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I Am Her...

(I Am Her... #1)

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  836 ratings  ·  267 reviews
A sometimes funny, tragically graphic, compelling tale of a woman suffering...


She has no name of her own. She is every name everyone has ever called her. She is nameless. She has a good job, a beautiful home and a wonderful husband. She is everything she was supposed to be. She has structure and stability, but she is lost.

She is tr
Paperback, 362 pages
Published October 8th 2012 by Sarah Ann Walker
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Shannon The Show Stopper
Apr 27, 2013 rated it did not like it
Recommended to Shannon The Show Stopper by: Rosanna
First of all

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I have to be honest here, all of my friends who read this gave it 5 stars with the exception of one friend who gave it one star but it was a DNF for her and I just don't count those. Sorry, it is my opinion in order for your rating to count with me, you need to finish the book. Now, where was I?

Oh, about the book...for me

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At around 30% I was thinking

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While the entire time this was me

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I persevered thinking it would surely get better, I mean, what about all those 5 stars??
JaHy☝Hold the Fairy Dust
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it

***4 heartbroken stars ***

I am truly at a loss for words & uncertain if I'll ever be able to formulate my thoughts into a legible review...... FUCK IT! I tried to write a review but it hurts my brain and heart to much.......Just read my status updates. They pretty much say it all.

Sarah Ann Walker
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Apr 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 01-signed

I am still trying to come to terms with what I just read. I have completely shut down and can't seem to wrap my head around what that was. What is that pain in my chest and why does it hurt to breathe?

I am Her... is unlike anything I have ever read before.

I was... completely consumed with figuring out who she was, who she used to be and praying to know who she would be
I was... completely wrapped up so tightly that my soul felt the tug as it unraveled

I am... BROKEN

This st
Feb 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 STARS because I just went to hell and back

I have no idea what everyone reads or likes to read, but I’m pretty sure most of you haven't read something like this before.
I feel like this book should come with a warning of some kind: DO NOT read this if you have heart problems or if you don’t have an oxygen tank near you. But even I am a part of the fainthearted and I survived (barely).

You know that line from almost every book, that’s driving me crazy and I bet lots others, too:

“I released th
Feb 27, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-in-2013
I'm still struggling to process what the hell I just spent two days reading but I need to try and put it in to words so I can move on.

From my 'status updates' you can see that for pretty much the whole book I had absolutely no clue what was going on. For the first 50% I had to frequently stop and read over things because I was sure I had missed the key point to everything making sense.. But no. Then you hit that half way mark and things start to unravel and again I'm thinking WTF? There was no
Chris- Bookaddict
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
*******On Friday March 8th, 2013, Sarah will be lowering the price of 'I am HER...' to $6.99 for three days- should you wish to purchase Her ebook this would be the perfect week-end to read it at a 30 % discount.
Thank you to all interested

This Book deserves a solid 8 stars , just for the struggles that Sarah went through with writing this amazing story and sharing it with me .

I am gutted , I am an emotional wreck after reading this story. I am shocked !!!!! I wanted Suzanne to have her happ
Crysti Perry
Mar 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I literally turned off my Kindle and placed it on the end table minutes ago. This review won't be pretty. It may not make sense. I can't make sense of anything right now, but I need to get this out.

I like dark and unconventional books. When I was told about I Am HER, I thought I could handle it. This book has had me emotionally confused for 2 days. I had no idea what the hell I was reading for most of the book. It was crazy and dark and twisted and painful and seriously F'd up. However, I could
Sarah Walker
Jan 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Sarah by: I am the Author
"There is so much noise and water, and noise and anger, and noise and desperation. I'M desperate. I NEED silence.
After screaming in their faces, I abruptly stop, and everything else suddenly stops as well. Total silence. Thank god."

"This is the worst feeling I've ever experienced in my life. This sadness is oppressive in its strength. Everything hurts again. I can't believe the depth of the despair I feel. This feeling is so powerful, there's nothing left of me that doesn't ache with the intensi
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Oh my God!!!! Nooooooooooo!!!
I'm in shock!!!
My emotions are everywhere,i am so upset but happy trying not to cry but furious!!!
I need to really process this amazing touching heartbreaking soul wrenching book!!
She was finally happy, she loved and finally felt real true emotional felt LOVE!!!!
My heart hurts, bleeds out cries and mourns for HER, but it also beats happily for u because u finally found your peace, your truth, your HAPPINESS if just for a moment!
My Z................, My heart aches
How does one write a review without giving a slight glimpse into the storyline of I AM HER, well you just can't, it's impossible, it's a story without a name, face, life, it's is one of it's own, no one can measure up to nor understand it, without reaching or should I say, just jump your whole body into.

