Every Note Played

Every Note Played

From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be alive. An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful exploration of regret, forgi...

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Title:Every Note Played
Author:Lisa Genova
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Genres:Fiction
ISBN:Every Note Played
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:307 pages pages

Every Note Played Reviews

  • Jenny (Reading Envy)
    Mar 20, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

    So much thanks given to the publisher, NetGalley and the author for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Genova is back with her newest novel, ?Every Note Played?. Richard is a world-renowned classical pianist, a passion that h...

    I am a huge fan of Lisa Genova's and have enjoyed and highly recommend her four previous novels, Still Alice, Inside the O'Brien's, Left Neglected and Love Anthony. Genova has a degree in Biopsychology and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and her medical knowledge adds powerful enrichment ...

    When Richard, acclaimed concert pianist was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ? of the motor neuron family) he was in denial. He refused to accept he would no longer be able to play the piano; to wow audiences across the world; to receive standing ovations for his met...

    My third book by this author and I am starting to think that she writes scary stuff. Every Note Played tells of a concert pianist who develops ALS which is a shocking disease. I will be checking that all my fingers work every morning after this! The disease itself is the main charac...

    Lisa Genova writes novels about severe illnesses as an attempt to raise awareness and funds for research of them. I read Inside the O'Briens, about Hungtington's, and have seen the film based on Still Alice, which is about early-onset Alzheimers (and consequently gave my husband and I ...

  • Cheri
    Mar 28, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

  • JanB
    Apr 19, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

  • Elyse
    Mar 07, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

  • Marialyce
    Mar 06, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

  • Taryn
    Apr 09, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

  • Brenda
    Dec 08, 2017

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

    So much thanks given to the publisher, NetGalley and the author for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Genova is back with her newest novel, ?Every Note Played?. Richard is a world-renowned classical pianist, a passion that h...

    I am a huge fan of Lisa Genova's and have enjoyed and highly recommend her four previous novels, Still Alice, Inside the O'Brien's, Left Neglected and Love Anthony. Genova has a degree in Biopsychology and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and her medical knowledge adds powerful enrichment ...

    When Richard, acclaimed concert pianist was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ? of the motor neuron family) he was in denial. He refused to accept he would no longer be able to play the piano; to wow audiences across the world; to receive standing ovations for his met...

  • Esil
    Jan 10, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

  • Liz
    Mar 18, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

  • Kelli
    Apr 24, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

  • Diane S ☔
    Sep 02, 2017

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

  • Susanne Strong
    Mar 29, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

  • Emily May
    Nov 06, 2017

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

  • Bam
    Jan 23, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

  • Veronica ⭐️
    May 20, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

  • Phrynne
    Jul 17, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

    So much thanks given to the publisher, NetGalley and the author for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Genova is back with her newest novel, ?Every Note Played?. Richard is a world-renowned classical pianist, a passion that h...

    I am a huge fan of Lisa Genova's and have enjoyed and highly recommend her four previous novels, Still Alice, Inside the O'Brien's, Left Neglected and Love Anthony. Genova has a degree in Biopsychology and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and her medical knowledge adds powerful enrichment ...

    When Richard, acclaimed concert pianist was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ? of the motor neuron family) he was in denial. He refused to accept he would no longer be able to play the piano; to wow audiences across the world; to receive standing ovations for his met...

    My third book by this author and I am starting to think that she writes scary stuff. Every Note Played tells of a concert pianist who develops ALS which is a shocking disease. I will be checking that all my fingers work every morning after this! The disease itself is the main charac...

  • Debbie
    Mar 26, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

  • Jennifer Blankfein
    Apr 02, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

    So much thanks given to the publisher, NetGalley and the author for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Genova is back with her newest novel, ?Every Note Played?. Richard is a world-renowned classical pianist, a passion that h...

    I am a huge fan of Lisa Genova's and have enjoyed and highly recommend her four previous novels, Still Alice, Inside the O'Brien's, Left Neglected and Love Anthony. Genova has a degree in Biopsychology and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and her medical knowledge adds powerful enrichment ...

  • Brenda - Traveling Sister
    Mar 29, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

  • Lisa
    Mar 07, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

  • Erin Clemence
    Mar 17, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

    So much thanks given to the publisher, NetGalley and the author for a free, electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review. Lisa Genova is back with her newest novel, ?Every Note Played?. Richard is a world-renowned classical pianist, a passion that h...

  • Dorie
    Feb 17, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

  • Erin
    Mar 03, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

  • Carolyn
    Apr 08, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

    "I?m not a cryer,"I say as I?m trying to stop the tears welling. Here they come again, "But I?m really not a cryer." "Ok, you?ve got me Lisa Genova. I?m a blubbering mess now." Every Note Played is an emotional and well researched story on the degenerative disease ALS. W...

    ALS or MND is an awful relentless disease with gradual creeping paralysis that will eventually lead to death in a short time. If you don't know much about ALS, Lisa Genova has created a very accurate picture of every stage of this horrible disease. Her main character, Richard is a famo...

  • Victoria
    May 06, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

    ?Everything begins and ends. Every day and night, every concerto, every relationship, every life. Everything ends eventually.? There is what happens in this story, but also what this story is about. As much a powerfully moving story about ALS as it is about bitterness, resentmen...

  • Jen
    May 10, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader
    Mar 21, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

  • Norma * Traveling Sister
    Mar 20, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

  • Jenny
    Aug 05, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...

