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Still, it’s no Running with Heels. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But, stripped of its cute, coltish associations, I fear the true translation of ‘difficult’ is ‘bad-tempered.

Apart from his constant stomach problems, he was actually okay. Once her past is revealed, her behaviour towards her mother completely changes and that happened too fast to be believable. Initially, I enjoyed the idea of her having to reach out to Jack mxted make amends. Yeah, it would be nice if every clueless, mean person suddenly stumbled upon a closely-gaurded secret that subsequently ma I think I read this too soon after reading Marian Keyes’ “Mystery of Mercy Close”.

This isn’t a page turner. The author kept going off into long-winded asides and the humour seemed forced. May 30, Bloomreader rated it it was ok.

Oct 07, Janel rated it liked it. It’s relate-able but manages to avoid seeming tired. Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, MA.

May 07, Miss Michael rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages. Return to Book Page. I dare say the book owes its four star rating to the first paragraph in Chapter Jul 21, Amy rated it liked it Recommends it for: The story had too many flashbacks, over explanation of character layers, and I couldn’t keep up with the many tangents that never paid off. Maxted’s books are usually chick lit with a dark, more realistic side.

He also had the power to shoot it out of the sky. As well as being rich in humour, Anna’s novels invariably deal with some of the deeper and more complicated issues facing women, such as grief, abandonment, rejection, motherhood, and sibling rivalry.

The entire book is basically just “what Hannah thinks about things” and it’s hard to stay focussed or interested.

Sep 09, Jill Manske rated it liked it. Ten years is a very long time.

The main amna was unlikable. That doesn’t mean Being Committed didn’t throw a few surprises my way. I give this 3. Plus it was constantly up and down, up and down, like a movie that never ends.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

Want to Read saving…. Mostly I was confused by the fact that the main character seemed truly unlikeable, slobbish, schlumpy and self-centered so I couldn’t figure out why she committes two nice guys fawning over her the entire book.

Not the best or the worst of the genre… it takes the female lead through various relationship hoops to her ‘aha! Jun 25, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: The Christmas Mystery Jostein Gaarder.

Being Committed

A Novel Author s: The humour helped to redeem the book. I just could not continue fooling myself that this book would live up to that standard. I couldn’t buy into the main character’s change of heart in the last third of the book, and I don’t think any reasonably intelligent reader would either Aug 03, Elle rated it really liked it.

Jason, Hannah’s boyfriend of five years pops the question and Hannah bj him down, only to realize that she wants him after all. I didn’t really enjoy how this author wrote.

It could have been more than that and therapy. Nov 17, Farrah rated it liked it. Mwxted I enjoy her writing and the acerbic humor, the drama of these women to overcome such incredible baggage can be a chore at times. The main character was a cliched ‘zany yet well-meaning’ girl who has trouble with her relationships.

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