There are parts, where you can relate to " her" without being her, she is you, or your neighbor, co- worker, friend, teacher, you just don't know.

I was a wreck, still am, after shutting off my k
Hayley Whitlock
Feb 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, 2013
4.5 Stars
This is one CRAZY read and I LOVED it!! That's not because I'm crazy (Ada), it's because this author is AMAZEBALLS!! I've never read a book like it, it's soooo different to anything I've read. She knows how to grab your attention and she keeps it all FUCKIN' night!! Even when you've finished the book you can't stop thinking about it. Sarah, no pressure, but can you please HURRY UP with another book ;)
Did I just do a review??!! No, It can't be me!!! I've never done one before, or have I
Carla ☺Did I Say That☺
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow, I literally can't describe what I just read, this book was A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!! Brilliant writing Mrs Walker!!!
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Yep...that about sums up my reaction while reading this book, pretty much from beginning to the end. No, wait. At the end, I was more like...

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and was very tempted to

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...but since I read this story within the Kindle app on my iPad, I had to show some self-control. Which, I tell you, was really hard!

Where do I even begin?!? We are introduced to a young woman who just doesn't seem happy. Her husband appears cold-hearted and uncaring. Even her employer treats her more as an object than a
Mar 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book DESERVES your time and attention.

This may not be a perfectly worded review and it is the type of book that you MUST READ to understand my emotional and mental reasoning. This book is in me.... IN ME.

I was an emotional rollercoaster. There were funny parts, hysterical parts, tragic parts, emotional parts, down right pull your hair out parts, OMG parts, parts that made my brain almost blow up. You read and you think your over the worst and you think you get it and understand and can m
Feb 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: contemporary, fiction
Review to come. After my extensive therapy
Feb 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I do not know where to begin with this book. Maybe that I broke all my personal rules when I started reading it. None of my friends read it and noone recommended it to me. There were just a couple of reviews on Amazon and I knew that this would be a tough read, the topics would be dark and heavy and I'd end up with the WTF ending. Not something I need at this period of my life. Everything was against 'I Am Her...' and I making quick friends. But something was drawing me to it and at some point I ...more
Mar 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Has anything ever hurt me like this before? Has there ever been a greater pain in my life? I can feel nothing but this intense agony as I look into his eyes. I'm going to leave feeling only this agony, forever."

This book was a completely different experience for me in the sense the whole time I was reading I was either questioning every move, laughing or so mad I had this intense need to shake my kindle as if the characters would feel it and help me figure out what was happening. This book is s
Mar 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: people
Recommended to Marg by: A colleague
Shelves: loved, forever
I LOVED THIS BOOK!! I was enthralled, engrossed, enlightened and stunned by its beautiful honesty.
This book is FICTION first, and romantic fiction second. In my humble opinion, I believe the readers who trash this book are more disappointed in the ending simply because they are used to lovely, beautiful happily ever afters. If that is what you need or require in your reading, I strongly suggest you DO NOT read this book, before you simply 'trash' it.

This book, though beautiful in its madness and
Theresa Mackenzie
Feb 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone
*****Horrifically sad and stunningly beautiful*****
So I read this book because the author is somewhat local- Hamilton is close to Toronto, and I'm glad I did. I didn't know what to make of the back cover description but the front cover intrigued me.
Where to start? I absolutely LOVED this book!! It was nothing I expected, and everything I didn't know I wanted to read.
I was tranced out, numb, distressed, turned on, and just desperate while reading it.
The story itself is horrific, but the main cha
Aug 26, 2013 rated it really liked it
Ok this book was off the charts crazy.

