Three Upper-Voice Carols (Harp Part): Harp Part tAurie was miss excitement or had much of a personality either Apparently she had blue purple eyes and dark hair yeah right That would make her striking But accordingo Laurie she wasn The Premonition the gorgeous one her best friend Sarah was Alright Sarah seems The One Inside to have of a personality and since she was gorgeous and sleeping with Jack I found it very hardo believe লাইলী ২ ভোতনের প্রতিশোধ that Jack would pine for Laurie because whathey saw each other hrough a window Do men operate like hat NopeGiven it s an English novel I expected some good ol British humour sarcasm banter I love banter but here was no banter Those are he best bits about starting up a relationship Something Its A Dog-Eat-Dog World (Mcgrowl tells mehe author is a coffee drinker because nobody drinks ea in his novel so very un British of hem smirk Besides a lot of alcohol drinking and getting drunk one of he very few Fevered: Why a Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health -- And How We Can Save Ourselves things abouthis novel Fevered that were life likehere s very little of anything else Even douchebag Jack who s a DJ never mentions music The only movies hey briefly mention are Twilight and Grease Ok Oh I forgot The Great Gatsby is apparently highbrow literature don hey study it in high school in he StatesJosie Silver does a whole lot of elling very little showing Laurie keeps elling everyone and Jack The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War thathey re best friends Really Based on what They spent less Scattered to the Wind than 50 pagesogether This old romantic Applied Computational Aerodynamics. trope ofhe male best friend drives me crazy Most of us know Spank! that women and men can be friends because men young and old won spend ime or hink about a woman hey don Shakespeare's Sonnets, Retold: Classic Love Poems with a Modern Twist t wanto sleep with I mean friendship as in The Ghost Ships of Archangel: The Arctic Voyage That Defied the Nazis the kind you share intimacies and personalhings not he hanging out ype One Day in December was cliche and here were lots of hings hat irked me Annoying first person narration with wo points of view Jack s point of view only reinforcing his douchebag ualities Too much elling not enough showing actually it s all elling The novel s structure didn Kingsbane t work for meoo many vignettes not enough meat o he story The worst La manufacture du meurtre thing washat he wo main characters Laurie and Jack were flat unidimensional and I didn feel heir chemistry and basically didn World Music: Traditions and Transformations t care one way or another abouthemAs far as I m concerned One Day in December was boring The Klondike Cat trite uninspired and lacklustreWho wants my paperback 5 Heartfelt Love Sick StarsWhat happens when see him It s love at first sight andhen your best friend meets him in person and she gets he guy For Laurie here is a moment Just one Perhaps it is Kismet or maybe it s Destiny She sees him at Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! the bus stop Laurie is inside he is waiting outside he looks up athe exact moment she does Ballistic their eyes meet and hold and she knows He ishe one For a year she looks for him everywhere but never finds him Her crush goes unreuited Her best friend and roommate Sarah jokes about him constantly Yet Laurie knows her feelings for him are Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book true Laurie and Sarah met while at Uni They arewo peas in a pod besties ill he end of he world One #Night They Have A #they have a and Sarah brings her new boyfriend Jack O Mara Laurie meets his eyes and she is gutted Jack is he guy her crush yet she says nothing Jack recognizes Laurie instantly He oo has hought about her How could he not And yet he is with Sarah now Told in both Laurie and Jack s alternating viewpoints and spanning Darwin Becomes Art: Aesthetic Vision in the Wake of Darwin: 1870-1920 the course of several yearshere are missed chances choices and loads of heartache and ears As he years passed by I felt Beyond Effective thatightness in my chest hat made my hroat close up and my heart pound The pain was palpable he feelings of jealousy and heartbreak were as real as any I ve ever felt personally One Day in December by Josie Silver is a novel hat broke my heart ime and again My eyes filled and yes I had o grab a issue or wo because I couldn stop myself from crying Ultimately his is a story hat will make you feel whether you are #unabashedly romantic or not your heart will soften and you will not be able o stop yourself from wondering from having #romantic or not your heart will soften and you will not be able Incest Erotica Bundle to stop yourself from wondering from havinghat it is out here and from showing everyone you love how much you care If you get he chance From One Night to Wife to read One Day in December pleaseake it This heartwarming read will be on my best of list for 2018 and I sincerely hope it will be on yours ooThis was another weekend buddy read with KaceeyThank you o Emily at Goodreads Eliana at Crown Publishing and Contemporary Latin American Literature: Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students to Josie Silver for a complimentary copy ofhis novel in exchange for an honest reviewPublished on Goodreads Twitter on 12718Excerpt
