Rachel’s life isn’t what it used to: she’s a divorced alcoholic who’s living in her friend’s house. The highlight of her day is watching out of the train and following the life of a happily married couple — a couple she’s never even met but feels as if she knows them. One day she sees something shocking in the perfect couple’s house and even though she shouldn’t interfere, she can’t let it go. This could finally be her chance to prove she’s still more than just a girl on the train.
Alice is spending a rather boring afternoon with her older sister on a riverbank when she notices something curious: a white rabbit with a waistcoat and a pocket watch. She follows it into a rabbit hole but instead of finding the animal, she falls a long way into a strange hallway. Without a way back up, her only lead is the bottle labelled “drink me” — and drinking it is just the beginning of her adventure.
Audiobooks have jumped in popularity. Just a year ago I occasionally ran into a service advertising audiobooks but now it happens daily. And there are many services. So I asked myself, what makes them so popular?
Dorothy, a young girl, lives a quiet life in Kansas with her uncle, aunt and dog Toto. One day a terrible cyclone grabs hold of the house and whisks it far away into the Land of Oz, where magic is real. All Dorothy wants is to return home safely but the only person who could help her is the Wizard of Oz. It’s a long way to him but without another choice Dorothy sets off along the yellow brick road, unaware of the perils and joys of the journey ahead.
“Rules are meant to be broken” is a phrase that fits New Year’s Resolutions well. We’ve all made resolutions that didn’t happen. We’ve probably done it more than once. I plan to fulfill my newest resolutions but we’ll see how it goes in a year!
We’re only a few days away from the end of 2016 and all the shiny New Year’s Resolutions so now’s a good time to review the past year. I’ve truly enjoyed this year of blogging, but I’m interested in seeing what you thought about it.
Shonda Rhimes is a TV writer, mother and a titan whose shows dominate Thursdays. It took six unexpected words for her to realize that despite having (almost) it all, she wasn’t happy: You never say yes to anything. But then she did.