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How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo has a simple premise: This is an entire book about how women just let ourselves be walked on and how men are -everywhere in the world- cheating, lying, scum that women must simply accept. Paperbackpages. Jun 23, Linda Doyle rated it it was ok. Because none of her friends seems to be having much fun right now: It could have been that. I feel like most of the women have completely unrealitic expectations of what love and commitment are.

This was an awesome, fun, inspiring read.

What i interpreted to be Tuccillo’s underlying message here: How to Be Single reminds us that being single is miserable –you’ll get dumped, ditched, or treated like dirty; the love of your life will be screwing a dozen other girls, or just one other his wifeor he might just get cancer and die. Settings Themes and Motifs Styles. And in every country she visits she immediately hooks up with a young swinger who invites her to parties every single night where her friends are able to get a conversation related to her book started.

They just oozed desperateness. Second, what a stupid book. The author sneers at how easily people tell us we need to love ourselves, and yet, ends with the admission that, ” I think we are going to have bd love ourselvs.

Summary of How To Be Single by Liz Tuccillo

Reeling from her husband’s announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a. Then there was the footage of the interviews.


Apr 01, Mya rated it really liked it.

On one hand, each character – filled with pathos and false bravado, reminded me of well This is not a feel good book about “being single” and it kind The movie is not even remotely based off this book, it was the inspiration for a movie. We take Stella got her Groove Back trips to places like Brazil but note, unlike in this book, most of us don’t hire male prostitutes.

My girlfriends and I have had some superb discussions as a result of it. Why are you single? Published June 10th by Atria Books first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Considering that Tuccillo traveled extensively to many of the destinations mentioned in this book, it is interesting to hear the perspective of other women around the world on the subject of being single. She has 4 single friends, and she decides to travel the world to write a book about single women in different countries.

I loved Julie’s voice. Through their journeys, all these women fight to redefine their vision of love, happiness, and a fulfilled life. Julie and her friends need time away from it all, so they all travel to Iceland. Julie falls in love, gets her tucillo broken, sees tucci,lo world, and learns more than she ever dreamed possible.

This book is a disappointment. Tuccillo co-wrote “He’s Just not that Into You,” which should give you some indication of the combo insight and humor awaiting you here. Reeling from her husband’s announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a fun girls’ night out with all their single friends to remind her why it is so much fun not to be tied down.

What I loved here, and made me laugh over and over, is how nutty we get at a certain age when we haven’t married. She had a really great time. And I found it fascinating.


From Paris to Rio to Llz, Bali, Beijing, Mumbai, and Reykjavik, Julie falls in love, gets her lkz broken, sees the world, and learns more than she ever dreamed possible. I am wondering why she even bothered leaving her hotel when “researching” – somehow I think speaking to less than a dozen people in an entire country does not count as thorough investigation.

I read it in three days – and it’s been a busy three days.

How to Be Single

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Instead of laughing, I cringed. Fed up being single in Manhattan, Julie sets off to find out how women around the world deal with this dreaded phenomenon.

Even in some upscale establishm I know this book was intended as chic lit fiction; but the ethnocentrism in the book was derailing for me. The characters were obnoxious.

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Yes, I tuccollo that married folk have their own ide Fair warning: On the other hand, it felt ridiculous and contrived which naturally upsets me. This story does a great job of bringing single women together and realizing sometimes we just have to love ourselves.

There was not much of a plot. There were so many theories and situations that made me so angry. You can’t escape it! Lists with This Book. The stereotypes extend to countries as well. Feb 04, Rachel rated it did not like it. Written in Liz Tuccillo’s pitch-perfect, hilarious, and relatable voice, How to Be Single is the ultimate novel for the adventurer in us all.