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Not That Kind Of Girl Henrietta Tate has always taken her role as a full time mother and home maker very seriously She s never had time for anything else But now she and her family have moved to a house in the country, she finds herself less than fulfilled Perhaps a job working for a famous military historian could provide the distraction she needs ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk she finds herself less than fulfilled Perhaps a job working for a famous military historian could provide the distraction she needs A fun read, with deeper themes I found this book in a thrift store recently and I thought it would be a fun read And it was And that s about all I didn t really click with any of the characters, except maybe Benji, the protagonist s gay brother, and Francis, his lover They were stereotypically sweet and fussy, but at least they were engaging The rest of the cast felt enough over the top to belike caricatures instead of characters Also, her math kept driving me crazy The protagonist kept referring to a fifteen y I found this book in a thrift store recently and I thought it would be a fun read And it was And that s about all I didn t really click with any of the characters, except maybe Benji, the protagonist s gay brother, and Francis, his lover They were stereotypically sweet and fussy, but at least they were engaging The rest of the cast felt enough over the top to belike caricatures instead of characters Also, her math kept driving me crazy The protagonist kept referring to a fifteen year gap between being jilted and the present But she waited a year before marrying, and had been married fifteen years Also the son, who is fifteen, was born a year after the marriage So the gap should have been sixteen to seventeen years For the most part this disparity was just annoying, but there is a crucial part of the stories that refers to fourteen years as being shortly after the jilting It s cracks like that that make this a fun, but not altogether satisfying read Although I loathe the term chick lit, this is a classic example of it I have read a number of Alliott s books over the years, and at the beginning I found them to be very funny This will be the last one I read, though it was a gift from my mother in law and sat on my bookcase for years This story was predictable and stereotypical.According to Catherine Alliott and many authors in this genre , women are most likely to be secretaries, journalists, or in public relations The goal in life is Although I loathe the term chick lit, this is a classic example of it I have read a number of Alliott s books over the years, and at the beginning I found them to be very funny This will be the last one I read, though it was a gift from my mother in law and sat on my bookcase for years This story was predictable and stereotypical.According to Catherine Alliott and many authors in this genre , women are most likely to be secretaries, journalists, or in public relations The goal in life is to marry a well off, successful man and move to a huge, lavishly decoratedhouse in the country, and have a couple of children.Then once the woman or GIRL, as they say in England, even when the woman is in her 30s or 40s achieves said goal, she becomes dissatisfied with her lot and takes her luck for granted.In this case, the protagonist Henny is persuaded to go back to work in London, after 15 years of looking down her nose at other women who work outside of the home Her children, incidentally, appear to be spoiled and lazy.Inevitably, misunderstandings and jumping to conclusions ensue Rash stereotypes are thrown about such as women in the workplace are all seductive nymphs, and her husband has to fight them off all day long Perhaps things are different in British workplaces, or in advertising, but my office is not a hotbed of sexual tension Throw in the obligatory fox hunt and private schools while you re at it.Of course, there is always a happy ending I did read the whole thing, because I wanted to learn how it turned out, but it was a bit of a chore Every so often I try some Women s Fiction or Chick Lit or whatever this is called, but I m still not falling for it.This was kind of ok, it just kind of rambled on, largely unlikeable people being largely disingenuous and or making wild assumptions about each other, and lots of stupid situations that could have been settled with a straight up conversation Seems to me, chick lit is code for Romance where there s no guarantee of a HEA , which kind of defeats the escapist point of romance at Every so often I try some Women s Fiction or Chick Lit or whatever this is called, but I m still not falling for it.This was kind of ok, it just kind of rambled on, largely unlikeable people being largely disingenuous and or making wild assumptions about each other, and lots of stupid situations that could have been settled with a straight up conversation Seems to me, chick lit is code for Romance where there s no guarantee of a HEA , which kind of defeats the escapist point of romance at all.Oh well, just because I don t get it, doesn t mean you won t Consider this review a warning to myself to stop trying to read this kind of stuff

    ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk she finds herself less than fulfilled Perhaps a job working for a famous military historian could provide the distraction she needs A fun read, with deeper themes I found this book in a thrift store recently and I thought it would be a fun read And it was And that s about all I didn t really click with any of the characters, except maybe Benji, the protagonist s gay brother, and Francis, his lover They were stereotypically sweet and fussy, but at least they were engaging The rest of the cast felt enough over the top to belike caricatures instead of characters Also, her math kept driving me crazy The protagonist kept referring to a fifteen y I found this book in a thrift store recently and I thought it would be a fun read And it was And that s about all I didn t really click with any of the characters, except maybe Benji, the protagonist s gay brother, and Francis, his lover They were stereotypically sweet and fussy, but at least they were engaging The rest of the cast felt enough over the top to belike caricatures instead of characters Also, her math kept driving me crazy The protagonist kept referring to a fifteen year gap between being jilted and the present But she waited a year before marrying, and had been married fifteen years Also the son, who is fifteen, was born a year after the marriage So the gap should have been sixteen to seventeen years For the most part this disparity was just annoying, but there is a crucial part of the stories that refers to fourteen years as being shortly after the jilting It s cracks like that that make this a fun, but not altogether satisfying read Although I loathe the term chick lit, this is a classic example of it I have read a number of Alliott s books over the years, and at the beginning I found them to be very funny This will be the last one I read, though it was a gift from my mother in law and sat on my bookcase for years This story was predictable and stereotypical.According to Catherine Alliott and many authors in this genre , women are most likely to be secretaries, journalists, or in public relations The goal in life is Although I loathe the term chick lit, this is a classic example of it I have read a number of Alliott s books over the years, and at the beginning I found them to be very funny This will be the last one I read, though it was a gift from my mother in law and sat on my bookcase for years This story was predictable and stereotypical.According to Catherine Alliott and many authors in this genre , women are most likely to be secretaries, journalists, or in public relations The goal in life is to marry a well off, successful man and move to a huge, lavishly decoratedhouse in the country, and have a couple of children.Then once the woman or GIRL, as they say in England, even when the woman is in her 30s or 40s achieves said goal, she becomes dissatisfied with her lot and takes her luck for granted.In this case, the protagonist Henny is persuaded to go back to work in London, after 15 years of looking down her nose at other women who work outside of the home Her children, incidentally, appear to be spoiled and lazy.Inevitably, misunderstandings and jumping to conclusions ensue Rash stereotypes are thrown about such as women in the workplace are all seductive nymphs, and her husband has to fight them off all day long Perhaps things are different in British workplaces, or in advertising, but my office is not a hotbed of sexual tension Throw in the obligatory fox hunt and private schools while you re at it.Of course, there is always a happy ending I did read the whole thing, because I wanted to learn how it turned out, but it was a bit of a chore Every so often I try some Women s Fiction or Chick Lit or whatever this is called, but I m still not falling for it.This was kind of ok, it just kind of rambled on, largely unlikeable people being largely disingenuous and or making wild assumptions about each other, and lots of stupid situations that could have been settled with a straight up conversation Seems to me, chick lit is code for Romance where there s no guarantee of a HEA , which kind of defeats the escapist point of romance at Every so often I try some Women s Fiction or Chick Lit or whatever this is called, but I m still not falling for it.This was kind of ok, it just kind of rambled on, largely unlikeable people being largely disingenuous and or making wild assumptions about each other, and lots of stupid situations that could have been settled with a straight up conversation Seems to me, chick lit is code for Romance where there s no guarantee of a HEA , which kind of defeats the escapist point of romance at all.Oh well, just because I don t get it, doesn t mean you won t Consider this review a warning to myself to stop trying to read this kind of stuff"/>
  • Paperback
  • 570 pages
  • Not That Kind Of Girl
  • Catherine Alliott
  • English
  • 04 March 2019
  • 0755323211

About the Author: Catherine Alliott

Catherine has written fifteen bestselling novels and is translated into eighteen languages She has sold over 3 million books worldwide.The first of these novels Catherine started under the desk when she worked as an advertising copywriter She was duly fired With time on her hands, she persevered with the novels, which happily flourished.In the early days she produced a baby with each book but after three stuck to the writing as it was less painful She writes with her favorite pen in note books, either in the garden or on a sofa.Home is a rural spot on the Hertfordshire border, which she shares with her family and a menagerie of horses, cows, chickens, and dogs, which at the last count totaled eighty seven beating hearts, including her husband Some of her household have walk on parts in her novels, but only the chickens would probably recognize themselves All her novels are published by Penguin Random House internationally, and by No Shooz Publishing in America and will be available in the US in the Fall of 2017.


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