Valencia and Valentine



Valencia and Valentine For readers of Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, debut author Suzy Krause delivers a quirky, colorful story about love, loss, second chances, and what it means to truly live Valencia, a timid debt collector with crippling OCD, is afraid of many things, but the two that scare her most are flying and turning thirty five To confront those fears, Valencia s therapist suggests that she fly somewhere anywhere before her upcoming birthday And as Valencia begins a telephone romance with a man from New York, she suddenly has a destination in mind There s only one problem he might not actually exist.Mrs Valentine is an eccentric old woman desperate for company, be it from neighbors, telemarketers, or even the funeral director when you re her age, you go to a lot of funerals So she s thrilled when the new cleaning girl provides a listening ear for her life s story a tale of storybook love and incredible adventures around the world with her husband before his mysterious and sudden disappearance.The stories of Valencia and Mrs Valentine may at first appear to have nothing in common but then again, nothing in life is as straightforward as it seems. Best Download [ Valencia and Valentine ] author [ Suzy Krause ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 251 pages
  • Valencia and Valentine
  • Suzy Krause
  • English
  • 04 October 2017

10 thoughts on “Valencia and Valentine

  1. Berit☀️✨ says:

    Suzy Krause s debut is a quirky little gem This is the story of Valencia, 35 A lonely debt collector who suffers from OCD And Mrs Valentine, 87 a lonely elderly lady who will talk to anyone telemarketers, funeral organizers, the lady who cleans her house As both of these ladies stories unfold you will wonder what could possibly tie these tales together This is such a character driven story, so full of quirk, charm, and heart This is another book that is compared to ElSuzy Krause s debut is a quirky little gem This is the story of Valencia, 35 A lonely debt collector who suffers from OCD And Mrs Valentine, 87 a lonely elderly lady who will talk to anyone telemarketers, funeral organizers, the lady who clean...

  2. j e w e l s says:

    ONE WANNABE STARPUHLEEZE Just because you have a quirky character with OCD issues, you don t have to declare your novel the next Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine This is a wannabe and falls way short of Eleanor That book had such a heartwarming feel to it whereas Valencia and Valentine has a pronounced sad and depressing tone This novel is a structural mess and totally confusing to the reader You will eventually understand what the writer is trying to do create a gotcha reveal , but ONE WANNABE STARPUHLEEZE Just because you have a quirky character with OCD issues, you don t have to declare your novel the next Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine This is a wannabe and falls way short of E...

  3. abby says:

    There is a reason I don t read mental illness books I got this as a Kindle First read and both the cover illustration and first 20 pages lured me into thinking this would be a cuter read than it was Instead,...

  4. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    A quirky, charming read Valencia has obsessive compulsive disorder It controls her life She is also a debt collector and frightened of her own shadow She currently has two irrational fears consuming her every thought turning thirty five and flying Her therapist has given her assignments to address the fears First, she needs to fly somewhere before her next birthday At the same time, Valencia is falling for a man from New York she has not yet met, so that may be her destination A quirky, charming read Valencia has obsessive compulsive disorder It controls her life She is also a debt collector and frightened of her own shadow She currently has two irrational fears consuming her every thought turning thirty five and flying Her therapist has given her assignments to address the fears First, she needs to fly somewhere before her next birthday At the same time, Valencia is falling for a man from New York she has not yet met, so that may be her destination She is worried he may be catfishing her, though Mrs Valentine is an elderly woman with some quirks of her own She is lonely and will talk the ear off of anyone who will sit with her Or stand with her Her new houseke...

  5. DJ Sakata says:

    Favorite Quotes She s not dying, technically, but she s old enough that if she keeps living, it ll start surprising people She s eighty seven years old but she s a young eighty seven She slike an eighty six.Everyone has ulterior motives When an evil person has ulterior motives, it s called scheming When a good person has ulterior motives, it s called planning Mrs Valentine is planning.When I was your age, Anna, I always said I d do everything later I can t tell you what an odd day t Favorite Quotes She s not dying, technically, but she s old enough that if she keeps living, it ll start surprising people She s eighty seven years old but she s a young eighty seven She slike an eighty six.Everyone has ulterior motives When an evil person has ulterior motives, it s called scheming When a good person has ulterior motives, it s called planning Mrs Valentine is planning.When I was your age, Anna, I always said I d do everything later I can t tell you what an odd day that was, when I woke up and realized it was later And now I m living in the part that comes after There s a part after later, where almost everyone else is dead and you re just killing time, and it s odd.This was a drastic leap in logic, but Valencia was very good at this kind of leaping it was her only claim to athleticism.That s how it is when you re in your thirties birthdays aren t important any because everyone has gott...

