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I’m assuming that Weisberger has the shortest memory in history, and her publisher also suffers from the same affliction.

A graduate of Cornell University, she lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children. And when he called her out of the blue, seemingly wanting to reconnect, she chucked her pride, dolled up, and waited with open arms to welcome him back into her life.

This fits the bill nicely. Runners-up in the “blatant stereotype” category include: I would not recommend it, unless you loved The Devil Wears Prada since the atmosphere feels the same. I waited throughout the whole thing for them, you could at least give me a good ending! Bette Robinson begins as a likable enough character, but it isn’t long before Weisberger’s caricature of her becomes frustrating: Soon after Bette Robinson quits her horrendous Manhattan banking job like the impulsive girl she’s never been, the novelty of walking her four-pound dog around the unglamorous Murray Hill neighborhood wears as thin as the “What are you going to do with your life?

Definitely a fun chick lit read! See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Honestly, if I hadn’t read “the devil wears prada” I would have liked this book. Weisberger’s second novel received generally unfavorable reviews. Yes, I’m looking at you Penelope, you were 8 years involved with the guy who’d rather spend every goddamn night of the week drinking with some unimportant acquaintances than with you.

Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Stereotypical characters, dull plot consisted of superficial world building, with predictive and anticlimactic ending. Open Preview See a Problem? The book occasionally entertains—as when it makes jabs at the very critics who panned DWP —but not nearly often enough.

This story is about a girl, who basically falls in love. Like the jacket says, “What happens when a girl on the fringe enters the realm of New ‘Everyone Worth Knowing’ got me through a tough time in my life. It’s what we do. Looking for a fluffy, no-brains-required, everything-is-over-the-top-and-ridiculous weekend read?

Lauren’s first job after returning to the U.

The characters are very cliched and everything is an over the top party and somehow it stills makes for a mindless entertaining read. Weisberger’s book definitely accomplished that for me. Oh, give me a break. But the most ridiculous part of lauen book was the fact that she went along with every little plan her new boss had for her – from “dating” a fveryone who’s blatantly gay and whom she can’t stand, to ditching her best friends and family, so she could go the parties because “it’s part of the job”.

More By and About This Author. Okay, this is what I get for adding this to my “to read list” and then waiting eight years to read it. I do remember I didn’t really care for it but found some parts amusing. This book was one of them.

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Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger

And also, women everywhere in Weisberger’s world, even highly educated and qualified ones, want Fabulous jobs in fashion and entertainment The staunch homophobia, with only truly flaming homosexual characters and all effete men being secretly homosexual was laurenn really turned me off from this book. Like the jacket says, “What happens when a girl on the fringe enters the realm of New York’s chic, party-hopping elite?? All in all, it was not bad.

Try it yourself is the only sensible conclusion here. I find that I will listen to books that I don’t necessarily want to read. Not a typical romance lovey dovey thing but one where it’s complicated, which I don’t know. eveeyone

Everyone Worth Knowing

After one kiss and two 5-minute conversations, which weren’t that deep, they decided they have a future together, even though there was no situation or conversation in which we’d see if they share same interests or if they’re compatible together. My first attempt from her bookshelf was deplorable, but I liked The Devil Wears Prada film, so I decided to give weisbefger genre a second try.

Lists with This Book. Wortth a said, shocking ending.

The name dropping is all there, and if you’re Read “the Devil Wears Prada”, change the names. The cover art in the Netherlands is also very similar to the movie’s poster.

A year-old New York banker quits her job and finds work at a posh PR agency, trading her navy pantsuits for low-slung jeans and skimpy tops so she can hang out with the beautiful people at “in” places like Bungalow 8 though first she has to find out what Bungalow 8 is.

This book has been on my tbr for years, literally. Lauren has a half-second cameo in the film that even she is hard-pressed to locate after several viewings. Weisberger clearly though she’d found a weisbergsr formula.