I am trying to read more – and so I stole this book from my neighbour – The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion. Don’t ask me to pronounce that.
(honestly, I can’t even remember the last time I finished a full book. I am failing in life, the real type of failing, not the one mean girls in high school tell you when they’re trying to be…well…mean)
The Rosie Project is about a Don Tillman, a professor of genetics who decides to find love by starting a project in which he makes women fill out questionnaires to determine their suitability as a life partner. Obviously, this doesn’t go as planned, and because he is such an OCD perfectionist type of guy, no one fits…until they do.
It is a smidge predictable, but he throws in a plot twist that adds a dash of credibility to the unfolding of the story. I like that the romace unfurled slowly and not with a sudden bang that made you question the sequence of events. Towards the end I tired of the medical jargon, to the point that I don’t even know what the resolution of the plot twist was – I just wanted to finish the book.
It’s an ok book. I’d give it a soft 3/5.