Audio Book: THIS IS NOT THE STORY YOU THINK IT IS


For those of you who would rather listen to a book than read one, here is the link to my Audio Book read by the fabulous Joyce Bean, whose velvet voice and pitch perfect intonation makes me seem a lot cooler than I am. And a lot more mature.

http://www.amazon.com/This-Not-Story-You-Think/dp/144186766X/ref=tmm_abk_title_0

Review
THIS IS NOT THE STORY YOU THINK IT IS . . . :
A Season of Unlikely Happiness
Laura Munson
Read by Joyce Bean

Instead of falling apart when her passive-aggressive husband announces he’s leaving their fifteen-year marriage, Laura Munson, a frustrated writer, said to him,” I don’t buy it.” Then she asked how she could give him the distance he needed for his “midlife” crisis without harming their children, ages 8 and 12. Joyce Bean delivers Munson’s debut memoir, first published in a New York Times column on modern love. With dramatic energy she captures Munson’s determination to achieve two goals: remain married and become a published writer. In a plain-spoken yet compelling style Bean contrasts scenes of Munson’s reasonableness and appearance of serenity with a simmering rage that from time to time unexpectedly explodes with f-bombs. Bean’s presentation of Munson’s heartbreaking and laugh-out-loud vignettes makes the listener her confidante. G.D.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2010]

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4 Responses to Audio Book: THIS IS NOT THE STORY YOU THINK IT IS

  1. I actually listened to your book via my Audible.com subscription. The reader was wonderful.

  2. This is great news! Not to sound like a total suck up, but I happened to be in a small, independent book store yesterday and they didn’t have any copies of your book. I mentioned it to the owner and she looked it up right away. I hope she follows through on the order. I’ll be back there next week to see and to poke through her collection of new and used books.

    • lauramunson

      LISA! THANK YOU! What’s funny is that after 20 years of not getting my books published I can’t imagine anyone “sucking up” to me. That’s a high compliment that you think that I’m suckupable, and I’ll take it. I don’t do smiley faces very often but: :) yrs. Laura

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