Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. By the time she’s 28 years old, British -born Quinn Bed Rest – Kindle edition by Sarah Bilston. Download it once. In this humorous and touching debut, Sarah Bilston tells the story of a busy career a breeze – until she’s ordered off her feet for complete and total bed rest. Three months of bed rest forces a pregnant lawyer to reexamine her life.

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I’m just giving up on this book.

Q’s assessment of the situation was that it was highly entertaining? Besides the fact that as I suspected the author wrapped up all the angst of th The cover says, ‘Even bilstno you’ve never been pregnant you’ll be as instantly hooked on this addictive novel as I was.

Jul 22, Mom rated it liked it. It’s a lot of work and more boredom. Both Ms Bilston and her editor need to do a self-check. The author has a sophomoric, smug voice, terribly unlikeable and mean. Sarah Bilston has written a very clear-sighted novel about how tough it is for women to juggle career, marriage and childbirth- I laughed out loud and I couldn’t put it down – Marian Keyes. However as a Bookcrosser, it was to me astounding that the heroine did not mention reading any books until page out of and some aspects if the ending felt a little rushed.

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Bed Rest by Sarah Bilston

Excited to see how it all ends. I liked it because unlike those novels which are romantic in tone, th Currently, I am thoroughly enjoying this book which I misjudged. It’s unlikely I’ll pick up any more of Sarah Bilston’s works. The cover says, ‘Even if you’ve never been pregnant you’ll be as instantly hooked on this addictive novel hed I was.


It had its funny moments as Quinn “Q” Boothroyd, a rfst lawyer who recently made the move from London to New york with her American-born husband, Tom, was succumbed to bed rest for the last three months of her pregnancy after doctors find her amniotic fluids to be too low. In the end, it all works out and everything is hunky dory.

Bed Rest turned out to be a much more mature story than I expected. So was her husband. Initially bored and frustrated, Q gradually finds herself re-examining her whole life – her marriage, relationships with family and friends, and her job.

As a woman once diagnosed with placenta previa reet her first pregnancy I recall the doctor talking about blood “literally pouring off the table” if things went wrong and also sentenced to bed bes, I empathized with Q’s bed-rest trials: The characters were not particularly sympathetic or likable.

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It’s short my edition is only pages but torturous for the reader. Bed Rest 1 3 Feb 14, Preview — Bed Rest by Sarah Bilston. This is an honest take on life, the effects of a new baby on a marriage and the real life scares of a high risk pregnancy. Well, this would be the answer.

The book was pretty good, but every once in awhile out of no where the “f” bomb would drop. In all fairness, I don’t think anybody is really ready for such an event. This is the right kind of book for a sequel.

And for that, I give it four stars. From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest. This was an ok book better left on the shelf rather than reading it bilsto it was a short read, it felt really really long probably like her bed rest period felt for her. I mean, what could be so interesting about a pregnant woman who has to go on complete bed rest for three months?


Return to Book Page. It was fun, light reading and I often found myself laughing with the heroines self-degrading especially when it came to the food humor.

Feb 10, Caitlin rated it did rezt like it Shelves: She’s also despite her biological ignorance vaguely disdainful of the nursing profession, which, I can tell you, did not go down at all well with this particular health professional-to-be did I mention I was on nights this week?

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The main character, Q, is put on bedrest during her last three months of pregnancy. And who doesn’t struggle with THAT from time to time? But did I stop reading? She’s checked off most of the boxes In a charming and witty novel in the tradition of Allison Pearson and Sophie Kinsella, Sarah Bilston tells the story of a busy career woman who finds her pregnancy a breeze — until she’s ordered off her feet for complete and total bed rest.

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