By Amanda Gibbs
Genre: Contemporary Romance, New Adult Romance, Poetry
Making It, Amanda Gibbs' debut short story, invites readers into the most intimate and personal moments of a couple's life spanning throughout decades. The story is told through prose, poetry, dialogue, lists, and focused vignettes, all with Amanda's signature concrete voice. Each entry of Making It represents a day in a year of the couple's relationship, spanning from first meeting to 30th anniversary.
I've never read anything quite like Making It. The book is compiled of prose, poetry, and dialogue between a man and woman. Making It spans their 30 year relationship in just 63 pages and the author made it work! Readers ride the wave of their initial meeting, sleeping together for the first time, saying "I love you," questioning things, getting pregnant, marriage proposal, and the comfort of silence.
It's a quick, but fulfilling read. You'll laugh and you'll swoon. This is 5 stars.
Amanda Gibbs is an eighteen-year-old student, photographer and actress from Toronto, Canada. Writing since preschool with Crayola crayons, Amanda’s passion is writing stories that make the mundane beautiful, and the little moments in life profound. Inspired by writers like Michael Faudet, Jamie McGuire, and Walt Whitman, Amanda loves experimenting with form, dialogue, and combining poetry and prose. In her spare time, Amanda trains in mixed martial arts and takes care of her six dogs, as well as procrastinating schoolwork to write her next book.
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