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2.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 52.87 out of 5 2.87 (30 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Amy Cohen Narrator: Amy Cohen Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2007 ISBN: 9781415941133
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Amy Cohen always imagined that by age thirty she would be juggling a thriving career, a devoted English husband, and two adorable children who had shag haircuts and a room in their loft where they could play the drums. But at thirty-five, as she struggled to come to terms with the loss of her adored mother, she found herself “between jobs” (she’d been fired), “between boyfriends” (she’d been dumped), and “between apartments.” 

Amy felt as if her life was behind schedule...way behind. The more time passed, the more difficult it became for her to believe that she would ever come into her own. The only thing that made her feel hopeful–and even determined–was the idea that she might be a Late Bloomer. She kept telling herself that things would change, that everything would happen for her, just not in the time she expected.

As it turns out, she was right. Fresh, funny, and above all, real, THE LATE BLOOMER’S REVOLUTION is an irresistible memoir, and the perfect audiobook for anyone who hopes, as George Eliot so perfectly put it, that “it’s never too late to be what you might have been.”

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lara Endreszl | 2/19/2014

    " I also read this book during a blackout so I am not sure if it kept my attention because I actually liked it, or if I was just reading to keep from spiraling into insanity. In the end, this book left me less than encouraged and unmotivated and feeling dreary. Maybe because I also happen to be a single girl in NYC and possibly the seemingly-neverending darkness had consumed my mood, but I had to pick up a more uplifting book that would entertain me to brighten my mood. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Elizabeth | 2/12/2014

    " cohen writes about love (or lack of it) as a thirty-something writer in manhattan. there are parts of this that are laugh out loud hilarious! i just kept picturing the conversations with her father in my head and couldn't help but compare them to moises and siani (once she grows up). a sometimes serious book, cohen reveals how her mother's death affected her life and, more importantly, her thoughts on marriage. her mother wisely told her, "people that want to be married are married." cohen writes about how her mother's words resonant with her as she comes to terms with living a single life. a good read. highly recommended for people that have had a relationship that should have ended much sooner than it did. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessica | 2/12/2014

    " I liked it, but not as much as I hoped to. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Peggy | 2/8/2014

    " Woman comes back to live in the town and grandmother (rich. Whe the girl was growing up she was in a terrible accident and lost her momory. The grandmother helps her to regain her memory. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erin | 2/3/2014

    " definitely how i feel sometimes! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Julie Ehlers | 1/29/2014

    " The title and back-cover copy of this book are very misleading. This book should have been called "How a woman who was unlucky in love obsessed about finding a man for a SUPER LONG TIME, and then finally landed one." If I wanted that, I would've watched an episode of Sex and the City. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephanie | 1/29/2014

    " This well-written memoir consists of vignettes that give the reader a peek into the more entertaining aspects of a single New York woman's mostly romantic journeys through her twenties and thirties. I'm a little disappointed in the ending but for reasons other than what you may think (I can't figure out how to write more with out spoiling it). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brigid | 1/27/2014

    " Funny and Smart. Made me laugh out loud and that is pretty rare for a book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jane | 1/19/2014

    " I really liked this in the beginning than towards the end I thought she was whining a bit. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Chris | 1/18/2014

    " I kept waiting for this book to take off and get interesting, but it never did. It was very one level for me. I was sucked in by the cute cover. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tara | 1/17/2014

    " Don't listen to all those magazine reviews - this memoir is not as funny or uplifting as advertised. In fact, I found it pretty depressing. Read at your own risk. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Audrey | 1/1/2014

    " Wow I could really relate to some of author Amy Cohen's experiences in her brave, honest, funny memoirs. This was an absolute joy to read. Lots of laugh-out-loud moments and to go along with the sad and tender parts. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 G-- | 12/31/2013

    " This book, while charming and funny, aches with lonliness. The true depth of feeling and desire expressed here sets this apart from others in this genre of single-woman-searching-for-love. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kari | 12/18/2013

    " Uproariously funny! Much of this book will resonate with the over-30 single crowd. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Tracy | 10/5/2012

    " What a HUUUUUGE disappointment... you read and read and read thinking there's going to be some fabulous storyline developing and it poops out. bummer. I can't even give this book away. I'd feel guilty! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ali | 8/22/2012

    " I related well to the character in this book, then the was unsatisfying. I hope my end is not the same. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Aubrey | 8/12/2012

    " Witty with a few insights. Not much more. The ending left TOO much to be desired. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Bec | 3/21/2012

    " Kinda sucked...had to struggle to get through it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lee Ann | 2/12/2012

    " A memoir that dives deep into Amy's family and relationships, and the many mishaps along the way. She is a talented and clever writer, very funny and entertaining. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cindy | 7/28/2011

    " Pick it up if looking for a funny easy read and you are still single and sorting out life with funny antedotes! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicole | 4/25/2011

    " There were enough entertaining lines that I read this to the end, but it really wasn't a kind of book I like and I didn't find it memorable. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 3/21/2011

    " Again, probably a 3.5, but I believe in rounding up mostly. Rated for the sheer enjoyability factor, though the writing is fine. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kristy | 1/25/2011

    " Sad book about a 30-something women who writes about boyfriend after boyfriend after boyfriend. There's a lot of foul language. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kari | 10/23/2010

    " Uproariously funny! Much of this book will resonate with the over-30 single crowd. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michelle | 6/23/2010

    " true story of the author and how she does not find love until later in life. the serious/not so serious issues she faces along the way. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carmen | 6/21/2010

    " It was too depressing for me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Leslie | 6/21/2010

    " I liked this book for a fun, light read and some laughs... Not to mention I could completely relate "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Carolyn | 5/13/2010

    " I thought this memoir was very hard to follow. The author skipped around a lot and often did not finish stories that she started. I thought the underlying message the author was trying to send was good one, but overall the book was hard to read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jenny | 4/8/2010

    " Ughhhh. I read chick lit disguised as a memoir. Double ughhhh. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sarahkt1 | 3/28/2010

    " I was disappointed that this wasn't as inspiring as the book jacket led me to believe. I didn't even find it to be very funny. I kept waiting for that aha moment for the author to explain the "late bloomer" status, but it never came, or I missed it. "

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