The Overdue Life of Amy Byler



Overworked and underappreciated, single mom Amy Byler needs a break So when the guilt ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer, she accepts his offer and escapes rural Pennsylvania for New York City.Usually grounded and mild mannered, Amy finally lets her hair down in the city that never sleeps She discovers a life filled with culture, sophistication, and with a little encouragement from her friends a few blind dates When one man in particular makes quick work of Amy s heart, she risks losing herself completely in the unexpected escape, and as the summer comes to an end, Amy realizes too late that she must make an impossible decision stay in this exciting new chapter of her life, or return to the life she left behind.But before she can choose, a crisis forces the two worlds together, and Amy must stare down a future where she could lose both sides of herself, and every dream she s ever nurtured, in the beat of a heart. Free Read The Overdue Life of Amy Byler [ by ] Kelly Harms [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – mauritiusholidayvillas.co.ukThe Overdue Life of Amy Byler

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  • 328 pages
  • The Overdue Life of Amy Byler
  • Kelly Harms
  • 25 October 2018

13 thoughts on “The Overdue Life of Amy Byler

  1. says:

    Smart, savvy writing turns a predictable plot into a humorous and heartwarming read about a single mother s journey to self awareness. Amy Byler is a single mom who does what it takes to provide for her children in doing so, she has lost herself as she only sees herself as a mother to Cori and Joe Three years ago, her husband walked out on her and their two teenage children When he suddenly returns, he attempts to make amends by having their kids stay with him for a week over the summer WIt Smart, savvy writing turns a predictable plot into a humorous and heartwarming read about a single mother s journey to self awareness. Amy Byler is a single mom who does what it takes to provide for her children in doing so, she has lost herself as she only sees herself as a mother to Cori and Joe Three years ago, her husband walked out on her and their two teenage children When he suddenly returns, he attempts to make amends by having their kids stay with him for a week over the summer WIth no one to take care of, Amy finds herself attending a librarian conference in NYC While in the city, she reunites with an old friend who convinces her to take a momspringa a play on the Amish Rumspringa Away from her children and ex husband, Amy slowly learns to come to terms with her failed marriage and being a mother At the same time, she opens her mind to a new kind of life and new love Amy s character is likable and relatable, but her quic...

  2. says:

    I m between 3.5 and 4 stars, so I ll round up I have suffered plenty I am a poster child for low grade chronic suffering If an ad agency wanted to make suffering into a thirty second spot, they would make a time lapse video of me in my three colors of elastic waistband teacher pants shoveling eight inches of snow at five a.m so my kids can get to their early bird activities on time, then teaching 250 overprivileged kids how to not use computers for porn for ten hours, and then collapsing in I m between 3.5 and 4 stars, so I ll round up I have suffered plenty I am a poster child for low grade chronic suffering If an ad agency wanted to make suffering into a thirty second spot, they would make a time lapse video of me in my three colors of elastic waistband teacher pants shoveling eight inches of snow at five a.m so my kids can get to their early bird activities on time, then teaching 250 overprivileged kids how to not use computers for porn for ten hours, and then collapsing in front ofOutlandertoo tired to even find, much less turn on, my vibrator at the end of the day For the last three years, Amy Byler has been the sole provider for her two children 15 year...

  3. says:

    I have been reading some heavy novels recently and thought it was time for something a little less oppressive This one fit the bill perfectly.Amy Byler is a school librarian and single mom with two kids, ages 12 and 15 Her husband up and left them for nebulous reasons three years previously It has been a struggle to make things work, but Amy has indeed made a good life for her family even though she is worn down from her efforts Suddenly Amy s husband reappears and wants three months of re b I have been reading some heavy novels recently and thought it was time for something a little less oppressive This one fit the bill perfectly.Amy Byler is a school librarian and single mom with two kids, ages 12 and 15 Her husband up and left them for nebulous reasons three years previously It has been a struggle to make things work, but Amy has indeed made a good life for her family even though she is worn down from her efforts Suddenly Amy s husband reappears and wants three months of re bonding time wit...

  4. says:

    Amy Byler is a single mom with her hands full When she s feeling particularly overwrought, her estranged husband returns and offers to care for the kids for the summer Amy accepts, and she s off to NYC Amy has led a quiet life, but her alter ego comes out She even goes on a couple blind dates One of the blind dates ends up capturing her heart, and when the summer is about to end, Amy has to decide between her new life and her old one Amy doesn t get to make that choice, though, because bot Amy Byler is a single mom with her hands full When she s feeling particularly overwrought, her estranged husband returns and offers to care for the kids for the summer Amy accepts, and she s off to NYC Amy has led a quiet life, but her alter ego comes out She even goes on a couple blind dates One of the blind dates ends up capturing her heart, and when the summer is about to end, Amy has to decide between her new life and her old one Amy doesn t get to make that choice, though, because both lives collide.Amy is the quintessential mom who has put her children and family ahead of herself for years She s made so many sacrifices she feels like she...

  5. says:

    Kelly Harms has written a light, fun read about a middle aged librarian who gets a chance to have a summer to herself while her estranged husband re bonds with his children.When Amy Byler s husband went on a business trip to Hong Kong three years ago and never returned, she suddenly found herself a single, unemployed mother of two children with a large mortgage and no child support Life gradually got better once she got herself a job as a school librarian and re mortgaged the house, but she and Kelly Harms has written a light, fun read about a middle aged librarian who gets a chance to have a summer to herself while her estranged husband re bonds with his children.When Amy Byler s husband went on a business trip to Hong Kong three years ago and never returned, she suddenly found herself a single, unemployed mother of two children with a large mortgage and no child support Life gradually got better once she got herself a job as a school librarian and re mortgaged the house, but she and the kids have had to budget carefully and she has got used to being a single p...

