The Nanny was a pretty good book that I sort of flew
Through This Book Is This book is Jo who is 23 years old and basically trying to find er footing throughout life She answers an ad in the paper because that s what normal people do right and she The Theory Of Industrial Organization heads off to the big city all alone BYE BOYFRIEND NAMED SHAUN With this new job she gets a carer own suite a cellphone and a bunch of other things Everything is awesome in LAbyssin her world right now well until it isn tShe meets the Fitzgerald ander kids Oh lord their kids However I really liked to read from their point of view in this book I think that s what I actually liked about this book the multiple POVs that worked so well together Also I really liked Jo throughout the book Then the whole thing between Promise of Power her Shaun and Josh wasighly entertaining If I were Ever Dark her I would ve picked Josh but then again it isn t about meOverall I really enjoyed this book I laughed so much I definitely shed some tears I can totally see myself rereading it whenever I feel like and Iope that I will Also I will definitely look into books by Melissa in the future too I recently dsicovered Melissa NathanThe first book I read by Christian Faith 101 her was Persuading Annie a Persuasion retelling if you don t know by now that Persuasion is my favorite Jane Austen novel you really should subscribe to this blog jk and I instantly fell in love wither The Math Workshop humorer wit "and er swoooooooony scenesAnd then I grabbed the nannyHere is the synopsisTwenty three year old Jo Green knows that if "her swoooooooony scenesAnd then I grabbed the nannyHere is the synopsisTwenty three year old Jo Green knows that if as to spend one night in ultra provincial Niblet Upon Avon she ll go completely bonkers So she answers an ad in the paper bids She Left Me the Gun her devoted boyfriend Shaun adieu andeads off to the big city With a new job that offers excitement a cool car and Alorns Treasure (Griffin Pirate Stories Series 2 Book 20) her own suite with a TV DVD player and a cell phoneow can she go wrongThen she meets the Fitzgeralds Dick and Vanessa and their unruly brood of rugrats who Its Just Been Glorious have suddenly been entrusted into Jo s care There s eight year old psycho babe Cassandra bloodthirsty Zak the six year old Terminator and timid little TallulahSo what else could go wrong How about the arrival of Dick s children fromis first marriage teenage Toby and gulp all grown up and very nicely at that Josh the accountant And now that she Cell has to temporarily shareer room with Josh Jo s Bloody Acquisitions (Fred, the Vampire Accountant, head is really in a spin because wither Fusiliers hometown beau still in the picture and a sexy possibility sleeping just a foot away lifeas suddenly gotten very complicated indeedMan this book ruined my life in the best way possibleI just couldn t stop laughing Then I The American Nurse had to stop laughing in order to read because I just couldn t Put It Down On oneand I needed to know what was going to Dangerous Desire happen with Jo and Cassie and Vanessa and Josh and every other character in the book seriously can t this author write one unlikeable character I was in love with the bad guys and the good guys and the kids and the adults I even miss the stupidouse they lived in now that I m done with the novel And to be The Little Book of Puns honest it s not that they were all lovable per se It s that they were alive They leapt out of the page at me with their little mannerisms their weird comments the little details of their clothes I was there I did not read this book I did not watch it unfold like a movie in myead as I read like you generally do with a good engaging book I lived in it I know these people intimately I was there when they were behaving like idiots when their worlds came crashing down when they fell in love I miss them right now so much that I can see the ugest reading slump eading my way and I don t even care Which brings us to Josh the not even caring does I mean I ve never read of a gorgeous irritating vulnerable and totally mouthwatering The Complete Idiots Guide to Rumi Meditations hero since mr DarcyAnd of course The Nannyas a million Pride and Prejudice points where the main characters swap opinions about each other maddeningly and ilariously and where romance surprises you in the most swoonworthy and unexpected of waysTo be onest I ve read about three of Melissa Nathan s novels and I can say that no one does social commedy family life or intense romance as well as sheShe is to me early death and glorious carreer left in the middle aside the modern Jane Austen no doubt about it Her novels aren t chick lit they re not romances they re not comedies They are literature I particularly enjoye. Twenty three year old Jo Green knows that if she as to spend one night in ultra provincial Niblet Upon Avon she'll go completely bonkers So she answers an ad in the paper bids er devoted boyfriend Shaun adieu and eads off to the big city With a new job that offers excitement; a cool car; and er own suite with a TV DVD player and a cell. ,
