The groom was tall, lanky, a little goofy. He looked to the left. I protested. March 1st 2005 "This question surprised him. But after writing and reading the book, I realize that for the most part I only loved the idea of these boys. "I laughed. But by far, I lied the most about Penn, though this time it was for different reason. However, if you are into more of the chick lit scene, I suggest Janet Evanovich or Whitney Gaskell. "Well, I try. She should get off her high horse ASAP. bacon from her local supermarket-Unwittingly getting romantically involved with the leader of a mafia ring-Being dumped on Valentines Day (for the second year in a row), just minutes before being forced to attend El Concierto Del Amor con Marc Anthony. It may help that I'm on vacation, but I couldn't put the book down. About Exes and Ohs. True, I'm not married, but maybe I'd be their new Bethenny! She knows he's probably only a "rebound guy," but that's exactly what she needs at the moment. I read this book because I didn’t have anything else to read on the plane and asked my neighbor if I could read what she brought along. Beth Kendrick is rapidly becoming one of my favorite authors. 2. ""How many kids? Exes & Oh's, ColourPop's new go-to, essential pressed powder eyeshadow palette. ""I was tricked. We gaped at each other, both of us mute and rooted to the sun-bleached concrete. ""Like I said. But if you chum the waters all at once, all you get is a big ugly shark or a bunch of seagulls. I love any date that the man plans from start to finish. The safe, even spaces between his breaths when he slept.We had been in love, you see.Or, at least, I had.But now "we" had been reduced to me, the dead cell phone, and the limo tracks of another couple's dream wedding.I heard footsteps on the pavement behind me as a long, dark shadow engulfed my little patch of sidewalk. I thought Alex and Gwen had good chemistry and it was fun watching their story unfold. Add in a hilarious roommate with man issues of her own and the result is a fun, fast read. "Gwen Traynor...why? This is the part where I’m supposed to brag about all my illustrious accomplishments, but honestly, I’d rather talk about my dogs and brag about some of the things I haven’t done: “You know men. If a guy is going to be a douche, he should at least have the decency to be hot, in the NHL or obscenely rich. A chance meeting with Alex Coughlin sweeps Gwen off her feet, and she begins to be a bit more hopeful about relationships. I finished it out of pure stubbornness, but it certainly wasn't worth it. It was a very fun read! "He shrugged. When I'm not having meltdowns in front of the new trustees." Probably from all that yachting down at the asylum. Read "Exes and Ohs" by Beth Kendrick available from Rakuten Kobo. "Chai? I keep thinking "I can't believe she said that!" I hitched up my track pants and pasted on a smile.He continued to stare, and I was feeling less comfortable and secure by the second. You wouldn’t guess it, but “Non Perishable.” She’s a devout Baptist and I knew she wouldn’t be happy about me stealing things, even if it was for the poor. Other than that, if a guy doesn’t fawn over my J.Lo booty he’s OUT. The author is so narcissistic, racist, and honestly just boring. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. "He groaned. I will definitely read more of Beth Kendrick as this was the first book by her that I'd read and really enjoyed it. Not that you wish anyone bodily harm, of course, but if you had to choose, of all the exes you talk about in the book, who would you most like to see run over by a giant zamboni? I expected this to be quite negative. by Three Rivers Press. The real end result was a little too downplayed. ""Well, she'll be home with them." They were married, for better or for worse. That's 6 words but what can I say, I've always been a rebel. I craned my neck around to see who had witnessed my curbside meltdown. I covered my eyes and shuddered. Aside from being married or incarcerated, what is the one quality in a guy you would consider the ultimate deal-breaker? What have you been up to since leaving Glamour.com? "Already my eyes were darting around, trying to find the best escape route. The ending was disappointing. I wish a famous soap star would send her fab00 hair stylist my way. In this collection of hilarious essays, she chronicles her dorky, daring, and awkward journey from waitress at the ninth circle of hell known as Houston’s Time Square restaurant, to columnist at one of New York’s leading gossip magazines, to MTV reality star, gleefully weaving in stories of all boys she’s loved, lost, and avenged along the way.Complete with cringe-worthy tales of: -The time a new boyfriend found the stockpile of Magnum condoms hidden under her bed-Getting caught stealing (borrowing?) Are You a Jane Austen Fan? I'm only thirty-five. ""No way are you getting off that easy after I spilled