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The Accidental Bestseller
The Accidental Bestseller
Author: Wendy Wax
Once upon a time four aspiring authors met at their very first writers? conference. Ten years later they?re still friends, survivors of the ultra-competitive New York publishing world. Mallory St. James is a workaholic whose bestsellers support a lavish lifestyle. Tanya Mason is a single mother juggling two jobs, two kids, and too many deadlines...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780425227671
ISBN-10: 0425227677
Publication Date: 6/2/2009
Pages: 448
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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Helpful Score: 3
I really like this author, but I wasn't a huge fan of this book. It goes behind the scenes in the literary world. I thought it was pretty monotonous. It took awhile to get to the ending and how everything got wrapped up, and those parts were good. The rest just didn't do anything for me.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is a good behind the scenes look at the publishing industry from various authors' POVs, at different stages in their careers. It was about 100 pages too long, though. Drawn out too much in the middle, I lost interest in the minute details of the four authors' daily lives.

Things picked up near the end when their book finally hit, but then dragged again until the resolution. I felt it became a little over-the-top and contrived. I was glad to finally finish this one.
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