We're Not Sixteen Anymore

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 28 Feb 2019

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This book was cute. It was humorous but not laugh out loud funny as I expected it to be.  I like the different take of the older woman trying online dating. I look forward to reading more by this author.
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Aww, I fell in love with this book because it's cute, charming and very heartwarming. A good way to escape reality by reading this light and fun book! Totally recommended to all ages!
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In We're Not Sixteen Anymore, Becky Andersen has created,a wonderfully funny book of essays chronicling the pitfalls and perils of dating in the digital age.

First is the trauma of creating a new account and a dating profile; then waiting for the first responses to come in. It's amazing how quickly checking for responses goes from a pleasant pastime to a raving addiction.

She meets an entire collection of Mr. Wrongs. There's the utterly boring guy, the guy who makes a hobby of dating, and the guy who goes to a great deal of trouble to create a perfect first date. She also discovers that a horseback riding date, after years of not riding, is a painful way to meet another Mr. Wrong.

Does she meet a Mr. Maybe, or even a Mr. Right. You'll have to read it to find out!

I would highly recommend this title to woman looking for something light and funny.

In the interest of full disclosure, I received a free digital copy of this title to review from Net Galley.

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While I enjoyed this book immensely and chuckled at many parts, I wondered how very lucky this lady was.  Where were the ones who gave you false names and someone else's picture, or the scammers who try to steal your identity?  At least I don't feel alone in my efforts to find the "one".
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The lead character is advised to find “a friend” and she tries out online dating but she’s not sixteen anymore. In her early sixties, the author discovers the benefits and disadvantages of online dating as she goes on her dates.
The narration is very hilarious, perfectly a romantic comedy! The author’s witty sense of humour will make you laugh on each page and each line. The way she describes her date and herself and the surroundings is awesome.
Grab this book on Valentines Day or any Day and it surely won’t disappoint you!
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This book is a  fun story of a 60ish woman dipping her toes into online dating.  I laughed a lot and cried  little.  Overall I think this book will not dissappoint both young and old
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What a nice surprise! Such a refreshing book, it looks like the story of an oldish Bridget Jones looking for another love of her life after Mark Darcy (snif). It's the writer's real story searching for love in a date website and it's really interesting to know the truth about being in the love market at that age, but she narrates it in a light and funny way and I found it difficult to put down. The ending was a little too rushed, but she choose my favourite suitor, so happy ending for all LOL.
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To have such an eye opener of a book was quite a surprise. It opens your eyes then tears them up full of tears with such hilarious tales of dates gone bad. This is such a cute and comical book! If you need a good laugh you can get it with this novel. I gave an honest review in exchange for a copy of this hilarious tale! It was time spent well.
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This wasn't exactly a laugh out loud kinda book, but I did enjoy the slight humor and sarcasm. Becky's story was enjoyable but I got bored real quick and pushed hard to get through it.
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This book is more than it seems! 

Yes, it's a fun and funny look at on-line dating from the perspective of a 60 year old woman but it's also honest and  refreshing. Becky Andersen is not some doddering old lady, she is great and I hope to be half as cool at her age.

Anyone who has ever dipped their toe in the pool of on-line dating will find this book relatable and enjoyable.

Thank you to Becky Andersen, BQB Publishing, and NetGalley for this ARC in exchange for an honest review!
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I really enjoyed following Becky's adventures in online dating, for a not so 'tech savvy' older lady;she certainly got to grips with it. The different dates that Becky's experienced provided humour and some laugh out loud moments, I found the storyline really interesting and relevant for an older generation who still want to find love.
I was slightly disappointed with the short end to the book, I thought there were so many more humourous dates for Becky to share with the reader although it does allow an opportunity for a follow up book.
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Cute book, liked the font. I enjoyed the perspective of the older person trying to find love in the modern dating scene.
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I've had a go at online dating so this looked like it might be a fun read and I did enjoy reading about all the different dates she went on. It's fun and quirky and I really enjoyed it
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We're Not Sixteen Anymore by Becky Andersen is a very funny book about senior online dating.  What a fun read! If you are looking for an entertaining book, that will keep you reading, I recommend this book. 

I received this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.
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I struggled with this book, not really understanding the "baby boomer" reference.

I didn't find the book humorous at all, verging on boring if I am honest. The subject is relevant, given the current culture of divorcing at the first sign of trouble. The thought of dating again fills me with dread. However, for others in this situation, I can understand their predicament, but felt rather than encouraging older singles to date, please would put them off.

A disappointing read.
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I enjoyed this book.  I have also experienced the online dating world, and it’s quite scary at times. 

 The only thing that was confusing for me and I wish were different is that each date was dismissed right afterwards, but then later on most of them would be brought up as having been in touch the entire time through email as friends.  I would have liked better if I knew this during the story  and now that down the line.  It would’ve helped to build the characters Up more.
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We're Not Sixteen Anymore by Becky Andersen is a book I requested from NetGalley and the review is voluntary. This is a creative and witty story of a 60year old woman going back into the dating scene. Some of the things she talks about anyone in that age range could relate to. Clever and sprinkled with humor.
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This book is laugh out loud funny.  A refreshing point of view to online dating in your senior years.  A quick read that’s worth it!
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A delightful and fun to read book that made me laugh loud!
The style of writing is light and delightful, the characters are well written and realistic.
The plot was engaging and entertaining.
Highly recommended!
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC
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