Twenty-One Truths About Love



Twenty-One Truths About Love Radical, extraordinary, and profoundly humanTaylor Jenkins Reid1 Daniel Mayrock loves his wife Jillthan anything 2 Dan quit his job and opened a bookshop.3 Jill is ready to have a baby 4 Dan is scared the bookshop isn t doing well Financial crisis is imminent 5 Dan hasn t told Jill about their financial trouble He s ashamed 6 Then Jill gets pregnant.This heartfelt story is about the lengths one man will go to and the risks he will take to save his family But Dan doesn t just want to save his failing bookstore and his family s finances he wants to become someone.1 Dan wants to do something special 2 He s a man who is tired of feeling ordinary 3 He s sick of feeling like a failure 4 Of living in the shadow of his wife s deceased first husband.Dan is also an obsessive list maker, and his story unfolds entirely in his lists, which are brimming with Dan s hilarious sense of humor, unique world view, and deeply personal thoughts When read in full, his lists paint a picture of a man struggling to be a man, a man who has reached a point where he s willing to anything for the love and soon to be new love of his life. Download Twenty-One Truths About Love – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Twenty-One Truths About Love
  • Matthew Dicks
  • 06 March 2018
  • 1250103487

15 thoughts on “Twenty-One Truths About Love

  1. Meredith says:

    I was going to create my own list comprised of twenty one truths about this book, but I realized I only needed one I loved Twenty one Truths About Love Twenty one Truths About Love is a humorous, quirky, and endearing read about one man s fears, anxiety about impending fatherhood, feelings mostly of inadequacy , and the minutiae of daily life all detailed in the lists that he makes constantly throughout the day and nightDan makes lists Dan writes lists mostly about his financial I was going to create my own list comprised of twenty one truths about this book, but I realized I only needed one I loved Twenty one Truths About Love Twenty one Truths About Love is a humorous, quirky, and endearing read about one man s fears, anxiety about impending fatherhood, feelings mostly of inadequacy , and the minutiae of daily life all detailed in the lists that he makes constantly throughout the day and nightDan makes lists Dan writes lists mostly about his financial problems, failing business, lying to his wife Jill about his business and their finances, Jill s first husband whom Dan feels he will never live up to, his father who walked out when he was a child, Little Debbie Snack Cakes, and books, amongst other tops Dan s lists reveal that he is a lovely person who loves his wife and family and will do whatever it takes to make them...

  2. Fran says:

    We lie most often to the people we love Time passes, lies multiply, and arguably a situation worsens Case in point, Dan Mayrock s expenses which are outpacing his income at the bookstore he opened after leaving teaching Jill, his pregnant wife, is being kept in the dark, led to believe the bookstore is profitable Financial disaster is looming on the horizon.Dan is overwhelmed and anxiety ridden His former therapist suggested that he log his feelings Dan does so in the form of obsessive We lie most often to the people we love Time passes, lies multiply, and arguably a situation worsens Case in point, Dan Mayrock s expenses which are outpacing his income at the bookstore he opened after leaving teaching Jill, his pregnant wife, is being kept in the dark, led to believe the bookstore is profitable Financial disaster is looming on the horizon.Dan is overwhelmed and anxiety ridden His former therapist suggested that he log his feelings Dan does so in the form of obsessive lists Everything, even the minutest occurrence, is on some detailed list Dan and Jill met at a school faculty meeting He thought Jill to be the...

  3. Liz says:

    The premise of this book intrigued me a book made up completely of lists But what sounds good in principal didn t quite live up to its potential Despite being told purely in the form of lists, it doesn t take long to get the gist of the story 1 Dan has left teaching to open a bookstore 2 The bookstore is losing money and they re on the verge of going broke 3 Jill doesn t know this 4 Jill wants a baby and becomes pregnant 5 Jill is a widow 6 dan writes lists about every idiot The premise of this book intrigued me a book made up completely of lists But what sounds good in principal didn t quite live up to its potential Despite being told purely in the form of lists, it doesn t take long to get the gist of the story 1 Dan has left teaching to open a bookstore 2 The bookstore is losing money and they re on the verge of going broke 3 Jill doesn t know this 4 Jill wants a baby and becomes pregnant 5 Jill is a widow 6 dan writes lists about every idiot thought he s ever had.Why I dislike Dan1 I don t care abo...