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R me it was just rightOverall as you can see from my rating I loved he book It is such a winter read where you can ake a blanket a hot cup of Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East (Critical Youth Studies) tea or coffee and readhe hell out of Alexandria, Real and Imagined this book Was it worth reading Absolutely Will I read it again Yes of course Would I recommend it Yes yes yes Save it for Christmas Can a fated glance across a misty bus window TRUE LOVE One Day in December ishe kind of book The Complete Editor that willouch your heart and make you believe in love The kind of heartwarming love Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction that is meanto be against all odds The kind of love hat leaves you smiling just reading about it I opened he book and found myself immersed in Laurie and Jack s story It was exactly what I needed An addictive unputdownable angsty love story Talking with Doctors that filled my heart with a solid dose of romance The story isold from both Jack and Laurie s perspectives starting from The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from the Neuropsychiatric Clinic the snowy December dayhey find Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf themselves on opposite sides of a misty bus window inexplicably drawno each other The moment is brief but Marley the bond it forms withinhem is strong and leaves Annie, Between the States them both marked Canhey find each other again or was his doomed o be a missed fleeting moment in both Cruel Harvest their livesThis is not aypical love story It unfolds over Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives the course ofen angst filled years In he decade following he moment hey first laid eyes on each other we follow Laurie and Jack s ups and downs heir heartaches and relationships misunderstandings and of course heir friendship and undeniable connection They may have he world s worst The Friend timing and a seemingly impossible roado love and happiness Bomber Boys: Fighting Back, 1940-1945 together but you can help but root for Through Streets Broad and Narrow them while wondering willhey ever actually get Someone To Love to beogether Do you believe in destiny That we all have The Subterraneous Passage; or, Gothic Cell that one perfect matchhe person we are meant The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life to be with One Day in December was charming complex and romantic Laurie and Jack are perfectly flawed andhe kind of well written characters The Advertising Agency Business that feel like friends you wanto shake and yell at for not being honest about Alamein their feelings Every romantic at heart n HeartwarmingOne Day in December is a sweet story about friendship romance andrue love The plot centers around a romance Undone Is Beautiful: There Is Beauty to Be Found in the Middle of the Mess that could have been but was not Instead wrong matches are made friendships are puto he est and he notion of rue love is Jek/Hyde tested This ishe story of Laurie Sarah and Jack Told hrough Laurie and Jack s alternating POV s he reader learns over Addiction the course ofime of what was not but what should have been Will rue love prevail or will one be left heartbrokenWhat I liked about One Day in December is hat all of Surviving Seduction the characters are likable Even whenhey are with It Takes A Thief (Hagen Series the wrong romantic matcheshe wrong partner is never villainized rather hings don work out because he wrong match was made The plot isn wholly original and it is a little predictable but The Moon Platoon the depth of characters and Laurie s compelling narrative makeup forhese issues I appreciated hat he characters had depth and evolve over he course of he story Prior o reading #This I Was In #I was in bit of a
reading slump Nothing fit or felt uite right until I read One Day in December This urned outslump Nothing fit or felt uite right until I read One Day in December This urned out be he perfect holiday read as it ook away my reading frustrations and brought me #Into The Holiday Cheer 35 Stars There Were Things I #the holiday cheer 35 stars There were hings I loved about his but also hings I really hated and I DON T KNOW HOW TO FEEL I horoughly enjoyed his one but it definitely made me feel a little icky and I don know what o do with Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High that information lmao I was rooting forhe protagonists but I felt like I shouldn Risk t have been Alsohe love interest was kind of a shit for most of Pretty Sly this IDK MAN IDK It was fun but I FEEL WEIRD OKAY BYE Have I readhe same book as everyone else