my guts all over this table. The ending however seems a tad too well out together. Take this book of what it is- it is a memoir style, FUN book! Pause. Well, the ones I like anyway. I didn't enjoy the characters and the plot was a little too unbelieveable. Anything ladies should keep in mind when it comes to first dates? Big believer in two parents, family dinners, the whole Waltons scenario. "But you're not married?""Nope. Our former blogger and reality TV chickadee Shallon Lester has recently released a new book that shares her madcap dating adventures. Since Shallon put a lot of dedication to what she believed in, she became a TV-star. And now I was getting all melty and blushy over a cup of tea and a glorified walkie-talkie. I read this book because I didn’t have anything else to read on the plane and asked my neighbor if I could read what she brought along. Kind of like bailing out the Titanic with a hand bucket. Off with the wedding gown and on with the rest of their lives.I sat down right there on the sidewalk and rummaged through my bag until I unearthed my cell phone, then speed dialed my roommate (and would-be maid of honor) Cesca. I think this may be one of the most offensive, boring, unfunny and least self-aware books I’ve ever read. It's a book of stories and good ones at that. First she gets dumped by her fiancé, and then she gets dumped by her new boyfriend. "How can something so wrong feel so right? Has implausible moments, but laugh-out-loud sassy dialogue kept me reading. And now I enjoy it.""Wow. ""Very gracious of you. That's why I read. In this collection of hilarious essays, she chronicles her dorky, daring, and awkward journey from waitress at the ninth circle of hell known as Houston's Time Square restaurant, to columnist at one of New York's leading gossip magazines, to MTV reality star, gleefully weaving in stories of all boys she's loved, lost, and avenged along the way.Complete with cringe-worthy tales of: -The time a new boyfriend found the stockpile of Magnum condoms hidden under her bed-Getting caught stealing (borrowing?) You should know what you're getting into." That's what Cesca had said, and she had a point. by Downtown Press. "Come on!" I think the theme of this novel should be: To believe in your dreams. Start your review of Exes and Ohs: A Downtown Girl's (Mostly Awkward) Tales of Love, Lust, Revenge, and a Little Facebook Stalking Write a review Sep 10, 2011 Kelly rated it it was ok I also liked Alex and how deep down he was more of a traditional guy who knew the importance of marriage and family. And how do you handle those awkward pauses on first dates? "We lost eye contact. That did not happen.” -Shallon’s agent, editor, mother, grandmother, and kitten. "He saluted me with his coffee cup. He followed my gaze to the Great Nokia Massacre of 2005. Harmony bugged, but wasn't that the point? This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Read it as such. That, or maybe I'm just happy someone has done more embarrassing things than I have. And the ending, after reading this book i finally understood the meaning of the phrase "so bad it's good", Beth Kendrick puts the comedy in rom-com. Okay, I’ll keep going. Visit ShopGlamour.com for cute stuff starting at just $10! She's...you know. I really loved it this. "The woman I was dating -- Harmony -- ""Harmony? Javascript is not enabled in your browser. Michelle Paradise stars as Jennifer, a documentary filmmaker with an active imagination and a shaky career. Wish I could get the time I spent reading this back. He kind of makes a few mistakes along the way, but he does have good intentions. My heart was doing a little flutter kick that I hadn't felt in so long, I wasn't sure if it was infatuation or the early symptoms of cardiac arrest.I had survived the breakup with Dennis along with all the accompanying humiliation, despondency, and self-doubt. bacon from her local supermarket-Unwittingly getting romantically involved with the leader of a mafia ring-Being dumped on Valentines Day (for the second year in a row), just minutes before being forced to attend El Concierto Del Amor con Marc Anthony y Jennifer Lopez. It's exactly what it says on the cover. "I nodded at his left hand, which, although tan and sprinkled with thin dark hair, remained ringless. I laughed out loud quite a few times. "You have children? Exes and Ohs: A New Book by Glamour.com Alum Shallon Lester. "He leaned back in his chair. All the drama and this person popping up here and that person there was bizarre. What advice would you give women everywhere for how to tell if their date is actually gay (even if he doesn’t know it)? Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published If he posts Maya Angelou quotes on his Facebook page—GAY. Let a man fill the void by asking you questions. He helps Holmes solve a famous mystery in this fun, re-imagined version of the classic story.