Twelve Steps to Normal by Farrah Penn audiobook

Twelve Steps to Normal

By Farrah Penn , with James Patterson
Read by Christie Moreau

Jimmy Patterson, Hachette Book Group 9780316471602
9.72 Hours Unabridged
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James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can’t be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger. Kira’s Twelve Steps to a Normal Life Accept Grams is gone. Learn to forgive Dad. Steal back ex-boyfriend from best friend … And somewhere between one and twelve, realize that when your parent’s an alcoholic, there’s no such thing as “normal.” When Kira’s father enters rehab, she’s forced to leave everything behind—her home, her best friends, her boyfriend … everything she loves. Now her father’s sober (again) and Kira is returning home, determined to get her life back to normal … exactly as it was before she was sent away. But is that what Kira really wants? Life, love, and loss come crashing together in this visceral, heartfelt story by BuzzFeed writer Farrah Penn about a girl who struggles to piece together the shards of her once-normal life before his alcoholism tore it apart.

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Summary

Summary

James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can’t be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger.

Kira’s Twelve Steps to a Normal Life

  1. Accept Grams is gone.
  2. Learn to forgive Dad.
  3. Steal back ex-boyfriend from best friend …

And somewhere between one and twelve, realize that when your parent’s an alcoholic, there’s no such thing as “normal.” When Kira’s father enters rehab, she’s forced to leave everything behind—her home, her best friends, her boyfriend … everything she loves. Now her father’s sober (again) and Kira is returning home, determined to get her life back to normal … exactly as it was before she was sent away.

But is that what Kira really wants?

Life, love, and loss come crashing together in this visceral, heartfelt story by BuzzFeed writer Farrah Penn about a girl who struggles to piece together the shards of her once-normal life before his alcoholism tore it apart.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A powerful, heartfelt debut…In pages brimming with honesty, Penn shines an empathetic light on addiction, ultimately demonstrating that forgiveness…is well worth the struggle.” David Arnold, New York Times bestselling author
“A searing, gut-punch of a story…A voice that’s funny and personal enough to make us want to keep turning the page, even when we are afraid of what we might find there.” Josh Sundquist, author of We Should Hang Out Sometime

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Author

Author Bio: Farrah Penn

Author Bio: Farrah Penn

Farrah Penn was born and raised in a suburb in Texas. She now resides in Los Angeles, where she is a writer for BuzzFeed. Twelve Steps to Normal is her first novel.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 9.72
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English