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REVIEW: The List. A Love Story in 781 Chapters by...

Dear Ms. Stout,

The List. A Love Story in 781 Chapters
I zipped through your fun book, “The List. A Love Story in 781 Chapters” in no time. It’s infectious and funny and so true for any woman who’s ever dated a man she thought was Mr. Right, questioned a man she thought was Mr. Right, cried to her girlfriend about a man she thought was Mr. Right, then gotten drunk and done something she wishes she hadn’t because of a man she finds out is Mr. Wrong. Plus you include a cat in the story. My cat loves that. I think most women who’ve been Out There in the Dating World will relate to something in it. It’s a wickedly honest, second person chick lit crossed with a sort of affirmative gift book.

195. You’ll fall asleep with Mr. Right.
The furry kind.
196. You’ll dream about being a bride.
197. The groom will be faceless.
198. The dress will be Vera Wang.
199. The ring will be Harry Winston.
200. The phone will ring again.
201. You’ll wonder who the hell just woke you up from a perfect dream.
202. It’ll be the handsome stranger.
203. He’ll say, “I can’t stop thinking about you.”
204. Your life will exceed your dreams.
a. Once
205. A man will exceed your dreams.
a. For about three weeks.

Does your protagonist find true love? Of course she does. After all, the title does say,”A
Love Story.” B for you.


Another long time reader who read romance novels in her teens, then took a long break before started back again about 15 years ago. She enjoys historical romance/fiction best, likes contemporaries, action- adventure and mysteries, will read suspense if there's no TSTL characters and is currently reading very few paranormals.


  1. Heidi
    Jan 18, 2007 @ 15:54:19

    I`ve just read this book. Not all of of it. But impressed me immediatetly. I think it is very amazing and fantastic. I`m very astonished of it. I would say: ” It speeks out of my soul”… The fact is that my boyfriend left me cause he has found out that he loves men. It was a very hard thing to do for me… Just as astonishing like the book itself…..
    A just want to say, that it, I`m gonna say, helps me for finding the “Mr. Right”, for what I`m looking for months…

    Thanks for finding the advertising article for this book in the Cosmopolitan.

    So, please, write on on such books..

  2. Fiona
    Apr 02, 2008 @ 04:23:52

    i loved the book – i can so relate… great read


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