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Diary of a Mad Bride
Diary of a Mad Bride
Author: Laura Wolf
Once I was a sane, levelheaded professional woman. Then I said “yes.” Now I am the lunatic bride I always made fun of! — What is it about getting married that turns normal people into total freaks? — A savvy, riotously funny novel, Diary of a Mad Bride is for anyone who has ever been a bride, is about to become a bride, yearned ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385335836
ISBN-10: 0385335830
Publication Date: 1/2/2002
Pages: 304
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 341 ratings
Publisher: Delta
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 6
This book was absolutely hilarious!! I picked it up seeking a funny, light, enjoyable read after some of the heavier themed books I've finished, and I sure found it!

This book zips right along, formatted as diary entries of Amy Thomas, whose friends it seems are all getting married, and going crazy. Amy vows never to become a crazy, delusional bride-to-be. But when Stephen her boyfriend proposes to her, things quickly start spinning out of control. Before she knows what's happening, she's second guessing her antique engagement ring, the way Stephen proposed, her wedding dress, and fighting in public about her bridal flowers!

As soon I finished this book I IMMEDIATELY picked up the next one, Diary of a Mad Mother-To-Be, and am half-way through already. I highly recommend this book, it's fast-paced and VERY funny! A great book for future brides, married women, or anyone even remotely interested in weddings!
sharalsbooks avatar reviewed Diary of a Mad Bride on + 259 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
What a fantastic story! And it couldn't have come at a better time because I needed the laughter this book brought out. My only regret is that the story ended and that I waited so long to get around to picking this up off the shelf. I will be looking for more by this author and hopefully Amy and Stephen will be back in future books. The diary format made it a very quick read.
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Helpful Score: 2
A hilarious recount of a bride's wedding planning. A must read for anyone thinking of getting married! LOL
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Helpful Score: 2
Excellent debut novel! Must read Diary of a Mad Mom-to-Be which is the sequel to this book. Keeps you laughing the whole time!
mandyf-ctrs avatar reviewed Diary of a Mad Bride on + 23 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This was a quick & fun read. Anyone who has ever been in a wedding or gotten married can definitely have a good laugh relating to the main character's journey through wedding planning. Definitely reccommend this book.
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jennypooh avatar reviewed Diary of a Mad Bride on + 4 more book reviews
This book walks you through the experience of a woman and the time leading up to her wedding.
kdurham2813 avatar reviewed Diary of a Mad Bride on + 753 more book reviews
What a perfect read for a bride to be and any of her friends who may experience the crazy! Formatted in a diary fashion the book chronicles the months and plans leading up to a wedding. I love that our main character from the beginning put out the front that she was trying to avoid any bridezilla moments, but they can sneak up on you when you least expect them.

With a groom that is very busy at work and a rough times with both families, I loved reading this story in the middle of my planning. The characters felt real and I could picture them walking down the street and passing me by. The book had the perfect mix of humor and comedy mixed with character development and heart/soul.

I would put this book in the hands of every bride and bridesmaid to see a fictionized version, but to know that there will be a moment in each planning process where crazy can hit a fan.
omalleym avatar reviewed Diary of a Mad Bride on + 31 more book reviews
I loved this book - a quick, light read. Anyone who has ever planned a wedding will find this book hysterical. Although don't do what I did and read it less than two months before your wedding. Although I was enjoying the book I kept feeling like I should be doing something else for the wedding instead of reading - lol!