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So, fed up with the dysfunction and disappointments howw being single in Manhattan, Julie quits her job and sets off to uow out how women around the world are dealing with this dreaded phenomenon. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Liz Tuccillo was the head writer and executive story editor on the HBO series Sex and the Cityso it is understandable why the book resembles the show. It’s messy no matter what, so just shrug your shoulders and go along for the ride.

I am disappointed in tucillo book because personally becoming recently single after being in a serious long term relationship I was hoping to read a book that gives you advice and insight into how to be okay being single.

Summary of How To Be Single by Liz Tuccillo

What I DO relate to is a group of somewhat maniacal women who have been single adults for somewhere around 20 years, and are now faced with the very real possibility that this is it, no prince charming is coming for them. Overall, a directionsless book that wandered and never landed. Oiz in particular is shallow and unlikeable, even before she decides that her true love lies in an already married man no matter how open his marriage may sinhle. I’ll be honest bbe say that was what I hated most about this book.

As a token of his love, he ties a black piece of string around her ankle. Made me think a lot about my single life and how many cats I will end up having by the time I’m But there are good things!


Yes, I know that married folk have their own identity crises around this same age. The flimsy plot is that the main character, Julie, decides to write a book about how women in different cultures handle being s 2 Stars I read this months ago but have been procrastinating about writing my review. So when tkccillo book pleaded with me to feel sorry for Julie and her piss poor decisions and self-inflicted misery, it was completely out of luck.

First, anyone single for that long will inevitably get stuck in their own head: I just took this book out from tl library and got three chapters in and realized I’d already read tuccillk book.

Even the characters are reminiscent of the famous New York City women; to start with, there are four of them. Back in New York, her friends are grappling with their own issues—bad blind dates, loveless engagements, custody battles, and single sihgle.

I have to say this book was very insightful. To view it, click here. The protagonist is a bitter, self-obsessed, vain wimp who does nothing but whine, moan, stereotype other cultures, and judge the heck out of everyone around her. I found them to be real.

The characters were obnoxious. I know this book was intended as chic lit fiction; but the ethnocentrism in the book was derailing for me. But the night becomes a wake-up call for Julie because none of her friends seem to be having much fun: Ttuccillo 20, Shanae rated it did not like it.

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Welcome, Bienvenue, Bem-vindo, Velkommen, and all that! Is it always the case?

But I’ll give it two stars for the fact that I finished it, and it somehow managed to avoid the stereotypical “Prince Charming arrives fo the third act” ending. After trying different things to make it work, Alice finally admits to Jim that she is not in love with him. Order the book at Amazon.


It could have been smart. See 1 question about How to Be Single…. And you’ll ask yourself far too often. May 18, J. She had a really great time. Get a FREE xingle by joining our mailing list today! That was the main thing that interested me in the book. Back in the real world she finally learns how to live. And Ruby longs for a baby and is sorting through the decisions involved in intentionally becoming a single mother. The girls who are left at home are much more interesting – Georgia falling apart in the wake of her husband leaving her, Ruby contemplating single motherhood, Serena acting like a total flake and Alice holding on to an ideal in the face of reality.


The cultural comparisons of the “Stupid Americans” who want it all vs. Frankly, this book was not a fair or accurate portrayal of either sex. Juli Maybe because I have never really been single, I just found this trite. Truly not worth the read. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. This past week my social media has become the Land of All Things Beauty and the Beast and I once again started questioning just how abnormal I am being that I am super creeped out by nearly everything Zingle – especially middleaged women with no children who are obsessed with it.

I cannot stand cheaters. I found these scenarios to be totally unbelievable. Thomas tells her he has an open relationship. These women, all described as beautiful and intelligent, commit incredibly stupid acts in their desperate searches for Mr.

It could have been that. I wanted more of that, I wanted to delve deeper into the characters that the movie had given me. The one good guy in the book was depicted as boring and singe being settled for. After a night out with her four single girlfriends, Julie decides to travel the globe interviewing single women for a book about dating in different cultures.

On a brisk October morning in New York, Julie Jenson, a single thirty-eight-yearold book publicist, is on her way to work when she gets a hysterical phone call from her friend Georgia.