The Undateable

The Undateable

Book - 2017
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"Melissa 'Bernie' Bernard isn't familiar with fame. After all, she works at a college library with hardly any visitors. But when a video of a marriage proposal in her stacks goes viral, it's not the bride and groom who capture the Internet's attention. It's Bernie--caught rolling her eyes. Now, just as she's ready to go into hiding and permanently bury her nose in a book, a handsome reporter appears with a proposal of his own"--Back cover
Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp., [2017]
ISBN: 9781420141832
Branch Call Number: ROM Titl (paper)
Characteristics: viii, 310 pages ; 18 cm
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Okay, so I'm a sucker for stories about librarians! But any woman who has ever been told 'you should smile more' will feel a kinship to Bernie, the librarian who gets caught--in a viral video--rolling her eyes at an over-the-top marriage proposal. She becomes known as 'Disapproving Librarian' and... Read More »

Listen, any romance novel that begins with a grumpy librarian becoming a meme is pretty much guaranteed to be a delight, and that is absolutely the case with this one. It's smart, feminist, and very charming -- total proof that you can write kissing books that are also about smashing the patriarchy.

Two votes! "The premise of this contemporary romance -- a librarian is photographed looking grumpy in the background of a proposal at her library, and becomes an internet meme; the hero is a journalist who wants to write a series of articles about her dating life -- is pretty hard to beat, a... Read More »


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Patricia_T
Nov 18, 2020

Did not rate this book as I just could not get into the story.

JessicaGma May 23, 2018

As someone else mentioned, it is more gentle than say #2 in this series, but I quite enjoyed the whole meme situation that Bernie got herself into, plus her feminist stance. All good points. A nice fun read.

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wildct2003
Apr 30, 2018

Some humor, minimal fooling around/hanky panky. More of a gentle romance, nothing very explicit. Just ok.

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Athena48
Apr 24, 2017

I loved both main characters in this book. They each evolved in their understanding of each other, dating and the opposite sex. There was a great sense of fun all through the story.

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