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Asking for Trouble Alright written, would be fine if not for all the rampant internalized misogyny, boy delirium and weight obsession I couldn t like or relate to the main character, no matter how hard I tried, because she was so horrible to other women and hard on herself in a way that came across as insignificant and self righteous The writer also insists on having every single female character have broken up with their exes because the guys cheated on them which comes across as a case of women become unli Alright written, would be fine if not for all the rampant internalized misogyny, boy delirium and weight obsession I couldn t like or relate to the main character, no matter how hard I tried, because she was so horrible to other women and hard on herself in a way that came across as insignificant and self righteous The writer also insists on having every single female character have broken up with their exes because the guys cheated on them which comes across as a case of women become unlikable if they break up with men unless they ve done something unforgivable Which they are not The love interest is appealing enough, though at one point I started feeling bad for him because Sophy was so full of hatred, even if he wasn t aware of it The book also walked around the potential taboo ness of the premise by SPOILER having it turn out Josh was only working as an escort as a favor to a friend who ran the company Sophy called up, and didn t actually work as an escort at all SPOILER , which I get, I do, but which is also an enormous cop out And I thought The Wedding Date, which is very loosely based on this, pulled it off, so clearly it s not an impossible plot point to handle Anyway, really don t recommend this book Would go as far as to anti recommending it, even I always liked Will and Grace so I watched Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney in the romantic comedy called The Wedding Date The movie is based on this book or so the credits said The book bears as much resemblance to the movie and F Scott Fitzgerald s short story does to Brad Pitt s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Uh, not at all I say skip the book and watch the moviesomething I RARELY say. 3 Wedding Date StarsNot like the movieAT ALL I loved the movie so much I have watched ittimes than I care to say without looking like a crazy person so when I had a few hours to kill I thought I would grab this book It was not anything like I was expecting It s an OK book not one I would ve seek out on my own Not really memorable if I m being honest.it was just a good book to pass the time and that s OK not every book is going to be heart stopping or jaw dropping right You don t 3 Wedding Date StarsNot like the movieAT ALL I loved the movie so much I have watched ittimes than I care to say without looking like a crazy person so when I had a few hours to kill I thought I would grab this book It was not anything like I was expecting It s an OK book not one I would ve seek out on my own Not really memorable if I m being honest.it was just a good book to pass the time and that s OK not every book is going to be heart stopping or jaw dropping right You don t have to like my review but it s 100% my opinion, and I m allowed to have it So sometimes a girl graduates from her great books school and says to herself, I want to read trash I want to read mush I want to read the kind of book that I can speed through without missing anything and I want to love it So I got Asking for Trouble for 99 cents at a thrift store and tucked into what turned out to be an awful, awful book The protagonist spends half of the book talking about how fat she is and the other half of her time is spent lying to everyoneincluding herself It So sometimes a girl graduates from her great books school and says to herself, I want to read trash I want to read mush I want to read the kind of book that I can speed through without missing anything and I want to love it So I got Asking for Trouble for 99 cents at a thrift store and tucked into what turned out to be an awful, awful book The protagonist spends half of the book talking about how fat she is and the other half of her time is spent lying to everyoneincluding herself It was a super obnoxious read, which was only made worse by the fact that it ended with a billion completely unnecessary twists that had me rolling my eyes constantly I guess I will have to limit my trashy fiction to a different genre Like quirk classics I just know that I can t suffer through another 400 pages of He thinks I m desperate I am such a fat cowwwww If you ask me, it s all these skinny models that make girls anorexic, she went on, to Auntie Barbara I can t think why they don t use real girls with a few curves If you ask me, it s all these skinny models that make girls anorexic, she went on, to Auntie Barbara I can t think why they don t use real girls with a few curves It was okay After watching The Wedding Date , I had hgh expectations for this novel and was really looking forward to reading it Sadly, it wasn t up to standards The only reason I m giving this two stars and not one is because the banter between Sophy and Josh was actually quite lovely Other than that, I didn t feel much chemistry between them Josh feltlike a good friend than someone who you just couldn t wait to rip his clothes off. Presenting Sophy.If you re in the mood for some british chick lit, then this book is for you Have you read Bridget Jones Did you like it If so, you re accostumed to female characters who are slightly neurotic, who see themselves as