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Overworked and underappreciated single mom Amy Byler needs a break So when the guilt ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer she accepts his offer and escapes rural Pennsylvania for New York CityUsually grounded and mild mannered Amy finally lets her hair down in the c Smart savvy writing turns a predictable plot into a humorous and heartwarming read about a single mother’s journey to self awareness Amy Byler is a single mom who does what it takes to provide for her children in doing so she has lost herself as she only sees herself as a mother to Cori and Joe Three years ago her husband walked out on her and their two teenage children When he suddenly returns he attempts to make amends by having their kids stay with him for a week over the summer WIth no one to take care of Amy finds herself attending a librarian conference in NYC While in the city she reunites with an old friend who convinces her to take a momspringa a play on the Amish Rumspringa Away from her children and ex husband Amy slowly learns to come to terms with her failed marriage and being a mother At the same time she opens her mind to a new kind of life and new love Amy’s character is likable and relatable but her uick wit is what I loved best about her she has a way with words Kelly Harms’ witty writing style makes The Overdue Life of Amy Byler a standout Amy’s snappy banter coupled with witty side characters gives this book a Gilesue uality In addition there are tons of literary references that will be sure to make any book nerd smile with glee This is a light and charming read elevated by Harms' sharp witty writing #momspringaI received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing in exchange for an honest review

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The Overdue Life of Amy BylerAt she must make an impossible decision stay in this exciting new chapter of her life or return to the life she left behindBut before she can choose a crisis forces the two worlds together and Amy must stare down a future where she could lose both sides of herself and every dream she’s ever nurtured in the beat of a hear Amy Byler is a single mom with her hands full When she’s feeling particularly overwrought her estranged husband returns and offers to care for the kids for the summer Amy accepts and she’s off to NYC Amy has led a uiet life but her alter ego comes out She even goes on a couple blind dates One of the blind dates ends up capturing her heart and when the summer is about to end Amy has to decide between her new life and her old one Amy doesn’t get to make that choice though because both lives collideAmy is the uintessential mom who has put her children and family ahead of herself for years She’s made so many sacrifices she feels like she no longer knows herself It was fun and entertaining to watch her make that discovery on her “momspringa” The characters in the book are uite charming Friends Talia Daniel and Lena really round out the story Amy was always my favorite though She’s endearing and relatable and I was captivated with how her life would turn out I was fully absorbed in Amy’s story and loved all the bookish nods This book is a true refreshing escape I received a complimentary copy All opinions are my ownMy reviews can also be found on my blog wwwjennifertarheelreadercom

Kelly Harms Æ The Overdue Life of Amy Byler TEXT

FREE EBOOK Ø EPUB The Overdue Life of Amy Byler ä ↠ KELLY HARMS ¹ ❮Epub❯ ❧ The Overdue Life of Amy Byler Author Kelly Harms – Overworked and underappreciated single mom Amy Byler needs a break So when the guilt ridden husband who abandoned her showIty that never sleeps She discovers a life filled with culture sophistication and with a little encouragement from her friends a few blind dates When one man in particular makes uick work of Amy’s heart she risks losing herself completely in the unexpected escape and as the summer comes to an end Amy realizes too late th I have been slogging through a really difficult and not particularly rewarding book So I thought this would be a light amusing read a nice break from the other book Whew I went from the arcane to the inane She lost me at Flexthology the main character's terribly named program to get kids to read which we are supposed to believe just wowed a room full of educators and librarians including of course the one in a million hot librarian who presumably falls for her on the basis of flexthology To sum up the programgive kids a choice of what to read Wellduh If flexthology wasn't bad enoughI cringed every time I read momspringaliterally cringed Yes yesI've been a busy mom myself We all need a break But we don't get a magical Cinderella fairy tale of going away for the summer and by chance getting all our expenses paid The plot was ridiculous Here was my biggest issueher ex seems to have some money He abandoned her and her kids for 3 years Despite the horrific psychologic damage you could reasonably assume would happen to all of them there was also significant financial damage except he didn't seem to totally abandon them You come to realize there was SOME contact And during that contact Amy didn't think to say HEY LOSERI'M STRUGGLING TO MAKE ENDS MEET HERE SEND SOME CHILD SUPPORT Come on She didn't even ASK for him to live up to his responsibilities And yet when he shows up he seems to be bending over backward to hand out money? And lucky Amy not only does she go to NYC for the summer she accidentally ends up with an apartment an all expenses paid makeover food tabs picked up etc etc AND a hot librarian who is kind understanding funny great in bed and generally all around perfect Except alas he shares custody of his teenage daughter and Amy has two teenagers in PA and how EVER could they make that work Really? Really? These are two college educated grown ass adults madly in love and the only options they can come up with are just be friends or break up at the end of the summer? Because ya knowNY to PAjust insurmountable It just didn't make sense and was all so so unrealistic It's enough to send me back to my serious but boring book