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10 thoughts on “The Way Back to Happiness

  1. says:

    Review to come Here is this I give this a solid 4 stars The first 140 pages were boring I wanted to DNF it but thank god I didn't because I loved it Loved the uerky Putterman family they sounded real But totaly hated the snob Jacksons

  2. says:

    Dr Steve Maraboli who is a life changing Speaker bestselling Author and Behavioral Science Academic in the US has uoted remarkably about how people should let go of certain grudges in their life as; “The truth

  3. says:

    Touching genuine and heart warming I was drawn into the story from the first pages The Putterman family was perf

  4. says:

    Love betrayal by the sister creates old maid but death of sister allows full life to return to the betrayed siste

  5. says:

    This book was a great read from start to finish loved it Will read from this Author

  6. says:

    Kinda predictable Bev was such a drab Liked Gladdie

  7. says:

    The Way Back to Happiness by Elizabeth Bass is a family drama and nostalgic look back into year 1985 It's a drama that involves three generations of women The story starts with Diana sending her daughter Alabama to a camp for a week knowing full well that she will not see her again because she has a plan Her life has not been the ea

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    I was fortunate to have won The Way Back to Happiness by Elizabeth Bass through a Goodreads Giveaway This review consists of my unbiased honest thoughts and opinionsI enjoyed The Way Back to Happiness It was engaging and there was a uirky charm to the story sometimes a little too uirky It was an easy and uick read making this a good

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    Bev Putterman never reconciled with her estranged sister before her death and now Diana has left Alabama her fourteen year old daughter in Bev’s hands Bev has enough on her plate already while trying to maintain her love life and hold down a teacher career she feels that she has no place for an unruly teenager However Alabama goes to live w

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    I received this as an ebook from Net Galley in return for an honest reviewSummaryFourteen year old Alabama Puttman has been raised all alone haphazardly and lovingly by her mother Diana When she returns from her one and only ever week at sleep

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Remorse She longs to provide a stable home for Diana's fourteen year old daughter Alabama But between her commitment phobic boyfriend and her precarious teaching position Bev's life is already in upheaval without an unruly teenager aroundAll Alabama knows about Aunt Bev is what her mother told her and none of it was g. Kinda predictable Bev was such a drab Liked Gladdie

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Ood They clash about money clothes boys and especially about Diana In desperation Alabama sets out to find her late father's family Instead she learns of the complicated history between her mother and aunt how guilt can shut down a life and most important how love and forgiveness can open a door and make us whole agai. Bev Putterman never reconciled with her estranged sister before her death and now Diana has left Alabama her fourteen year old daughter in Bev s hands Bev has enough on her plate already while trying to maintain her love life and hold down a teacher career she feels that she has no place for an unruly teenager However Alabama goes to live with her Aunt Bev and only knows what she has heard her mother say Alabama doesn t have a nice opinion of her Aunt Bev conjured up in her head but Alabama soon learns what tore them apart and what could have made them whole againI wish this book would have had a bit happiness seeing as how it is part of the title The tone was very dreary and although I understand why I just wish I would have gained of a positive reaction after reading it I felt that Bass the author captured the emotions of a fourteen year old very well Alabama displayed a lot of mixed emotions angst and of course some good pent up teenage attitude I loved seeing Alabama mature and learn to make decisions and form opinions of her own not based on what she knew from her mother I loved Bev s character At first I was wondering which sister I wasn t going to care for and I learned uickly that the sister I didn t care for was Diana Her character was very destructive and only caused problems wherever she went I did love watching their story develop in front of my eyes and Alabama s Readers will be taken on a personal journey through Bev s and Diana s life as sisters The theme of this book in my opinion was forgiveness I felt a tear roll down my face at one point and I really wish that I would have had positive feelings towards the end of the bookA copy of this book was provided to me by the publishers at Kensington in exchange for my honest review

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No one could blame Bev Putterman for becoming estranged from her sister No one but Bev anyway Growing up Diana was difficult and selfish yet always their mother's favorite And then came the betrayal that took away the future Bev dreamed ofYet if Diana caused problems while alive her death leaves Bev in a maelstrom of. Dr Steve Maraboli who is a life changing Speaker bestselling Author and Behavioral Science Academic in the US has uoted remarkably about how people should let go of certain grudges in their life as The truth is unless you let go unless you forgive yourself unless you forgive the situation unless you realize that the situation is over you cannot move forward Elizabeth Bass an American author has marvelously crafted a profound tale about love loss and forgiveness in her book called The Way Back to Happiness Although it is a fiction but still the story sounded uite realistic to me and tells me do we ever follow the noble words of what Dr Steve Maraboli has said about forgiveness Do we ever let go of our past And most important we find it hard to forgive ourselves in the first place because we are masters in feeling ourselves guilty for our whole lifetime Elizabeth Bass the author has skillfully explained the road to forgiveness which is happened to be so less traveled by usI can t thank the author Elizabeth Bass enough for sending me over a copy of her book in return for an honest review Alabama is a fourteen year old girl who in her so short life time has already experienced so many dreadful things starting off with her mother s death in an accident leaving her almost orphaned Her granny Gladdie who is as old as the hills living in The Villa an old age home takes her in for a few days against the wishes of the The Villa s manager But Alabama s blissful days come to an end when she gets adopted by her only aunt Bev whom her mother used to hate all her life but she had no idea behind the reason of her mother s hate along with her mother Alabama too hated her to death But soon Alabama is seen living in a small town in Texas called New Sparta and is getting admitted to the local school where her aunt happen to be a teacher Eventually Alabama starts to look for her late father s side s family in hope of finding a benefactress Bev is terrified that Alabama is starting to bring back all those haunting and resentful and painful traumas of the past one time Will Alabama be successful in getting away from her aunt Will Bev learn to forgive herself as well as her sister Read it to find Alabama and Bev s struggle to find a piece of happiness in their not so perfect lifeFirst of all the book s name should have been something else because there was only one page about happiness rest of the pages reflect way too much pain that in the beginning I started to hate Alabama with all my heart since she used to be so rude to Bev then I started loving her I cried for Bev then for Alabama and lastly for Diana the mother of Alabama The characters are so very convincing and are easy to relate to who doesn t face such characters in their everyday life and I will actually say that Bev Alabama and Diana are very similar to our characters they happen to represent our pain grief and loss I loved how the author has narrated her tale with so vividness and elouence and then at some moments you ll lose yourself completely in the emotions of these characters It is uite evident that Elizabeth Bass is one true talented writer starting from her style of writing to representing the dialogues to unfolding the characters slowly and layer by layer I must tell you like Alabama you too are left in the dark about Bev and Dian s past incident and the anticipation held me like a noose around my neck The author is smart enough to keep her secrets under wrap for a very long time and also she didn t leave any clues for the readers There is also bit of chemistry among so many characters that you ll find very striking staring off between Alabama and her best friend Stuart who is a very smart and talented young boy who used to see through the things and was a victim of bullying in his school then there is Bev and her co teacher GlenDo read this story in your gloomy little afternoon with a box of tissues and with a mug of hot tea and feel the Texas flair in the author s words