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It took me a really long time to read.

Detailed Review Summary of Being Committed by Anna Maxted

Even Jack, who presumably we are meant to like, is judgmental, stubborn and self-absorbed. I had the sense of urgency in her storytelling style. Born inshe is married to fellow author and journalist Philip Robinson and they have three young sons. Jan 05, Becky rated it did not like it Shelves: Thus, maxyed can’t have been earth-shatteringly amazing.

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The humour helped to redeem the book. He just struck me as the typical handsome, mysterious sort of male character. Yet that was the scene in real life when, commithed the book, the narrator Hannah received a.

May 30, Bloomreader rated it it was ok. He also had the power to shoot it out of the sky. Open Preview See a Problem?

Being Committed

All this reading makes me never want to go back. I liked the main character, Hannah and thought she was funny, sarcastic and enjoyed the fact that she wasn’t a girly girl.


When I was twenty. Hannah has to go through a lot of relationships to get back to her one true love.

It isn’t a quick read. Jason agrees to give her another chance — butonly if she meets his terms, among them a promise todust off the many skeletons in her closet. I dare say the book owes its four star rating to the first paragraph in Chapter An Equal Music Vikram Seth. But would she have said no quite so quickly had she known that only a month later he’d have gotten engaged to another person?

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Anna Maxted’s characters say and do the most outrageous things, usually without any sort of filter, sort anns like a room full of 4-year-olds. Let me tell you, I did not expect to start laughing with such force that my boyfriend came from the other room to see what was the matter, only to see me smiling, gasping for air, w I’ve grown accustomed to having at least a maxfed idea of where things are going in Maxted’s novels meaning, I can predict how commktted protagonist will grow and guess with whom she’ll go riding off into the sunset.

It took me a while to slug my way through this one. Jason, Hannah’s boyfriend of five years pops the question and Hannah turns him down, only to realize that she wants him after all.

She writes female contemporary fiction which is viewed to be at the high end of the chick lit market. Published July 26th by William Morrow Paperbacks first published Aug 03, Elle rated it really commotted it.


Books by Anna Maxted. She’s quite content with her life thank you very much – her job as a private investigator albeit not a very successful one for Hound Dog investigations, Jason her boyfriend of ten years standingand her relationship with her wonderful dad pity her mum is such a disaster. Too many books with the potential to be read and too little time to trudge through this one! Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, MA. Being Committed A novel maxtev Anna Maxted.

The book is also written by a British author, who heavily uses British slang and colloquialisms that often went over my head as an American so I missed many of the jokes of t This book and I had a committdd hate relationship.

Both were about unlikeable single-gal detectives though “Mystery” was set in Irelandand the glass-half-full theme prevails. Seriously, I wish Americans knew more about the s.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

maaxted While it certainly is not great literature and doesn’t even have much of a plot, it’s funny and pleasurable to read. Ten years is a very long time. May 27, vwool rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: At that time, she was married to Jack and cheated on him. I give this 3. To ask other readers questions about Being Committedplease sign up. I have a feeling this is why critics said this book was hilarious, but I only laughed a handful of times.