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The Modern Maiden's Handbook: The Shameless Girls' Guide to Blameless Living

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The world is full of books and magazines about how to live and improve your life, but they never seem to deliver. Nina de la Mer's mission is to tell it like it is to all women who consider themselves modern maidens. This brilliant, savvy guide discusses all of life's vital issues, giving the low-down on everything from love, sex, drugs, and alcohol to careers, money, plas ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Anova Books
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book, which a girl-friend gave to me for Christmas. So often 'self-help' books for women are patronising and suggest that women need to change some aspect of their appearance/ job/ personality in order to get on in life. This book suggests that it's okay to make mistakes, and in fact, that we are more human if we do so. Split into sections on relationships, health, and career, it offers amusing tips destined to bring out the naughty girl in all of us. My only hesitation ...more
Funny and cute, it made me feel quite devious indeed! (Or at least more knowledgeable as to deviousness that does and can occur.)
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Nina de la Mer is a Scottish writer of contemporary fiction ( 4 a.m. - 2011; Layla - 2014). 'The female Irvine Welsh' (The Herald); 'Brighton's fabulous queen of the gutter' (For Books' Sake).


I'm so thrilled that my second novel LAYLA is now a finalist in the People's Book Prize 2015. If you've read the book, and enjoyed it, it would be amazing if you could tak
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