Hings she suddenly as to deal with the fact that Josh will be her new roommate Simmering attraction blow ot blow cold responses from Josh and new roommate Simmering attraction blow ot blow cold responses from Josh and ever intrusive presence of boyfriend Shaun do not make for peaceful living And then there are the constant parallel dramas of the Fitzgerald clan Everyone seems to be The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler harbouring some deep dark secreteveryone s ticked off but not always in unisonand everyone needs their lives to be set right Jo Greenas a lot of growing up and decision making to do All this while finding true love and keeping Papyrus and Tablet herair attached to their folliclesThe book justifies it s massive size Nathan s style is chatty and witty and loaded with punch and righteous indignation The characters are not clich d and even their most confounding personality disorders are beautifully their most confounding personality disorders are beautifully I strongly recommend this book to all disillusioned chick lit lovers who are sniffing out for something fresh The Reckoning: the electrifying new novel from bestseller John Grisham humorous and utterly engaging What a weird book I would recommend Acting Up Pride Prejudice and Jasmin Field instead of this to anyone thinking of reading this author it s a lot better The Nanny by Melissa Nathan is one of my all time favourite books Now if anyone knows me then they know that my genre of reading material is thriller crime mystery not fluffy rom com books about romance and girly stuff But I read this book back when I was an early teenager and itas just stuck with me ever since I A Foxs Love (American Kitsune have read it a bunch of times and each time I laugh out loud at bits I get anxious about certain bits and I get angry at other bits A book must be good to get these reactions from me when I ve read it so many times What is it about It s mainly about Jo a 20 something young nanny who is tired ofer life in The Provocateur her small village wither long term boyfriend Shaun loyal best friend Sheila and smothering parents She decides she needs to branch out and do something new and exciting with Trading Christmas her life What better way to do this than to move to London and become a live in nanny for a well off dysfunctional family of 6 Vanessa and Dick Fitzgeraldave 3 children between them Cassandra Zak and Tallulah and Dick Never an outbreak has a teenage son fromis first marriage Toby They fight like cat and dog and basically act as though they Pride hate each other in a really passive aggressive way Theyave money are all gorgeous and Men have all the usual extended relatives that you usually find in these kinds of books Vanessa s judgemental mother Dick s other grown up son Josh the precocious school mates and the indifferent cats Will Jo be able to get on in this crazy new world Will she be able to resist the charms of ladies man Josh How does that coffee maker workIt is laugh out loud funny and it is also charming I love the secondary characters of Pippa and Nick If you want something lightearted but clever to read then this is for you wwwthebeautifulbookbreakcom I Isotopic Carbon have loved this book from the first time I read it Thanks to my best friend who introduced me to the great Melissa Nathan This book makes me laugh out loud Nathan perfectly describes voices of little kids Talulah especially She is adorable And I can just imagine a little kid acting exactly likeer It really brings something to the book Otherwise this is just like most chick lit novels Girl The Robotics Primer (Intelligent Robotics Autonomous Agents) (Intelligent Robotics Autonomous Agents) (Intelligent Robotics Autonomous Agents Series) has a problem Girlates boy Boy and girl start getting along There is a Step Out of Your Story huge fallout They both realize theyad misunderstood each other and end up together But I really like Nathan s style There is just something different there I don t know I think it is the dialogue It is so witty yet realistic I wish I talked
Like That Kind Of Like I Wish I Talked Likethat Kind of like I wish I talked like characters in Gil Girls but that is another story Definitely recommend for a uick easy read I guarantee it will bring at least one smile to your face I loved this book The uiet uirky lovable main character and The Eyes of the Dead her family seemed very alive to me Her little wards were funny and realistic the supporting characters interesting and dynamic And I really felt the love story between vrizzion in a soft way that made me smile Chemistry is not easy to capture in this way The sadness I felt when I read about this author s untimely death stayed with me for awhile I likeder very much and wish there were many of Rules for a Lady her works to read I reread this book every couple of years and still feel a pang missing the author s original voice. Fromis first marriage teenage Toby and gulp all grown up and very nicely at that Josh the accountant And now that she Calebs Tempting Mate (Saber Chronicles has to temporarily shareer room with Josh Jo's ABC head is really in a spin because wither Odd Man In hometown beau still in the picture and a sexy possibility sleeping just a foot away lifeas suddenly gotten very complicated indee. D ow she uses themes and tropes from
