No dating sabbatical

I actually love the fact she embraced her new single status and went out of her way to not go out on dates.

It was actually quite a refreshing experience to see Sass want to stay single, rather than go back on all of her hard work throughout the detox and begin dating losers again.

If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... So after her sixth successive failed relationship, romantically-challenged 20-something Sass decides she's had enough. I didn’t have to move to next chapter or die; I just sort of did because, unless a book is truly horrendous, I usually finish what I’ve begun to read.

I read it when I was single and tried almost every dating site out there and was becoming the Grinch of love and relationships. However this book didn’t capture me very much, the plot was a bit flat… I felt that the Love Story, which for me should be the focal point in a chick-lit novel, was left with a meagre 20% of the book at most.

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I read it when I was single and tried almost every dati If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... Gemma Burgess reminds me of a real Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, women love her and she just writes about dating, relationships, and sex so well.

Why does fate keep throwing her in the path of the irritatingly amusing -- and gorgeous -- Jake? She makes you laugh and root for the main character.

For the post-Carrie Bradshaw, post-Bridget Jones, post-credit crunch generation of singles, life isn't beautiful, a bitch, or a beach. If you can't date anyone nice, don't date anyone at all... Gemma Burgess reminds me of a real Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, women love her and she just writes about dating, relationships, and sex so well.

The author messed up, some, on the formatting on this one, too, only it's much subtler—it looks like all m-dashes (like this "—") became question marks. A note about Steamy: There's sex in the book, and a make out or two that get pretty hot, but Burgess cuts well before we get terribly explicit.

It's just enough for me to flag as "Steamy" but on the lowest possible setting.

For three months Sass will abide by numerous rules including: not making any new man-friends, not flirting with any man and most importantly, not going on any dates.

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