Regretting You by Colleen Hoover full audiobook
Regretting YouFirst published 10 december 2019
Regretting You is a novel that explores the complicated and emotional relationship between a mother and a daughter who are trying to cope with a devastating loss. The novel is told from the alternating points of view of Morgan and Clara, who have very different personalities and goals in life. Morgan is a 34-year-old woman who gave up her dreams of going to college and becoming a teacher when she got pregnant with Clara at 17. Clara is a 16-year-old girl who wants to pursue her passion for acting and be with the boy she loves, Miller, who happens to be the son of her father’s best friend.
The novel begins with a flashback to the summer when Morgan met Chris, her husband and Clara’s father, and how she felt a connection with Jonah, Chris’s friend and Miller’s father. The novel then fast-forwards to the present, where Morgan and Clara are preparing for a family dinner to celebrate Morgan’s birthday and Jenny’s pregnancy. Jenny is Morgan’s sister and Jonah’s fiancée, who rekindled their romance after Jonah disappeared for 17 years. During the dinner, Chris and Jonah get into a heated argument and leave the house. Later that night, Morgan receives a phone call that changes her life forever: Chris and Jonah have died in a car accident.
The novel follows Morgan and Clara as they deal with their grief and the secrets that are revealed after the accident. Morgan finds out that Chris was having an affair with Jenny, and that Jenny’s baby might be his. Clara finds out that Miller knew about the affair and didn’t tell her. Morgan and Clara drift apart, as they blame each other and themselves for what happened. Morgan finds solace in John, a neighbor who lost his wife to cancer. Clara finds comfort in Miller, who tries to prove his love and loyalty to her. Morgan and Clara also discover new things about themselves, such as Morgan’s desire to go back to school and Clara’s talent for singing.
Regretting You is a novel that will make you feel a range of emotions, from anger and sadness to hope and joy. It is a novel that shows how love can heal and hurt, how secrets can destroy and liberate, and how family can be both a blessing and a curse. It is a novel that will make you think about the choices you make and the consequences they have. It is a novel that will make you appreciate the people you have and the people you lost.