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Younger readers may like it December 18, Publication Date: However, the mostly flat secondary characters and the flaw to which I referred in the first paragraph make this a book I’m not likely to recommend anytime soon.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. With some entertaining moments which unfortunately come too late in the proceedings for this book to be great. Jewell tells the story via a male protagonist ‘Dig’, his relationship with childhood friend Nadine, as it maps their journey from playground to the approaching big And if you enjoy Bridget Jones, and aren’t bugged by characters who are stubbornly refusing to see what’s in front of them, I jewsll this might be worth picking up and reading.

Leave A Comment Cancel reply Comment. Both main characters come across as quite immature and over the top, some of their decisions and choi It was a close call whether to give this book 2 or 3 stars. There are twists and turns a-plenty in this novel and nothing is ever as it seems. I also manage to work three days for a local education authority where I support the teaching of literacy in primary schools. Nadeen is obviously jealous and Dig is totally blinded by Delilah?

She could’ve been rude or stand-offish. It was a good story- that’s just it. They were once exceptional friends and this could have developed into something more that developed over time and as they grew up, but didn’t. So, lisz story was predictable but what chick-flick isnt? Upon reflection as I write this it has also given me a sense hope.

There are still laugh-out-loud moments where the writing jewwll sparkles, jeweol it has a definite bridget jones kind of feel in all the w I can absolutely see why younger me enjoyed this book. Paperbackpages. Lisa was born in London in Nadine, she did end up doing what she loved and thanks to her photography she got the life she had dreamed of full of travel and some uncomfortable situations, and fun. Although I have and English degree and I am familiar with most of the classics, I generally read much lighter stuff these days.


I also have two step children aged twenty one and seventeen so family life is never dull. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I can absolutely see why younger me enjoyed jeaell book. However I have enjoyed Lisa Jewel in the past turns out this was an early one.

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It had its moments of interest and then it had its slow mome ts. Sep 12, Kristin rated it it was ok Shelves: I would say, if you liked “Bridget Jones”, you might like this boo “Thirtynothing” was a jfwell that was very inconsistent. In fact, I could have written this review with just one word — perfect — but you might have felt a bit shortchanged, so I’ll expand.

Thirtynohting 17, Amalia Dillin added it Recommends it for: At times the characters also seemed a bit far-fetched – yet I still enjoyed it. They always fall in love with each other. She worked for the fashion chain Warehouse for three years as a PR assistant and then for Thomas Pink, the Jwwell Street shirt company for four years as a receptionist and PA.

This is an early book from Jewell, so I forgive her. There are so many many misunderstandings in this book and this is the major linchpin around which the story takes place.


But she wasn’t – she was better looking than he remembered, she was obviously unhappily married, had no children and was actually much nicer than she’d ever been when they were together. So when I found myself in a chick lit slump, I decided it was time to re-read it, to see if it was as good as I remembered I loved this book.


I would say, if you liked “Bridget Jones”, you might like this book. I lisq recently become a huge fan of the writer Lisa Jewell and I am now on a quest to read as many of her books as I can. However I have read quite a few of Lisa Jewell’s books and especially compared to some of her later novels this feels quite clunky.

How can people be so cowardly even though neiter of them actually seemed that way from the beginning. The language and writing style were just quite sloppy and cringe worthy in parts, though I have to say some of it was quite funny and there were a few ‘laugh out loud’ moments. Hilarious moments thirtyjothing mixed with touching emotion and the story is very well balanced.

Would I recommend it?

Thirtynothing: A Novel – Lisa Jewell – Google Books

Phil was so horrible that m On his thirtieth birthday, Dig Ryan bumps into his first love Delilah, whom he hasn’t seen in twelve years. I nearly didn’t finish this, it took so very long to get to the point, and was oh so predictable.

Nov 23, Ann rated it liked it Shelves: Ok I wasn’t really into reading this one at the start, it must have been been sitting in my cupboard for a few years when I found it – I vaguely remember buying it with one of those bulk buy book club deals a long time ago, and then promptly misplacing it. The dialogue actually sounds like authentic spoken language although sometimes the characters do tend to make too-long speeches and there are some memorable lines. Return to Book Page.

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