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3.78  ·  Rating details ·  3,044 ratings  ·  221 reviews
Gerri schreibt Abschiedsbriefe an alle, die sie kennt, und sie geht nicht gerade zimperlich mit der Wahrheit um. Nur dummerweise klappt es dann nicht mit den Schlaftabletten und dem Wodka - und Gerris Leben wird von einem Tag auf den anderen so richtig spannend. Denn es ist nicht einfach, mit seinen Mitmenschen klarzukommen, wenn sie wissen, was man wirklich von ihnen hält ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published 2006 by Bastei Lübbe
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Ashley
Sep 17, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read full review at: 5171 Miles Book Blog.

This was one of the most fun reading experiences I have ever had, because Sabrina (my blogging partner) chose to read her German copy and I read the translated-to-English copy. It was entertaining to discover how certain topics were translated and how they compared. Surprising to me was the complete accuracy within the English copy, which garners some praise.

Before I get too far ahead of myself, let me give you some insight into what this novel is about:
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Brina (Brina and the Books)
5 Stars

Reviewed on: 5171 Miles Book Blog

Although Für jede Lösung ein Problem is a German book, this novel was translated into English in 2013: For Every Solution, A Problem. Please check out the English review of my blogging partner Ashley here.

Obwohl Ashley (meine Blogging Partnerin) und ich schon einige Buddy-Reads und auch gemeinsame Rezensionen geschrieben und veröffentlicht haben, ist diese eine ganz besondere. Wir haben wie immer das gleiche Buch gelesen, dieses Mal jedoch in zwei Sprachen
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Obsidian
Jan 06, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For those who only looked at the book synopsis you may think this would be your typical chick lit style novel. You would be wrong. This novel written by Kerstin Gier is more like a black comedy chick lit novel.

The main character in this novel, Gerri, is single and writes for a popular romantic German series. However, she is constantly being forced to lie about what she does due to her parents being ashamed of her career and her singleness. Also when she compares herself to her friends and siste
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Nathalie
Jun 07, 2017 rated it liked it
Normalerweise lese ich keine – nennen wir es typische Frauenromane – doch nach „Ein wenig Leben“ wusste ich nicht recht, was ich jetzt lesen soll und wollte mit etwas seichtem wieder einsteigen. Lässt man sich auf diesen sarkastischen und ironischen Roman von Kerstin Gier ein, erwartet einen eine witzige und chaotische Geschichte. Kritikpunkt: Das Thema Selbstmord wird nicht wirklich ernst behandelt, worüber sich bestimmt streiten lässt. Ich habe den Selbstmord-versuch aber nicht als das Hauptth ...more
Eva
Nov 19, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2016
Gerda, bevorzugt Gerri genannt, ist dreißig, Schriftstellerin von Heftromanen und die jüngste von vier Schwestern. Von ihrer Familie wird ihr vorgeworfen, keinen 'anständigen' Job zu haben - ihre Eltern schämen sich regelrecht dafür - und warum sie den einen Ex-Freund denn nicht behalten hätte, schließlich tickt die biologische Uhr.
Gerri's Leben läuft nicht gerade wie in einem ihrer Liebesromane, und als es auch noch beim Verlag kriselt, beschließt sie, der Sache ein Ende zu bereiten. Wie alles
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Ivan Bogdanov
Много приятна сапунка, която засяга важни теми. Тиранична майка, вечно недоволна от дъщеря си, която така и не и запомня името (но има имена на всичките си чинии и ги помни), и се интересува много повече от това "какво ще кажат другите", отколкото от мнението на дъщеря си (до болка познат проблем).
Интересни нюанси на интернет свалките, на живота на професионалните писатели (по два романа на месец) и всякакви други неща.
Всъщност сюжета накратко - една млада, 30 годишна жена и писва и решава да се
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Daranuța Cristina
Abia am inceput-o, dar deja o ador ♡
Daniel
Jan 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
И след втория прочит пак се смях с глас! Прекрасна, просто невероятна! :P
Vanya Prodanova
Лека, закачлива и чаровна книга за отпускане. Не се смях на глас, ама се подхилквах доволно през цялото време.
В основата си историята е като всеки друг "розов" роман - животът на жена в зряла възраст не върви и всичко се сгромолясва, докато изведнъж нещата не се нареждат. Забавното идва от детайлите. Главната героиня е именно авторка на подобен тип романи. Не мога да отрека, че това много освежи историята, както и абсурдно смешните отношения между всички в този роман. Ох, идеално четиво след теж
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Ionela Dan
Apr 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
O poveste interesanta, ce ai face in situatia in care ai trimite scrisori de adio sincere rudelor si prietenilor, iar in final nu ai reusit sa te sinucizi? Gier, din pricina faptului ca are o viata amoroasa si profesionala nefericita considera ca cea mai buna solutie e sinuciderea. Sa fie oare asa? "Orice solutie a unei probleme nu inseamna decat o noua problema"
Myrthe
Jun 24, 2015 rated it liked it
Original review on my blog