    ALS. Another disease that robs people of who they are and leaves them in a carcass of who they once were. Richard, an established and famous pianist, develops ALS and loses his ability to play and so much more. His ex-wife, Karina, in a unselfish act to reconcile their differences as...

    5 educational and emotionally resonant stars to Every Note Played, my first Lisa Genova novel! ? ? ? ? ? I cannot imagine this book being any more emotionally-engaging than it was! I was enthralled from the first chapter, and part of it may have been due to a small p...

    4.5 Stars ?If Karina had grown up fifteen kilometers down the road in either direction, north or south, in Gliwice or Bytom instead of Zabrze, her whole life would be different. Location matters in destiny as much as it does in real estate.? Growing up in Zabrze, Karina had...

    To me there is no doubt that the main ?character? in this book is ALS. I had watched someone, from a distance, at the Y where I belong go from being a Navy Seal to losing everything. It was terrifying just from the little that I saw every few weeks. Richard is not a likable char...

    Lisa Genova has done it again ? this is an absolutely brilliant book about ALS and the effects on the entire family. Genova has a gift for putting her readers right there with her characters. She does a great service in fostering knowledge and empathy for all those affected by the di...

    Lisa Geneva?s novels are purposely didactic, in the sense that she uses her fiction to teach. In her case, she strives to teach her audience about medical conditions and illnesses. For example, she?s written about Alzheimers (Still Alice) and autism (Love Anthony). Every Note Playe...

    Thanks to NetGalley, Simon& Shuster Canada, Lisa Genova, and all those who shared thier personal ALS journey in the makings of this book. First, I have to stop crying. This is perhaps the most powerful book Lisa Genova has written since Still Alice. Amyotrophic Lateral Scleros...

    Every Note Played Lisa Genova MY RATING ????? PUBLISHER Gallery/Scout Press PUBLISHED March 20, 2018 An emotional profound chronicle of the terrifying effects of ALS disease and the opportunity for redemption it brought to one family. SUMMARY Richard Evans loves...

    4.5 sad sad stars Perhaps you have heard of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lou Gehrig's disease commonly referred to as ALS. To receive a diagnosis of this disease is a death sentence coming in the form of the destruction of your neurons that control all your voluntary muscles. Thes...

    Lisa Genova always tackles the tough issues. Alzheimer?s. Autism. Huntington?s Disease. This time it?s ALS, Lou Gehrig?s Disease. But this one doesn?t go for the obvious sympathy vote. Richard is a concert pianist and is losing the one thing he loves, which is the piano. But ...

    Norma and I were lost in the all my heart and emotional lush coulee with three of our regular visiting Traveling Sisters reading Every Note Played. Lisa Genova writes skillfully with knowledge and compassion as she explores a family?s journey through ALS. She shows us insight int...

    High tide is coming. The height and grandeur of the sand castle doesn?t matter. The sea is eventually going to rush in, sweeping every single grain of sand away. Accomplished concert pianist Richard Evans feels blindsided when he's diagnosed with ALS. Soon, he'll lose the abilit...

    Lisa Genova does it again with another brilliant portrayal of an insidious disease stealing the life of her main character. As is always the case with her novels, the ugly truth is revealed about flawed families, broken dreams, and the indignities of this cruelest disease. I wonder wit...

    Lisa Genova has done it again! In Still Alice, she wrote movingly about a professor who in mid-life develops Alzheimer's disease and we experience the progression of that memory-stealing disease through her eyes. In this her latest book, the disease Genova takes on is ALS, ironicall...

    Another heart wrenching story from Lisa Genova. Her stories are honest and told from all sides. Genova doesn?t pull any punches or sugarcoat the story but does tell it from a place of humanity. Her books will linger with you and make you think. #lisagenova ...

  • Lindsay - Traveling Sister
    Mar 23, 2018

    His neurons are dying, and the muscles they feed are literally starving for input. Every twitch is a muscle stammering, gasping, begging to be saved. They can't be saved. I don't know what it is that makes these, um... medical dramas(?) of Genova's so damn compelling. Some writers j...

    Any reader or movie goer by now has at least heard of ?Still Alice?, about Alzheimer?s and dementia by Lisa Genova, which was first published in in 2009. I read that book back in 2009...before the entire world had started raving about it ? which they should rightfully so - fo...

    I couldn?t take it! No no no!! This read like a detailed, precise instruction manual for caregivers whose patients are dying horrible deaths. I wanted fiction! The fact that the book had characters and a plot couldn?t save it for me?I was too distracted by the endless and ofte...

    4 Brilliant Stars. Lisa Genova does it again. In ?Every Note Played? ? she tackles the toughest of medical diseases: ?ALS? ? also known as ?Lou Gehrig?s Disease? and she does it with dignity and finesse. Richard is a successful classical concert pianist. His li...

    Once again Genova takes us deep into the world of a debilitating illness, and it's effects on the person and their family. Richard was a man who was considered a success, a world renowned pianist, he has played all over the world, with many different symphonies, in many different venue...

    Wow!! EVERY NOTE PLAYED was an absolutely phenomenal book and it was quickly placed into my 2018 favourite reads shelf! EVERY NOTE PLAYED by LISA GENOVA is a deeply moving, sad, and an absolutely fantastic novel that had me totally emotionally engaged and interested throughout the e...

    4.5 stars! Powerful. Emotional. Heart wrenching. Captivating. Eye-opening. Informative. Every Note Played is the story of Richard, a world famous pianist who, in the midst of his thriving career, develops ALS. We witness this devastating disease take over and paralyze his body, s...