McDreamy does everything he can to convince the father to change his mind, even flying in a shaman to help find her soul. Izzie deals with a female patient who literally has a broken heart. How do they fix that? Chief Webber and Meredith are there to discharge Ellis to the nursing home. Burke wants to know where his relationship with Cristina is going.
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Love me. The door opens. She nervously looks at the door. The door opens again. I was really excited for this book, because I thought that I could final I really wanted to like this book. I was really excited for this book, because I thought that I could finally see Dom mature and not need a guy in her life to be happy. From this point, I already knew that I wouldn't be liking this story.
Nevertheless, I wanted to continue it, because I felt motivated to see where it went. Dom acts just as impulsive, reckless and annoying as she did in the other book. I found her insufferable, because I couldn't comprehend how someone older than me could be so dense. It really infuriated me, when she said completely thoughtless remarks, such as: "Admittedly, not having a boyfriend is a lot less dejecting when there's a suitable prospect waiting in the wings.
No Dom, you are not the last drop of water in the desert, so no, you are not going to be wanted by everyone. I was also infuriated by her disregard for everyone else when a too perfect to be real guy comes into her life. She starts ignoring everyone and everything, and just wants to be around her new "boy toy". It's infuriating that we see Dominique doing the same mistakes she did in the first book, all over again, but with a different guy. Also, the ending was completely open-ended. Just a simple "hey, how are you" is not enough to actually say they "ended on a good note".
Yep, Dominique wants a boy that's like Guy, Wes and Calvin.
I did enjoy the fact that there was still humor in the story, and that more than once I ended up laughing out loud. Overall, I really didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would. I'd stick to the first book. View 1 comment. May 14, Jenni Arndt rated it really liked it Shelves: arc-ebook. And the series continues to be great! We get to see a very different side of our MC, Dom and we also get to revisit some of our favorite relationships from the first.
We meet Dom upon finishing up her first year of college as she is headed home to spend the summer. Good old Calvin is dropping her off and we see that she is still torn on her feelings for this funny guy. I was happy And the series continues to be great! Once she is home she meets another hottie, Guy and starts to experiment a bit more with him. This exploratory side of Dom was new, and I liked it! She still had her cautious characteristics to her forcing an STD test and vaccination records out of the guy but at the same time she let herself live a bit and feel a bit.
Now Dom is the single girl and Amy is the one in the relationship. We got to see a more vulnerable side of Amy and more ups and downs when it came to the two of them which was great because friendships are filled with ups and downs. The sex is still ever present in this one and it is a bit more experienced. Seeing Dom take charge in the sack and really figure out her body was great!
I think there is definitely a learning curve to finding what feels good for each partner and Snadowsky really captured that in her signature completely honest way. Hell, the book even made me want to try a few new things! These two are adorable and I adore all the scenes with them. The closure that we get with these characters and relationships is definitely satisfying. As the novel explores moving on after your first love, figuring out your body, and also fighting to keep relationships that are important to you in your life I came to really connect with these people. This is definitely a series that I will be recommending to any female friends that I have because I think everyone can appreciate the honesty in them and the good laughs that they throw at you.
A copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.
View 2 comments. Jan 05, Mia Bakhthiar rated it did not like it Shelves: read-withinhrs , nope-pile , single-star-regrets , overrated-af , pretty-covers. Pretty much mindless drivel about 'love' at first sight, and its benefits. It wasn't my cup of tea, personally. At all. Dec 27, Estelle rated it really liked it Shelves: young-adult , new-releases , series , summer , netgalley. Nothing wrong with that. But lemme tell you, it shocked me. Shocked me because it was so much smarter than that, shocked me so much because I was blushing like a maniac because it was overflowing with sex.
I am all for girl power: ladies like Carrie Bradshaw and Jessica Darling, who know how they feel and what they want. Not only in their personal lives but for their professional ones too. Main character Dom is a science geek, friends! A science geek who is also still cool, pretty, likes her parents, and has a great relationship with her best friend, Amy. If you remember or if you are experiencing it now, summers home are tough. Friends can change, your parents might seem a little boring, and, man oh man, that freedom you so loved at school may not come as easily. Snadowsky has this down including the super supportive parents who are always begging for more time with their kid.
Volunteering at the hospital, and hanging out with Guy, who loves science as much as she does.
Okay, so I used to have this mindset so I get it. In the meantime, her bestie, Amy, is in a committed relationship but dares to flirt and be forward with the boys anyway. I liked this parallel a lot. Amy and Dom have this cool friendship you could only hope for. College can change the dynamics between friends so much, and they manage to fall back into old times as soon as they see each other — even when there are some growing pains to deal with.
You can tell they also keep great touch despite going to different colleges, miles and miles away from each other. You know, I had absolutely no idea that Snadowsky had written a previous book about Dom. I love when authors write a series but each book can also be seen as a standalone. Snadowsky knows how to write women — strong, flawed women who are open to discovering their bodies and what makes them feel good. Jun 24, Ash rated it really liked it Shelves: for-review , reviewed-typing-tiara-blog , read-in If possible I think I enjoyed this one even more because it covered everything that the first one didn't, and a lot of the important things that other novels don't cover.
