Dating detos

The writing style was similar to the other book I’ve read from Burgess, which was a plus.You really feel like you’re in the head of the protagonist and she’s often funny and witty.But talking about how it falls short of its later cousin does it a bit of a disservice when the fact of the matter is that I enjoyed reading it and I'm glad I picked it up.A note about editions: It looks like Avon originally published this book, too, but that the author is the one with the e Book rights.As such, the two aren't actually linked so if you hit Amazon on the hard copy it doesn't link the kindle book from there (and vice versa).That may be the case in other retailers as well with such a complicated rights issue.

as good as A Girl Like You—and maybe a little bit samey as well—this book is still a fun, evocative coming-of-maturity story with interesting characters you can't help but love.

Also like the later book (this one was published some two years prior), it felt a bit long near the end with Sass being just a touch too clueless about her own emotional state.

But talking about how it falls short of its later cousin does it a bit of a disservice when the fact of the matter is that I enjoy as good as A Girl Like You—and maybe a little bit samey as well—this book is still a fun, evocative coming-of-maturity story with interesting characters you can't help but love.

Why does fate keep throwing her in the path of the irritatingly amusing -- and gorgeous -- Jake? She makes you laugh and root for the main character.

For the post-Carrie Bradshaw, post-Bridget Jones, post-credit crunch generation of singles, life isn't beautiful, a bitch, or a beach. If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... Gemma Burgess reminds me of a real Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, women love her and she just writes about dating, relationships, and sex so well.