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One Good Thing

By: Alexandra Potter
Narrated by: Margaret Cabourn-Smith
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Summary

One Good Thing is the heartwarming, hilarious alternative love story, from the internationally bestselling author of Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up, Alexandra Potter

In life, nothing is certain. Just when you think you have it all figured out, something can happen to change the course of everything . . .

Liv Brooks is still in shock. Newly-divorced and facing an uncertain future, she impulsively swaps her London Life for the sweeping hills of the Yorkshire Dales, determined to make a fresh start. But fresh starts are harder than they look and feeling lost and lonely she decides to adopt Harry, an old dog from the local shelter, to keep her company.

But Liv soon discovers she isn’t the only one in need of a new beginning. On their daily walks around the village, they meet Valentine, an old man who suffers from loneliness who sits by the window and Stanley, a little boy who is scared of everyone, hides behind the garden gate and Maya, a teenager who is angry at everyone and everything. But slowly things start to change . . .

Utterly relatable, hilarious and heart-breakingly honest, this is a novel about friendship, finding happiness and living the life unexpected. And how when everything falls apart, all you need is one good thing to turn your life around and make it worth living again.

©2022 Alexandra Potter (P)2022 Macmillan Publishers International Limited

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Another amazing book by Alexandra potter

Once again such beautiful and relatable characters, brought to life by the amazing Alexandra potter.
Such warmth from her fabulous ability to make us fall in love with each character.

Twists and turns and unexpected plots!

I, like many I am sure, wanted to up sticks and move to the village so I could share the feeling of community!

Excellent ! And highly recommended!

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Heart warming

Absolutely loved this story. A story of friendship and forgiveness. Starting over and it’s all because of an abandoned dog. Really beautiful story.

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Feel good life

I echo what everyone has said - comforting, lovely, an easy read that you won’t want to put down. If only life really were this simple!

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Fantastic. Simple. Complex. Helpful when you’re going through something similar.

Liv’s positivity is all that I needed this past week. She’s so brave, so beautiful and kind. If you are Liv, you deserve the world.

Such a great listen, highly recommend. :)

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Beautiful story, wonderfully read.

I will undoubtedly look for more stories by this author and also this narrator. Very enjoyable.

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Love this book !

Good story , easy listen and narrator was good too . Well worth a credit .
Listened to in none stop for a couple days - fab

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Wholesome and feel good

Such a wholesome book and really enjoyable listen. It made me cry and laugh out loud- would definitely recommend!

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All the feels

I thoroughly enjoyed this audible. it felt like a cosy jumper in front of a fire. It had me laughing but also crying, which isn't great when you are walking the dog! The author dealt with grief in a way that really resonated with me especially after losing my dad last year. can't wait to listen to another one of her books.

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Feel good book

I loved this book as it was uncomplicated, cheesy and feel good. It is for those times when you just want a warm fuzzy feeling.

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Heart warming story of the ups & downs of life!

Great story, really enjoyed listening and made me smile. You won’t be disappointed with your purchase!

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