Don't Want to Miss A ThingBook - 2013?
Dexter Yates has the looks, the money, the swanky apartment, and girlfriends galore. But it's not until his niece, Delphi, is born that Dex falls in love for the first time in his life.
Then tragedy strikes when Dex's sister Laura dies in an accident. Suddenly, Dex finds himself a new parent and a single father to boot. With no idea how to raise an eight-month-old baby girl on his own, Dex decides to move into his weekend home in the small village of Briarwood in the Cotswolds.
The quirky neighborhood welcomes him with open arms, especially next--door neighbor and gifted cartoonist Molly who offers to help with Delphi. Molly won't put up with any nonsense and her messy romantic past makes her cautious.
If they can learn to trust each other, there might be a happily-ever-after for all three.
A fresh and fun British women's fiction and a great romantic book with plenty of humor and friendship.
Fans of Meg Cabot, Sophie Kinsella, Helen Fielding and Jennifer Weiner will love Mansell's quirky humor and the "will they, won't they" relationship between Molly and Dex.What readers are saying about Don't Want To Miss A Thing:
"reading a Jill Mansell novel is like that first satisfying sip of tea after a hard day and this one was, thankfully, no different"
"This was A BRILLIANT BOOK that I just couldn't put down"
"A SINGLE, HOT BRITISH GUY with a baby? Yep, Ms Mansell has hit the JACKPOT"
"a great cast of characters and always SO MUCH WARMTH."
"My first Jill Mansell and it was a most delicious experience. I actually give this book 10 stars. I can't find a flaw, not one."
"COMPLICATED, QUIRKY, WHIMSICAL"What reviewers are saying about Don't Want To Miss A Thing:
"A little bundle of joy changes everything in this quirky chick--lit tale... charmingly well charted. " -Publishers Weekly
" her signature blend of humor, romance, and multiple happy endings, " -Booklist
"Utterly charming from the first page, Mansell's engaging tale is as welcome and warming as a cup of tea on a rainy night. " -RT Book Reviews
"One of the masters of fun, upbeat fiction with twists of romance..." -Shelf Awareness
"sweet, funny, and even a tiny bit sad but oh so fantastic!" -Peeking Between the Pages
" With a charming English village, a baby, and a playboy, chick--lit enthusiasts can go wrong with this book!" -Debbie's Book BagWhat everyone is saying about the queen of British chick lit, Jill Mansell:
"Fans of chick lit -- if you haven't read Mansell yet - WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR!?" -A Bookworm's World
"Pick this up at your peril: you won't get a thing done till it's finished." -- Heat magazine
"A romantic romp full of larger-than-life characters."-- Express
"Fast, furious and fabulous fun. To read it is to devour it." -- Company
"Expect to run the gamut of emotions, as this book is both laugh-out-loud funny and tear-jerkingly sad. Basically, you won't put it down." -- New Woman
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If you like English romance novels, you will love this! A modern Pride and Prejudice, the characters are real, funny and engaging. A grand total of 55 chapters written across 418 pages, make sure you set aside some time for this delightful novel. The descriptions, characters, and dialogue are classically British and easily sweep you into their world. A great beach/ summer vacation read that's light hearted and sweet.
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