I enjoyed reading it but it was just good, not great. Our daughter read it cover to cover quickly and seemed to like it, but refuses to admit it. It was written at the start of the cell phone era so the material relating to phone lines in the house and cell phones is very dated. Bruce Cameron depicts teenage girls to a T in this easy-to-read masterful description of modern adolescent life.He has somehow managed to crawl into the confused, everything-is-a-crisis minds of teenage girls to help frustrated fathers better understand where they stand in the lives of their estrogen-driven daughters.8 Simple Rules is about an American married couple with three children and is set in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.The father, Paul Hennessy (John Ritter), was a sportswriter who is prompted by his wife Cate's (Katey Sagal) return to nursing to take a more active role in raising their two teenage daughters, Bridget (Kaley Cuoco), and Kerry (Amy Davidson), and son Rory (Martin Spanjers).Bruce Cameron was born in Petoskey, Michigan in 1960.
(Rule #1: if you pull into my driveway and honk, you'd better be delivering a package, because you're sure as heck not picking anything up.) If your little girl has moved out and a teenager has taken her place, this book will help you do something you probably thought was not possible in your situation: laugh. Thong underwear is about as sensible as wearing a slingshot"W.As a father of three teenage girls myself, I commiserated with his hilarious descriptions of radical mood swings, theatrical expressions, rolling eyes, exaggerated sighs and "that's not my job" attitudes.The conversations he chronicles with his kids will keep you in stitches.This page is unavailable due to either geographic restrictions or other restrictions in place at this time.NOTE: other restrictions can be a result of our security platform detecting potential malicious activity.