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Bridget Jones's Diary meets The Nanny Diaries in this Amazon UK Best Seller!
The only thing Dottie Harris loves more than her gin & tonic is her family. Most of the time.
From her hapless-but-well-meaning husband to her two energetic bundles of joy, Dottie certainly has her hands full. And she's tired. So tired.
With quips like "How do sleeping babies know the minute you sit down?" this modern-day diary will have you laughing-when you're not crying with empathy, that is!
Dottie tells it like it is: the good, the bad, and the eternal piles of dirty laundry.
Funny chick lit with parenting humor... If you're looking for a motherhood book packed with pregnancy and parenting humor, or simply want to know you're not the only one having trouble parenting newborns and toddlers, this book about the ups and downs of parenthood is for you! It's a motherhood manifesto, social media style!
Interview with the Author
Q. What was your inspiration to write the Survival series?
A. Mainly my friends and family! I'd bump into people and they'd comment on how my Facebook updates made them smile after a bad day with the kids. One day, while I was working on another book, I needed a bit of light relief and decided that a book in the style of social networking might be a good way of getting to know a character, both for me and people who don't have as much time to read as they'd like. Dottie turned into somebody people wanted to read more of, and the ideas of the predicaments she could get into kept coming thick and fast-especially with my own two monkeys providing material!
Q. It seems these books could fit into several genres. How would you categorize them?
A. While Dottie is a fictional character, her struggles are real. So I'd say anyone who enjoys parenting humor or parenting books in general will enjoy the Survival series. And anyone looking for parenting support to get through the baby blues and could use a laugh will enjoy these books! Also, those who enjoy funny chick lit, humor, or women's fiction.
Q. What sets Dottie apart, and how is her story different from all the other funny chick lit books out there?
A. I think, in fact, part of what attracts people to this series is that Dottie's struggles AREN'T different from everyone else's. However, the way she tells them IS different. Survival of the Ginnest is comprised entirely of fictional social media updates that are about as honest as you can get. Dottie shares everything, even some of her not-so-fine parenting moments. The other books in the series, Survival of the Christmas Spirit and Mothers Ruined, are traditional novels but contain Dottie's unique brand of humour.
Q. In what order should I read the books?
A. Each book can stand alone, but like gin and tonic, they go great together! I recommend the following:
- Survival of the Ginnest
- Mothers Ruined
- Survival of the Christmas Spirit
- Lush in Translation
If you like fun, light reads with a humorous look at parenting (and drinking gin!), you'll enjoy the Survival Series!
Chick Lit Humor & Comedy
Parenting & Family Humor
Motherhood & Pregnancy Humor
Parenting Newborns, Babies & Toddlers
For readers interested in: motherhood books, funny chick lit, British chick lit, funny parenting books, funny pregnancy books, parent humor, motherhood manifesto, chick lit humor, family chick lit, pregnancy humor, baby blues, family life humor, parenting newborns, & parenting toddlers.
|Publisher:||Velvet Morning Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.49(d)|
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