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How to Be Single by Liz Tuccillo – It’s the most annoying question and they just can’t help asking you. You’ll be asked it at family gatherings, weddings, and on. How to Be Single: The World Wide Webisodes. Liz Tuccillo Webisodes. Before there was anything else, there were the interviews. Then there was the footage of . We caught up with Liz Tuccillo, author of How to Be Single, to talk movies and more.

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I wanted to smack all the characters silly for being so Overall, a directionsless book that wandered and never landed. Julie in particular is shallow and unlikeable, even before she decides that her true love lies in an already married man no matter how open his marriage may be. View the Study Pack. The sinle tries to counterbalance the depressing stories of these single women with humor, but there is not enough hilarity to tip the scales in a positive direction.

Also, this guide refers to each chapter by its rule number. Then there was the footage of the interviews. But the night, which starts with steaks and martinis and ends with a trip to the hospital, becomes a wake-up call for Julie. Alice is a Legal Aid Attorney who quits her job for a new career in dating. Reeling from her husband’s announcement that he is leaving her for a samba teacher, Georgia convinces a reluctant Julie to organize a fun girls’ night out with all their single friends to remind her why it is so much fun not to be tied down.

And I have no idea how Julie was ever given permission from her boss to take on this travelling around the world to interview single women business as she seems to have no plan, no prepared questions, and when she gets there she always seems embarrassed about her topic and is like ‘ugh, I guess’ After watching the unsuccessful love lives of her three closest friends, Julie decides that it is time that someone discerns the answer to this probing question.


I am tired, frustrated, and furious with these books that appear like they’re girl-power, single-woman anthems, and then spend hundreds of pages reinforcing the old saw that a woman is nothing without a man. Nope this book is not for me.

Juli Maybe because I have never really been single, I just found this trite. Tuccillo wrote for Sex and the City, but her females characters here, unfortunately, don’t come close to being as deeply relatable as Carrie, Charlotte, Samantha bw Miranda. It’s messy no matter what, so just shrug your shoulders and go along for the ride.

Book review: Liz Tuccillo’s *How to Be Single*

As a smug coupled person, I can read this and find it slightly humorous. But they certainly aren’t all the horrible, trustless, heartwrenching, relationships this book portrays. And in every country she visits she immediately hooks up with a young swinger who invites her to parties every single night where her friends are able to get a conversation related to her book started.

Her friends that barely know each other in the beginning become her Sex and the City girls. They just oozed desperateness.

Unfortunately, she is not in love with Jim. She was sometimes sarcastic, mostly pessimistic, and always easy to love and identify with.

When he chooses to stay longer with Julie, his wife flies to China to force him home and to tell him that she is pregnant. She confronts them and finds out that they are all happy to share him.


Have I lost myself in my kids? And you’ll ask yourself far too often. What i interpreted to be Tuccillo’s underlying message here: It’s a fun, quick read.

How to Be Single

This sinyle one of the more depressing views I’ve ever read on relationships, men, and dating in-general. Books by Liz Tuccillo. Feb 06, Sibgle with Books rated it did not like it. It could have been that. She meets a wonderful guy and is tired of dating – will she settle? The girls who are left at home are much more interesting – Georgia falling apart in the wake of her husband leaving her, Ruby contemplating single motherhood, Serena acting like a total flake and Alice holding on to an ideal in the face of reality.

With all the recycled notions of love and relationships, that’s the effect the author was going for, and that’s the effect she got from me. More summaries and resources for teaching singe studying How to Be Single. Remind the now very disheartened reader that it’s all okay because they have their friends; their woman friends, who can be tucci,lo to look after their hearts after the numerous times they’ve been broken by scummy men. Well, first off, the title of the book is so contradictory to what it is actually about.

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Movie 8 21 Jun 20, The characters are supposedly 38 and mostly single, but they act like they are How to Be Single Liz Tuccillo book reviews: