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 Kindle ePUB When You Read This by Mary Adkins – heartforum.co.uk

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Ú When You Read This  ✓ Kindle Ebook By ↠ Mary  Adkins petrograd – heartforum.co.uk
  • ebook
  • 384 pages
  • When You Read This
  • Mary Adkins
  • 09 December 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 ...

  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 shortcomi...

  3. 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 sto...

  4. 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 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 aw...

  5. 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 words with the world Smith along with those close to Iris are experiencing and dealing with grief in different ways, which makes Smith s task of publishing Iris work a bit of a challenge Author Mary Adkins wrote of different grief journeys in a beautiful way It felt as if all the blog posts, texts and emails I read were from real people It was authentic and raw, and communicated with a side of humor with...

  6. 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 shortly after you ve arrived at your work early, but not too early, shouldn t be life changing, shouldn t herald news of death, especially your ownTell 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 shortly after you ve arrived at your work early, but not too early, shouldn t be life changing, shouldn t herald news of death, especially your own B...

  7. Amy says:

    I ve always been a huge fan of epistolary novels, there s such an intimate feeling when you re reading someone s emails or text messages that satisfies my nosy side Most of the ones I ve read in the past have been on the lighter side, but this has some heavy moments, it does take place after Iris death after all that really gave this one unexpected depth for me.The stars of the show are Jade and Smith, but there s a supporting cast of quirky characters that brought some much neede...

  8. Lori L (She Treads Softly) says:

    When You Read This by Mary Adkins is a very highly recommended, heart breaking epistolary novel set in our current digital age.Iris Massey, 33, worked for four years helping clients perfect their brands alongside Smith Simonyi in his PR firm Once she found out she only had six months to live, she began blogging on Dying to Blog, a blogging platform for the terminally ill Now, after Iris has died, Smith is surprised to learn about her blog She also had one final request for Smith she wants hi When You Read This by Mary Adkins is a very highly recommended, heart breaking epistolary nov...

  9. Chandra Claypool (wherethereadergrows) says:

    What a delightful cast of characters Centered around Iris, the girl who died all too young from cancer, Adkins brings us a group of characters, mainly her sister, Jade and her boss, Simon, who are dealing with the aftermath of her death, the blog she left behind and unanswered questions that bring them together and also threatens to tear them apart.Along with these main characters, we get introduced to YOPLAY, who I found annoying and endearing BUT WHO TYPES WITH CAPITAL ALL THE TIME Carl, What a delightful cast of characters Centered around Iris, the girl who died all too young from cancer, Adkins brings us a group of characters, mainly her sister, Jade and her boss, Simon, who are dealing with the aftermath of her death, the blog she left behind and unanswered questions that bring them together ...

  10. SueKich says:

    e pistolary.Using emails, texts and blog posts to convey a story is now a somewhat hackneyed device but it invariably makes for a fun, breezy read and this despite its dark side is no exception The characters fairly pop out at you from their missives Smith Simonyi the surprisingly tolerant owner of a struggling PR firm, Carl his annoyingly ambitious intern, Jade the star chef who s walked out of her job and her younger sister Ir...

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