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The Ones That Got Away: A Dating Memoir

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Are you ready to meet your new best friend? Then grab a cup of coffee a let's go. If what they say about girl talk is true, and misery loving company, then come along and enjoy this commiserative tale of the trials and tribulations of modern dating. Jane Austen never experienced anything like this. Before your coffee cools, you'll have a new confidante you know more intima ...more
Paperback, 356 pages
Published May 28th 2008 by Honeybee Publishing
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PolkaDotBanner
Sep 12, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Gals who are dating or who have a guy in their life.
Shelves: friends
I kept thinking of the movie, "Bridget Jones's Diary" as I devoured this book. Hill's adventures in dating kept me reading, laughing, and turning yet one more page to find out what could possibly happen next. I was hooked from the beginning when her first-ever wanna-be boyfriend called her house. I couldn't stop giggling. Likely every woman, married or not, has experienced some of these, you-won't-believe-this dating moments and will nod their head in agreement with Hill when she asks "why would ...more
Jennifer
Apr 25, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: memoirs
I think the author wrote this book expecting the reader to be enthralled with her, as she seems to be with herself. This reader didn’t find her book particularly compelling. Virtually every story falls into one of two categories:

(1) There was this hot guy who was dying to have me. We got together, then I realized I was better than him.
(2) There was this lame guy who was dying to have me. I already knew I was better than him, but I dated him anyway.

Despite many instances when she manipulates,
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