[KINDLE] » The Happiness Code | BY ↠ Amy Herrick #2020


  • Title: The Happiness Code
  • Author: Amy Herrick
  • ISBN: 9780670031979
  • Page: 410
  • Format: Hardcover

  • The Happiness Code By Amy Herrick Her acclaimed story collection, At the Sign of the Naked Waiter, showcased Amy Herrick s gift for language, exuberant humor, and boundless imagination In her charming debut novel, The Happiness Code, that gift has come to fruition A few days or a few years into the future, an ordinary Brooklyn family is going about the business of living Pinky longs for a second chilHer acclaimed story collection, At the Sign of the Naked Waiter, showcased Amy Herrick s gift for language, exuberant humor, and boundless imagination In her charming debut novel, The Happiness Code, that gift has come to fruition A few days or a few years into the future, an ordinary Brooklyn family is going about the business of living Pinky longs for a second child, but her husband, Arthur, broods unceasingly about the sorrows of the planet and feels it needs fewer people on board, not They are both seeking happiness in their own way as are the novel s other indelibly drawn characters, from catastrophe minded seven year old Teddy and Oedipus the family cat to Pinky s abrasive forensic psychologist friend, Fran It is the discovery of a perfectly happy abandoned baby in their garden, and then his disappearance, that changes all their lives The Happiness Code is at once a romance, a mystery, and a fairy tale laced with hard questions about destiny and its new challenger, biotechnology.
    Amy Herrick
    Amy Herrick is the critically acclaimed author of At the Sign of the Naked Waiter and The Happiness Code The Time Fetch, due out August 27, 2013, is her first book for young readers Amy lives in Brooklyn, New York Every morning, she and her dog take a long walk in Prospect Park looking for adventure They ve seen and heard many wondrous things there, some of which have served as inspiration for The Time Fetch.

    The Happiness Code By Amy Herrick

    Commentaires:

    Wila
    My 15 year old daughter introduced me to this book found in the Young Adult section of my library What a charming read I devoured this book in one night and was blown away by the ending.

    Lisa
    It was okay Interesting idea, interesting enough plot to want to keep going, but I majorly scanned parts of it I didn t enjoy following the cats point of view and I felt even the boy s story was too much I enjoyed the adult characters.

    Bethypage42
    This is a fun read The characters are lovable, but the plot is quick paced and innovative so it s not an emotional read I feel like any plot reveal is a spoiler, so I m strugglingis book is a pleasure for its unique voice I hate to apply the usual cliches like rollicking good time but this book is a rollercoaster of unusual circumstances and strange occurances set as a backdrop for a normal family, resulting in strange feelings of vertigo for the reader Kinda like Carl Hiassen meets the Brady Bu [...]

    Ali
    I was tempted to go with 5 stars for this book, so consider this at least 4.5 I m not quite sure what makes a book 5 stars for me, so I had to go a little lower This book is a fun, sweet, strange read I especially loved the few parts from the cat s perspective Its not really a book about animals though Oh and the beginning is all about babies and wanting a baby and I thought oh dear, how did I pick up this book but whew, it wasn t really like that although it IS about a baby, sort of Sweet, fun, [...]

    Bobbie N
    SUMMARY A scientist has discovered a gene that may hold the secret of happiness One of his colleagues implants it into the child she is carrying, and subsequent events bring the baby into the lives of an ordinary family, who discover that the downside of his happiness is his inability to feel suffering or pain COMMENTS A wonderful story about love and destiny, science and mystery, that explores the question of whether we re meant to be happy or if happiness is meant to be a now and then occurren [...]

    Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance
    This book confused me An unhappyman and his wife live with theiryoung son The wife wants anotherchild The man refuses to allowthe wife to have another child,but he has a child with hisresearch co worker The baby isgiven a happiness gene The babynever cries, not even when heis severely cut or stung by a wasp.But what is this story about Whatwas the author trying to say And what did the ending mean I have no idea.

    Allison
    Quirky, fun, thought provoking The voice sort of made me feel like I was reading a book written by one of my favourite bloggers Pinky and Arthur are such a great pairing the redheaded spitfire and the gloomy scientist and Teddy is a refreshingly non cutesy child, with his serious singlemindedness and irascibility Some good questions about the nature and desirability of happiness, as an ephemeral state, an unattainable fiction, or a genetically assured certainty.

    Mary Fahnlander
    Hard to think who wouldn t like this book, since it has something for everyone romance, mystery, science, great characters all looking for happiness See for yourself who finds it This book is refreshingly different yet very engaging.

    Lauren Schuman
    This book was interesting but the overall message ending was really confusing I think the author wanted to leave a bit of a cliffhanger or leave the ending up to the reader s interpretation That or the ending was supposed to be really intense and I just missed it entirely.

    Elissa
    I like her writing style a lot This is an easy read

    Samantha
    A good read for anyone into science genetics

    H
    Both of Amy Herrick s books have been full of quirky people whose world I thoroughly enjoyed entering I hope she keeps writing.

    Amy
    Almost a 5 star book lovely and strange little story I really enjoyed this one.

    Tania
    This is my 124th book of 2011 As per my routine I randomly chose it from my piles I think my code is unique but hey it makes me happy T

    Sharla
    This was my choice for a long, no kids weekend at the lake I loved it Amy Herrick is a good writer, and this was a very entertaining, unusual story

    michele
    The book read great Easy to visualize what the author intended you to see, but hard to swallow, even for fiction.

    Debbie
    I did not like it at all It had a good theme, but poorly executed

    Jennifer
    Oh, this book had potentiald I ended up very disappointed in the end Brave New Worldish feeling concept that wasn t followed through Meh.

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