The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project

byGraeme Simsion

Kobo ebook | May 21, 2013

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A first-date dud, socially awkward and overly fond of quick-dry clothes, genetics professor Don Tillman has given up on love, until a chance encounter gives him an idea.

He will design a questionnaire—a sixteen-page, scientifically researched questionnaire—to uncover the perfect partner. She will most definitely not be a barmaid, a smoker, a drinker or a late-arriver. Rosie is all these things. She is also fiery and intelligent, strangely beguiling, and looking for her biological father a search that a DNA expert might just be able to help her with.

The Rosie Project is a romantic comedy like no other. It is arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional, and it will make you want to drink cocktails.

Praise for The Rosie Project

A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year

A national and international bestseller

#1 Indie Next Pick (US)

#1 Library Reads Pick (US)

'Funny and heartwarming, a gem of a book.' – Marian Keyes

"Don Tillman helps us believe in possibility, makes us proud to be human beings, and the bonus is this: he keeps us laughing like hell. I'd love to have a beer with the humane and hilarious Graeme Simsion." - Matthew Quick, New York Times bestselling author of The Silver Linings Playbook

‘I absolutely loved The Rosie Project—original and clever, and perfectly written. The world is going to fall in love with Don and Rosie and I can’t wait for that to happen.’ -- Jill Mansell, author of To the Moon and Back

“*The Rosie Project* is the best, most honestly told love story I’ve read in a long time.” — Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of Fly Away and Home Front

Title:The Rosie ProjectFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 21, 2013Publisher:HarperCollins CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443422681

ISBN - 13:9781443422680

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! Such a good book and so funny! Don makes me think of Sheldonin BBT a bit (although Don is more of a grownup nerd whereas Sheldon is more of a "haven't grown up yet" nerd) - highly recommend if you are looking for an easy read and/or a comedy!
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from SO CUTE i loved this book so much. I am a science enthusiast and a hopeless romantic. This book is literally me and everything I can imagine. It tied the two things about me into a book and it's just so amazing to read something so different from your typical love stories.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HILARIOUS One of the coolest main characters I've had the pleasure to encounter, and a smart story. Very fun and heart-warming.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unable to put this book down What a quirky, nerdy character. I absolutely adored him!
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from An Entertaining Rom-Com Novel It's easy to imagine this book as an enjoyable rom-com movie. Don Tillman is such a wonderfully ingenuous character that you cannot help root for him to "get the girl." The writer does a great job of putting obstacles in his way, which keeps you turning pages, holding your breath, and hoping he will succeed! A quick and entertaining read, although I preferred The Rosie Effect, which I read first and which stands on its own well.
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Father Prooject Absolutely love this book. The nerdy character was absolutely beautiful and well written and Rosie is every woman who has ever had daddy issues. The last couple characters were really interesting that I could not put down the book. You should read it some time, if you haven't already.
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Adorable Absolutely heart warming and captivating.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from charming book! 1. Great plot, quick read. 2. Love story told in a mans point of view, makes it unique 3. Don gives me Sheldon Cooper/Spencer Reid vibes and I'm loving it! Pick this book up if you want a a new and fresh sort of love story.
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny, witty, and oddly charming This IS Sheldon Cooper and it's amazing. This genre isn't usually one that I'm drawn to. It was recommended by a friend and I'm so happy I listened.
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the funniest books I've ever read! This book had me laughing non-stop. If you like Sheldon Cooper, from The Big Bang Theory, then you'll love this book.
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant and witty! Excellent. Excellent. Excellent. It was witty and intelligent. Characters were super funny. Pretty predictable but still enjoyable. Would read it again over and over. Super excited for the movie!!!!!!
Date published: 2015-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book This was a great book, I couldn't put it down! It's a funny, suspenseful and heartwarming story. I will definitely read the next book.
Date published: 2015-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I laughed out loud i've read some of the other reviews - boring flat characters, predictable plot - yes it has all those things. This is a 'rom com' of books BUT I still enjoyed it. Don't pick up this book as a 'serious' read - its lighthearted, and yes it's written from a unique perspective. This 'Sheldon Cooper' type is socially awkward, but the author uses this to work in some pretty funny moments in the book. So a life changing epic, it is not, but I did laugh out loud reading it. Great vacation read!
Date published: 2015-10-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Romantic fluff, with annoying guy The main character in this novel is so annoying that it was painful to read. It seems like a very unlikely romance, that would never happen in real life.
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A delightful read This is well written and an easy read. Delightfully original romantic plot that at times is so funny you will laugh out loud. I have recommended to all my friends as well as one complete stranger on the beach.
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Asperger delight Funny, insightful, entertaining. A view of people and how they think that is rarely experined in the "non-aspie" world.
Date published: 2015-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The rosie project This is a wonderful, funny, heart warming story. I have a grandson with autism spectrum. I hope he grows up to be as quirky, adventurous and, yes, compassionate (in his own way) as Don. I look forward to The Rosie Effect.
Date published: 2015-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Rosie Project Fantastic, Funny read! As a teacher I see kids like Don all the time. Asberger's def creates some interesting social challenges.
Date published: 2015-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The rosy project Great fun ! And unlike nearly all contemperary thriller writers, a happy ending! I hope he keeps on writing as he has an engaging style and wit!!
Date published: 2015-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Needs to be read I could not put this story down. It is told in Don's voice only, but he is so anal that you do not need anyone else's voice telling the story. I was skeptical at first, but after the first chapter, I was hooked.
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally, a book i didn't want to put down Loved it from beginning to end. Books I don't want to put down seem to few and far between, where I enjoy them this much. It was great. Loved it
Date published: 2015-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book ever Very funny and had me from the beginning. Loved the unexpected twists and turns the stry took. Would like to read more from this author
Date published: 2015-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Too cute very light hearted This book is lovely. It is truly too cute. Don is quirky, and you start to understand his way of thinking. This book made me giggle and smile through and through. Some reviews are saying that it is making a joke and exploiting autism or asperges, on the contrary, this light hearted novel plays in understanding the different ways people function. Don is highly functioning in his disability, and you will fall in love with his character. This was a great read, I finished it quite quickly :) Very pleased
Date published: 2015-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny,quirky This book examined the traits of a high functioning person with asperbergers. Never thought I could read about my brother and laugh so much!
Date published: 2015-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rosie's Project This novel is a great read! A real page turner. Had a hard time putting the book down cause I wanted to know what was going to happen next.
Date published: 2015-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Rosie Project Loved the characters and the storyline right from the first paragraph. Nice combination of humour and serious subject matter. The author does not ramble on unnecessarily but rather he stays on topic. Can't wait to read the next book in ths series.
Date published: 2015-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutly loved it!!! I though this book was an amazing read. I would give it a 10 outta 10. I loved how you never knew what was going to happen next. I love Don and Rosie because they show that you dont have to be perfect to fall in love.
Date published: 2015-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant! In one sitting, a compelling story of self-discovery by all characters, told with compassion and humour.
Date published: 2015-01-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable A light read about the complicated manner of relationships for the conventional and unconventional alike.
Date published: 2015-01-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Engaging, humorous and well-written I loved Don and his many faceted personality. This was a thoroughly entertaining read and it ended exactly as I wanted it to.
Date published: 2014-11-15