Like friendship and how even those suffer breakups , the after period of a breakup, the rebound, and the friend who you wish you could be with even if you've never felt that way towards him. And it talks about those awkward first visits home after you've been away at college.
Basically what I loved about this novel is what I e If possible I think I enjoyed this one even more because it covered everything that the first one didn't, and a lot of the important things that other novels don't cover. Basically what I loved about this novel is what I enjoyed the most about the first one, it doesn't romanticize anything. The first novel, Anatomy of a Boyfriend, gave a fairly realistic portrayal of what it is like going through high school [at least the time period in the novel] and getting the first boyfriend, along with navigating parents and friendships while in that age bracket.
Anatomy of a Single Girl tackles college and it does it so well. I knew exactly what Dom was going through having been there myself and I wish I had read this when I first started because its always nice to know that you're not alone and things are crazy for others too. I think it answered a lot of questions and was even more of a modern Forever [referencing of course the Judy Blume novel], it was the new adult version.
It talks about those awkward moments when you're not a young adult any more but you're not a full-fledged card-carrying adult either. I think it really represents what the new adult genre is all about. Jun 20, Rachel rated it it was amazing. Anatomy of a Single Girl is about Dominique's experience as a single girl in college, with all the scary firsts behind her and a future as an adult ahead of her. Like Anatomy of a Boyfriend, this book has a lot of sex. But there's a huge difference in the sex scenes in the two books. The first book has a ton of super-detailed, awkward, uncomfortable scenes, but in Anatomy of a Single Girl, the sex scenes are less graphic and easier to read.
The sex scenes start to focus less on what Dominique do Anatomy of a Single Girl is about Dominique's experience as a single girl in college, with all the scary firsts behind her and a future as an adult ahead of her. The sex scenes start to focus less on what Dominique does, and more on how she feels. In this book, Dominique starts to become a confident and independent young woman, and there is no question that she is a lot more mature than she was in the beginning of Anatomy of a Boyfriend.
See more of my reviews on The YA Kitten! I won a copy in a First Reads giveaway. In truth, I won this book first in a giveaway and bought the first book in this series afterwards so I could read them in the right order. Whoopsie daisy. Like the jacket copy says, Dom is at a very different point in her life.
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Some of her inner monologues and dialogue are a bit hollow, like the way she basically sounds like a sex pamphlet as she asks Guy if he has any STDs before they do it, but she reminds me of me most of the time. Well, me if I had any hormones and wanted sex. Alternate universe me? If only Dom had the guts to tell Amy to STFU with her sex-shaming and not participate in it just to pacify her friend.
At the same time, there are some serious timeline issues going on with Anatomy of a Single Girl. The first book in the series came out in and used time-appropriate pop culture references like MySpace. Some readers may not be bothered by it, but it does bother me that Dom is using Facebook at a time when it was still largely unknown to those outside the group Zuckerberg originally designed it for.
Maybe Snadowsky does it to connect with the audience as it has changed, but with a solid setting in mind from the first book, the inconsistencies with book two really bother me. But would I recommend these books? Were I not asexual and back in high school, these books would have meant the world to me and possibly changed my life. Jul 12, Janita rated it it was amazing. I read this book two days after reading the first book, Anatomy of a Boyfriend, both in one sitting; they were that amazing and quick to read as well. I am a picky contemporary reader, but Anatomy of a Single Girl, hit all the right targets for me.
Introspective, intelligent, and slightly ignorant main character: check. Realistic and rel I read this book two days after reading the first book, Anatomy of a Boyfriend, both in one sitting; they were that amazing and quick to read as well. Realistic and relatable situations: check. Witty dialogue and eye-opening situations: check mate. Dom picks up a hot guy, has a summer fling, and struggles whether she can just keep it casual and be able to move on. She argues with her new crush, Guy, who is experienced, good-looking, and has similar interests to our leading lady. They both have different expectations about their relationship.
Dom has to struggle through how she feels about Guy, and still wrestles with her previous breakup. This is the kind of princess I like reading about. Her medical terminology, used profusely to evaluate her feelings and the situations she finds herself in, is often hilarious. She is definitely a different girl from the first book: she has different expectations, preferences, and experiences, but neither is she the perfect character — she still has a lot of faults that often trip her up. I think the author really showcases that while relationships are messy, there are some bottom-lines health needs that every girl needs to know and address in these kinds of relationship, including having a friend that you can talk to about everything, and an over-cautious approach to STIs and protection.
The ending is probably my favourite. Dec 19, Chelsey Wolford rated it really liked it. This book is, of course, a sequel to the first book in the Anatomy series and is one that I wish I had read before I had my heart broken for the first time or went away to college. Unti This book is, of course, a sequel to the first book in the Anatomy series and is one that I wish I had read before I had my heart broken for the first time or went away to college.
