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3 It was so much fun reading this book I loved every page It was so wonderfully british and so so funny A great book to brighten up your day. #Read Book ß (Un)like a Virgin Ç Gracie Flowers A Tout Pour Plaire Un M Tre Soixante De Charme, D Humour Et De Tendresse Rien Ne Lui R Siste Avec Sa Gouaille Et Son Coeur Tendre, Elle Ferait Fondre Un Iceberg Enfin Jusqu Au Jour O Le Job Qu Elle Voulait Lui Passe Sous Le Nez, Son Ind Boulonnable Petit Ami La Largue Du Jour Au Lendemain, Sa M Re Est Menac E D Expulsion Ce Jour L , Gracie Flowers Se D Cha Ne Pour S En Sortir Avec Les Honneurs, Car Elle A Surtout Un Sacr Caract Re, Des R Ves, Et Une Voix De Sir Ne Qui Devrait Bient T R Sonner Hors De Sa Salle De Bains Entre Bridget Jones Et Coup De Foudre Notting Hill, Le Meilleur Des Com Dies Romantiques L Anglaise, Un Vrai Rem De Antiblues I confess to picking this book up and thinking I was going to get your average chick lit but I was mistaken, actually what I got was a book which gripped me, made me laugh, made me cry and made me think all in the space of day whilst I read it.Grace Flowers has a plan, in fact she has a Five Year Plan, and it was all going swimmingly the final thing was to get the big promotion at work and she achieved everything Psyching herself as to how she would deal with this new found superiority, Grace is fallen as the big promotion goes to someone else To add insult to this, her boyfriend dumps her, her mother seems to be spending money with no thought for the future and Grace is still grieving for her father Her father is the constant in her life even though he is dead, he made dreams come true for her, and made her see life through words and music but importantly song All this comes back to her throughout the course of the book Grace realises that perhaps having such a structured plan is not the best way to succeed in life and perhaps following your heart and your voice are much better.The character of Gracie, got me from the start she was to the point of manic, the sort of friend you could never keep up with, everything always happening to her and not you I loved the little quips to herself, her friend Wendy another great character , the posh bloke who got the job she had planned to have even to her father, who could not answer back What Lucy Anne Holmes has done is bring so much warmth and pathos to the character that when the unexpected turns to joy for the future and then is cruelly taken away, I shed than one tear.I thought I knew what was going to happen, having read plenty of this type of fiction in the past To Grace it was so obvious the path she was going to go down, to get to the happy ending that a reader gets from reading such books How wrong I was There was twists and turns along the way and just when I thought I had sussed it, the path changed yet again It goes to show that you can never trust a well known formula.A great book which goes above and beyond the cover which does not do it justice This was sophisticated chick lit A must read. There are a slew of different ways to become interested in reading a book judging by the cover it s okay, we all do it , the synopsis on the back inside cover, it comes recommended by a friend, or because you ve read other novels by the same author For me andUn like a Virgin , I found it on one of those Chick Lit lists here on Goodreads the synopsis sounded interesting career driven girl with family issues tends to be my weakness , but it didn t fully prepare me for the bookUn like a Virgin is about a 26 year old Gracie Flowers who is suddenly forced to take a look at her life and how it was derailed when her father died ten years previously Gracie is forced to take this good hard look at her life because the promotion she wanted is given to someone else, she is dumped by her boyfriend, she discovers her mother s money problems, and most importantly she becomes pregnant.Although I was hooked quickly by Lucy Anne Holmes s character Gracie, the cliche take on pregnancy was enough to turn me offUn like a Virgin to the point that I considered giving up on the book entirely Eventually, I finished the novel the ending wraps up the story in an incredibly predictable fashion It s a fine Chick Lit novel for anyone looking for a cliched pregnancy storyline, but I wouldn t recommend it to anyone else. Another excellent book loved it 4 and half stars for meGracie Flowers is a very ambitious and energetic estate agent on the surface Underneath the confident exterior there is sadness in Gracie s life apparent from her little rituals, a book, some old songs, and a missed career opportunity, that she clings to.Danny, the boyfriend, in a world of his own, decides to upsticks and go to work in Canada Exit boyfriend.Ken, her boss, screws up her 5 Year Plan when he gives the promotion, she was sure had her name on, to Posh boy aka John St John Smythe.Anton, good looking, but too old for Gracie, is landlord of the local pub He is looking for a singing partner to enter the final of Britain Sings competition.I sat up way past my bedtime to finish this book I just couldn t resist it I needed to know how things turned out for Gracie.I loved the way Lucy Anne Holmes unravels the reasons behind Gracie s little rituals and quirks slowly through the book I also enjoyed the way she neatly explained what all the characters were up to in the final chapters as they all gathered in different settings to watch the final of Britain Sings, just like any good Chick Flick.This is a real emotional roller coaster of a read Not only is this a very funny read, it also has the ability to seriously tug at the heart strings Cracking read thank you to Little, Brown for a review copy This did not influence my review in any way I don t think their love story was done well in the beginning There was no hint of the couple working towards something So it felt weird to me when the main chick ended up with the guy. Cetiri zvezdice, a mogla da bude cista petica Pravi primer kako autor da autogol i kako propusti priliku da napravi savrsen roman Ima sve odlican zaplet, drage , simpaticne likove za koje se odmah vezete i zavolite ih i najduhovitije dijaloge i poredjenja koje sam u poslednje vreme citala I sta je problem Ono sto ja zovem tapkanje u mestu , tj ponavljanje vec recenih stvari, vec objasnjenih dogadjaja, emocija, secanja Sve ide fenomenalno do oko poslednje trecine knjige, onda krene tu da se vrti, ubacuje nepotrebne dogadjaje sa sporednim likovima totalno nebitno za radnju ili razvitak samog lika , npr prijem kod Boba preduzimaca da se te 4 strane iskidaju iz knjige, nista se ne bi primetilo Malo smori sa maminim finansijskim problemima sve moglo krace, dinamicnije Tako da sam kraj ne bude tako efektan i ne ostavi onu odusevljenost posle citanja knjige, kao sto je bilo kada sam pocinjala Posebno mesto u knjizi ima muzika, tako da sam morala da prekidam citanje i trazim pesme na YT i stvarno sam uzivala u podsecanju na tolike bisere evergreen muzike The title and tagline of Un like a Virgin attracted me to it, and from the beginning I loved Gracie Flowers and her world.What I didn t love, were the unnecessary pregnancy storyline and the cliched love interest turns sour plotline of Posh Boy.I also hated the ending, Gracie ending up with Anton smacks of Daddy issues, and I loathe the idea of Britain Sings Its Heart Out an absolutely terrible title for an X Factor Britain s Got Talent style show.The plot had so much potential, but the author strayed too far into boring plot contrivances and lost her way.