Girl Laurie is on a bus She looks out Unravel Me the window and notices a guy sitting in a bus shelter absorbed in a hardcover book He lifts his head and seeshe girl staring at him Their eyes meet They communicate wordlessly I am on page 7 and I m already grumbling Not about he insta love although really Not even about he irritating first person narration which somehow I find irksome mostly in romance novels I would just like o know how is it possible o stare straight at each other when one is sitting on Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man theop deck of a double decker bus in London and he other person is sitting in a bus shelter with a roof I assume head down reading Did I mention it happened on 21st December he shortest day of Hidden Agenda (Project Justice the year when at 4 pm it s already dark Besideshe fact The Secret Wife that I was increduloushat a young man would read a hardcover book in winter when it s dark outside while waiting for Man of Honour: John MacArthur, Duellist, Rebel, Founding Father the bus I would just likeo know how it is possible for wo people on different levels in pretty close proximity distance wise o achieve Student Sex With Teacher - Spanking Sexy 3-Story Bundle the staring contest It s physically unlikely But hey let s not let something as stupid ashe laws of physics derail our enjoyment of A McCabe at Heart this love story Thewenty Solomon's Keepers two year old and her best friend and roommate Sarah spend what seems likehe entire year looking for he bus guy in bars and so on None of hem A Girl Less Ordinary thought aboutaking he bus at he same ime or waiting in he said bus stop around City Doctor, Outback Nurse the sameime I guess hat would be oo logical Right moving on Guess who falls in love with your bus guy your best friend Sarah Poor Laurie she s lost he love of her life Give me a break She saw he dude for one minute Besides once she got o know Jack here wasn anything special o admire about him He was as interesting as a wet dishrag Not hat Certain hey're fated o find each other again Laurie spends a year scanning every bus stop and cafe in London for him But she doesn't find him not when it matters anyway Instead hey reunite at a Christmas party when her best friend Sarah giddily introduces her new boyfriend o Laurie It's Jack he man from Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, Volume 2 the bus Me readinghat The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level this is a love story about missed opportunitiesme readinghe words best friend s boyfriendme for Writing For Business Results the rest ofhe book basically Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor this was a Meh read for me it was very long and very slow andhere was a lot of drama in a kind of suburban gossip Party Hearty: Hot, Sexy, Have-a-Blast Food Fun All Year Round there s nothing elseo Mantra talk about wayhat did not at all The Girl from the Garden translateo an interesting book wayi Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith think for stories likehese you gotta like The Teenage Brain the characters or it s goingo be a 400 page rip o Boring City USA and unfortunately i When Love Happens tookhat mundane vacationview spoilerALSO CAN WE TALK ABOUT HOW THE PROTAGONIST ENDS HER MARRIAGE AND THE MAIN REASON SHE DOES SO IS BECAUSE HER HUSBAND IS MOVING TO ANOTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRY ONLY FOR HER TO FLOUNCE OFF AND DECLARE HER LOVE FOR HER SOULMATE WHO ALSO LIVES IN ANOTHER COUNTRY AND THEN THE BOOK JUST ENDS COWARD S WAY OUT AUTHOR SOLVE THE PROBLEMS YOU VE MADE FOR YOURSELF hide spoiler Laurie sees a man outside of her bus window one day There are no words no actions only intense eye contact but The Girl from the Garden that is enougho make her fall head over heels in love with a stranger She years for him she can Night Hush t stophinking about him she dreams of The Wrong Dead Guy theime hey will meet again Then one day her best friend and roommate Sarah introduces her new boyfriend Jack o Laurie Sarah is anxious for Jack and Laurie o meet She hopes hey will hit it off if only she knew The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Trans-Atlantic Crossing that her boyfriend ishe man from Nightingale: (Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) the bus The manhat Laurie has been dreaming about and he is dating her roommate UGHBring on Faint Trace: A June Lyons Novella the angsthe heartbreak The Cherry Harvest the not wantingo hurt anyone he wanting o be happy and The Sun the uest forhe happily ever after This book follows Laurie Sarah and Jack Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are throughen years of heir friendship Through heir love for each other heir friendships heir lovers heir unreuited feelings This is not a ypical love story It s a slice out of The 3rd Woman three people s lives The story isold The Stolen Child through Laurie and Jacks perspectives The reader is privyo Yes, and their secrethoughts and feelings This book has heart I like Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids thathese people cared deeply for each other and as a reader I cared about hem I found his book A Line of Blood to be addictive I hado keep reading Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, to find out what was goingo happen Cinco de Mayhem tohese characters This is a great book The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey to curl up with a blanket with My only complaint withhis book is The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing that I wanted an epilogue Whenhe book ended I Mad as Helen (River Road, thought Come On I wanted just a little bitime with hese characters I found his book Crazy Heart to be engaging fun and a very enjoyable read It has a little bit of everything friendship loss grief new beginnings forgiveness heartache and loveThank youo Crown Publishing and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of his book in exchange for an honest review All he houghts and opinions are my ownRead of my reviews at wwwopenbookpostcom Josie Silver writes a romantic comedy hat is absolutely going Just a Girl to be a big hit with charactershat ug at your heartstrings and packed with laugh out loud humour It #is perfect escapist fare hat begins and ends in he festive season It s December #perfect escapist fare hat begins and ends in he festive season It s December doesn believe in soul mates but with her hair covered in It s December doesn Dream A Little Death t believe in soul mates but with her hair covered in she is at a bus stop in London on a crowded bus headingo her parents home in Birmingham for Christmas Through Argos: The Story of Odysseus as Told by His Loyal Dog the misted window she sees him outside and deep inside her she just knows he ishe one When he glances up and #spots her his reaction is mirroring her However Laurie doesn get off #her his reaction is mirroring her However Laurie doesn get off bus and he doesn Inventing the Middle Ages t get on andhat chance for What Not to Bare thewo of Glimmer them is missed However Laurie can forget him and spends he following year desperately hoping o come across him Laurie s best friend Sarah is as close as a sister Forward: A Memoir to herhey laugh have fun and support each other unconditionally Sarah is head over heels in love with her new boyfriend certain he is The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789 the man she will marry and she is desperate for Laurie s approval To Laurie s horror Sarah s new man is Jack O Mara her bus stop manhe one Laurie buries her feelings her friendship with Sarah is Rain Wilds Chronicles too precious as sheries hard o rein in her feelings and not show her heartbreak Through he following decade we follow Laurie her new year resolutions Puntos de Partida the kicks and bruiseshat life hands out Into the Crossfire that leave her broken being a pink lady her neverell a goldfish moments and meeting Oscar in Thailand Will she and Jack ever get ogether If you are feeling under he weather or if life is Selling Out: How Big Corporate Money Buys Elections, Rams Through Legislation, and Betrays Our Democracy too much or is getting you downhis is a great book for giving you a lift Josie Silver has written a gripping contemporary romantic fairytale with verve wit and panache A beautifully All Involved told story of love ofears of loss of friendship and regrets with characters you cannot help but care for Highly recommended Many Ballroom thankso Penguin UK for an ARC ARC provided by The Hidden Memory of Objects the publisher in exchange for an honest review You can buyhe book here You The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland tread lightlyhrough life but you leave deep footprints Unworldly Encounter: Part 5 that are hard for other peopleo fill 5 starsOne Day in December is an epic story centered around hree people Laurie Sarah and Jack It all start on a December dayLaurie doesn believe in first sight loveShe sees a man hrough he bus windowShe believes nowShe searches for him every now and The Structuralist Controversy: The Languages of Criticism and the Sciences of Man thenShehinks is sure he is Mining Group Gold, Third Edition: How to Cash in on the Collaborative Brain Power of a Team for Innovation and Results the one for herShe finally finds himIn a wrong placeAndheir story begins nowThis is what I call an addictive book You just can Yankton College: A Historical Sketch (Classic Reprint) t put it down for a second The story is so engaging and it satisfies you but also leaves you wanting And here comes my only problem withhe book I see people complaining about Medical Office Procedures the ending but fo. Two people Ten chances One unforgettable love storyLaurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn't exist anywhere buthe movies But Courting Claudia thenhrough a misted up bus window one snowy December day she sees a man who she knows instantly is Jack's Widow: A Novel the one Their eyes meethere's a moment of pure magic and hen her bus drives away.