  6. Brooke — brooklynnnnereads says:

    I m speechless I know this story will be predictable for many and I did predict some of the events but after reading this, I m left in awe and I m feeling all of the feels Before I get into this review, I do want to mention that this novel heavily focuses on a character with OCD and in accompaniment the anxiety and depression that often follows with that diagnosis Although I don t personally have OCD and therefore can t attest to the representation, I do have some medical and experiential k I m speechless I know this story will be predictable for many and I did predict some of the events but after reading this, I m left in awe and I m feeling all of the feels Before I get into this review, I do want to mention that this novel heavily focuses on a character with OCD and in accompaniment the anxiety and depression that often follows with that diagnosis Although I don t personally have OCD ...

  7. Casey says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I see that a lot of readers were annoyed by Valencia s mental illness in this book As someone with OCD and anxiety, I can say that is pretty much the way the population tends to react to actual people with similar issues Myself, I loved the story Yes, I figured out that Valencia and Valentine were one and the same, but I was l...

  8. Nicole ❤ says:

    ,But I guess if being scared of something stopped you from doing it, you d miss out on everythingBuy This BookSeries No Genre Fiction POV Third person, alternating Cliffhanger No Content Warnings Discussions of OCD, Anxiety, Depression Being buried deep in thoughts of someone with OCD, can be triggering Read if you are looking for something quirky with a nice writing style.I unfortunately have read unsatisfied reviews on this novel from GR friends ,But I guess if being scared of something stopped you from doing it, you d miss out on everythingBuy This BookSeries No Genre Fiction POV Third person, alternating Cliffhanger No Content Warnings Discussions of OCD, Anxiety, Depression Being buried deep in thoughts of someone with OCD, can be triggering Read if you are looking for something quirky with a nice writing style.I unfortunately have read unsatisfied reviews on this novel from GR friends I still dove in and gave this once a chance.I am grateful that I didBeauty is on a different plane than happy and sad or easy and hard I m sure you know that A song can be sad and beautiful at the same time Life too Valencia and Valentine is a read that I definitely enjoyed, mainly because of the way it was written I was captivated by the writing style The prose and the metaphors got me and hit me when and where I neededThis book tackles menta...

  9. Suzy Krause says:

    Dear Reader,Thanks so much for picking this book up It s my very first I wrote it in 2015, as a new mom in the midst of a lot of sleepless nights yes, that might explain why it s I ll borrow the most commonly used word from the reviews below weird It was inspired by the song Heart by Stars one of my favorite bands , and by the time I spent working as debt collector in a call centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan I know VV looks, at first glance, like a light, funny read and in tone, Dear Reader,Thanks so much for picking this book up It s my very first I wrote it in 2015, as a new mom in the midst of a lot of sleepless nights yes, that might explain why it s I ll borrow the most commonly used word from the reviews below weird It was inspired by the song Heart by Stars one of my favorite bands , and by the time I spent working as debt collector in a call centre in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan I know VV looks, at first glance, like a light, funny read and in tone, it...

  10. Darinda says:

    Valencia is a 35 year old debt collector Mrs Valentine is an 87 year old lonely widow Both are somewhat obsessed with death.Valencia and Mrs Valentine s stories are told with alternating points of view Valencia is stuck in a job she doesn t love, has no friends, and struggles with her crippling fears and OCD She wants to change her life, and starts to make strides in that direction Along the way, she starts a romance with a man she talks with on the phone at work and she becomes friends w Valencia is a 35 year old debt collector Mrs Valentine is an 87 year old lonely wido...

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