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The Corset Diaries
The Corset Diaries
Author: Katie MacAlister
No woman in her right mind would consent to wearing a corset for a month. Especially a "skinny-challenged" woman like Tessa. But dreams of being debt-free dance in her head at the offer of appearing in a reality TV show. "A Month in the Life of a Victorian Duke" is about real people pretending to live on an English estate, circa 1879. And Tessa'...  more »
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780451411129
ISBN-10: 0451411129
Publication Date: 5/4/2004
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 487 ratings
Publisher: Onyx
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 13
Light reading. I am not sure I completely liked it, maybe it was that there were too many embarrassing situations the herioine got herself into, maybe too many references by the heroine about her weight (it got annoying). But it was humorous and overall I would recommend it to someone looking for a fun read. Sometimes I couldn't believe the things that came out of the heroine's mouth.
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Helpful Score: 11
This is the second book by Macalister I have read. There were parts that I laughed and then got the down right giggles. I do not normaly laugh at romance novels but this was funny. Parts of the book are a bit choppy and the story line sometimes gets lost in the relationship of the characters but still well worth the read. Murphy's law rules in the Corset Diaries.
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Helpful Score: 10
I was really looking forward to reading this book. Cute sounding twist on the norm. I tried, I really tried to like this book. I just could not seem to be able to like the main characters enough to care overly much.
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Helpful Score: 8
Intriguing premise but falls flat and becomes a typical/traditional romance. Some of the 'modern' versus Victorian clashes were amusing, but in the end it's what I call a dispoable book -- one I don't regret reading, but feel no need to read again.
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Helpful Score: 5
very cute & sassy. It was fun to have a heroine that was a not so perfect size with a more than perfect heart. The only thing I wish was thatshe hadn't wined so much about her not so perfect figure, but then again, thats what most of us normal chicks do no matter what our size.
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I thought this was a funny book with a very interesting concept. I really did nto think it was at all reralistic, even in the worls of reality TV. This was a work of pure fiction and not enough real world. But, it was fun.
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Nothing like I expected. I grew impossibly bored in spite of the interesting concept. The main character is pretty generic. And the romance in the book is unbelievable in every way imaginable.
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very funny. Reality show with the characters trying to live as people did in the Victorian era. Very well written as far as believable, etc. Liked the main character a lot!


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