How to Walk Away

How to Walk Away

From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest of circumstances. Margaret Jacobsen has a bright future ahead of her: a fiancé she adores, her dream job, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything From the author of Happiness for Beginners comes an unforgettable love story about finding joy even in the darkest o...

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Title:How to Walk Away
Author:Katherine Center
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:1250149061
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages pages

How to Walk Away Reviews

  • JanB
    Apr 19, 2018
    How do you move forward when life as you know it ends? Everything you had planned for, hoped for, and dreamed about is over. For Margaret, her life changes in an instant with a devastating accident that leaves her severely injured. The focus of this heartwarming novel is how Margare...
  • Elyse
    May 29, 2018
    Library Overdrive Audiobook narrated by Therese Plummer. ?The earth dropped away from us ?again??... ?Hold on?. Hold on to ?what?, I was thinking. ?They were the very definition of helpless?, Margaret says. Those were the last words before the plane crash...
  • Marialyce
    Apr 23, 2018
    3.5 lovely to read stars There was so many things to like about this tale of a young woman, Margaret, who has everything going for her. Unfortunately life was about to hand her a basket full of lemons. Sometimes when everything seems so very sweet, things can and do turn sour in a h...
  • Carol (Bookaria)
    Apr 19, 2018
    I absolutely loved this novel, it was lighthearted and engaging. Margaret's life is almost perfect. She has a wonderful boyfriend, recently finished her studies and has just (unofficially) landed her dream job. Her life falls apart when she suffers an accident that causes her to en...
  • Cindy Burnett
    Dec 27, 2017
    How to Walk Away is Katherine Center?s best book yet. She has crafted a beautiful, heartbreaking, and thoroughly romantic novel that is sure to be a hit with everyone who reads it. Soon after the book opens, Margaret Jacobsen?s world changes in an instant, and she must learn to for...
  • Jennifer
    May 15, 2018
    ???? Although How to Walk Away is fiction, the moral of the story is very real: ?...you have to live the life you have. You have to find inspiration in the struggle, and pull joy out of the hardship.? In my opinion, this story reads as if it were a nonfiction memoir. ...
  • Lori
    Mar 27, 2018
    An inspirational story that kept getting better and better as the story progressed. I?ve finally gotten a lil settled after moving & am starting to get some regular reading time back. I was glad that I had this novel to sneak a few chapters here and there. I loved Maggie and her ...
  • Diane S ☔
    Apr 22, 2018
    2.5 If you look at the average rating and glowing reviews of this book, you will soon realize I am definitely in the minority with my opinion. Excepting for one friend in the sisters group, everyone else loved it. Fluffy reads, feel good reads, they definitely have a place for many, af...
  • Debra
    Mar 29, 2018
    3.5 Stars "Sometimes the last thing you want is the one thing you need." At the beginning of the book, Margret Jacobsen was right where she wanted to be in her life. She had earned her MBA, she was about to start a dream job, and was in a relationship with the "perfect man". What ...
  • Larry H
    Apr 17, 2018
    4.5 stars for this one. When you can accurately predict nearly the entire plot of a book, yet you still can't tear yourself away from it?that's when you know you've found a good one. Margaret Jacobsen has always been an overachiever. She worked tirelessly to get good grades and...
  • Reading.Between.Wines
    Mar 06, 2018
    ????? / 5 Wow and here I thought the last book I read was emotional! How to Walk Away by Katherine Center made me cry even harder than The Ones We Choose did. However, in this book there is more romance and much more of an "inspirational story" vibe. Margaret Jacobsen ...
  • Carol
    Apr 08, 2018
    COURAGE. HOW TO WALK AWAY is a multi-layered story....with a wham-bang of a start....about the turbulent life of Margaret "Maggie" Jacobsen, her darkest fears, disappointments and courage to overcome adversity.Author Katherine Center creates interesting characters....especially a resou...
  • Jessica
    May 08, 2018
    I received an ARC of this book for free from the publisher (St. Martin?s Press). This book tackles the heavy subject of ending up paralyzed after an airplane crash. When I first started reading this I felt very sad for the main character, Margaret. Her situation was very depressin...
  • Linda
    Feb 01, 2018
    It's the trying that heals you...... Perfect days lack perfection when life leaves its oppressing thumbprint. We can spin out of control in a nano second and all that we have come to know is left in shambles in the whirlwind. Margaret Jacobsen knows only too well of the ridges an...
  • Melissa
    May 11, 2018