  4. Larry H says:

    Things I enjoyed about this book 1 The fact the book was written entirely in lists was really creative.2 Amidst everything that went on in the book, it s really a story about love, fear, and family.3 Many of Dan s thoughts are surprisingly on par with mine.Things I didn t enjoy about this book 1 The list format started to wear me down.2 There was one particular plotline that I found really irksome 3 Darned book made me cryDan left his teaching job to run a bookstore It wasn t as easy Things I enjoyed about this book 1 The fact the book was written entirely in lists was really creative.2 Amidst everything that went on in the book, it s really a story about love, fear, and family.3 Many of Dan s thoughts are surprisingly on par with mine.Things I didn t enjoy about this book 1 The list format started to wear me down.2 There was one particular plotline that I found really irksome 3 Darned book made me cryDan left his teaching job to run a bookstore It wasn t as easy or profitable as he thought it would be Of course, he thought teaching would be easy, too, but He s afraid to reveal the extent of his financial struggles to h...

  5. Cheri says:

    NOW AVAILABLE 4.5 StarsSeven years ago I read Matthew DicksMemoirs of an Imaginary Friendand loved it, so I was anxious to check out his latest,Twenty one Truths About Love While the idea of a novel written entirely in lists sounds a bit out of the ordinary, the reality is that this one allows the reader to slowly get to know Daniel Mayrock, his personal insecurities about his marriage to Jill, the potential success or failure of his bookshop, bills that are nowimposing NOW AVAILABLE 4.5 StarsSeven years ago I read Matthew DicksMemoirs of an Imaginary Friendand loved it, so I was anxious to check out his latest,Twenty one Truths About Love While the idea of a novel written entirely in lists sounds a bit out of the ordinary, the reality is that this one allows the reader to slowly get to know Daniel Mayrock, his personal insecurities about his marriage to Jill, the potential success or failure of his bookshop, bills that are nowimposing since he left his teaching position, as well as his outlook on life and the way we often fail at maintaining the love and life we had envisioned for ourselves and those we love And, of course, he makes lists of the way he feels he s failing And then, when he sees their bank accounts draining away, and feeling guilty over their pending financial disaster from cr...

  6. Katie B says:

    When I read the publisher synopsis for this one, I instantly was intrigued The entire story is told by lists the male protagonist, Dan, has written Yes, lists At first glance when you flip thru the pages, it sure doesn t look like a typical story But give this one a chance as somehow the author manages to pull off a pretty decent story while doing so in an unusual way.Dan loves his wife Jill and he can t entirely figure out what an amazing woman like her is doing with a regular ol guy like When I read the publisher synopsis for this one, I instantly was intrigued The entire story is told by lists the male protagonist, Dan, has written Yes, lists At first glance when you flip thru the pages, it sure doesn t look like a typical story But give this one a chance as somehow the author manages to pull off a pretty decent story while doing so in an unusual way.Dan loves his wife Jill and he can t entirely figure out what an amazing woman like her is doing with a regular ol guy like him He quit teaching awhile back to fulfill his dream of owning a bookstore Unfortunately things aren t going so well and he is basically hemorrhaging money He knows he needs to tell his wife he has been dipping into their savings but he s ashamed and feels like a failure So what is Dan willin...

  7. Bam cooks the books ;-) says:

    What A novel made up entirely of lists That s either extremely innovative or just plain crazy OkayI m coming down on the side of innovative because you know what I thought those lists did work to tell this story Reason for Dan s lists He saw a therapist who suggested journaling, which he thought sucked So list making was a compromise and is now a habit, a way to think things out and make sense of things on paper But for Dan a habit is just an obsession that pretends to the What A novel made up entirely of lists That s either extremely innovative or just plain crazy OkayI m coming down on the side of innovative because you know what I thought those lists did work to tell this story Reason for Dan s lists He saw a therapist who suggested journaling, which he thought sucked So list making was a compromise and is now a habit, a way to think things out and make sense of things on paper But for Dan a habit is just an obsession that pretends to the intentional and controllable Problem 1 Dan is married to the woman of his dreams who is a young widow but somehow her first husband Peter is a wall between them in Dan...

  8. Erin says:

    Dan Mayrock is an ex teacher that now runs his own bookstore and through lists unfolds his story of not being completely honest to his wife, Jill The couple are now expecting a baby and Dan has to work through a lot of his issues in order to move on or face some pretty severe consequences The list thing did wear on me by the 52% mark, but I still wanted to find out if Jill and Dan were going to have an honest discussion about what he was keeping from her So that kept me reading and I was Dan Mayrock is an ex teacher that now runs his own bookstore and through lists unfolds his story of not being completely honest to his wife, Jill The couple are now expecting a baby and Dan has to work through a lot of his issues in order to move on or face some pretty severe consequences The list thing did wear on me by the 52% mark, but I still wante...

