this book has been referred to as being "hilarious," well I found it to be anything but hilarious. It's about two sisters and their journey back to each other. Rose is quiet and reserved, itelligent and a lawyer, her sister ( Maggie) is gorgeous, not exactly brainy, men flock all over her, she mooches, in inconsiderate... To get back at her sister for being so good she decides to sleep with Rose's boyfriend. Rose finds them in bed and orders both of them out of her life. Maggie has no where to turn and ends up homeless for some time...So, it's not exactly your hahahahaha every moment type of book. The writing is rich and the storyline is good.
I really loved this book. Having a sister myself, the dynamic between the two sisters in this book is very believable! I thought it was well written and I was not dissapointed in it at all. I've read "Good In Bed" and this is definitely a nice book for new Jennifer Weiner fans.
LOVED this book. Great chick lit about an older sister, younger reckless sister, and the family ties that bind. Great book!
Loved this book as much as Good in Bed....Jennifer Weiner is my favorite author :)
Ooohhh...I think this one was very relatable for a lot of ladies out there. I've seen this kind of relationship in several of my women friends. The movie was just as great as the book.
Very enjoyable! better than the movie, and I enjoyed the movie!
I actually enjoyed this book a lot. Two sisters at odds with one another grown and learn to love each other.
It took me a while to like Maggie, one of the main characters. She was so shallow, such a lying, stealing, self-centered person. Yet, thorughout the book she underwent some amazing changes and become a most likable character. Looking back, you can see that her former personality was due to the harshness of her childhood and manifested as her way of dealing with things. Of becoming the person everyone had said she was. A very good read. Kept me hooked through to the end.
One of the best books I have read in a long time. I read her first book, Good In Bed, and didn't think she could write one that was better. This author surprised me. I see why it went on to become a motion picture.
I loved this book! It practically read itself to me, so easy to read. A very fun book. I could see everything unfolding as if I were watching the movie. When I saw the movie on the big screen, it was as if I were reading it all over again...with popcorn and candy in hand!!! You want to strangle a character one minute then feel sorry for her the next.
LOve this book. Much better than the movie!
Good book, read it before the coming out of the movie.
One of my all time favorite books!
An excellent book!! The story of two VERY different sisters and how they come to terms with being sisters and the turns life has dealt them.
Enjoyable enough for me to pursue watching the movie!
I'll just say this book is alright. The dichotomy between the sisters was so cliche: Skinny, flightly size 0 standing in stark contrast to her dumpy, frumpy, overly intellectual sister. ...And of course there's the sappy reunion at the end. The addition of the kindly estranged grandmother helped keep it from being an utter joke. The writing was decent and the plot moved along at a respectable pace.
Not as good as Good in Bed, but very enjoyable
Another fun read by Jennifer Weiner!