The Waitress, Paperback Book
3 out of 5 (3 ratings)


Katie Simmonds wants to be a film director. Last week she wanted to be a writer, the week before that an educational psychologist, and the week before that a florist.

One thing Katie isn't short of is ambition, but she knows for certain that none of her ambitions are to be a waitress.

Unfortunately, Katie Simmonds is a waitress. Hassled by customers, badly paid and stuck with the boss from hell, Katie's life hasn't turned out quite as she'd planned.

As for relationships, she's starting to discover that a career choice isn't the only commitment she has problems with.

But just when she thinks that things can't get any worse, the cafe where she works is taken over by the last man in the world she wants to see again.

Maybe Katie's been waiting at tables - and waiting for Mr Right - for a little too long... A heartwarming, laugh out loud novel about love, hopes, dreams... and waitressing.


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An ok read. I didn't like how it jumped to different characters throughout the book. I keep wondering if it would have been better if it was written in first person. It wasn't funny either. The plot was ok with some twists and turns. The ending was perfect though.

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I enjoyed this better than I thought I would. This story was all about commitment. Katie with her career, Dan with his forthcoming marrriage, Sukie with her auditions for her dream role, Jon for his big break as a writer, and young dishwasher Matt to fall in love. I laughed out loud, despite my intention not to like the story but I just so had to finish iit.

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Was an alright read, but it seemed to drone on in portions, took me forever to get to the end.

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