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Which sounds like a sports car, but alas, no. I can unde This book annoyed me to no extent. The book seemed to be a book about nothing, but I kept reading as the author has a style that begs the reader to keep going, and as fast as one can. I forgot who she ends up with in the end, but like, who cares.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

By then, you would have changed in some ways, whether physically or in your perspective etc. Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, MA. And life without ahusband at thirty-one is just fine, thank you very much. You know exactly where committeed story is going in the first beinng pages, but she did a good job of keeping you entertained getting there. It took me a while to slug my way through this one.

There were some thoughtful insights in this story, and I felt I learned a little about human nature and why people do what they do.

The story had too many flashbacks, over explanation of character layers, and I couldn’t keep up with the many tangents that never paid off. The main character was, in my opinion, maxtex obnoxious and unlikeable.


It took me a really long time to read. I liked her from the beginning. I read this in a day and enjoyed it.

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That doesn’t mean Being Committed didn’t throw a few surprises my way. I was slightly inclined to not want her to end up anja either of the potential mates because they both seemed to be jerks in different sorts of ways.

Anyhow there were some funny moments in the book, such as when Jason proposed to Hannah.

I enjoy Anna Maxted maxtde the more I read by her the more I notice a sameness to her protagonists. Apparently I ajna this book, because I have it written down in a list of books which I read in Up until 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. Seriously, I wish Americans knew more about the s.

Jul 21, Amy rated mqxted liked it Recommends it for: New J moves on. This reminded me of how people described the sit-com, Seinfeld: Apart from his constant stomach problems, he was actually okay. I had a hard time with the rating. May 07, Miss Michael rated it really liked it.

It’s relate-able but manages to avoid seeming tired. I really enjoyed this book commirted believe it is relatable to anyone with a committed heart. Like her other books, the subject is serious, but the writing is humorous. Initially, I bing the idea of her having to reach out to Jack and make amends. Nothing surprising or spectacular in the writing but it’s an interesting tale and the depiction of one of the side characters is probably the best I’ve seen for a narcissistic personality in anything I’ve read.

I remember all the books on the list – except this one. The Best Maxtee of Commltted 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 agent.


Witty, sarcastic, self-deprecating and clever, this is platinum-class chick lit. No trivia or quizzes yet. It seemed very long to me, and dragged a bit, and I’m relieved that I’m finished with it and can move on to another book. This book causes you to think inside yourself about your relationships and commitment. This isn’t a page turner. Okay, I am going off onto something else here now.

Being Committed

I give this 3. I didn’t really enjoy how this author wrote. She has to face the past and family secrets head on and once she had really and truly accepted them she can be a productiv This is a maxtedd good read about being committed to both yourself and others in your life.

To ask other readers questions about Being Committedplease sign up. 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? Jan 26, Elusive rated it liked it Shelves: And I don’t just mean with the plot. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

I can understand her views on life and opinions but the way she just kept rambling on and on and on was frustrating.