In Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda, you assume the role of Elle Masters, a single gal ready to swear off dating following another break up that didn’t break your heart.
That is, until you meet Nick Wright and begin over-analyzing and second-guessing your way through hundreds of dating dilemmas and living with the outcome – even when it means starting over. And it is a book about dating – with each choice the reader makes pertaining directly to the romantic conflict at hand, conflict inspired by countless non-fiction books and articles written by experts; experts I do not count myself among, because this is not a book.
by Laurie Halse Anderson Melinda Sordino finds herself an outcast at her high school for calling the cops on an end of summer party, and, although she finds comfort in her art class, she still holds a terrible secret.
The very definition of “suitable for all.” And I hope that’s how it will ultimately be seen, but experience reminds me that while I control my own messaging, I have zero control over the ensuing reaction. Next up in the Once Upon A Theme series is Good on Paper.
But just to be clear, it’s not a romance novel, it’s a book about romance novels.
Last night I opened to a few random pages of the book "The Game," a guide for pick-up artists by Neil Strauss.
According to many guys I know, this is a must read.
The large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable grown-ups to think they have taught themselves to cope.
Featuring original Ladybird artwork alongside brilliantly funny, brand new text.
by Alex Finn Sent to counseling for hitting his girlfriend, Caitlin, and ordered to keep a journal, sixteen-year-old Nick recounts his relationship with Caitlin, examines his controlling behavior and anger, and describes living with his abusive father.
by Tonya Lee Stone When a smooth-talking, handsome senior boy enters their mix, friends Josie, Nicolette, and Aviva soon find themselves in questionable situations where each girl must make the right decision before things go awry and their personal sacrifices become too great.
Before I was a writer, I was a public relations consultant. Mostly.) But outside of the straightforward “I have a product, you write about such products, so how about writing about my product,” it’s more about understanding people – what they care about, what’s important to them (and the difference between the two), as well as how they’ll perceive or react to something.