One day at work, Nora decides to thwart her meta-life by following her instincts. This wasn't a humorous slice of real life; I suspect this was what the author thinks real life is like Nora has to be the most boring main character I've read in a long time. Billing herself as a Cyrano de Bergerac for the lovelorn, Nora finally begins to find professional success. Five Things I Can't Live Without Details I thought this book was awful! Over on my website , you can find more about my novels, news and appearances, and various musings on love, relationships, books and publishing, psycho analysis of celebrity gossip, and other randomness. I had hopes that the book would end with some serious character growth, but the conclusion fell flat.
I was interested to see how Nora could put her 'meta-life' aside and learn to relish life. Please enter me your contest. There is no monetary compensation for reviews. Beckie loki304 at tds dot net said. I will definitely be getting the author's second book, out next year. Is that all ther is? Considering what I have been through, its not anytime soon, but I definitely want to trust someone again. I have honestly tried sharing, but I can't sleep that way or even get comfortable.
Nora and her boyfriend Dan were by far the least interesting characters in the book; there wasn't enough character development for either one to give me a clue to why they were attracted to each other, and not caring much about Nora kind of made the whole thing fall flat. Charming and refreshing, this book is deeper than it seems, the more I brood over what I read the more I like it! As much as I hate to say it. Nora's character is so funny and quirky that I found myself laughing out loud many times throughout this book. Apparently having good dental hygiene is very important to a woman. They didn't feel like they served much of a purpose. Is there anything I can do about it? So when I started to make money and be a real adult after college I would feel guilty about any money I spent even if it was say, on gas or groceries.
Isn't sharing a bed enough? Since Nora has always dreamed of being a writer, she decides to give it a try, and soon discovers that there are actually people who are more than willing to pay for her to write or rewrite their Internet dating profiles. Billing herself as a Cyrano de Bergerac for the lovelorn, Nora finally begins to find professional success. Paris is the best -don't forget a trip to Laduree!! I think other than painting which I loathe , we have the same list! No wonder they have relationship troubles. It didn't speak the me well enough or have the pull to keep me engaged. Does this smack of anyone else's mother's reaction to adolescence, or what??!! In this instance, it did not. What a great contest, I would love to be entered.
I am interested in the giveaway! I understand that Nora's overthinking is the entire premise of the book, but that makes her a pretty tedious narrator. The book wasn't funny or witty. On the bright side, apparently I'm not the only one! Well, she succeeded in making me completely anxious while I did it, which is why, for example, I needed to smoke pot before having sex. Even the smaller characters felt thrown in as a distraction. I might have to buy some. Instead she decided to write mini bios for people, more accurately - making great profiles for singles that have trouble getting noticed online. Who doesn't have a 'meta-life' where you are constantly thinking about what you are doing, have done, or want to do and forget to live in the moment? When I was having problems in my first marriage and would confide in my great grandmother about things she'd tell me that it was better to be an older man's sweetheart than a younger man's slave.
Now, new research came out revealing the. There are many things my hubby does that irritate me. I try to let them go because I love him so much but sometimes I feel like I can't bare another second. Twists and turns were thrown in that didn't really change the story at all; they just took up extra space to finish the book I suppose which is a shame because the end felt like it ended with no really great resolution. Funny reading, but I hope it doesn't enforce the behavior--I drive myself nuts enough as it is. All reviews are my own personal reaction to and opinion of the book.
Come on- let's find some new material to write about. I'd have to say the hardest thing I've experienced in relationships is when one person has changed over time and the other hasn't. It's a bit of a bummer. When you can continuously put the book down during the last 30 pages of the book something is wrong. Giveaway contest runs until midnight January 29th. Although we're living in a time where people seem to use their phones and tablets to do anything from order food to finding a date, for men, the iPhone was only number 42 on the list, while the iPad rounded out the top 50. What a great contest, please enter me! According to the survey, men tend to value their partners more than women do.
I love dry shampoo too — nice time saver in a pinch! Who doesn't have a meta-life to some degree? Sorry that's a heavy question. The author did have a tendency to use too much detail which made it boring at times. I knew where the pl This book was a fun read, but it also made me a little crazy. I have so much to learn about relationships. The truth is, she like to sleep comfortably with her blankets tucked all around.
There were a few main characters in the book and even they seemed to be misplaced at some points in the book. Her friend is thrilled with the results and suggests to Nora that she try to make a career out of it. Which is actually the main reason why I kept reading. . Getting to ask a question too is a nice bonus. Please enter me in your contest! In my relationships, I've always eventually reached a place where I looked around and said, Is that it? I can be reached through my profile page, my e-mail is listed! I knew where the plot was trying to go, or at least I thought I did, but it just didn't seem to work.