Until one night, while volunteering at the local hospital, she meets Guy. Guy changes things for Dom because she soon realizes that this is the first guy, since her breakup, that has sent butterflies fluttering through her stomach. Will they last while so far apart or will it just be a summer fling? Now that I am entering my last semester of college, I look back and see all the dumb mistakes I made along the way. I see the guy I thought I would never get over, and all the idiots, for lack of a better term, I dated in between.
In other words, I feel like Dom and I was really able to relate to her character. In fact, I am willing to argue that any girl who has ever had your heartbroken can and will relate to the events taking place in this book. Dom was realistic and not whiny like most girls after a breakup.
I liked how her character handled relationships as well. More girls with the desire to make sure a relationship is going in the right direction before making any serious moves. Dom is the perfect role model in this book, to me at least. I was proud of a lot of the choices she made and I loved moments where she was on her soap box.
This would be a perfect summer read or saved for a day when you feel like flying through a book in a few hours.
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The writing is smooth and easy and the content will be relatable, like I said, for most girls and guys even. This is a great example of contemporary fiction and kept me interested and in tune for its entirety. They were very different but still had a very close relationship.
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I also loved seeing Dominique transform into a very mature lady. She started to realize what constitutes a real relationship and I loved the fact that she had expectations and respect for herself. I think it is important and like I said before I wish someone would have handed me a copy of this book four years ago. I say if it sounds like something you might enjoy then definitely give it a chance! Daria Snadowsky takes a serious subject and adds a twist of humor to it, keeping the responsible outlook on sex forefront. I loved to see every teenager read this novel.
I'm sure if teens did, the backseat of a car would be seen in a different light. I also wish girls would ask guys to do what Dominique did when faced with the decision to have sex with a guy. Dominique Dom is coming home for summer vacation after her first year i Anatomy of a Single Girl is the sequel to Anatomy of a Boyfriend. Dominique Dom is coming home for summer vacation after her first year in college.
For Dom, when she fell in love with Wes, it was supposed to be forever. But this summer, Dom is going to learn about love, passion, and friendship. That sometimes life is just gray. Anatomy of a Single Girl is a wonderful, heart felt story about Dom's sexual relationships, but it's also about her relationship with her parents, Amy her girlfriend, and the three guys in her life: Wes, the guy she fell in love with that broke her heart. Guy, who teaches her passion. And Calvin, who teaches her about friendship, and that hugs are really underrated. But most of all, she teaches herself that being a single girl is not being an inadequate person.
That being single is okay! I highly recommend Anatomy of a Single Girl as an awesome read for teen girls as well as teen boys, but it's not just for the teens. Everyone will enjoy and fall in love with Dom's story. Break me off a piece of that! Jan 26, Liz at Midnight Bloom Reads rated it really liked it. Originally, I'd intended to only peek at the summary for Anatomy of a Single Girl because I hadn't heard too much about the novel, but a couple hours later, I found myself already halfway through the book!
Written in an unflinchingly candid style, Daria Snadowsky's Anatomy of a Single Girl is an addictive contemporary read which held my interest from the very first page. I'll admit, I haven't actually read the first book, Anatomy of a Boyfriend, but I really don't think it affected my reading exp Originally, I'd intended to only peek at the summary for Anatomy of a Single Girl because I hadn't heard too much about the novel, but a couple hours later, I found myself already halfway through the book!
I'll admit, I haven't actually read the first book, Anatomy of a Boyfriend, but I really don't think it affected my reading experience too much. The important details I may have missed before about the characters and events were reiterated, so I never felt lost as I read along, to my relief. Dominique is such a likeable and relatable character that I couldn't help wanting to know more about all the drama in her life.
I think I may have even saved myself some emotional pain by not reading Anatomy of a Boyfriend because this is a novel about moving forward after experiencing first love and heartbreak, and being not afraid to experiment different notions of romance. Dominique has just finished her first year as a premed student at university, and after months away, she's returning home for the summer to complete a volunteer internship at the local hospital.
She's not sure if she's ready to fall in love again with someone, but as soon as she meets Guy, Dominique can't help feeling an instant connection to him. Guy is much more than just a pretty face; he's intelligent, experienced, and very self-assured of himself, but not in a cocky way. The more they see each other over the summer, the more Guy changes Dominique's preconceptions about casual sex and committed relationships. It seems really fitting that a girl studying human physiology was also becoming more aware of her own body As readers dissect what exactly makes up the anatomy of a single girl, Daria Snadowsky explores themes of love, sex, and relationships when you're still trying to discover yourself.
It's a coming-of-age tale for that transitioning stage of your life when you're not quite an adult but not really a teenage anymore either. Jul 26, KatieBookQueen rated it really liked it Shelves: contemporary. After liking Anatomy of Boyfriend, I was so excited to get the chance to review the sequel. The story follows Dominique during summer, after completing her first year of college.
This is when she meets Guy. In his mind, the time then spend together has an expiry date at the end of summer. First thing I love about Dom — she is the most relatable character to read about. I love that about this story, so many girls of that age range will be able to relate to it in some way or another. I also adore her friendship with Amy. But, of course, they come out stronger.
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