Bridget Jones

by Helen Fielding | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: 0330373234 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Bluestocking88 of -- Wild released somewhere in the state, Washington USA on 10/30/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by Bluestocking88 from -- Wild released somewhere in the state, Washington USA on Tuesday, October 30, 2007
This is the sequel to Bridget Jones' Diary, and it picks up where the other left off. I liked Bridget better, but this was a nice read as well. It came from the Goodwill bookstacks, and will likely find a new home in a bookbox.


Journal Entry 2 by Bluestocking88 from -- Wild released somewhere in the state, Washington USA on Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Going out in JennyC1230's Romance Bookbox.

Journal Entry 3 by JennyC1230 from Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Got this from the Romance Bookbox. I have already read this book. I will keep it in case I need to revive my Bridget Jones Bookray! Thanks Bluestocking88!

Journal Entry 4 by JennyC1230 from Woodstock, Georgia USA on Thursday, August 21, 2008
Book Description:

Fans of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones's Diary will recall that at the end of that sly and funny version of Pride and Prejudice, singleton heroine Bridget landed her Mr. Darcy at last--Mark Darcy, that is. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason picks up four weeks later, and already the honeymoon is over. In addition to discovering that the man of her dreams votes conservative, left-leaning Bridget is also feeling just a mite uncomfortable with the realities of sharing bed and board with another person:

V. complicated actually having man in house as cannot freely spend requisite amount of time in bathroom or turn into gas chamber as conscious of other person late for work, desperate for pee etc.; also disturbed by Mark folding up underpants at night, rendering it strangely embarrassing now simply to keep all own clothes in pile on floor.

But all of these problems pale to insignificance with the arrival on the scene of Rebecca, a beautiful, man-hunting arch-nemesis with "thighs like a baby giraffe" and absolutely no girlfriend code of ethics when it comes to poaching another woman's man. Before long, Rebecca's manipulations, Bridget's own insecurities, and a string of misunderstandings (starting with a naked Filipino boy in Mark Darcy's bed and ending with a suggestive valentine from Bridget's dry cleaner) result in: "128 lbs. (good), alcohol units 0 (excellent), cigarettes 5 (a pleasant, healthy number), no. times driven past Mark Darcy's house 2 (v.g.), no. of times looked up Mark Darcy's name in phone book to prove still exists 18 (v.g.), 1471 calls 12 (better), no. of phone calls from Mark 0 (tragic).

Fortunately, Bridget has plenty of other problems to distract her. Her mother has returned from a trip to Kenya with a young Masai in tow--to her father's consternation; her best friends Jude, Shazzer, and Tom are all trapped in dating hell themselves; her apartment is in shambles thanks to a dotty carpenter; an unreliable ex-boyfriend has just reentered her life; and now someone is sending Bridget death threats--could it be Mark Darcy? If Bridget Jones's Diary was a modern riff on Pride and Prejudice, its sequel borrows several themes and devices (not to mention a section heading) from another Austen novel, Persuasion. And as in Austen's fiction, here the journey is the destination. A happy ending for Bridget and her pals is a foregone conclusion; how they get there, however, will have you on the edge of your chair--if you haven't already fallen off of it laughing.

Journal Entry 5 by JennyC1230 from Woodstock, Georgia USA on Thursday, October 30, 2008
Sending this to elle311 for replenishing her OBCZ's!

Journal Entry 6 by elle311 from Suffolk, Virginia USA on Tuesday, November 04, 2008
When I thought I had an OBCZ crisis when one of my zones' bookshelves were practically wiped out, the very thoughtful and always generous JennyC1230 PM'd me to say she would be happy to send books my way. Today, a big box with a nice mix of books arrived! Thank you so much, JennyC1230!!! I appreciate your friendship and books ;)

Journal Entry 7 by elle311 at Five Points Community Farm Market in Norfolk, Virginia USA on Sunday, November 09, 2008

Released 12 yrs ago (11/9/2008 UTC) at Five Points Community Farm Market in Norfolk, Virginia USA

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Journal Entry 8 by wing5PtsFarmMarketwing from Norfolk, Virginia USA on Sunday, November 09, 2008
On the shelf, waiting for it's next adventure!


Journal Entry 9 by Theatrepatty from New Paltz, New York USA on Thursday, January 22, 2009
Picked it up at the Farmer's market down the street. Happy to read and pass on!

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