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Book Reviews of Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged)

Best Friends Forever  (Audio CD) (Abridged)
Best Friends Forever - Audio CD - Abridged
Author: Jennifer Weiner, Kate Baldwin (Narrator), Rick Holmes (Narrator)
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ISBN-13: 9781442338173
ISBN-10: 1442338172
Publication Date: 5/3/2011
Edition: Abridged
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 26 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
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tricia316 avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 2 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I enjoy Jennifer Weiner's books. Some of them have the mystery aspect which is different than her typical chick lit. I listen to her books as I drive around running errands. Fun to listen to.
CD0927 avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 39 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Great story of friendship, even when that friendship has been damaged.
cyberdeb avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 41 more book reviews
Ok so I have the audio and the paperback version and when following along in the book, the book had more to it than the audio. Parts of it was left out. It was to confusing to try to follow along so I just put the book down and listened to the audio. But it was an ok book.
reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 391 more book reviews
I was not disappointed at all in this lovely book. I love a good commentary on friendships, particularly those who stand the test of time. This is a perfect example. The friendship of the young girls was sweet and called to memory those of my own life. But, it is the adult friendship that makes this book so perfect. If you are a friend or have ever had a friend, you will love this book. If you have lost touch with a friend of long standing you MUST read this book.
debsbooks avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 2 more book reviews
This was very funny and light, I loved it. One of my favorite Jennifer Weiner audios.
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Addie Downs believes she and Valerie Adler will be best friends forever. But in the wake of betrayal during their teenage years, Val is swept into the popular crowd, while mousy Addie becomes her school's scapegoat. Fifteen years on, Val is working as the weathergirl at the local TV station while Addie lives alone in her parents' house, caring for a troubled brother and trying to meet Prince Charming on the internet. She's just returned from another bad date when she opens her door to find her long-gone best friend standing there, with blood on her coat sleeve. "Something horrible has happened," Val tells Addie, "and you're the only one who can help." Can the women re-forge their ties in these times of need?
ReadswhenIcan avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 66 more book reviews
I just finished this audio book a few days ago. I really liked this story, though it was a bit long-winded. It had about 50+ chapters in this audio book and it seemed to go on and on. But, the story itself was very interesting and kept me wanting to hear more from these characters and the lives they lead.

It's about two girls, who are complete opposites, growing up together in Chicago suburbia, a town called Pleasant Ridge, and how these best friends grow apart as one grows up and meet new friends and experience different situations while the other has difficulties and challenges in her life. It was amazing to see how each girl sees the other and how the grass is always greener on the other side.

This book starts out in the present time after each girl has grown up and due to an uncontrollable incident at their high school reunion brings them back together after 15 years of each living totally different lives. Valerie is now a weather girl for a Chicago network and the other girl, Addie lives alone, as an artist, painting pictures for greeting cards. Valerie "accidentally" hits a guy from their class with her car and she ends up on Addie's front porch. This lead to a hasty trip south to Key West in order to let things "settle down" and hopefully figure out a plan. Along the way, there are many trips down memory lane to their childhoods and how each one saw each others lives and how each friend's lives went a different way. In the meantime, a detective from Pleasant Ridge is following them to FL in order to find them and figure out what happened at the reunion.

This story had a lot of detail and depth to it and you really begin to feel you know these girls and their stories. Perception is all relative, that's for sure. This was a great story and would recommend it to anyone!!! Two thumbs up for me!!!!
reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 24 more book reviews
Loved it. Watch out if your kids are in the car. There's some language within the first few sentences.
catmc avatar reviewed Best Friends Forever (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 6 more book reviews
good read