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The Truth about Melody Browne
The Truth about Melody Browne | Lisa Jewell
Melody Brown lost every single possession and also her memories in a house fire when she was nine years old. Now in her 30s she starts to piece together the real story of her childhood.
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EadieB
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#TheTruthAboutMelodyBrowne #LisaJewell #March2022 #20in4 #Readathon #BookSpinBingo

This book is about a young woman searching for answers about her mysterious past. Melody Browne‘s house burned down when she was a child. All her family‘s possessions and her memories were destroyed. Melody has had no recollection of her life before the fire. She is now a single mother in her early 30's living in London with her teenage son.

EadieB She hasn‘t seen her parents since she left home at fifteen. While attending a hypnotist show with a date, she faints. When she comes around, she suddenly remembers her life before the fire. The story has a complex plot with multiple storylines and believable characters. There are lots of secrets with shocking twists that kept the pages turning until the very end. 8mo
EadieB If you enjoy stories about family then you will enjoy this book. I have read many of Lisa Jewell's novels and have enjoyed them all. 8mo
chlolovesbooks This looks good 👍🏻 8mo
EadieB @chlolovesbooks Yes I enjoyed it very much! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 8mo
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swishandflick
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I‘m conflicted on this one. Pretty different from most of Jewell's other books in the sense that we're not solving a crime or figuring out whodunnit. Melody has no memories from her early childhood, everything before the age of 9 is completely blank. Until a chance encounter with a hypnotist sets in motion the trickling release of her repressed memories, who she really is, and what she experienced as a kid. It mostly just made me sad ⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Jhullie
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A fabulous tale of repressed memories and the slow process of bringing them back. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and didn‘t want it to end.

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Bklover
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Yep- liked this one! ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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Currently reading!

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Amoon
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This is the kind of book that makes you 1) Realize how blessed you are to have a stable childhood in a loving home. 2) Realize that we have absolutely no idea what a person‘s life is like. Melody Brown, in her 30‘s gets hypnotized and suddenly starts have flashback memories of a childhood she has totally repressed. Told in 2 time lines- we learn about the incredibly chaotic childhood Melody experienced but still was loved.

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sparrowssavvy
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Another awesome Lisa Jewell!! Can‘t get enough of this author. This one was a bit reminiscent of her books The Family Upstairs and The Making of Us, even though this one was written first.

Definitely a beautiful read that really highlights the importance of the relationship between parents and their children. There were some heartbreaking moments and some beautiful character building.

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guinsgirlreads
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I‘m just in a slump still 🤷🏻‍♀️ 🤦🏻‍♀️! I really need some good, mind blowing books here soon to pull out of it.

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guinsgirlreads
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Meghan1
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This was thoroughly enjoyable. It wasn‘t what I expected, but I liked it. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Bakingbookworm
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3 STARS - I wanted to like this one so much more. This was a bit of a struggle for me to get through. This is an earlier book of Jewell's that was re-released. It has family dysfunction but not the twists I've come to expect. It falls in between her earliest lighter fare and her more recent darker, twisty reads.

My Review: http://bit.ly/TruthAboutMelodyBrowneReview

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cathysaid
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Melody, after living more than half her life thinking her adoptive parents were her real parents and not knowing any better due to post traumatic memory loss, begins to have flashback memories of her childhood. These snatches of memory lead her to investigate and question all she thought to be true. Another solid, drama filled, low substance yet highly entertaining listen from Jewell. 3.5/5 ⭐️

#audiobooks

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cathysaid
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Why yes, I am sitting outside on my patio in my pajamas while #audioknitting and drinking wine at 2pm on a December afternoon. It‘s called “vacation.” More specifically...vacation in the south. 😂 #knittersoflitsy #audiobook

Bookish.SAM All of those things sound delightful !!! 🧶🍷🎧📖 2y
Hestapleton I love all of this. 2y
cathysaid @Bookish.SAM @Hestapleton It takes so little in our current circumstances to make me happy 😂 Which I suppose could be viewed as a silver lining. 2y
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EadieB
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Day 15 - #Melody #JamminJune
#TheTruthAboutMelodyBrowne #LisaJewell

I need to read this book soon! I love Lisa Jewell!

Eggs Sounds so good—I really like Jewell 2y
EadieB @Eggs Yes! Her books are so good! 2y
Cupcake12 Lisa Jewell is one of my favourites x 2y
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Andrew65
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Loved this book, which was responsible for me getting hooked on Lisa Jewell books.
#quotsyjan19 #Creature

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EadieB
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When @Andrew65 told me that this book was his favorite Lisa Jewell book, I just had to read it. But unfortunately my library did not have a copy so I ordered one online. I was so happy to receive my book in the mail today. I look forward to reading it soon. I seem to be doing a binge on Lisa Jewell books too! Oh well, life is too short to not enjoy yourself fully!

Day 8 #flatlay #thetruthaboutmelodybrowne #lisajewell #septinbooks18

Andrew65 After that let‘s hope you enjoy it! From memory (read it a good few years ago) has a strong mystery feel and element. 4y
Liatrek ❤️❤️ the tea cup and roses❤️ 4y
EadieB @Andrew65 I‘m sure that I will like it! No pressure on you! lol 4y
EadieB @Liatrek Thanks! My first attempt at flatlay photo. Never did that before! 4y
Andrew65 @EadieB 😬😬😬 4y
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nickimags
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Found this for 50p in the Oxfam shop in town. I loved it when I read it years ago and can't wait to read it again. ☺

Andrew65 I also loved this book. 6y
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