fat cows her words, not mine.and who see other women also as cows , or bitches This book is of the same kind.If you re expecting something along the lines americanized of the movie, in that case, don t bother with this.You know what i kept remember Presenting Sophy.If you re in the mood for some british chick lit, then this book is for you Have you read Bridget Jones Did you like it If so, you re accostumed to female characters who are slightly neurotic, who see themselves as fat cows her words, not mine.and who see other women also as cows , or bitches This book is of the same kind.If you re expecting something along the lines americanized of the movie, in that case, don t bother with this.You know what i kept remembering throughout the book That character bloke this word is used a lot along with taking a fag smoking , loo bathroom and shaggingyou know that appears on the movie Notting Hill I think is name was Spike And i kept remembering him, and Bridget Jones.him with his voice and his traits and her with hermany issues So no, i really didn t enjoy this book s voice.For me, the author tried too much to be funny, and failed completely.I wanted to read this, because i really liked the movie, and i thought that it would be interesting seeing the story in a detailed fashion Or so i was hoping Instead i got a bunch of characters who were just annoying as hell, bitching about their love lifes or lack thereof while they drank, smoked and told an awfull pile of lies.The writing was fluid, so if you like Jill Mansell, and like i mentioned earlier Helen Fielding s Bridget Jones you ll probably gonna enjoy this Unmarried, thirty year old Sophy Metcalfe told a little white lie to soothe her nagging mother The white lies name was Dominic, the ideal boyfriend charming, successful, the kind of prospective son in law that would make any mother proud But now that Sophy s thin and beautiful sister, Belinda, is getting married, Dominic is going to have to make an appearance in the flesh which should be a pretty neat trick since the genuine article vanished from Sophy s life after a single, singularly unmemorable evening So she resorts to a very drastic measure aka Josh Carmichael, the escort she hires at the very last minute, sight unseenBut the trouble with white lies is that they tend to multiply The trouble with rugged, too sexy, and independent Josh is well, that Sophy s actually beginning to like him Even if they make it through the Wedding Day from Hell together with its new intrigues, old flames, and all too familiar faces there s the night that follows and, of course, the morning after And that could end up being the biggest trouble of all A hip, witty, and freshly fantastic delight, Asking for Trouble is the most hilarious and knowing novel to make the scene since Bridget Jones first set pen to paper to record her most intimate innermost thoughts Sophie has one of THOSE mothers.The kind that want the best for you As long as you want what they want And as long they can brag about you to the competition And the competition is fierce Especially when your younger sister is getting married And you don t even have a date to the wedding.So Sophie hires one.Josh Who she intends to break up with immediately after the wedding.But it turns out it can be evendifficult to break up with someone you aren t really dating than with someone yo Sophie has one of THOSE mothers.The kind that want the best for you As long as you want what they want And as long they can brag about you to the competition And the competition is fierce Especially when your younger sister is getting married And you don t even have a date to the wedding.So Sophie hires one.Josh Who she intends to break up with immediately after the wedding.But it turns out it can be evendifficult to break up with someone you aren t really dating than with someone you are I ve wanted to read The Wedding Date originally titled Asking For Trouble ever since I saw the movie The two share a concept rather than characters or storyline But that actually made the book quite a bit of fun, because I had no idea what would happen The London slang threw me for about fifty pages, but I found myself really enjoying Sophie and her hopeless knack for constantly digging herself in deeper And deeper And deeper Trouble I learned about this book after watching The Wedding Date The movie is very and I do mean very loosely based upon this book So if you ve seen the movie and don t think you want to read the book because you re expecting the same story, you re wrong The only thing the two have in common is that the main character hires a man to be her boyfriend for her sister s wedding Apart from that, the plot is completely different.Sophy is pretty funny even if she talks about her wobbly bits a bit too I learned about this book after watching The Wedding Date The movie is very and I do mean very loosely based upon this book So if you ve seen the movie and don t think you want to read the book because you re expecting the same story, you re wrong The only thing the two have in common is that the main character hires a man to be her boyfriend for her sister s wedding Apart from that, the plot is completely different.Sophy is pretty funny even if she talks about her wobbly bits a bit too often She is the queen of digging herself into holes she can t quite get herself out of, such as creating a boyfriend to keep her mother off her back I really enjoyed reading this and seeing how everything would turn out in the end Elizabeth Young kept me guessing, and I had a hard time putting this one down

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