  6. says:

    Quit reading this review and go read this book It is laugh out loud hilarious and I still can t figure out how Harms can so seamlessly transition from writing a snarky but charming teenager to writing a full grown woman in the midst of her momspringa Don t know what that is Well, GO READ THE BOOK in...

  7. says:

    I m spilling over with love for this book There is a very bookish theme, sparkling banter between the characters, including in depth discussions on books And there is food porn, there was so much food consumed that I was constantly hungry And there was journaling And a New York setting And all the humour, literally laugh out loud moments.And, and, and.I could keep whispering sweet nothings about this book, but I rather you discover the joys of it yourself.If you love books bursting with wit I m spilling over with love for this book There is a very bookish theme, sparkling banter between the characters, including in depth discussions on books And there is food porn, there was so much food consumed that I was constantly hungry And there was journaling And a New York setting And all the humour, literally laugh out loud moments.And, and, and....

  8. says:

    free review copy As a school librarian and a 38 year old mom of 3, I feel like I m the EXACT target audience for this book I related to so much of the story and I loved all the nerdy bookish references So much fabulous humor in the journa...

  9. says:

    Author Kelly Harms has started a thing with Amy Byler and her momspringa and every mom is going to want one Read about it here SUMMARYAmy Byler lives in a small town in Pennsylvania and is utterly shocked when she sees her missing husband, John, in her neighborhood drugstore Three years ago, John went to Hong Kong and never came home But, he is back now, and wants to spend a week with the children he abandoned Cori, 15, and Joe, 11 He wants to fix things, make things right and be the fathe Author Kelly Harms has started a thing with Amy Byler and her momspringa and every mom is going to want one Read about it here SUMMARYAmy Byler lives in a small town in Pennsylvania and is utterly shocked when she sees her missing husband, John, in her neighborhood drugstore Three years ago, John went to Hong Kong and never came home But, he is back now, and wants to spend a week with the children he abandoned Cori, 15, and Joe, 11 He wants to fix things, make things right and be the father he should have always been After a tumultuou...

  10. says:

    I needed something quick and fun to read, and this book fit the bill It s pretty stereotypical chick lit The woman has been wronged by a man who comes back to make amends and gets a fun vacation to NY out of the deal where every guy is either her gay best friend or wants to sleep with her Confused feelings about the men in her life, conflicted about what she wants out of life, cue in some deepish thoughts Happy endings all around.The one knock I have about this book is the way the teenage ch I needed something quick and fun to read, and this book fit the bill It s pretty stereotypical chick lit The woman has been wronged by a man who comes back to make amends and gets a fun vacation to NY out of the deal where every guy is either her gay best friend or wants to sleep with her Confused feelings about the men in her life, conflicted about what she wants out of life, cue in some deepish thoughts Happy endings all around.The one knock I have about this book is the way the teenage character talk and interact with their parents A 12 year old boy uses the word darling unironically for one example An adult man introduces his girlfriend to his teen daughter by calling her sexy When I was fifteen, I would have vomited if my father had called my own mother sexy, much...

  11. says:

    Amy Byler s husband ditched her and their kids three years ago, so when he shows up, full of reget, we can forgive her for being less than welcoming Still, she could use a break and a life.What follows is so engaging, I had to clear my calendar Harms dances on the knife edge between snort your coffee humor and bull s eye insights, often in the same sentence As a card carrying curmudgeon, I resist such tactics, but here I never felt played Instead, I was swept up in Amy s Everymom dilemma, h Amy Byler s husband ditched her and their kids three years ago, so when he shows up, full of reget, we can forgive her for being less than welcoming Still, she could use a break and a life.What follows is so engaging, I had to clear my calendar Harms dances on the knife edge between snort your coffee humor and bull s eye insights, often in the same sentence As a card carrying curmudgeon, I resist such tactics, but here I never felt played Instead, I ...

  12. says:

    I m in the minority on this one The Overdue Life of Amy Byler is a cute, quick, predictable read What you expect to happen is exactly what happens It s a character driven novel, which is fineI don t need constant action when books are well written Unfortunately, the characters seemed very much like characters, and not actual people The dialogue reminded me of an 80s sitcom where everyone spews one linerseven the 12 year old The voices of Amy the mother and Cori her 15 year old daI m in the minority on this one The Overdue Life of Amy Byler is a cute, quick, predictable read What you expect to happen is exactly what happens It s a character driven novel, which is fineI don t need constant action when books are well written Unfortunately, the characters seemed very much like characters, and not actual people T...

  13. says:

    This light hearted novel is the story of Amy Byler, a high school librarian, abandoned by her husband, John, and left alone to raise her two young children When John suddenly reappears three years later and wants to reestablish a relationship with his kids, Amy reluctantly agrees to allow him to spend a week alone with daughter Cori and son Joe, while she attends a librarian conference in NYC What begins as a short trip blossoms into a full blown momspringa , as Amy rediscovers herself and fi This light hearted novel is the story of Amy Byler, a high school librarian, abandoned by her husband, John, and left alone to raise her two young children When John suddenly reappears three years later and wants to reestablish a relationship with his kids, Amy reluctantly agrees to allow him to spend a week alone with daughter Cori and son Joe, while she attends a librarian conference in NYC What begins as a short trip blossoms into a full blown momspringa , as Amy rediscovers herself and finally realizes what is truly important The format of the novel is at on...

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