From the synopsis, I expected a bit more depression drama than there really was in the book. I wasn’t necessary disappointed by the lack of depressive talk, more surprised. I would expect that if life before trying to commit suicide was hell, life after definitely wouldn’t be any better. Yet somehow (and it makes sense) it is.

I quite enjoy Gier’s writing. It’s easy to follow, simple and funny. Even something like suicide can somehow be turned into something funny. Min
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Nicole Flowers
Apr 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't do a good reads review for every book I read but I make the exception for this one. I love the idea of this story, imagine writing a personal and harshly honest letter to the people in your life planning to kill yourself, then you don't die. You then have to face each of these people and make some sort of amends or burn the bridge completely. This is the English version of a German book, beyond the sporadic German references and the obviously German names there isn't anything that would ...more
Toni
Dec 13, 2016 rated it liked it
Симпатичен чиклит, но ако не сте фен на черния хумор с цинични нотки предлагам да пропуснете. Не бях чела подобна книга досега и откровено много се посмях. Особено първата половина и предсмъртните писма, които Гери изпраща на всички свои познати ме забавляваха доста. Авторката определено имаше попадения с шегите. В един момент обаче, чувството, което започна да остава в мен беше, че героинята прекалено много и изкуствено се опитва да е забавна и остроумна, а предвидимият финал и щастливият край, ...more
Nina Draganova
За разлика от героинята, доживях момента , в който предпочитам да казвам истината право в очите. Това е наистина облекчаващо. Е, не абсолютно винаги, но мога да я заменя само с достатъчно ясна физиономия.Или най-много със смяна на темата.Единственото , което не винаги успявам е , това да приемам с чувство за хумор повечето неща. Но продължавам да опитвам . Ако някой не е успял прекалено бързо да ми вдигне адреналина.
Тази книга ми помогна преди години , самата аз да изляза от някаква форма на деп
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Alicia
Jun 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
mein neues hobby ist jetzt kerstin gier bücher auf zugfahrten durchzuhören. dieses leider nicht ganz so gut wie das andere, vor allem da es 1. nicht so witzig war wie ich es in erinnerung hatte und 2. ole einfach der anstrengendste männliche charakter aller zeiten ist (aber eine sehr realistische darstellung aller Nice GuysTM ever).
ansonsten liest josefine preuß natürlich großartig, der schreibstil von kerstin gier ist wie immer fantastisch und die story alles in allem sehr cool. 3 1/2 stars!
Minnie
Jul 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tak toto sa rozhodne oplatilo prečítať. Kerstin Gier to proste s humorom vie.
Diana
Dec 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is my first audiobook completely listened at in German. I understood most of it (or so I believe). I'll have to read it in English too, just to make sure I did understand it correctly.
Red night
Mar 08, 2018 added it
Shelves: dnf
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Dieses Buch werde ich keine Sterne verteilen, da ich es nicht zu Ende gelesen habe. Es passiert nicht wirklich oft, dass ich ein Buch nicht zu Ende lese. Meistens bin ich dann immer noch, egal wie schlecht ich das Buch finde, neugierig, doch hier konnte ich es einfach nicht weiterlesen.
Ich weiß gar nicht wo ich anfangen soll...
Der Inhalt handelt um Gerri, die einen festen Plan nachgeht, sich umzubringen. Während sie auf den Tag wartet, schreibt sie Briefe an ihre Familie, Freunden u
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lisandras.books
Mar 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Ich habe das Buch vor ca. 10 Jahren schon einmal gelesen und es damals geliebt. Ich muss sagen es ging mir dieses Mal wieder genau so. Ich habe mit Gerri mitgelitten, gelacht und geweint. Tolles Buch das einem zu denken gibt.
Becky
Sep 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor, chick-lit
I told my coworkers, "I just read a comedy about suicide," and now they think I'm nuts. But this is hilarious! I had to keep reminding myself that this is set in Germany because the feel of it is very much New jersey. It makes me wonder how much I missed out on when I lived in Germany back in the 80s because I couldn't speak the language. These people could be my family.

