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Bella Summer Takes A Chance

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 Bella Summer Takes A Chance, Michele Gorman, book reviewMichele Gorman’s Bella Summer Takes A Chance is a novel about the title character, her friends, her relationships, and her life in general. The novel opens with Bella breaking up with her boyfriend of ten years, and continues as she makes other changes in her life, ultimately trying to find happiness.

Bella is a bit older than the average chick-lit heroine, in her late thirties, but this is very much a chick-lit novel. It deals with the end of one relationship and Bella’s search for love, having ended her relationship when she realise that it wasn’t proper love. The other characters are also fairly typical: the frank and outspoken friend, the apparently gay flatmate, the loud friend with impossibly high standards in men.


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Michele Gorman talks to Curious Book Fans

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Michele GormanRecently reviewed book Single in the City prompted us to ask few questions about the book and meaning of life in general the author Michele Gorman. She is originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Michele now lives in London and her experiences provoked her to write about what happens when you take one 26 year old American, add to one 2,000 year old city with a big dose of culture clash and stir…

CBF: Is Single in the City in any sense autobiographical since you are also an American living in London?

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Single in the City

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Single in the City By Michele Gorman, book reviewSingle in the City is Michele Gorman’s first novel and it really is a good one! From the moment I picked it up, I did not want to put it down and just wanted to read more about the exploits of Hannah Cumming, the twenty six year old American heroine in the story.

At the start, Hannah is newly arrived in London having decided to leave her less than glamorous life in Connecticut behind and to start out afresh. She is searching for a dream job, dream friends and most of all a dream man. Unfortunately none of these come that easily and Hannah discovers that she does not like being alone in the big city especially with the somewhat surprising language and cultural differences that she starts to experience.

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