Score: 4
From 111 Ratings

Certain Girls


  • Author: Jennifer Weiner
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 5864977 Bytes


Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father fell out of her life, and her ex-boyfriend started chronicling their ex-sex life in the pages of a national magazine. Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel -- a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of her life -- became an overnight bestseller, she dropped out of the public eye and turned to writing science fiction under a pseudonym. She's happily married to the tall, charming diet doctor Peter Krushelevansky and has settled into a life that she finds wonderfully predictable -- knitting in the front row of her daughter Joy's drama rehearsals, volunteering at t...

Score: 3.5
From 1,678 Ratings

Then Came You


  • Author: Jennifer Weiner
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 4439923 Bytes


An unexpected love story… Jules Strauss is a Princeton senior with a full scholarship, acquaintances instead of friends, and a family she’s ashamed to invite to Parents’ Weekend. With the income she’ll receive from donating her “pedigree” eggs, she believes she can save her father from addiction. Annie Barrow married her high school sweetheart and became the mother to two boys. After years of staying at home and struggling to support four people on her husband’s salary, she thinks she’s found a way to recover a sense of purpose and bring in some extra cash. India Bishop, thirty-eight (really forty-three), has changed everything about herself: her name, her face, her past. In New York City, she falls for a wealthy older ...

Certain Girls
Score: 3.5
From 51 Ratings

Certain Girls


  • Author : Jennifer Weiner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847375162


Certain Girls Book Description :

Cannie Shapiro returns in the acclaimed novel from the author of Good in Bed,All Fall Downand the forthcoming Who Do You Love! It's been almost thirteen years since we last saw Cannie Shapiro, the heroine of Good in Bed, whose journey towards happy-ever-after made millions of women the world over laugh, cry and recognise themselves. The last decade of Cannie's life has brought some surprises. Her life story, in fictional form, became an unexpected bestseller, and Cannie has since retreated from fame's fallout, writing science-fiction under a pen name and praying that all her daughter inherited from her father, Cannie's ex-boyfriend Bruce Guberman, are her curls and her eye-colour, and not his predilection for smoking pot. Meanwhile Cannie's best frie...

Certain Girls
Score: 3.5
From 52 Ratings

Certain Girls


  • Author : Jennifer Weiner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416561279


Certain Girls Book Description :

Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father fell out of her life, and her ex-boyfriend started chronicling their ex-sex life in the pages of a national magazine. Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel -- a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of her life -- became an overnight bestseller, she dropped out of the public eye and turned to writing science fiction under a pseudonym. She's happily married to the tall, charming diet doctor Peter Krushelevansky and has settled into a life that she finds wonderfully predictable -- knitting in the front row of her daughter Joy's drama rehearsals, volunteering at th...

Certain Girls
Score: 3.5
From 59 Ratings

Certain Girls


  • Author : Jennifer Weiner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743294256


Certain Girls Book Description :

No longer famous, journalist Cannie Shapiro writes science fiction under a pen name while raising her teenage daughter, and considers her husband Peter's request to have Cannie's flamboyant sister provide surrogate services so that they can have a secondchild....

Certain Girls
Score: 3.5
From 52 Ratings

Certain Girls


  • Author : Jennifer Weiner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416561279


Certain Girls Book Description :

Readers fell in love with Cannie Shapiro, the smart, sharp-tongued, bighearted heroine of Good in Bed who found her happy ending after her mother came out of the closet, her father fell out of her life, and her ex-boyfriend started chronicling their ex-sex life in the pages of a national magazine. Now Cannie's back. After her debut novel -- a fictionalized (and highly sexualized) version of her life -- became an overnight bestseller, she dropped out of the public eye and turned to writing science fiction under a pseudonym. She's happily married to the tall, charming diet doctor Peter Krushelevansky and has settled into a life that she finds wonderfully predictable -- knitting in the front row of her daughter Joy's drama rehearsals, volunteering at th...