  9. Kristy K says:

    I think your liking of this book will be largely dependent on if you can read a whole book composed solely of lists I will admit it got old after a while, but Dan s quirks and self actualizations made it worth the read Da...

  10. Andy Winder says:

    This was a cute and lighthearted read It reminded me of David Sedaris which the narrator seems to admire a lot meets The Storied Life of AJ Fikry I enjoyed the list format and thought the overall feel was reminiscent of a romantic comedy There was one major plot point in the book that confused me won t name specifics because spoilers because of how drastic it was and also how quickly it was wrapped up Also, I felt like for a bookshop owner, Daniel didn t seem to like books much I wish it This was a cute and lighthearted read It reminded me of David Sedaris which the narrator seems to admire a lot meets The Storied Life of AJ Fikry I enjoyed the list format and thought the overall feel was reminiscent of a romantic comedy There was one major plot point in the book that confused me won t name specifics because spoilers because of how drastic it was and also how quickly it was wrapped up Also, I felt like for a bookshop owner, Daniel didn t seem to like...

  11. Rylee says:

    Oh my gosh I won this book through a Goodreads Giveaway and I read it in ONE DAY Yes the listing makes it a fast read but I could not stop I was laughing and crying throughout the whole thing Amazingly written I didn t t...

  12. Laura Harrison says:

    Darn near impossible not to read this all in one sitting I am a sucker for books that have anything at all to do with bookstores Entertaining, enjoyable read

  13. Jenny (Reading Envy) says:

    I moved this book up on my list after hearing about it on the Book Cougars a story about a man, his relationship, and his failing bank account, told completely in lists It s a fun concept and I think the author who I know best as a frequent Moth StorySlam winner thinks in lists, so this was a natural approach for him.In my reading experience, I found it a bit tedious, if I m being honest and it didn t read as quickly as I was in the mood for The main character is a bit unlikeable and just I moved this book up on my list after hearing about it on the Book Cougars a story about a man, his relationship, and his failing bank account, told completely in lists It s a fun concept and I think the author who I know best as a frequent Moth StorySlam winner thinks in lists, so this was a natural approach for him.In my reading experience, I found it a bit tedious, if I m being honest and it didn t read as quickly as I was in the mood for The main character is a bit unlikeable and just ne...

  14. Jamie beauty_andthebook_ says:

    Having absolutely loved Dicks Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, I was beyond excited for Twenty one Truths About Love, especially when I saw that Taylor Jenkins Reid blurbed the cover Unfortunately, this book didn t work quite as well for me as Memoirs did A 300 page book written entirely in lists Sounds interesting, right At the onset, the format felt fresh and fun and lent itself to a quick read, but quickly, I realized there was a reason this style hadn t been used before it s fun and Having absolutely loved Dicks Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, I was beyond excited for Twenty one Truths About Love, especially when I saw that Taylor Jenkins Reid blurbed the cover Unfortunately, this book didn t work quite as well for me as Memoirs did A 300 page book written entirely in lists Sounds interesting, right At the onset, the format felt fresh and fun and lent itself to a quick read, but quickly, I realized there was a reason this style hadn t been used before it s fun and fresh for a little bit and then I would have liked some traditional chapters 300 pages of lists is a LOT of lists Some of the lists made me laugh out loud and some made me really want to scream at our main character Dan there s a lot of privilege and complaining with this one For me, this would have been cute to have each chapter start with a list and then proceed intoof a traditional format af...

  15. Judy says:

    Interesting book The entire story is told in lists I never would have thought an entire novel could be written in lists and make any sense but Dicks accomplished this, made it interesting and as a reader I totally understood and felt the story I felt like the list maker protagonist was OCD though I enjoyed the book and was intrigued with the innovation I did sometimes get bored with those lists and some didn t seem relevant to the story Overall it was a fun read even though I didn t like Interesting book The entire story is told in lists I never would have thought an entire novel could be written in lists and make any sense but Dicks accomplished this, made it interesting and as a reader I totally understood and felt the story I felt like the list maker protagonist was OCD though I enjoyed the book and was intrigued with...

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