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Thus, it can’t have been earth-shatteringly amazing. Jun 28, Joanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wanted to give it just one star because of that, cokmitted it was really just that one page that was awful. It would make more sense if Jack had already moved on or found someone.

When he proposes and she rejects his proposal within a few weeks he is proposed to someone else. Discover what to read next. A lot of reviewers said the main character is unlikable at the beginning, but I never felt that way about her. 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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 really good read about being committed to both yourself and others in your life.

Lists with This Book. Why do authors keep doing that to me? Hannah a year-old London private investigator with commitment issues and a breezy lack of sensitivity Hannah is a woman with a healthy fear of intimacy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. Plus it was constantly up and down, up and down, like a movie that never ends.


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Emotionally these women are train wrecks. If you’re a fan of her work, why not read it, but if you’ve never read anything by her, don’t begin with this one. I enjoy Anna Maxted but the more I read by her the more I notice a sameness to her protagonists. New J moves ahna. 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.

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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.

Oct 07, Janel rated it liked it. It definitely wasn’t terrible or anything but the plot was also a little weird. Jan 05, Becky rated it did not like it Shelves: The book supposedly follows you through the changes Hannah makes in her life – some of which I understood, other changes were mentioned as being present – but I couldn’t easily identify them. Yeah, it would be nice if every clueless, mean person suddenly stumbled upon a closely-gaurded secret that subsequently ma I think I read this too soon after reading Marian Keyes’ “Mystery of Mercy Close”.

There had to be some symbolism as to her occupation she is a detective and paid to uncover dirty and truth about strangers. Aug 02, Amanda rated it liked it. Jun 25, Rebecca rated it liked it Shelves: I fear I won’t be reading any more books from her though. She has a steady job working as a private investigator albeit a mediocre one ; a devoted boyfriend of fiveyears, Jason; and a wonderful relationship with her dad it’s a shame her mother is such a lost cause.


She has to face the past and family secrets head on and once she had really and truly accepted them she can be a productive and stable force in her own life. Too many books with the potential to be read and too little time to trudge through this one!

Nov 17, Farrah rated it liked it. Glad to be finished with this one. Apart from his constant stomach problems, he was actually okay. But, stripped of its cute, coltish associations, I fear the true translation of ‘difficult’ is ‘bad-tempered.

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It’s mostly ramblings and random thoughts by Bj. When I was twenty. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Anna Maxted is a bestselling author based in North London, England.

Being Committed by Anna Maxted

Paperbackpages. Besides which, she’s tried it once but she and Jack ended up divorced before she was It could have macted more than that and therapy. Her problem with commitment stems from an incident in her childhood as well as her failed marriage at the age of twenty. I maxteed a hard time with the rating. The writing style is what gripped me and kept me going, but scratching my head at the content at the same time.

I had the sense of urgency in her storytelling style. Hannah has to eventually confront her fears of commitment which lead to some startling personal discoveries.