And the boy must not only meet their approval, but their parents' and 18 siblings' as well.The four eldest daughters of Bob and Michelle Duggar -- the family whose life is detailed on the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" -- live a life of purity that runs counter to everything mainstream media projects to teens.Over seven seasons of "19 Kids and Counting," viewers have watched the growing pains of the children of Bob and Michelle Duggar -- whose names all begin with the letter J.When Season 8 launches April 1, viewers will follow the courtship of Jessa and Ben and, on "Good Morning, America" last week, Michelle teased that the possibility of Duggar baby No. The whole Duggar clan, with the exception of sons Josh and Josiah, are in town for a book signing tonight at the Barnes and Noble at Hamilton Place mall.Duggar girls never kiss on a first date -- in fact, they only "side hug" after they are officially being courted.
The local bookstore is the only Barnes & Noble in the national chain to book the Duggars during their 10-day book tour.
Flemings says he has gotten calls from viewers in South Carolina, Mississippi and Kentucky who are driving to Chattanooga for tonight's event.
Jim Bob Duggar (Dad), 48 Michelle Duggar (Mom), 47 Jana Duggar, 24 John-David Duggar, 24 Jill Duggar, 22 Jessa Duggar, 21 Jinger Duggar, 20 Joseph Duggar, 19 Joy-Anna Duggar, 16 Jedidiah Duggar, 15 Jeremiah Duggar, 15 Jason Duggar, 13 James Andrew Duggar, 12 Justin Duggar, 11 Jackson Duggar, 9 Johannah Duggar, 8 Jennifer Duggar, 6 Jordyn-Grace Makiya Duggar, 5 Josie Duggar, 4 Sons Josh, 26, and Josiah, 17, will not be present at tonight's signing.
Duggar girls wear their hair and their skirts long, rarely watch television (even though they're on it), and don't get a cellphone until they get their driver's license.
Yet despite the strict religious convictions that guide their social lives, Jana, Jill, Jessa and Jinger Duggar say they receive hundreds of fan questions each week, asking their opinions on boys, makeup, fashion, dating and sex.
To answer these, the quartet has written a new book, "Growing Up Duggar" (Simon & Schuster Inc., .99), in which they discuss their rules of Christian dating and relationships with boys, their family and God.