    *2.5 stars* Quotes alluding to a charming, witty and heartbreaking read from some of the heavy-hitters in the women?s fiction genre made picking up How to Walk Away a no-brainer for this reader. Finding the strength and tenacity to overcome a tragedy, along with a budding romance ...
  • Brenda - Traveling Sister
    Apr 25, 2018
    Norma and I started off lost in a coulee with seven of our traveling sisters reading How To Walk Away. This story lead to another interesting and fun discussion amongst us as we dug deep into the layers and meaning to this story. How to Walk Away is an inspirational heartwarming st...
  • Kelly (and the Book Boar)
    Apr 24, 2018
    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ I immediately jumped at the chance for an advanced copy of How To Walk Away when a comparison was made to Me Before You - despite knowing the potential outcome of a book that might possibly give me feelings . . . . ...
  • Lisa
    Jul 10, 2018
    A poignant and inspiring story of resilience and recovery. SUMMARY Margaret Jacobson has a picture perfect life just around the corner. She has just graduated from college with an MBA, has obtained a dream job, and has a fabulous boyfriend she adores. A night that promises to be th...
  • Deanna
    May 11, 2018
    ?When you don?t know what to do for yourself, do something for somebody else? Sometimes a book comes along that makes my heart skip a beat. This is one of those times. I may not have come across this novel but a friend had just finished reading it and loved it. She thought I...
  • Erin
    Mar 23, 2018
    Thanks to NetGalley for an advanced ebook in exchange for an honest review. This book isn't hitting the stores until May 15th and so I strongly recommend my fellow reviewers head on over to NetGalley and check it out. How to Walk Away is about a contemporary Texan family that i...
  • KAS
    May 27, 2018
    THIS! BOOK! I completely fell in love and was glued to every page, every word. Yes, it was unputdownable! The roller coaster ride it takes you on is fascinating and totally captivating! It?s a story of courage. A story of determination and grit! A story of acceptance. It...
  • Jennifer Masterson
    May 22, 2018
    I loved this book so much!!! All the feels! All the Stars! Lots of laugh out loud moments, lots of tears, wonderful characters (her sister Kit and her Instagram was the best!) and smart dialogue! This was probably the best chick lit book I have ever come across (unless Me Before You is...
  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader & Traveling Sister
    May 12, 2018
    5 utterly uplifting stars to How to Walk Away! ? ? ? ? ? I was gobsmacked by Katherine Center?s previous book, Happiness for Beginners. She almost writes in her own genre. Not too light, not too heavy, elicits just the right amount of emotion, loving characters, an...
  • Dri ✰
    Jun 17, 2018
    ? 4 ?There are all kinds of happy endings? stars!!! ? ?When you don?t know what to do for yourself, do something for somebody else.? How to Walk Away contém uma dolorosa, emocionante e linda história sobre mudanças, coragem, determinação e superação. Com ...
  • Carrie
    Apr 26, 2018
    How to Walk Away by Katherine Center is a contemporary read that while it does have some romance it also was so much more. The exact example of an emotional roller coaster of a novel it will have readers laughing through their tears. Margaret Jacobsen has always been afraid of flyin...
  • Berit☀️✨Traveling Sister✨
    May 14, 2018
    5 Big Brilliant Beautiful Stars ????? BEST BOOK of 2018 so far.... WOW! This book had all the feels.... I was absolutely captivated from first page to last... my emotions went on an amazing rollercoaster.... sorrow, anger, hope, elation, frustration, happiness, sadnes...
  • Tucker
    May 23, 2018
    I don?t read a lot of what is typically classified as women?s fiction because sometimes the plots can be too formulaic and predictable. But there are authors in that genre who don?t fit into what I realize are probably my unwarranted and stereotypical beliefs about women?s fict...
  • Norma * Traveling Sister
    Apr 22, 2018
    4.5 Stars! HOW TO WALK AWAY by KATHERINE CENTER was an extremely uplifting, kind, and heartwarming novel that captured my heart and drew me in almost immediately. There is so much goodness within the pages of this book! This is a story filled with romance, forgiveness, hope, courage...
  • Kendall
    Apr 20, 2018
    So... funny for some reason I got the idea in my head that this book was about walking away from a break up? Well... not really haha. How to Walk Away was my first read by Katherine Center and I can definitely see why so many readers love her books! How to Walk Away is a very up...
  • Crumb
    Apr 17, 2018
    Margaret thinks this is it! Today is the day that she is going to become an engaged woman. And she did! But her whole life got rocked in ways that she could never have foreseen or imagined. Something happened that day that changed every fiber of Margaret's being. On that fateful day.. ...