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Bridget Jones

Mad About The Boy

by Helen Fielding

Hardcover, 390 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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Bridget Jones
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Mad About The Boy
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Helen Fielding

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Book Summary

In a new phase of Bridget's life in contemporary London, she faces the challenge of maintaining her sex appeal, engages in drunken texting and despairs about fitting into skinny jeans.

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2 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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Helen Fielding says she wanted to explore a common predicament: getting older, finding yourself single again, and having to deal with a changed dating landscape. Alisa Connan hide caption

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Bridget In Middle Age: We're Not So 'Mad About' This Girl

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Exclusive First Read: 'Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy'

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