about the ties that bind and break our hearts.Iris Massey is gone But she s left something behind.For four years, Iris Massey worked side by side with PR maven Smith Simonyi, helping clients perfect their brands But Iris has died, taken by terminal illness at only thirty three Adrift without his friend and colleague, Smith is surprised to discover that in her last six months, Iris created a blog filled with sharp and often funny musings on the end of a life not quite fulfilled She also made one final request for Smith to get her posts published as a book With the help of his charmingly eager, if overbearingly forthright, new intern Carl, Smith tackles the task of fulfilling Iris s last wish.Before he can do so, though, he must get the approval of Iris big sister Jade, an haute cuisine chef who s been knocked sideways by her loss Each carrying their own baggage, Smith and Jade end up on a collision course with their own unresolved pasts and with each other.Told in a series of e mails, blog posts, online therapy submissions, text messages, legal correspondence, home rental bookings, and other snippets of our virtual lives, When You Read This is a deft, captivating romantic comedy funny, tragic, surprising, and bittersweet that candidly reveals how we find new beginnings after loss. Best Download [ When You Read This ] by [ Mary Adkins ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • ebook
  • 384 pages
  • When You Read This
  • Mary Adkins
  • 04 November 2017
  • 0062834703

10 thoughts on “When You Read This

  1. Angela M says:

    This story is not a straight forward narrative and it took me a little while to get into it, into the rhythm of the emails and the blog posts, and the texts that tell this story Once I did, I couldn t help but like these characters and feel for them, want them to get through the things they were facing Most of all I loved how they connected with each other This was described as a comedy drama and that s a good description as it s not always light, but there are some really humorous parts It This story is not a straight forward narrative and it took me a little while to get into it, into the rhythm of the emails and the blog posts, and the texts that tell this story Once I did, I couldn t help but like these characters and feel for them, want them to get through the things they were facing Most of all I loved how they connected with each other This was described as a comedy drama and that s a good description as it s not always light, but there are some really humorous parts It is about grief and regrets, and coming to terms with the past, and finding ways to move forward, and it it s full of heart Iris Massey is dead of cancer at the age of 33, but she looms large throughout this novel as we come to know her through the blog she w...

  2. Larry H says:

    I m not crying, you re crying.With When You Read This , Mary Adkins has written a novel that is at times funny, poignant, and frustrating because of the characters actions or lack thereof not because of any shortcoming of Adkins.This is a book that deals with being honest with yourself, facing the realities you try to hide, no matter how much they might hurt It s a book about how we handle grief and regret, and how accepting that others may grieve, too, can actually help us And it s also I m not crying, you re crying.With When You Read This , Mary Adkins has written a novel that is at times funny, poignant, and frustrating because of the characters actions or lack thereof not because of any shortcoming of Adkins.This is a book that ...

  3. JanB says:

    This book is a fun twist on the epistolary novel Iris Massey is dead of terminal cancer at the young age of 33 Smith, her boss at a struggling PR firm, is still reeling from her death when he discovers she had spent 6 months writing a blog filled with her musings She left instructions for him to publish them after her death Doesn t sound too fun yet does it But, with the help of his overly eager college intern Carl, Smith attempts to get permission to publish from Iris s neurotic sister Ja This book is a ...

  4. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    So muchthan a rom com The first thing that strikes me about When You Read This is that it s fresh and different And I love that It is an epistolary novel for the digital age comprised of emails, texts, and blog posts Also included were drawings from Iris, the main character When You Read this is a romantic comedy centered around Iris Massey who is dying from cancer Notice the juxtaposition in that She s dying, but this book is full of humor, insight, and an endearing sweet So muchthan a rom com The first thing that strikes me about When You Read This is that it s fresh and different And I love that It is an epistolary novel for the digital age comprised of emails, texts, and blog posts Also included were drawings from Iris, the main character When You Read this is a romantic comedy centered around Iris Massey who is dying from cancer Notice the juxtaposition in that She s dying, but this book is full of humor, insight, and an endearing sweetness Iris works for a public relations hound, Smith Simonyi, when she is given the heartbreaking diagnosis Not only is her cancer terminal, she has little time left She secretly writes a blog, which she shares with Smith after she passes away, in hopes that he ll find a way to publish it While you would think Iris story would be tragic, and it certainly pulled on my heartstrings and made me tear up on several occasions, there is a lightness I m...

