Sick of heartbreak and bodega sandwiches, Tiffany Peón decided that the best antidote to a crappy year was to go on dates using 14 different online dating services, from Craigslist to Blendr. Narrator Mia Chiaromonte adds a slightly acerbic edge to her warm, likeable voice as she performs Tiffany's stories about fumbling through dates, including one with a foot fetishist and several with men who look very different from their photographs. Tiffany learns a lot about the online dating world through her drunken interactions, and Chiaromonte expresses her youthful jadedness with relish.
Sick of feeling heartbroken over her most recent breakup and underwhelmed by the rest of her life, Tiffany Peón decided to embark on a social experiment. Over the course of one year, she used 14 different online dating sites including Craigslist, speed dating, and The Atlasphere, a site for fans of Ayn Rand. Through drunken interactions with strangers, she learned the ins and outs of the online dating world and eventually found her way back to the relationship that started it all.
Tiffany Peon's writing is humorous and Mia Chiaromonte uses a droll understated tone to convey the essence of the words. As this genre of book practically mandates a snarky, sarcastic tone there are times when the author's rendition of these dates can come off as unkind; if not cruel. On the other hand her humor is understated and there doesn't seem to be many gratuitous shots taken at the men. Interwoven into this scenario is the author's resumption of her affair with her ex boyfriend Chris. Given the cost this audio is an excellent listening choice if you desire 105 minutes of entertaining escapism.
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