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The Fabulous Girl's Code Red: A Guide to Grace Under Pressure

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The bestselling Fabulous Girl returns with more advice for the modern woman.

Building on the enormous and continuing international success of their first book, The Fabulous Girl’s Guide to Decorum, Kim Izzo and Ceri Marsh are back with more invaluable advice on how to travel with grace over the rocky terrain of work, relationships, sex and friendship.

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Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 22nd 2003 by Anchor Canada (first published 2003)
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Natalie
Mar 12, 2008 Natalie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: badly behaved women
Ok- I bought this book on Monday after putting my foot in my mouth one too many times and have been reading it like a novel ever since.
Who knew that there was an etiquette to having sex in a washroom? (a dilemma I hope to avoid) After reading most of this book in a scant couple late nights, I now feel prepared to deal with workplace sociopaths and embarassing situations with grace and aplomb. If I could just keep my foot out of my mouth...
Allanna
Izzo writes an etiquette guide with a bit of a novel inside. I think my favorite parts of the book are the beginning of the chapters, where she's giving a fictional example of how some Fabulous Girls would need (or should have used) this guide.
apwebb83
Jan 13, 2010 apwebb83 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I like thinking of myself in the third person when situations are tricky and socially sticky, so this book suited me. I am a fabulous girl. I've written it on my mirror in my bathroom, just incase I forget, and I'll keep this book handy. I think that I'll get copies for my daughters too.
Mycala
Oct 11, 2007 Mycala rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is really cute, and the cool thing is that in between the tips and tricks there's a story. It's a bit over the top, but an interesting story nonetheless. It's a clever way to do an etiquette book.
Shannon
I enjoyed the fun and casual tone of the narrative in this book. The author illustrated the importance of good etiquette & behavior without sounding preachy or boring. I would recommend this book to women in their early to mid 20s.
Jess
Jun 28, 2007 Jess marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
My mom thinks I need more grace, apparently.
Lily
3 stars
Sara
pointless...common sense and incredibly superficial
Kathryn
Aug 17, 2010 Kathryn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of those that even though you know how you should handle yourself through common sense, its helpful to read it in words.
Bonita Rose
Jul 24, 2007 Bonita Rose rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just a fun read.. can't wait to read this one!
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Kim Izzo is an author, screenwriter and journalist. She is the 2016 winner of the prestigious HUMANITAS Prize: New Voices and the 2016 Telefilm Canada New Voices Award. Izzo is the author of two romantic comedy novels, the best-selling The Jane Austen Marriage Manual, which has been optioned for film, and My Life in Black and White. She is also the co-author of two etiquette books, the internation ...more
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