First Date Stories had me laughing from the start. I felt like I was actually on each date. If you are single, this book, full of advice and warning signs, is for you. It’s intelligent, humorous, thought-provoking—the perfect companion.
author of Life and Other Shortcomings
First Date Stories gives the caliber of experiences that one hopes for when selecting a book . . . I absolutely loved this book and wholly appreciate the contributions that Jodi weaves into a fantastic anthology. Really well done. Read Full Review
This collection of hopeful, relatable, funny, and admittedly eye roll-inducing stories wonderfully captures what it’s like to date in midlife, with savvy advice that will make dating easier for readers. A must-read for all single women who are considering getting out there or are back out there.
author of Love at First Site: Tips and Tales for Online Dating Success from a Modern-Day Matchmaker
Such an enjoyable book! While many “seasoned daters” can get frustrated with the process of finding a partner, Jodi Klein masterfully points out how each date provides us with valuable knowledge about ourselves and gets us one step closer to finding enduring love.
Marisa T. Cohen,
author of From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love
In First Date Stories, Jodi Klein shows that there are no bad first dates, only great lessons those looking for love can take with them on their next first date — hopefully making it their last.
author of OTHERHOOD: Modern Women Finding a New Kind of Happiness
Readers will likely come to this book for the intriguing stories, but they’ll stay for the supportive common sense that the author dispenses, and they’ll appreciate her compassionate tone throughout. A sensible, readable, and, above all, forgiving overview of modern dating. Read Full Review