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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Serena gets alcohol poisoning, and Georgia gets thrown out for dancing on the bar too long. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! Even though you felt ambushed by all the depressiveness about it, at least you were fed the truth, and it left you armed with knowledge.

The fact behind the make-believe. Men are great, but we don’t need to collapse to the pavement writhing if there isn’t one in the immediate vicinity, do we? View all 8 comments. For the research for this book, she traveled to eight different countries interviewing single men and woman. They were all train-wrecks that had no idea of who they were and what they wanted. And that’s also what’s wrong with the book, that it’s filled with cliches and a sense of hopelessness. This is not a feel good book about “being single” and it kind of crushed my soul a bit.

Even in some upscale establishm I know this book was intended as chic lit fiction; but the ethnocentrism in the book was derailing for me. Right when I was wondering if I’m missing a chromosome or have some sort of terminal case of not enjoying anything everyone else in the entire world does, this movie came on HBO or Showtime or some such and I was too lazy to flip the channel. May 30, Julia rated it liked it. They wrap their fears and past failures in a cocktail napkin and burn it, symbolically burning the failures that have been burning inside them.


There is no cultural immersion. The characters are supposedly 38 and mostly single, but they act like they are If someone had asked me, I would have said that the only research she did for this book was to go to Disneyworld, take a ride on “It’s A Small World,” and take notes.

Summary of How To Be Single by Liz Tuccillo

I found these scenarios to be totally unbelievable. Welcome, Bienvenue, Bem-vindo, Velkommen, and all that!

Reeling from her husband’s announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a It’s the most annoying question and they just can’t help asking you: If the conversations sound familiar, it’s because they are ones you’ve had at some point, with some friend.

And I think I cringed at all the right places, because well, you know – I’ve been there. And at the end of reading the book, I’m torn about whether or not I liked the book. Feb 18, Mary rated it really liked it. Incredibly self centered and moody. 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.

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Why are you single? First of all, did no one edit this book? I cannot stand cheaters. This book might have turned me off this genre permanently. It just seemed so immature for them at 38, to still believe that a man will solve all their problems and is their key to happiness.


And if any statistic takes that away from you, it’s not worth knowing. How to Be Single from BookRags. This was ve awesome, fun, inspiring read. She sets out to travel to different countries and interview other single women, getting advice on “how to be single. Nope this book is not for me. Every woman in the book was desperate for that one love or wanting so bad to be married she’d settle for less.

By the end of the novel, she has grown considerably. I don’t want to give away what happens, ho I will just say read this book. It’s far worse than fairytales. Are you convinced by now?

Second, what a stupid book. Don’t read this if you are looking for a pick-me up book.

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It’s depressing to think that 38 year old single women are the same as 28 year old single women who are, apparently, tucccillo same as 18 year old single women. Lists with This Book.

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 in the third act” ending. When he chooses to stay longer with Julie, his wife flies to China to force him home and to tell him that she is pregnant. See the non-fiction behind the fiction.