Most the time I was like
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The rest of the time I was like

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I got some answers at around 50% and I am was like this
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Then I the ending I was like.. ohh swoon .. then
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Feb 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: ANYONE/EVERYONE
Recommended to Mandy by: Saw a review/curious
I opened this goodreads account just because of this novel. I saw the author on Facebook and she requested reviews so here I am. **AMAZING**
This novel is the most genuinely graphic tale of heartache, heartbreak, violence, love, life, and even death, I think I have ever read. I'm not sure of the Authors own (dark?) story, but I think there has to be a story there somewhere, and if not, than she has the most amazingly accurate imagination I've ever read.
This novel STUNNED me, and I'm absolutely br
Feb 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
OMG this book was amazing. I don't read a lot and this book got my attention. I started and couldn't put it down. You find yourself consumed in the book that you can't wait to get to the next page. I had it read in 4 days (that's great for me). Anyone who reads it will find a small part of themselves in parts of the book male or female at, at least one point in the book you will say to yourself "Wow I've been there" I can't wait till the next book sighing as I want to buy a couple more books and ...more
Feb 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What can I say? if you want HEA this is not a book for you..3 words at the end : "WTF" ?
I thought i was the crazy one..really, this book will mess with your head. Unsuspected, powerful, heartbreaking..!!!!!!!!
Mar 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wow, that was a long and very intense read! By the end, I was ready to have a nervous breakdown. The story was unique and well written. I’m still not sure if I liked the ending. I understand it, but it’s not what I was hoping for.
M. ~ B&B
Mar 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to M. ~ B&B by: .Lili.
You hold the answers deep within your own mind.
Consciously, you've forgotten it.
That's the way the human mind works.
Whenever something is too unpleasant, to shameful for us to entertain, we reject it.
We erase it from our memories.
But the imprint is always there.
Nothing is ever really forgotten.
Evanescence - Understanding

I am Her is one of the most heavy and intense books I've ever read. From beginning to end, it's one big pile of messed up. I've been inside a crazy woman's head for four days
Kimberly Rinaldi
This is a 5+ star book for me!! Saying I loved it would be an understatement.

I bought this book over the weekend while it was on sale for $6.99 (normally $9.99) and it's still on sale today so go 1-click NOW! It's dark, intense, emotional, heartbreaking, funny, shocking...the list goes on. The way Sarah writes literally made me feel like I was having the breakdown with "her." There were a couple times I needed to put the kindle down and collect myself but I dived right back in. I finished it ye
Mar 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
When I started this book, I didn't really know what to expect... I honestly thought "she" was a spineless girl having a pity party. There was something about her though that captivated me... At first I thought it was just because I could relate to her... She had low self esteem and felt down at times or because her husband said something stupid.. I mean, who hasn't experienced that! As I read on, it became clear that I did not relate to her, but was so sucked in, I couldn't put the book down... ...more
Mar 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have never written a review before, but I feel compelled to write one now in an attempt to obtain closure after reading "I am HER..." I finished the book earlier today and cannot seem to stop thinking about it. If I have any hope of moving on to my next book, I need to release some of my thoughts. HER story, the great friends she makes, and the wonderful man she finds to love will leave an imprint on your heart long after you read the last words. This was one of those books that I could not pu ...more
Jettie Woodruff
Aug 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dark-erotica
Yeah so this book totally sucked. It sucked every emotion I have right the fuck out of me. I wish I could give it more than five stars. I so would. The main character is a crazy bitch. I mean crazy. I couldn't help but laugh at her craziness though. I mean come on. You cant picture this girl in a mental hospital wearing an evening gown while demanding everyone look at her stuff without laughing. The characters were so well developed that I found myself knowing all of them. I want a Mack and a Z. ...more
Mar 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I threw the book against the wall multiple times then got mad because I would have to leave the warm cocoon I made for myself in order to pick it up and read more... With the exception of her complete broken view of her self I love the main character, she was real, she was honest, I could see her in a few women I know personally.... and more than anything this book made me think, it made me cry, it made me laugh and curse and bite my nails and blush and really really examine my own neurosis. Whe ...more
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Sarah Ann Walker is a Scottish Canadian who was raised in Canada, where she attended McMaster University as an English major.
Currently Sarah is raising her son, working on her career, and writing when she can while gulping copious amounts of coffee.
*Sarah has taken a break from writing but plans to release her 8th book in late 2020.*
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