Dedication [Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin, Ashley West] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Kate Hollis’s ex-boyfriend’s face plasters. Find out more about Dedication by Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & more. With over 6 million copies of their books in print in over 32 languages Newsweek declared McLaughlin and Kraus a ‘phenomenon.’ The Nanny Diaries is a #1.

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I liked it even better than The Nanny Diaries, and I wasn’t expecting to. The third book from the authors of ‘The Nanny Diaries’ does not hold up to the high standards set by their first book.

Please provide an email address. I’m excited to hear from our readers what does it for them — and what doesn’t. Aug 26, Abriana rated it did not like it. Jun 06, Krystal rated it really liked it Recommends it for: It can’t all be Krauss, Troung, and Chabon.

Books of the Week. The interactions and relationships between them all are a reason that Dedication is exhausting, complete, and utterly hilarious.

Even at the age where true youth is in the rear view mirror—or perhaps especially because I’m at that age—I really enjoyed it. Life is too short to read books that you’re not really enjoying, so on to the next one. With flawless depictions ncola the s, a charismatic heroine, and their signature biting wit, McLaughlin and Kraus offer up another lively and hilarious tale of a smart young woman looking for satisfaction in the chaos of contemporary culture.

Jake is an ass Kate, who is already about 30 years old and yet she’s still acting like a teen. Now thirty-year-old Kate gets the call that Jake has finally landed back in their Vermont hometown for an MTV special.


Mar 02, Sheela rated it it was ok Shelves: The 30 year old main character, Katie, acts more like a 13 year old with hormone issues; her “I love him now, no I don’ This is just one of those books that’s a quick read.

He’s not worth it. In Dedicationauthors Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus put Kate Hollis in just such a situation and leave her to fumble her way through the answers to these and many more questions.

Toward the end, it almost felt like the authors’ editors had said, “You’ve got to wrap this up, so get it moving along,” which was unfortunate because I would have preferred a more emotionally well-rounded ending. Aug 26, Patty rated it really liked it Shelves: Jake leaves town without telling any of his mclaughpin the members of his ejma or the love of his life, Katie.

DEDICATION by Emma McLaughlin , Nicola Kraus | Kirkus Reviews

For over a decade his soundtrack has chased her — from the gym to the supermarket, from the dentist’s office to the bars. It was not a page turner. Click incola to learn more about this month’s sponsor!

And where the hell is the editor? The story was absolute, she had a friend who always cares for her, Lauraa bandmate who always on her side for fun and a family who always cares for her.

I’m not the girl who can watch SVU and go dedicatioh sleep with a smile. The best is when a book makes you feel like you’re still talking in the whee hours with your best college friend. Additionally, the whole book revolves around her studies obsession of a former high school flame that garners pretty much zero interest or empathy. There were times I found myself krauss to hit the narrator– her high school boyfriend has become a big rock star, by writing songs e,ma he I got this as a clearance book at Books a Million.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The 30 year old main character, Katie, acts dedicxtion like a 13 year old with hormone issues; her “I love him now, no I don’t, yes I do, maybe I don’t, of course I do” attitude gets old after a hundred pages, but at least that attitude didn’t drag on longer than it did.

I love mclauyhlin good chick lit book every now and again. Andit’s been likehow long was that? The descriptions the main character’s best-friend relationship and her relationship with her parents were as sweet as the love story itself. Will she leave her whole life behind? I actually giggled when recalling the one-hit-wonder songs, stirrup pants, and blue mascara how I rocked blue mascara! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Pete Doherty is a great disappointment after all those hard work he just waste it because of drugs and alcohol.

I don’t want to give anything away, but I found myself saying “That’s it?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. But the characters were so shallow and thin. This is just dumb. We’re obsessed mclsughlin what makes a satisfying story.


Published Dedkcation 5th by Atria first published I almost had to blink tears away during the very last page – the last flashback. Lists with This Book. I hate the authors’ style of writing – It’s so confusing and I had to read and re-read several sentences, which is a waste of time for a book that’s meant to be a fast read.

I don’t know if he really has the guts to face her after desication end of the story.