Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy, Volume 3

Front Cover
Random House Incorporated, 2013 - Fiction - 390 pages
39 Reviews

A GoodReads Reader's Choice

Bridget Jones--one of the most beloved characters in modern literature (v.g.)--is back! In Helen Fielding's wildly funny, hotly anticipated new novel, Bridget faces a few rather pressing questions:   

What do you do when your girlfriend's sixtieth birthday party is the same day as your boyfriend's thirtieth?

Is it better to die of Botox or die of loneliness because you're so wrinkly?

Is it wrong to lie about your age when online dating?

Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice?

Is it normal to be too vain to put on your reading glasses when checking your toy boy for head lice?

Does the Dalai Lama actually tweet or is it his assistant?

Is it normal to get fewer followers the more you tweet?

Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood?

If you put lip plumper on your hands do you get plump hands?

Is sleeping with someone after two dates and six weeks of texting the same as getting married after two meetings and six months of letter writing in Jane Austen's day?

Pondering these and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of loss, single motherhood, tweeting, texting, technology, and rediscovering her sexuality in--Warning! Bad, outdated phrase approaching!--middle age.

In a triumphant return after fourteen years of silence, Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy is timely, tender, touching, page-turning, witty, wise, outrageous, and bloody hilarious.


TODAY Book Club Selection

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
17
4 stars
7
3 stars
8
2 stars
3
1 star
4

Love Bridget Jones book

User Review  - 40+ - Overstock.com

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy makes me laugh every time I read a section. The general information i.e.: location, number of children and circumstances leading to being a single mum are different ... Read full review

Review: Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones #3)

User Review  - Deborah Markus - Goodreads

A lot of reviewers think this book doesn't work because the premise is unrealistic. Because there are plenty of women Bridget Jones' age who are single mothers due to divorce, but very few who are ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Helen Fielding, a journalist and novelist, is the author of four previous novels--Bridget Jones's Diary, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Cause Celeb, and Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination.

Bibliographic information