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by Matthew Quick
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theguywhoreads rated it 1 year ago
Truth - I had watched the movie version first and I do find it oddly attracted to the movie in many ways (the performance, the story, the theme) that I truly enjoy it a lot. What I did not was reading the book first. I had this with me for a year over now and last month, I decided (based on a mentio...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it 4 years ago
A football fanatic named Pat has just been released from a neural health facility. He’s eager to reconcile with his ex-wife and get back to watching his favorite football team, but the world seems so different. He soon learns that he has been in the facility for four years, and he can’t remember wha...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it 4 years ago
This book follows Pat Persons as he deals with reintegrating in life following a stay at a neurological health facility, he can't remember swaths of time and is completely obsessed with bettering himself to win Nikki, his wife, back. During this reintegrating he befriends Tiffany, his best friends s...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it 4 years ago
19/12 - Pat's way of thinking reminds me, quite a bit, of the main character in There are Reasons Noah Packed No Clothes, which was set in the mental institution rather than after the character's release from it.The fact that Pat constantly gives the return of Nikki as the reason for him practicing ...
Transition Reads
Transition Reads rated it 5 years ago
This book was exactly what I needed.
Bookworm Blurbs
Bookworm Blurbs rated it 5 years ago
THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK is the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory and comes to terms with the magnitude of his wife’s betrayal. During the years he spends in a neural health facility, Pat Peoples formulates a theory about silver linings: he believes his life is a movie ...
The Smell Of Yellow Pages
The Smell Of Yellow Pages rated it 5 years ago
Honest, fun, enjoyable...Yeah these are the words that come to my mind when I think of this book. It sure was a good read and I really liked this book. The best thing that I like about the book is the characters. Matthew Quick has created magically dark, deep, lovely and mysterious characters that t...
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land" rated it 5 years ago
In case you're wondering....i really didn't enjoy this... This said, this doesn't mean that i didn't enjoy the book because it was supposed to be sad...and deep... No, i didn't enjoy it, because what was original was just too convoluted...and what wasn't original, had it's foundations on the sam...
bafahl rated it 5 years ago
4.5 stars. Quite different from the movie (which I love), but still awesome
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 5 years ago
loved-he doesn't ever feel the war that goes on in my chest every single fucking day-the chemical explosions that light up my skull like the Fourth of July-
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