The only problem I had with it was I wanted the main character to stand up to her overbearing family more, but that's a small t
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Sandy
Jan 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4,5*
Anexandra
Dec 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5
Alentschik
Aug 24, 2012 rated it it was ok
Der Umschlagstext integriert und verspricht auf alle Fälle viel Spannung und schwarzen Humor... Tja und wer zu viel erwartet wird meistens enttäuscht, denn die Umsetzung ist leider misslungen...

Positiv anzumerken ist, dass ich viel gelacht habe. Es sind viele ziemlich gute Witze gelungen, dafür gibt es auch einen Extra-Sternchen.
Das Buch ist auch leicht und flüssig zu lesen, wie bei allen Kerstin Gier Romanen, die ich bisher in der Hand hatte.

So und jetzt zu den negativen Sachen..
Dass die Held
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Julia Schmuck
Oct 30, 2015 rated it it was ok


Ich muss zugeben, dass ich am Anfang begeistert war. Das Buch versprach witzig und erfrischend zu werden, entwickelte sich aber schnell zur Enttäuschung.

Der einzige Grund, warum ich es so schnell gelesen habe, war,dass ich keine Lust hatte, es irgendwann wieder in die Hand zu nehmen.

Die Charaktere sind alle vom Grunde an unsympathisch. Ein paar fehlerhafte Charaktere schaden einem Buch normalerweise nicht - ganz im Gegenteil. Aber hier sind die meisten einfach nur hasserfüllt, neidisch, naiv un
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Iris Blobel
Nov 02, 2010 rated it it was ok
So - this is a different kind of genre for Kerstin Gier - suicide!

We get to know Gerri - short for Gerda because she was supposed to be a boy named Gerd. Gerri is in the process in writing her "goodbye-letters" to those she feels she needs to speak her last words: her mother she was never able to make it right for, her very best friend, who indeed was a great friend and Gerri tells her how much she's appreciated this friendship; a letter as well for the new editor at the publishing house she wor
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Tyna
May 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
”Mă sinucid altă dată” este o carte spumoasă, emoționantă și înduioșătoare, plină de umor, în ciuda temei foarte grave pe care o abordează – sinuciderea, întrucât anticipezi cumva încă de la primele pagini că lucrurile se vor rezolva favorabil în cele din urmă.

Cartea este dulce-amăruie. Deși râzi în hohote la anumite pasaje, totuși te pune pe gânduri cu privire la multe teme, la ipocrizia societății, la ascunderea în spatele unei false aparențe, la cât de ușor este să ignori drama cuiva apropiat
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Susan
May 14, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The lead character can't catch a break in this book, when her well planned suicide attempt gets bungled by a past-love who has HIS best interests at heart. All of her friends and family included in the letters of truth she sends out prior to her suicide are a hoot, but I wanted to smack the hell out of her mother! C'mon, Ma! Wake up! Your daughter tried to off herself for crying out loud! How about a little empathy and less focus on her husbandless status, hmmm? The book was originally by a Germ ...more
Anni
May 17, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ein wirklich tolles Buch, obwohl es aus einem Genre stammt, das mir normalerweise nicht so liegt. Ich fand die Charaktere alle total cool, vor allem Gregor und Gerry. Zum Schluss ist ein wichtiger Punkt für diese Bewertung, dass Josephine Preuß gelesen hat und ich denke, dass das Buch, wenn ich es gelesen und nicht gehört hätte, auch nicht so eine gute Bewertung bekommen hätte.

4/5
Kim
Aug 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: roman
Ich habe schon lange nicht mehr so viel beim Lesen gelacht!
Die Protagonisten sind absolut sympathisch und alle durchaus besonders. Die chaotische Handlung war ein absolutes Abenteuer!

Fazit: sehr empfehlenswert!
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