The Rosie Effect

The Rosie Effect

Large Print - 2015
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"Don and Rosie are happily married, living in New York, and unexpectedly expecting their first child. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2015, c2014
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781628994667
Branch Call Number: LT F SIM
Characteristics: 455 p. (large print) ; 23 cm


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Jun 10, 2017

Sequel almost as good as the first.

Apr 19, 2017

I haven't ever used five stars. Love this guy. Wish I had been able to get the previous book first though. Don't even want to bother now...scared it will disappoint.

Oct 31, 2016

I enjoyed just as much as the first book, The Rosie Project. Don and Rosie still have issues to work through before their first child is born. Don is as funny as ever. Again, their friends help them get through the messy stuff. I certainly hope to see Don raising a baby in the next book! Go, Graeme!

AL_ALICIA Aug 09, 2016

I didn't love this as much as the first book. While I was eager to revisit these characters, it was a little less funny and a lot more real which made it feel like much longer read to me. Overall, I still enjoyed the story, I just missed some of the humor.

Mar 22, 2016

Loved this book. Not as good as the first but still would highly recommend for any fans of the first book.

Jan 18, 2016

The second book about Don and Rosie was not as funny as the first. Thought that some parts were a "little draggy". But it was fun learning about the developing the story of the two in New York. Still quirky but perhaps too technical in parts. Was interesting to see Don go beyond his familiar self and try to make Rosie happy during her pregnancy.

Jan 16, 2016

This sequel is not quite as funny as the first but is more poignant. Worth reading if you liked the first book. ( Read it first )

Sep 07, 2015

This was maybe too much of a good thing. I liked it. It was funny and charming but it didn't meet my expectation set by The Rosie Project. Still a good read though.

Aug 13, 2015

For me, THE ROSIE EFFECT, was not quite on par with the first book in this series, THE ROSIE PROJECT, but I still enjoyed it. Don Tillman is a unique character and his continuing journey through life is both humorous and touching. His story reminds us that what can be perceived as flaws or weaknesses in a personality can turn out to be strengths when viewed in a different light.

Aug 12, 2015

I thought this was a great sequel and I enjoyed it just as much as the first book. I hope there's another book being written in the series.

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Nov 28, 2015

"After the pregnancy was over, Rosie could begin sleeping normally again." p 199.

Sep 20, 2015

It is generally accepted that people enjoy surprises: hence the traditions associated with Christmas, birthdays and anniversaries. In my experience, most of the pleasure accrues to the giver. The victim is frequently under pressure to feign, at short notice, a positive response to an unwanted object or unscheduled event.

Sep 20, 2015

I have a theory that everyone is as odd as I am when they are alone.

Sep 20, 2015

‘To the world’s most perfect woman.’ It was lucky my father was not present. _Perfect_ is an absolute that cannot be modified, like _unique_ or _pregnant_. My love for Rosie was so powerful that it had caused my brain to make a grammatical error.

Sep 20, 2015

It was odd, paradoxical - _crazy_ - that what Rosie seemed to value most about me, a highly organized person who avoided uncertainty and liked to plan in detail, was that my behaviour generated unpredictable consequences. But if that was what she loved, I was not going to argue.

PimaLib_MaryG May 07, 2015

...the answer came to me. The fridge! We would get a bigger fridge, and all the other problems would be solved.

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