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Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy
Bridget Jones Mad About The Boy
Author: Helen Fielding
ISBN-13: 9780345807953
ISBN-10: 0345807952
Publication Date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 336
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

3.3 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Knopf Canada
Book Type: Hardcover
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jumarob avatar reviewed Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy on + 7 more book reviews
I was mad at the author for a rumor I heard about the novel, but I bought it anyway. Even though the rumor turned out to be true, I really enjoyed reading the book. I literally laughed out loud through out the book. I finished the book with a warm and fuzzy feeling, which is exactly what I was looking for when I bought the book. :)
mazeydazey avatar reviewed Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy on + 140 more book reviews
If you liked the two previous Bridget Jones books I see no reason why you will not like this one as well. I really enjoyed it. It was sad, it was funny and truly Bridget. It had a good ending....maybe not one we all would like but a good ending regardless.

In my mind, as I read the book, I pictured all the characters as I saw them in the movie. Of course I pictured Bridget as how I remember Renee Zellweger used to look and not as she currently looks. I thought she was a beautiful woman before. I'm not saying she isn't beautiful now..... I just liked her as Mark Darcy so eloquently said...I like you very much. Just as you are. Anyway I am digressing. I very much liked the book and recommend it. 4 stars Jonesey!
reviewed Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy on + 29 more book reviews
Bridget Jones books are some of the few that actually make me laugh. I've re-read the first two multiple times, and still find myself thinking "v. good" when something goes well. So when this book arrived, I read it through in one go.
I'm honestly still not sure what to make of it. It was so sad in parts that I cried. It was heartbreaking on the topic of relationships. It was snide on the topic of parents and schools, and mildly scathing about the movie industry. The ending was sweet and good, but also sad to me. So much of it spoke of what is left after trauma and how one can't get through life alone.
Some themes from the earlier books are clearly rehashed, and it is quite formulaic in many ways. Still, unexpectedly touching.