Girls of a Certain Age

Girls of a Certain Age


  • Author : Maria Adelmann
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316450812


Girls of a Certain Age Book Description :

Lorrie Moore meets Ottessa Moshfegh in this darkly playful and subversive debut story collection exploring the many impossible choices that accompany 21st century femaleness. What is the right way to handle an abusive partner? An unexpected pregnancy? A toxic friendship? Chronic unemployment? Gender dysphoria? A family member going to war? A disability? Anger? Loneliness? Finding themselves in disempowering, frightening, or otherwise unendurable circumstances, the girls, women, and non-binary characters in Maria Adelmann's stories look for ways to free themselves into new lives or, at the very least, new states of feeling. Sometimes they do this by hurting someone else or getting hurt; sometimes by submitting, other times by mounting a rebellion. Wit...

Wilder Girls
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

Wilder Girls


  • Author : Rory Power
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-09
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525645603


Wilder Girls Book Description :

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! "Celebrates the resilience of girls and the earthshaking power of their friendships. An eerie, unforgettable triumph." --Claire Legrand, New York Times bestselling author of Furyborn "Wilder Girls is so sharp and packs so much emotion in such wise ways. I'm convinced we're about to witness the emergence of a major new literary star." --Jeff VanderMeer, New York Times bestselling author of Annihilation A feminist Lord of the Flies about three best friends living in quarantine at their island boarding school, and the lengths they go to uncover the truth of their confinement when one disappears. This fresh, new debut is a mind-bending novel unlike anything you've read before. It's been eighteen months since the Raxter School...

The Girls
Score: 4
From 92 Ratings

The Girls


  • Author : Lori Lansens
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-02-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307371546


The Girls Book Description :

In Lori Lansens’ astonishing second novel, readers come to know and love two of the most remarkable characters in Canadian fiction. Rose and Ruby are twenty-nine-year-old conjoined twins. Born during a tornado to a shocked teenaged mother in the hospital at Leaford, Ontario, they are raised by the nurse who helped usher them into the world. Aunt Lovey and her husband, Uncle Stash, are middle-aged and with no children of their own. They relocate from the town to the drafty old farmhouse in the country that has been in Lovey’s family for generations. Joined to Ruby at the head, Rose’s face is pulled to one side, but she has full use of her limbs. Ruby has a beautiful face, but her body is tiny and she is unable to walk. She rests her legs on her ...

Good In Bed
Score: 3.5
From 3,919 Ratings

Good In Bed


  • Author : Jennifer Weiner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847395825


Good In Bed Book Description :

From the bestselling author of In Her Shoes, All Fall Down and the forthcoming novel Who Do You Love, Good in Bedis a funny and tender story full of heart. Cannie Shapiro never wanted to be famous. The smart, sharp, plus-sized reporter was perfectly happy writing about other people's lives for her local newspaper. And for the past twenty-eight years, things have been tripping along nicely for Cannie. Sure, her mother has come charging out of the closet, and her father has long since dropped out of her world. But she loves her job, her friends, her dog and her life. She loves her apartment and her commodious, quilt-lined bed. She has made a tenuous peace with her body and she even felt okay about ending her relationship with her boyfriend Bruce. But n...

Pretty Girls
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Pretty Girls


  • Author : Karin Slaughter
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062429063


Pretty Girls Book Description :

Lee Child says it’s “stunning… certain to be a book of the year.” Kathy Reichs calls it “extraordinary… a major achievement.” Jeffery Deaver says that “fiction doesn't get any better than this.” Gillian Flynn says of Karin Slaughter: “I’d follow her anywhere.” See for yourself what these #1 New York Times-bestselling authors are talking about. Sisters. Strangers. Survivors. More than twenty years ago, Claire and Lydia’s teenaged sister Julia vanished without a trace. The two women have not spoken since, and now their lives could not be more different. Claire is the glamorous trophy wife of an Atlanta millionaire. Lydia, a single mother, dates an ex-con and struggles to make ends meet. But neither has recovered from the horro...

Girls  Style  and School Identities

Girls Style and School Identities


  • Author : S. Pomerantz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2008-05-26
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230612501


Girls Style and School Identities Book Description :

Writing against the grain of popular perception and moral panic, Pomerantz offers an intricate look at the importance of style for girls in school. Based on a year long ethnography in a Canadian high school, Pomerantz highlights style as a meaning-making practice that demands to be taken seriously....