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What Alice Forgot

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Liane Moriarty

Narrated By: Tamara Lovatt Smith

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: September 2011

Duration: 13 hours 32 minutes


What would happen if you were visited by your younger self, and got a chance for a do-over?Alice Love is twenty-nine years old, madly in love with her husband, and pregnant with their first child. So imagine her surprise when, after a fall, she comes to on the floor of a gym (a gym! she HATES the gym!) and discovers that she's actually thirty-nine, has three children, and is in the midst of an acrimonious divorce.A knock on the head has misplaced ten years of her life, and Alice isn't sure she likes who she's become. It turns out, though, that forgetting might be the most memorable thing that has ever happened to Alice.


  • Julie T

    I found the narration very flat, too fast and quite detached from the material. I loved the narrator for big, little lies and the husbands secret howerev- different narrator. Ruined the book for me.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • K Gloor

    I loved this book. I loved how it all came full circle. Well written. Very enjoyable.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Danne S.

    Excellent read. I couldn’t stop listening

  • Karen J.

    Loved it. Love Liane. I enjoyed the narrator!

  • Holly G

    Loved it!

  • Nicole M

    This was a wonderful book. Pleasant narrator voice, intriguing story, relatable and believable characters. Themes: marital separation, divorce and how it affects children, adoption, motives, aging, forgiveness, parenting, friendship, family/ work balance, generations, in-laws, jealousy, remarriage, infertility, sibling love, commitment, regret and of course amnesia

  • Kris H

    Loved it 2 years ago the first time I read it, still loved it the second time. Narrator spoke to fast.

  • Kathleen P

    I will read anything by this author. I did love this book. I didn't give 5 stars only because I loved The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies just a bit more. She is an amazing story teller.

  • Bernicetha M

    The narrator was really good. It took a while for the book to "pick up" but it was a pretty good read overall.

  • Allott B

    An engaging encounter with 'what if'. The narration is superb. The reader will be prompted to ask themselves many questions along the way and preconceived ideas will fall by the wayside.