Getting Rooted in New Zealand by Jamie Baywood
Published: 21st April 2013
Craving change and lacking logic, at 26, Jamie, a cute and quirky Californian, impulsively moves to New Zealand to avoid dating after reading that the country's population has 100,000 fewer men. In her journal, she captures a hysterically honest look at herself, her past and her new wonderfully weird world filled with curious characters and slapstick situations in unbelievably bizarre jobs. It takes a zany jaunt to the end of the Earth and a serendipitous meeting with a fellow traveler before Jamie learns what it really means to get rooted.
Praise for Getting Rooted in New Zealand
“Must Read Book - Hilarious! A real page turner - like reading a very funny / interesting friend's secret diary.Also a fascinating insight into life in New Zealand as seen through the eyes of a traveller. Jamie Baywood is the thinking man's Bridget Jones—with an edge. Would make a hilarious movie - but until that comes out the book is a must”
- (5 out of 5 stars.) J. Hamilton (Amazon Customer Reviews)
“Getting Rooted in New Zealand is wonderful chain of events unfolding in the most unusual way leading to the most perfect new beginning... Loved it”
- (5 out of 5 stars.) Ruchi Vasisht (Amazon Customer Reviews)
"Just finished your book Jamie, superb read!!!! Had me laughing on every page!!! Looking forward to the next one!"
"Just finished reading the book. I loved all the hilarious characters in the office. Now I know where all the money goes that we pay Auckland Council. Ahhh !!! So many funny stories and lots of laughs, and most importantly it has warmth and humanity as you write from a Buddhist perspective. Look forward to reading book number two !"
- Greggo x
Author Bio - Jamie Baywood
Getting Rooted in New Zealand is available in paperback and ebook on Amazon