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Going Against the Grain
by Linda Taylor
Scattered, disorganized, with a badly coordinated wardrobe, Louise resolves to get it together -- although even her boyfriend is part-time. But then she discovers she’s succeeded at something: getting pregnant.
Paperback, 394 pages
Published December 15th 2003 by Arrow
(first published 1999)
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I didn't get into it and have decided to put it on the book pile to give it another go later. Glad I came back and tried again because I loved it. The story is about real people, our chaotic lives and how we handle what we encounter. It also show how we presume to know know how others think and feel and how too often we are wrong. Loved Louise although felt like giving her a good shake at times.
Mar 07, 2010 Elizabeth rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Louise
Recommended to Elizabeth by: Bought for me by my daughter
After a few months of reading thrillers and vampire books I decided to have a little light reading and chose Going Against the Grain a chick lit. The main character is called Louise, the more I read the more I loved her she was a little like my daughter same name Louise. Both Louises' had this aversion to growing up and neither one liked getting up in a morning which does not go down well with employers. She ends up getting pregnant at the age of thirty, (same for my Louise) and there the simila ...more