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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2008

    Waiting on the World to Change

    Honestly, I picked up The Waitress just because I love Pride, Prejudice, and Jasmin Field so much. Two simple words prodded me through the check-out counter: Why Not? So I went home and commenced reading. The book began with Katie Simmonds, and, automatically, I made a connection with Katie. Deep in her heart, she knows exactly what she wants, but she has not yet learned how to trust her heart. I laughed at Katie's sense of humor, and I let my eyes pop in pleasant surprise at the ending. This book was delicious, and I intend to keep reading the witty prose of Ms. Nathan, she of the greatest writers of our time!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 6, 2005

    a definite read!

    This is book is phenomenal! It is such a fun/light read, but yet it left me really feeling for the characters. A smashing good time!

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    amusing chick lit tale

    In a London café, waitress Katie Simmmonds goes on a date with Dan Crichton when his previous girlfriend Geraldine pulls off a stunt that sends the commitment-phobic woman running. However, she is unable to hide from Dan when he becomes her next boss and is not sure she wants too. However, her mixed emotions do not matter as Dandy Dan is back with Geraldine. Meanwhile the stud from Katie¿s longest relationship, a mind boggling almost a year Hugh is back and wants her though he spent four years with Maxine the pencil. Adding to Katie¿s confusion is that Dan though engaged to Geraldine seems to want her instead. Confused Katie is attracted to both men, but fears either one will demand more from her than she can give. --- THE WAITRESS is an amusing chick lit tale that stars real people in real situations. The story line focuses on kissable Katie¿s crazy antics to elude commitment while Hugh seems to want her back in his life and Dan is confused and doesn¿t know who he really wants. Melissa Nathan writes a warm, very humorous yet deep character study that will have her audience laughing at the antics of the heroine and her cohorts while also empathizing with Katie¿s fears of relationships.--- Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2005

    Couldn't wait so I dashed to London to buy....

    A lie. I went to London for a class. A truth. Couldn't wait to get the book and was fortunate to be in London to buy said book. Fantastic book. When has there been a book where the girl is running from committment? Probably been tons, but I've never read them and been so into it. Katie is the modern girl that I can relate to. Confused and in her twenties about her future and completely OFF the idea of settling for the sake of it. I read this book in December so I'm a little hazy on every thing that happened. However, picture this (those who have committment issues, and for those who don't just pretend): @Engagement party for friend. Meet cute guy. Cute guy is charming. Cute guy likes you. Cute guy is EX of not so charming pseudo-friend. Go on date with said cute guy, get a call that personifies all your fears in sentences that should never be uttered. Do the unthinkable (yet, comical) and begin method of forgetting entire experience. Flash forward to karma day. Cute guy is your new boss and remembers your 'unthinkable' act. He's not over it AND he's your boss (and he's still hot). Katie is an awesome character with a trueness that makes you connect with her as she tries to find her way. I also found out that a 'queue' is a 'line', as in line up. Learned that in London and that cleared up so much from previous books. This was my first Melissa Nathan book, but definitely not my last.

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