Girls in White Dresses Author:Jennifer Close Isabella, Mary, and Lauren feel like everyone they know is getting married. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, collect ribbons and wrapping paper, eat minuscule sandwiches and cakes. They wear pastel dresses and drink champagne by the case, but amid the celebration these women have their own liv... more »es to contend with: Isabella is working a dead-end job, Mary is dating a nice guy with an awful mother, and Lauren is waitressing at a midtown bar and wondering why she's attracted to the sleazy bartender.
With a wry sense of humor, Jennifer Close brings us through those thrilling, bewildering years of early adulthood as she pulls us inside the circle of these friends, perfectly capturing the wild frustrations and soaring joys of modern life.« less
As much as I wanted to like this book, I couldn't even read it. The description of the book sounded cute and fun but the story itself was too slow and was not at all interesting. I tried several times to get into it but eventually gave up.
Maybe you have to be very young and living on your own in a big city trying to figure out your life's path to "get" it.