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Perfect Timing

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7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

The perfect rainy day read....

Well, it was a crappy, grey day and I was feeling crappy too. My plan - to hunker down on the couch and try to feel better, but with a book of course. As I perused my TBR pile, I just knew which book would do the trick - Jill Mansell's latest North American release from...
Well, it was a crappy, grey day and I was feeling crappy too. My plan - to hunker down on the couch and try to feel better, but with a book of course. As I perused my TBR pile, I just knew which book would do the trick - Jill Mansell's latest North American release from Sourcebooks - Perfect Timing.

Poppy Dunbar is out on her hen night, celebrating the night before her wedding to Rob. When she accidentally falls and is helped up by an attractive man named Tom, she is speechless. The attraction between them is instantaneous and undeniable. Tom voices it out loud" I wish you weren't getting married tomorrow."

And she doesn't - calling off the wedding for her own reasons. She runs away to London to start over. Once in London, she starts a new job, meets new friends, has madcap adventures....

Poppy is warm hearted, a bit of a scatterbrain, but infinitely lovable. Her new friends include a gorgeous painter who loves every woman he meets - literally, a jealous flatmate pining for love, the shy boss who can't seem to express himself, and older characters full of wit and wisdom.

Perfect Timing is full of Mansell's trademark style - missed cues, misunderstandings, lots of humorous situations and of course romance. And the best part of all - happy endings.

Really, Mansell is the queen of Brit chick lit. Her stories are addicting, the characters are people you'd like to know, and the settings places you'd like to live. (I wouldn't mind working in the Portobello Road market) You're guaranteed a feel good read, without question.

And yes, I forgot about how crappy I felt, lost in this fun filled, entertaining tale!

posted by Twink on November 25, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

A lot of fun...

A light hearted, fun read that will be perfect for your Summer beach bag. You will want to read more Jill Mansell books.

posted by BookWormJH on May 5, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2012

    Awful

    The one thought i had reading this book was 'my gosh is it over yet?' The plot was barren and unfocused. The author spent so much time switching character point of views that i was unable to connect or sympathize with any of their stories. In fact, the lack of a strong and likeable female throughout the entire story left me annoyed. Do not waste your time reading this book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 16, 2011

    Shallow

    Not as fun and entertaining as I expected. Did not live up to the reviews.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 13, 2011

    Was charged more...

    When i bought this book it was only 1.99. But when i looked at my charges online it charged me 9.99...be careful!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2014

    Bummer

    It wasn't as good as her other books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 17, 2011

    is this worth my money Is this worth my money?

    Also what age group is it meant for?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2011

    Did not like

    Not a fan...sorry!

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