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    Not for myself of course :p:

    In short, a friend has recently read the Bridget Jones' Diary book(s), and - because I work in a library - has asked me to see if I can find her some similar authors to read. Now, because I work in a library it doesn't mean I know what every book is about, and Bridget Jones is certainly not my type of book, so Id appreciate your help

    Thanks!
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    I think someone who enjoyed Bridget Jones might like Nick Hornby novels. They're not chick lit (i hate that term), but they are funny and creative like Bridget Jones. Something like A Long Way Down or High Fidelity, maybe?
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    Adrian Mole series by Sue Townsend . In diary format like Bridget Jones only he's a guy, and 13 (and 3/4). Hilarious x
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    Any book by Sophie Kinsella (especially the Shopoholic series) they are very entertaining and the protagonist has Bridget-like qualities.
    Her other titles are :
    Can You Keep a Secret? and The Undomestic Goddess
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    How about another book by the same author? There's one that I think is called The Overactive Imagination of Olivia Jules or something similar. It's about a journalist who is a bit ditzy like Bridget whose imagination goes crazy OTT and she finds herself following a story that could be quite big and dangerous.
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    I tried the Olivia Joules one, but thought it was rubbish - to be blunt. 'Can You Keep A Secret?' by Sophie Kinsella I read once when I was out of other books, and I was actually laughing out loud. Thats how funny it was. Although that could just be me.
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    Anything by Marian Keyes or Catherine Alliott.
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    (Original post by BradyHR)
    I tried the Olivia Joules one, but thought it was rubbish - to be blunt.
    Yeah it wasn't great. I expected better really considering I loved the Bridget Jones' Diary books. Others may like it though.
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    (Original post by SweetLikeChocolate)
    Any book by Sophie Kinsella (especially the Shopoholic series) they are very entertaining and the protagonist has Bridget-like qualities.
    Her other titles are :
    Can You Keep a Secret? and The Undomestic Goddess
    Yeah I'd agree with those. I preferred the single two, rather than the Shopaholic series. I don't think Ive laughed while reading a book as much as I did with Can You Keep A Secret.
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    Marian Keyes, from what I've heard...not got round to reading any myself, but apparently, it appeals to fans of "chick lit" but has a lot more depth and intelligence
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    Hens Dancing by Rafaella Barker

    Similar voice to Bridget Jones but set in the Norfolk countryside, very funny.
 
 
 
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