The Next Thing on My List

The Next Thing on My List

Book - 2007
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Meet June Parker. Until the day she offered Marissa, a young woman she had just met, a lift home she thought her life was okay. She had a horrible boss, was battling to lose a few pounds and, sure, finding that special someone was tough, so things weren't exactly fabulous, but she was happy enough. She didn't know that Marissa was going to die and it would be her fault. As she washes away the blood from Marissa's handbag so she can return her belongings to her family, June discovers a list - '20 things to do by my 25th birthday.' The guilt weighs heavily until a chance meeting six months after Marissa's death finds June committing to finish the list. Some of the tasks aren't too difficult ('Run a 5K') but others are near-impossible ('Change someone's life'). As June races to achieve each goal before the deadline, she learns a great deal more about herself and her own life than she ever bargained for. Funny, engaging, and ultimately poignant, THE NEXT THING ON MY LIST features a likeable, relatable heroine and a story with plenty of humour and heart.
Publisher: Sydney : Hachette Australia, 2007.
ISBN: 9780733621802
0733621805
Branch Call Number: FIC SMOL
Characteristics: 288 p. ; 24 cm.

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lbarkema Aug 29, 2014

It was fun. I was invested and entertained, but it fizzled out a bit at the end for me, especially in the romance department.

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alakas
May 18, 2012

An enjoyable piece of light reading with enough substance to keep you turning the pages. Perfect for before-bed reading.

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alakas thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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