I'm very much a fan of easy books to read, simply for pure enjoyment of the plot. Unfortunately, The Nanny Diaries lacked in the plot department. I felt like the book moved slowly, and I often got bored while reading. However, I went into it expecting an easy read, and that is what I got. I'm not terribly disappointed by McLaughlin's effort, as it was a quick read and fairly enjoyable. I did get frustrated a lot of the time at many of the mothers in the story...I just don't understand how people can just drop their children off with a stranger 24/7, but of course, this is just my own personal opinions seeping into my reading. However, I'd recommend this book for anyone looking for a quick, easy read, as there is not a lot of thinking required to read this book.