Book Review: Millie’s Fling

Title: Millie’s Fling Author: Jill Mansell Publisher: Sourcebooks Rating: 3/5 How I received this book: Bought Blurb: Bestselling novelist Orla Hart owes her life to her friend Millie Brady, whose rotten boyfriend has just left her. So Orla invites Millie to Cornwall, where Millie looks forward to a summer without any dating whatsoever. But Orla envisions Millie as the heroine of her next novel and decides to find Millie the man of her dreams. Except the two women have drastically different ideas about what kind of guy that should be. With Orla and Millie working at cross-purposes, and a dashing but bewildered hero stuck in the middle, the summer will turn out to be unforgettable for all concerned… Review: One word comes to mind after I finished Millie’s Fling, “Lovely”. The beginning started off slow. I didn’t connect with the characters right away and I started to lose interest. But, I continued and the characters grew on me. It’s a very light read. Nothing earth shattering, no really bad people, just a lovely all around book. Millie’s Fling takes place in England with English characters and an English author. Reading, I got an overall feeling of Bridget Jones Diary (movie) without the diary (even though I only saw the movie and didn’t read the book).I got a feel of British chick lit. There are a few words and slang I didn’t understand and I guess the meaning of the paragraphs were lost on me somewhat. That did reduce the value or enjoyment of the book. There is no sex. You lead up to sex and continue after sex but...