Book Reviews of The Interruption of Everything

The Interruption of Everything
The Interruption of Everything
Author: Terry McMillan
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ISBN-13: 9780670031443
ISBN-10: 0670031445
Publication Date: 7/19/2005
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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3.5 stars, based on 94 ratings
Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 4
Even though it deals with some of the same issues, this book feels a lot different from "Waiting to Exhale." Enjoyable and worth reading.
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Helpful Score: 4
Terry McMillan is so great at capturing the emotions of women. I really liked this book alot.
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Helpful Score: 4
Maybe not McMillan's best, but still a good read. Very satisfying ending.
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Helpful Score: 3
I really enjoyed this book. It is definitely a quick, enjoyable read.
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Helpful Score: 2
A good book about "mid-life crisis", family, and finding the way to the future.
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Helpful Score: 2
Terry McMillan's sixth novel (her biggest seller was "Waiting to Exhale") about a woman in mid-life learning to take care of herself without shortchanging everyone else who depends on her. Like all McMillan's novels, women's friendships figure prominently.
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Helpful Score: 2
Great McMillan, one of the few books I though could have been longer. I wasn't done with these charecters yet!
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Helpful Score: 2
Terry is one of my favorite authors. I was sad when this ended because the characters had become my friends.
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Helpful Score: 2
Very good novel- Interesting and smooth
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Helpful Score: 1
I really enjoyed this book, it was a little slow at first but it picked up.
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Helpful Score: 1
I love Terrr McMillan but this was too slow.
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Helpful Score: 1
This book was so good. I couldn't wait to get my hands on it and once I did, it was hard to let go.
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A heart warming story of a woman who lives for her family. Delaying her dreams for the betterment of her children and extended family. While, her children are in college,her sister on drugs ,her mother losing her memory, and,her husband deciding to have an affair and goes off to find himself. She decides sitting at the stop light waiting for permission to make changes is not whats needed. So, she finds stength to change for herself and start a new.
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Extremely good, couldn't put it down!
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Marilyn and Leon have been married 25 years, she's premenopausal, he's restless, the kids are grown, and her mother-in-law gets on her nerves. She wants a change (maybe). He goes to Costa Rica to find "his center."
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I wanted to really really like this book. It didn't suck, but it seemed repetitive in places and "too pat" in others. Don't get me wrong, it was a fun read, but it was too scattered - I think it could have used another pass through the editor to fix some of the weirdness in it.

BUT.... the story was good, a woman going through a mid-life crisis while her husband decides he's going to go through one too, and always her friends by her side. I only hope I have friends that love me as much as hers when I start acting crazy (yeah, okay, shut up those that know me).

Bottom line is that this would be a perfect book to read on vacation or when you needed something you could easily pick up and put down and not put too much thought into it. There are a few parts that are just heartbreaking though (her niece and nephew). So, if you cry easily, get a hanky.
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Very good story about life as a mother in her 40's who needs to find her self and her place in the world. Gtes you thinking about life. Very deep yet entertaining
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I loved the characters and the storyline. I hated for the story to end, it's like I was part of it all and now they're all gone... Great book!
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Found some of the language distasteful but most of the content was realistic.
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This was a great book! Definitely would recommend it!
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I thought it was very well written and humorous. If you are a Mcmillan fan, you will love this book
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Inside:

Marilyn Grimes is a wife, a mother, a sister, and a daughter. Today, she's decided to make changes in her life, to do something different. Today, Marilyn Grimes has finally decided to be herself. First, she has to find out who that is.
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By the author of Waiting to Exhale Very good writing, of course! A joy!
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This is an absolute fabulous read, I recommend this book to everyone! Will make you laugh and cry!
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It was good but, it wasn't her best. I kind of guest what was coming next.
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Marilyn Grimes, wife and mother of three, has made a career of deferring her dreams to build a suburban California home and lifestyle with her workaholic husband, Leon. She also troubleshoots for her grown kids, cares for her live-in mother-in-law (and elderly poodle, Snuffy), keeps tabs on her girlfriends Paulette and Bunny and her own aging mother and foster sister and holds down a part-time job. But at forty-four, Marilyn's got too much on her plate and nothing to feed her passion. She feels like she's about ready to jump. She's just not sure where.
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I had to force myself to finish this one. I didn't like or care about any of these characters. Disappointing.
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Got hooked on the story & couldn't put it down! Stayed up way too late finishing it, had to know what happened! :) Good story!!!