Jane Austen s books but twists them around to fit completely original plots and charactersThe Nanny for instanceAusten s books but twists them around to fit completely original plots and charactersThe Nanny for instance not a retelling but it as SO many beloved aspects of Pride and Prejudice Emma Sense and Sensibility and even Mansfield Park a little bit It s the best thing that s Parking Lot Rules 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children happened to me since I discovered Austen in my early teens and now that I m slowly making my way arounder books much like I did with Jane s back then I know that they ll be all read soon and I won t know what to do with myselfReread them I guessIf you re sad or tired or just in need of a good book just grab yourself a copy of The Nanny As soon as you can breathe again from laughing or from swooning one of the two will be Carlyle Marney happening every other page you ll thank me Joas spent Shameful her entire life in Niblet Upon Avon and needs to get out so when she s given the chance to take a job as a nanny in London she jumps at the chance Of course this means leavinger long time boyfriend at ome But the prospect of a new setting and a job in a fancy ouse with Sacred Landscapes her own car cell phone and private suite will soften that blow Jo gets along famously wither new employers and Angel Without Mercy (Agnes Carmichael, her three charges and all seems to be going wonderfully untiler employer s grown up and very attractive son from a previous marriage moves back Gold Rush home and into Jo s suite Jo can t figure Josh out Sometimes they seem to be friends and other timese seems to Girl Reporter hateer And on top of everything else she s pretty sure that Josh is Hunted helpingis father ide a secret from the rest of the family a secret that she finds impossible to forgive But as Jo is soon to find out Josh may not be the only one
#harboring a secretsuch #a secretSuch chick lit I ave enjoyed every Melissa Nathan book I ve read so far they are always clean for the most part things may be referred to but that s about it and fluffy with fun characters and the writing is good too Just good solid chick lit I absolutely loved this bookAsd insane as it sounds I think this was mainly because it completely reminded me of my own life asides from the andsome son part but I moved from a small town to be a nanny in london and I can guarantee that she as captured the feelings nursery mums first friends and children brilliantlyThe book is written from several different perspectives including the children which I think is brilliant Because there are so many entertwining stories going on it makes the book all the excitingThe ending was perhaps a bit predictable but what do you expect in chick litI couldn t put itdown and will certainly be reading it again A real page turner In recent months I Biz Talk-2 have waded through some fairly mediocre chick lit Iave left books Ricky Ricottas Mighty Robot vs the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn (Ricky Ricotta, halfway groaned at the plot predictability and mentally castigated the dull as ditchwatereroines and their pompous A Historical Atlas of Tibet heroesSo now when I come across an author who took a much mauled genre and perfectly bound all the essential elements together I want to genuflect before the Lord and send up a fervent Thank You The Nanny is another brilliant offering by the late Melissa Nathan It s a tale of 23 year old Jo Green She s a young lady who s increasingly feeling the pangs of a life that s going nowhere She s stuck tight in bucolic Niblet Upon Avon lived wither parents The Last Awakening (Curse of the Phoenix, has a boyfriend Shaun who she s known since kindergarten and is trying to eke out a living as an underpaid Nanny Taking a leap of faith and desperation she decides to take up the job of live in Nanny in London with an affluent family The perks areumungous She will Italian Warships Of World War II haveer own suite with a massive TV er own car New Friends And The Golden friends and the golden to pull erself out of stagnation But every silver cloud Critical Social Theory and the End of Work has a demented liningHer new boss Vanessa Fitzgerald is aard wired smart talking corporate biggie Evenings at The Traps home take the form of nasty digs and articulate suabbles wither easy going Simple Wicca husband Dick who runs a record store They are the proud and terribly exhausted parents of bloodthirsty Zak warrior pixie Cassandra and the well mannered little Tallulah Adding to the family dynamics are Dick s two sons fromis previous marriage obnoxious since Protect Your Purity heas a chip on shoulder teen Toby and charming but prone to bouts of obnoxiousness since Theatre Histories heas enough chips to form a mini skyscraper on Waterloo his shoulders 25 year old JoshJust when Jo is getting theang of Phone Yobo how can she go wrongThen she meets the Fitzgeralds Dick and Vanessa and their unruly brood of rugrats whoave suddenly been entrusted into Jo's care There's eight year old psycho babe Cassandra; bloodthirsty Zak the six year old Terminator; and timid little TallulahSo what else could go wrong How about the arrival of Dick's children.