Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy (Review #37)

IMG_4469Today’s review is of Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy:

Author: Helen Fielding

Publisher: Vintage Books

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Summary: Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice? Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood? Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and 6 weeks of texting the same as getting married after 2 meetings and 6 months of letter writing in Jane Austen’s day? Pondering these, and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of single-motherhood, tweeting, texting and rediscovering her sexuality in what SOME people rudely and outdatedly call ‘middle age’.

At first, I was so excited to read this and see how Bridget’s life had changed but somehow, as the book progressed, I found so many changes and it wasn’t for the best. However, I liked the story and it was good enough that I could keep going but not one of my favourites…


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