Books by Jennifer Weiner

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Mrs. Everything

Jennifer Weiner is known for writing remarkably emotive books about women, their struggles, and their triumphs. In Mrs. Everything, she does this again, but in a much bigger, bolder way than before. Jo and Bethie Kaufman are sisters, growing up in 1950s Detroit and leading lives that are pretty a ...

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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love and Writing

I have loved Jennifer Weiner since I picked up Good in Bed at an airport many years ago. I found that book to be, quite frankly, revolutionary. It was the first novel where the fat girl gets the boy that I had ever read, and as a fat girl myself, that meant it was the first time I could see myself o ...

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Certain Girls

Certain Girls is the follow-up to Weiner’s debut Chick Lit bestseller Good in Bed, which I've not read. Luckily, there were no gaping, unexplained points of history, so my enjoyment of the novel was not affected beyond wishing I had read the earlier book in order to share in the "welcome back" fee ...

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In Her Shoes

Maggie Feller has the body, the attitude, and the dream of being a star; unfortunately she's also dyslexic and uses that learning disability as her excuse for everything that goes wrong in her life. Rose Feller has the brains, the Ivy League education, and the job at an upscale Philadelphia law firm ...

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Good In Bed

I picked up a copy of Good in Bed as a result of a discussion I was in about Brit Chick Lit. This book is not British, but in many other ways, it does fall into the same sub-genre. The heroine is young, urban, professional, single, and somewhat neurotic. She's also quite funny and rather endearing i ...