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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - Book Review by Shades of Lavender

Shades Of Lavender

This episode is also available as a blog post: http://shadesoflavender.home.blog/2021/05/31/eleanor-oliphant-is-completely-fine-by-gail-honeyman/


1 Jun 2021

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Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

We're Doing Fine (with Robbie and Lisa)

This month we discuss Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Join us to go through one of our favourite reads of Book Club so far (even with Lisa missing a MAJOR plot point!). We discuss some difficult topics in this episode, including depression and thoughts of self harm. If you, or someone you know, has been affected by anything we discuss, please know there is help out there. If you're in the UK, call the Samaritans on 116 123, and if you're in the US, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline on 1-800-273-8255. 


1 May 2021

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Episode 21: Gail Honeyman's 'Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine'

Trash or Treasure? Find your next (most likely romantic) read!

Don't have time to waste on terrible books? Aimee and Kim have pre-read 'Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine' by Gail Honeyman for you - listen in to find out of it's worth your while!


18 Apr 2021

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Shelf Aware Podcast

Welcome back, Literary Slummers, to another episode of Shelf Aware! This week, we’re starting a new unit on garbage girls! After a lengthy discussion on what makes a garbage boy in the Spinning Silver episode, we wanted to see if the trope could be gender swapped. We asked listeners for some suggestions, and you all delivered! Thank you! Our first book we’re covering for the unit is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. Does Eleanor qualify for the trope? And how did Anna actually manage to read such a sad book in the first place? Join us next week for another Morph Monday!Recommended Reading: Invisible Chains by Michelle Renee LaneThe Fold of the Air series by Holly BlackA very special thank you to Ben Cope for our theme song! Check out his YouTube channel: youtube.com/fretwiz.Twitter: @shelfawarecast, @amdeebee, @emnotelizaEmail: shelfawarecast @ gmailSome blogs/essays about ND representation: https://penchant.blog/2019/08/19/eleanor-oliphants-story-and-why-it-doesnt-belong-to-the-author-who-wrote-it/https://paperfury.com/how-to-tell-book-good-autism-rep/ https://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/publishers-must-change-story-around-neurodiversity-1192864

1hr 23mins

1 Mar 2021

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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman // Magners Irish Cider

Amateur Book Reviews from an Expert Wine Drinker*

Eleanor Oliphant is absolutely NOT completely fine, but we can pretend, right? She is, however, just an unhappy person in need of a good friend. This book was so good that I bought the physical copy to reread it whenever I want to, & trust me when I say this: you're gonna want to. ***I also name dropped Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams in this—another great book who you will love if Eleanor Oliphant sounds interesting to you! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


10 Feb 2021

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DIÁRIO DE LEITURA #1 - Eleanor Oliphant está completamente bem - Gail Honeyman

o clube do lido

Olá clubers. No episódio de hoje eu inauguro o que deve ser um novo quadro do podcast: diários de leitura. O livro escolhido para abrir essa série de episódios é " Eleanor Oliphant está completamente bem"da Gail Honeyman. Espero que gostem desse novo formato e que se divirtam. Ah, e não esquece de compartilhar "O clube do lido" com os amigos e nas suas redes sociais. Aproveita e nos segue por lá também: ★ Instagram: @queridodiarioliterario | @oclubedolido oclubedolido@gmail.com Beijinhos e até o próximo episódio. obs.: episódio postado originalmente no dia 28 de dezembro de 2020, repostado em 25 de janeiro de 2021 com correções técnicas de áudio.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/oclubedolido/message


25 Jan 2021

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#002 Unseen Hook: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

The Unseen Hook

A conversation with Marina Haines. Marina has 40 years of experience in education in various roles including as the principal of a school in Western Sydney. She's an avid reader, great mentor to students, parents and teachers and always fun to chat with- especially about books!


16 Jan 2021

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188: Claire Allan, Janice Galloway and Gail Honeyman

Read On - The Audiobook Show from RNIB

Claire Allan discusses her dark new psychological thriller, The Liar's Daughter Janice Galloway joins Robert Kirkwood in the Glasgow studios to record her collection of short stories, Jellyfish (Starts at 21.36) Gail Honeyman tells us all about Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, before the book was released (31.20) And we return to Claire Allan for the books of her life. (46.46)


25 Sep 2020

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'Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine' & Gail Honeyman

Pop Fiction Women

*** Complicated Woman Rating - Eleanor Oliphant: Eleanor certainly qualifies as complicated -- she is surprising and unpredictable, blunt, ignorant of social norms, deeply repressed, but ready for change. In the end, we love her growth and the fact that Eleanor is the agent of her own life, not a self-pitying victim. Carinn somehow manages to draw parallels to Marianne from Normal People and even Fleabag. (3:40) *** Scenes - Best and Cringiest: Eleanor goes for a bikini wax -- “the Hollywood” --  and Carinn and Kate get personal (and hilarious) about their own grooming experiences (18:15);  Eleanor observes the pressures society places on women and how she can still find hope despite her trauma (26:15);  Eleanor’s “bad days” leave us reeling -- her suicide attempt and reflections are loneliness are harrowing because “no one has ever shown her how to live a life” (31:32); Carinn tries not to cry as she recounts the scene where Raymond gives Eleanor the cat, the living being that will teach Eleanor how to live. (39:24) *** The Twist. Much has been said and written about the big twist or reveal, but Carinn and Kate don’t exactly agree with the masses on this one. (43:40) *** What’s Your Damage, Heather? How much time do we have to discuss Eleanor’s damage? There is no shortage of trauma, mental abuse, scars and mommy issues that explain how Eleanor got the way she is. (49:45) *** What She Said. Kate shares a quote about the need to open up and let people in and how that ends up being a gift you’ll receive back like one positive, virtuous circle. Carinn examines Honeyman’s “second act”, her personal journey of following her writing dreams after 40. (54:18) *** Crystal ball. This may be more like a glimpse than a full on prediction, but how can you not root for Raymond and Eleanor!? (62:10) *** Takeaways.  Carinn is inspired by Honeyman’s second act, pivoting and proving you  can be and do more than one thing in your life. Kate is reminded of how much she takes for granted in life. (65:23) Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @popfictionwomen and on Twitter @pop_women. To do a full deep dive, check out our website at www.popfictionwomen.com. Stay Complicated! We've launched a platform at patreon.com/popfictionwomen to keep making the podcast you love -- and to make it even better. For a one time contribution to support this episode, use venmo @ carinn-jade. Thank you for your support and enjoy the show!!

1hr 13mins

9 Aug 2020

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Book Club - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

The Grown-Up Girls Report Podcast

Welcome to book club everyone! How good is it to be back in the reading zone? This week, I'll be reviewing the truly magnificent book - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Scottish author Gail Honeyman - with my very smart editor friend Jules Collard. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is Honeyman's debut novel which is truly incredible. Released in 2017, it has warmed the hearts of so many around the world including Alex and Jules who both absolutely adored it. Eleanor is a 30 year old single lady who could be described as eccentric or even a little odd. She has a simple, planned life and she believes she is completely fine (but she's not!)Eleanor is a strong, independent woman who has experienced a whack of trauma. The book is about the healing power of kindness and follows the journey of Eleanor from surviving her highly regulated life to living and enjoying real human interaction.


8 Aug 2020