Stuck in Downward Dog: A Novel Paperback – May 24 2007
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About the Author
CHANTEL SIMMONS is an author, editor and consumer trends tracker. Her first novel, Stuck in Downward Dog, was a Winnipeg Free Press bestseller, a Chatelaine Best Beach Book and Book of the Month, and a Vancouver Sun Editor’s Choice. Chantel has worked at ELLE Canada, Sweetspot.ca, TV Guide, Elevate and The Toronto Sun, and has contributed to FASHION, Best Health, Reader’s Digest, MoneySense, HGTV, Foodtv.ca and WNetwork.com. She teaches magazine and website writing and editing in the Book & Magazine publishing program at Centennial College, and lives in Toronto with her husband. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Top Customer Reviews
It seems I enjoy books written in the first person much more than the third person and it became even more apparent in this novel (with the exception of Jennifer Weiner who writes the third person spectacularly). This chick lit character had just the right amount of ditz, quirk and outrageous situations along the lines of Bridget Jones's Diary and The Shopaholic series and made me laugh out loud multiple times. Even though I wasn't sure about most of her friends or her sister, I loved the character's often painful transformation and was pleased that it didn't all revolve around a man - he was only the impetus for her transformation.
Great Canadian Chick Lit and I will definitely read her new novel coming out next year!