It has humor, romance, adventure, anger, loss, and so much more rolled into a book that's less than 300 pages. When I got to the ending I actually wished that there was a little bit more! What happens after the list
Living at home with my parents in my thirties? Maybe I really am a case study. I barely made it out alive the first time, how the hell am I supposed to do it all over again?Type your paragraph here.
I started to assess what it was about my dream that I wanted so much
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All in all, I’d recommend this story for anyone who wants a light-hearted and funny read, and especially if you’re on your way to turning 30!
This is a really great story, full of life lessons told in a quirky, sweet, hilarious style.
THIRTY DAYS TO THIRTY by Courtney Psak was an amazing read, when the end of the book came I found myself wanting more of Jill
CTW: What is one piece of advice you would offer to someone just beginning his or her professional career?
CP: You are going to make a lot of mistakes, but don't let yourself get in your own way. Stay confident and continue on no matter what. Persistence is the real key to success.
Readers will find this to be a fun fantasy: what if you could start your life over with a blank slate? Everyone has an old conception of what they’d like to be “when they grow up,” and Jill Stevens gets the chance at a true reset. Woven into the novel are positive messages about self-improvement that most anyone can take to heart.
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I wanted to try to send the message to everyone that it’s not about the goals you set for yourself, but it’s about the journey that gets you there and what you learn along the way
A nice light read – not bad for a day on the beach!
Thirty Days To Thirty is a wonderful story about the reality of life, finding one's true self, and enjoying the little things that will bring you happiness.
“Why did we break up in the first place?” he says, looking at me.
I feel my face get hot and I shift in my seat. “I don’t know, we were kids really, we didn’t know what we wanted,” I start. “I guess it was mainly because our lives were going in separate directions, you know, off to different colleges …” I trail off.
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This is more than just a chick lit book. The story has many lessons about life, if you pay attention
It's easy to imagine you'll have life all figured out by the time you're thirty when you are younger. The reader will enjoy watching Jill come into her own. This was a fun chick lit read that I enjoyed!
Ultimately, this is a story of nostalgia and regret and putting a slamming twist to it all. Perhaps we should all make a goal to do something new every day.Type your paragraph here.
Were there any parts of the book where you struggled?
The point of the book was to knock the character down so you can build them back up. I struggled with trying to make Jill likeable and not be too depressing given the situation she was in. I went back to rewrite a lot of scenes that might have made her sound whiney and ungrateful, while still making sure I left room for her to grow
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The characters were relatable and the interaction was entertaining. I really liked the flow of events and the variety of the characters was well written. Highly recommendType your paragraph here.
This is the story of Jill Stevens, who after being forced to move back home, finds a list she made in high school of thirty things she wanted to accomplish by the time she turned thirty- excerptType your paragraph here.
The writing-style was easy to get used to, and I know you’ll be hook too once you start reading it. It’s a fast-paced, light-read, and seriously-funny-book all in one! This book just totally touched every aspect about life and Psak just did a great great job in this one.
I cried, I laughed, and I couldn’t stop reading it. That simply tells you, that I, as an avid reader and lover of all books, declare this as the most interesting story I have read. I don’t believe I have read a novel that comes close in similarity to this one.
What is important to keep in mind is that when trying to become the person you wanted to be, you actually discovered the person you were really meant to be.
In high school, she made a list of 30 things she wanted to accomplish before her 30th birthday. Now she’s got just…
Thirty Days to Thirty by Courtney Psak
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