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Nine Months in August

3.22  ·  Rating details ·  89 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
Gretchen Fox is a planner and list-maker by nature, perfectly suited to her job as a hotel catering manager. And in her cautious, look-before-you-leap way, Gretchen was waiting until the time was absolutely perfect before she had a baby. Her body, however, had other ideas. Now Gretchen is discovering what a big difference a little blue line can make - to her marriage, her ...more
Paperback, 275 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Kensington
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Jun 18, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: chick-lit
I really enjoyed this story of a pregnant woman's first-time journey through pregnancy and childbirth. Although, I do not have the personal knowledge or experience, I could empathize with the main character, Gretchen. This book reads like chick lit and is a quick and fun read. I would recommend it, especially to anyone who is pregnant!
Oct 21, 2008 rated it liked it
Okay, when you're pregnant any fictional books that do not require major thinking are automatic classics. This was a great read, it touched on friendships, miscarriages, love, lost love, etc. Cool chick lit if you are into them.
Nov 06, 2007 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: the sex-in-the-city-crowd
We'll see if I like it... perhaps. Interesting age relevant idea: A woman who is struggling with if she wants to enter babydom or not, but she is really intent on showing that she is cool and liberal in the first few pages... if I can get past that I might like the book .

Jun 29, 2008 rated it liked it
More like 2.5 was an okay chicklit-mom-to-be quick read. Maybe because of the writing style or b/c the main character was too much like a pregnant Bridget Jones, I never was able to empathize with the main character (even being preggers myself).
Oct 30, 2009 rated it liked it
This is a fun, light read. I had quite a few LOL moments. And since I'm a mother of a small child, I can relate to the story.
Jason Golomb
Jan 28, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction, favorites
A wonderful read for anyone that has kids or is about to. It's deep, funny, touching and poignant.
Mar 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Very accurate look at pregnancy and sometimes very hilarious.
Feb 22, 2010 marked it as to-read
Shelves: life
Is now perfect time to have a baby??
Jul 10, 2007 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: pregnant ladies
Shelves: pregnancyreads
A fun read - I had many connections to the wacky inner-monologue of Gretchen.
Apr 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing
really cute
Jul 18, 2008 rated it liked it
Cute chick-lit book, easy read. Some parts were hard to follow, however, and hard to get a good grasp on who the main character really was.
Jun 09, 2008 rated it really liked it
A friend wrote this. Extremely semi-autobiographical so that is extra fun.
Aug 30, 2010 rated it liked it
I read this story while I was pregnant, and found myself wondering if I would end up like this character! Entertaining story, but not fantastic.
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