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It Could Happen To You

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  142 ratings  ·  12 reviews
An enchanting novel about realising that journeys of discovery don't always have to be to far-flung places
Published (first published August 5th 1999)
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This is chick lit but a notch above the normal stuff. Just what I neededsomething easy and enjoyable.
Scottish chic lit! What's not to like about that?
Scottish chick lit!!! I didn't know such a thing existed. I must admit I read it purely for that reason. The writing was a bit clumsy in places but the story was gripping and I had to know what happened to the characters. Great holiday book. Easy going with an intriguing plot line.
Fran devaney
Just discovered Isla Dewar through recommendation from my sister. This book is hilarious. It's a very easy and enjoyable read following the fortunes of ? and her adventures in London and eventual return to her Scottish village which was hilariously portrayed. The book did lose it's pace a bit but I really loved the characters.
Mar 22, 2008 Tracy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Helen
My new favourite author.
You can't help but admire her characters, and I love her writing style. Each book focuses on one or more Scottish women who live, or have lived, in Scotland. These are no-nonsense women whose lives aren't always enviable but you can't help but want to follow the tale of their life.
I really liked this. An easy read, but the story was great and the characters seemed so real that I wished I could meet them. The village joins Ballykissangel and Glenbogle on the list of fictional places that I'd like to live. At least it made me smile and had a happy ending - what more do you want?
Kirsty Hill
Was very aware at a few stages in this book that not a lot was happening. This book really lacked any gripping plot but was still enjoyable due to the characters. I did enjoy this book but missed the satisfaction of discovering the end to a page turning storyline.
i liked this book much more than the last one i read by I. Dewar... the plot and narrative tied together much better due to the set chronology.... it was a light, easy read set in village-life Scotland with quirky, likeable characters.
I thought I wasn't going to like this book, but it was really very good and has inspired me to read more by this author.
Rachel Brand
I remember borrowing this from the school library and really enjoying it, although I couldn't tell you much about the story.
it's a bit slow to start, but enjoyed the story once I'd got into it. I expected more from it though.
Alles van Isla Dewar is just fantastic
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Born in Edinburgh, Isla Dewar now lives in Fife with her husband, a cartoonist, and two sons. Her first novel, Keeping Up with Magda, published in 1995, has been followed by a string of bestsellers.
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