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Something Like Happy (2017)
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Call Number MARKETPLACE/FICTION/WOODS,E


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MarketplaceMARKETPLACE/FICTION/WOODS,EDue 10-31-17
MarketplaceMARKETPLACE/FICTION/WOODS,EDue 10-24-17
Published: Don Mills, Ontario : Graydon House, [2017] ©2017
Description:  424 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781525811357, 1525811355, 9781525811357, 1525811355 :,
Language:  English


"Annie Hebden is stuck. Stuck in her boring job, with her irritating roommate, in a life no thirty-five-year-old would want. But deep down, Annie is still mourning the terrible loss that tore a hole through the perfect existence she'd once taken for granted--and hiding away is safer than remembering what used to be. Until she meets the eccentric Polly Leonard"--Amazon.com

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100 Days of Happiness Challenge

Something Like Happy by Eva Woods is one of those books that will stay with you. This heartwarming novel gives you a look into the meaning of true friendship. It delves into how others see life and death, and how someone can deal with the struggles presented to them in their own different way.

Annie Hebden does not think there is anyone more miserable than she is. Everything in her life changed, crashing around her suddenly. At thirty-five, she had hoped to have a nice house, a husband, and several kids. Instead, she is in a dead-end job, spending her time at the hospital because her sixty-year-old mother is suffering from dementia. Then, charismatic Polly Leonard, who seems to know everyone in the hospital, barges into her life. Polly has a brain tumor and three months to live. Therefore, she challenges Annie to participate in the "Hundred Happy Days" project with her. Together, they will find one hundred things to be happy about. "You're just meant to do one thing every day that makes you happy. Could be little things. Could be big."

This interesting story was all about what determines happiness. Parts of it were funny, parts sad and of course, you knew how it would end so definitely a bit teary. I had heard about the “100 Days of Happiness Challenge” that the book is based on, so it made me really think about what little things I can do in my life that may ultimately change my attitude.

Something Like Happy is more than a book about second chances- it is about making the most of your first and only chance at life. Every day you are alive is another chance at being happy. I think this book will appeal to readers of Liane Moriarty and Taylor Jenkins Reid.
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