  5. Meredith B. (readingwithmere) says:

    4 Heartfelt with a side of Comedic Stars The thing is, there isn t one meaning that you remember or you don t It was what it was and is what it is, both simultaneously, along with every version is evolved into along the way, and will, the million interactions all stacked up on top of each other like cans. Iris is a thirty something year old woman and just found out she only has six months to live due to a deadly cancer diagnosis She works for Smith, who owns a PR firm Once Iris passes away 4 Heartfelt with a side of Comedic Stars The thing is, there isn t one meaning that you remember or you don ...

  6. Kelly (and the Book Boar) says:

    Find all of my reviews at StarsI think my expectations may have been set a little too high here due to the fact that epistolary novels confession I just learned that word about a week ago I always used the term mixed media as my descriptor of stories like these and probably will continue to do so after this have become sort of my bag The premise here is a decent one Iris Massey has succumbed to cancer at the young age of 33 In passing, she has b Find all of my reviews at StarsI think my expectations may have been set a little too high here due to the fact that epistolary novels confession I just learned that word about a week ago I always used the term mixed media as my descriptor of stories like these and probably will continue to do so after this have become sort of my bag The premise here is a decent one Iris Massey has succumbed to cancer at the young age of 33 In passing, she has bequeathed to her former employer a blog she started upon learning she was not long for this worldI...

  7. Cheri says:

    Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious lifeThe Summer Day Mary OliverHere s the thing I need to figure out This whole time I thought my real life hadn t started yet Turns out that was my life I have six months or so to make that okay, somehow A simple thing like a phone call, especially one in the morning ...

  8. Marialyce says:

    Thirty three years old and dead of cancer This is an age where many are just starting to live and find their way and place in the world, and yet for Iris Massey, life was at an end She worked for Smith Simonyi, and it is he who is surprised by a blog written by Iris that contained her musings about life, death, love and longing The blog was a sad, yet oftentimes humorous look at life and death Carl, an over zealous intern, though not too hard working intern, and Smith decide to honor Iris s Thirty three years old and dead of cancer This is an age where many are just starti...

  9. Nikki (Saturday Nite Reader) says:

    Has a book ever made you laugh and cry at the same time Well this book will make you craugh and craugh hard The story unfolded over a series of emails, texts and blog posts I had never read a book entirely in that format and it totally worked here It was expertly done I read a majority of this book in one sitting because I needed to keep turning the page Thirty three year old Iris Massey has died of a terminal illness She left behind a blog and instructions to her former boss, Smith, to Has a book ever made you laugh and cry at the same time Well this book will make you craugh and craugh hard The story unfolded over a series of emails, texts and blog posts I had never read a book entirely in that format and it totally worked here It was expertly done I read a majority of this book in one sitting because I needed to keep turning the page Thirty three year old Iris Massey has died of a terminal illness She left behind a blog and instructions to her former boss, Smith, to share her...

  10. Chris says:

    This debut novel is written as a series of documents diary entries, emails, texts, blogs, drawings, paper Its done in an epistolary manner Four main characters Iris Massey, 33 years old, assistant to Smith recently diagnosed with cancer, given six months to live All her hopes and dreams, thoughts, feelings and regrets She puts these out there to share with us It s a fine reminder for us all to live our lives to the fullest and that life is too short Smith Simonyi, owner of a flailing br This debut novel is written as a series of documents diary entries, emails, texts, blogs, drawings, paper Its done in an epistolary manner Four main characters Iris Massey, 33 years old, assistant to Smith recently diagnosed with cancer, given six months to live All her hopes and dreams, thoughts, feelings and regrets She puts these out there to share with us It s a fine reminder for u...

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