A Bad Bride's Tale

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Little, Brown Book Group, Nov 24, 2011 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Two weeks before her wedding Stevie Jonson has got the jitters. Is she finally growing up, or compromising horribly? In love or in denial? Yes, there are good reasons to get married. Babies, or at least the possibility of babies before eggs shrivel up. Sex whenever she wants it. A justification for staying in without feeling like a loser. Contentment, the shave-legs-in-front-of-him kind.

And there are very good reasons not to get married. Not wanting to sleep with him unless nothing on telly. Never sleeping with anyone else ever again. His mother. His new bald patch. Being called, 'my wife.' And the disconcerting reappearance of a former major crush, reminder of everything fiance isn't. As the clock ticks, a shocking secret threatens to bring Stevie's future crashing down around her.

A hilarious and heartfelt story about love, marriage and mating and what happens when they refuse to schedule.

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A BAD BRIDE'S TALE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Batch of 30-something Brits wrestle with the question of marriage.Stevie Jonson has done what seems to be impossible for many of her peers: get a commitment from her boyfriend, Jez. At 34, Stevie had ... Read full review

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User Review  - shsb - LibraryThing

I didn't think it was as good as The Yummy Mummy. I found many of the character traits hard to believe, for instance, the Mom who knows her kid is doing drugs and is OK with that. It was also a bit ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

As a journalist Polly Williams has written for many publications including You magazine, In Style, Dazed and Confused, The Sunday Times and The Independent. She lives in London with her husband and sons.

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