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I forgot who she ends up with in the end, but like, who cares. Yet that was the scene in real life when, in the book, comkitted narrator Hannah received a. The author went on long tangents about back stories of the characters, but each one was jumbled in the middle of another.

More By and About This Author. I fear I won’t be reading any more books from her though.

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It did keep my attention- I stayed up late and then finished it in the morning. While it certainly is not great literature and doesn’t even have much of a plot, it’s funny and pleasurable to read. Apparently I read this book, because I have it written down in a list of books which I read in Jun 28, Joanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: The humour helped to redeem the book.

Not the best or the worst of the genre… it takes the female lead through various relationship hoops to her ‘aha! This woman is a detective but over the book detects things instead about herself and her family. She has to face the past and family secrets head on and once committef had really and truly accepted them she can be a productiv This is a really good read about being committed to both yourself and others in your life.

Yeah, it would be nice if every clueless, mean person suddenly stumbled upon a closely-gaurded secret that subsequently ma I think I read mxted too soon after reading Marian Keyes’ “Mystery of Mercy Close”.


I’m a raddled old divorcee consumed with bitterness and regret. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The story that actually is there, however, is a good story and was the redeeming part of this book. Agent, Deborah Schneider at Gelfman Schneider. I remember all the books on the list – except this beinh.

A Novel Author s: Jun 25, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: I tried, it was ok, but dull and what was her issue?

Jason agrees to give Hannah another chance if she promises to resolve her intimacy issues, visit a therapist and make amends with Jack, her ex-husband, who’s now a successful theater beign.

I dare say the book owes its four star rating to the first paragraph in Chapter It would make more sense if Jack had already moved on or found someone. Up macted page something I would have given it four stars, but I got to the page where I learned the main character hates recycling, and immediately lost respect. All this reading makes me never want to go back.

As well as being rich in humour, Anna’s novels invariably deal with some of the deeper and more complicated issues facing women, such as grief, abandonment, rejection, motherhood, and sibling rivalry. She has to face the past and family secrets head commitetd and once she had really and truly accepted them she can be a productive and stable force in her own life. I’ve grown accustomed to having at least a vague idea of where things are going in Maxted’s novels meaning, I can predict how our protagonist will grow and guess with whom she’ll go riding off into the sunset.

Aug 09, Anna rated it liked it. They are such lovely British men! The main character was, in my opinion, completely obnoxious and unlikeable.

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Okay, this is definitely a summer beach read… one I snagged ana free from an e-book sale and read here and there on my phone. Recommended to vwool by: Too many books with the potential to be read and too little time to trudge through this one!


I love Anna Maxted’s writing style! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This is a really good read about being committed to both yourself and others in your life. I struggled to finish it, which is surprising, given how many good reviews it’s gotten on here and in other places.

This isn’t a page turner. Not only are they easier to get into and stay for a while, but the people are so much less selfish! Jan 05, Becky rated it did not like it Shelves: I was slightly inclined to not want her to end up with either of the potential mates because they both seemed to be jerks in different I had a hard time with the rating. Jason, Hannah’s boyfriend of five years pops the question and Hannah turns him down, only to realize that she wants him after all.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

Anna Maxted’s characters say ny do the most outrageous things, usually without any sort of filter, sort of like a room full of 4-year-olds.

Will she jump through his hoops or will she find her I really liked it. So not too bad overall. I can understand her views on life and opinions but the way she just kept rambling on and on and on was frustrating.

It was just ok. It’s heavy and worth it for the story, if you can make it through the rest of the text.