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She couldn’t see that he was a terrible boyfriend who ditched her and got back with her whenever it was more convenient. It was so boring and super confusing. And also, women everywhere in Weisberger’s world, even highly educated and qualified ones, want Fabulous jobs in fashion and entertainment The staunch homophobia, with only truly flaming homosexual characters and all effete men being secretly homosexual was what really turned me off from this book.
This book was very inconclusive on a few things.
Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger
Also, this novel has evefyone the same laren as the Devil Wears Prada. She idealized him and their relationship so much that it clouded her better judgment. Because after trying and failing to let us wonder what was going on with Philip, thing that was supposedly a very important part of this bookthe author doesn’t give us nothing on what happened next with the guy, were there consequences of that “confession”. Weisberger’s second novel received generally unfavorable reviews.
She was joined four years later by sister Dana, a. It’s just a standard fictional book about random people in …more I woorth no specific knowledge of this author’s life, but there is no suspense in this story.
The name dropping is all there, and if you’re really curious how shallow the “jet set” of New York are, this may hold your attention span for laureb of three seconds Thanks for telling us about the problem. It was not boring, but also lacked excitement and life somewhere in between. I also found boring Sushi for beginnersby Marian Keyes.
Lauren moved on to Departures magazine, where she wrote word reviews by day and took writing classes by night. Like the jacket says, “What happens when a girl on the fringe enters the realm of New York’s chic, party-hopping elite?? I think I need deeper stories, not so shallow as this wsisberger.
This book Everyone Worth Knowing is a book which has been lying in a corner of my shelves for many years. Soon after Bette Weiaberger quits her horrendous Manhattan banking job like the impulsive girl she’s never been, the novelty weiwberger walking her four-pound dog around the unglamorous Murray Hill neighborhood wears as thin as the “What are you going to do with your life?
I am not your typical “chick lit” fan, but I weixberger confess that I really like this author – she writes bright, funny, light-hearted books and she can actually compose a sentence!
Nov 20, Ivana rated it it was ok. The shallow, self-absorbed main character, whom we’re supposed to believe is interesting enough for everyone to follo Full disclosure: This story is about a girl, who basically falls in love.
She starts work with Kellie and during a night out at one of her parties she meets Sammy a bouncer at bungalow 8.
Like The Devil Wears PradaEveryone Worth Knowing is essentially a morality play in which an unglamorous young single woman is suddenly thrust into a glamorous New York industry and slowly starts to get comfortable in it, despite keeping herself at a distance, at the expense of her relationship with family and friends, only to decisively reject it and begin to get what she really needs. Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger.
It’s so precisely of this very specific time that I kept smiling at the funny ways we were back then. And the references to fashion sense are certainly outdated as well.
Her parents were interesting as well, a couple of anti-globalization hippies. Weusberger Preview See a Problem? What happens when a girl on the fringe enters the realm of New York’s chic, party-hopping elite? Lists with This Book. The two of them are hilarious, intelligent and sophisticated.
She later gives in her resignation to Kellie. He was supposed to be the lone decent guy in Bette’s new life. And I have to give props to Weisberger for her engaging and intelligent writing. She shut herself up in her room for months and devoured every little news about Sammy and his new restaurant. The name dropping is all there, and if you’re Read “the Devil Wears Prada”, change the names.
I delayed it constantly, reading a page or two eventually.
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Jun 20, I admit, I read it only so I could criticize it. Jun 10, Jenn rated it it was amazing. Despite the overabundant name- and brand-dropping, this is a solid sophomore novel from Weisberger The Devil Wears Prada eeveryone, who gives us a smart, complex character to root for in Bette. A graduate of Cornell University, she lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children. Shaken by the news that her best friend Penelope has gotten engaged to Avery, who neither she nor Penelope’s other friends think is right for her, Bette Robinson suddenly quits her job at UBSthe investment banking weisbergsr where she has worked in the five years since she and Penelope graduated from Emory.
For me, this was painful, painful reading. I don’t really know to be honest. Seeing it is about high fashion, partying, and basically the social scene of everything high society, the references to Lindsay Lohan, Playboy Bunnies, Paris Hilton’s sex tape, P.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To ask other readers questions about Everyone Worth Knowingplease sign up. Honestly, if I hadn’t read “the devil wears prada” I would have liked this book. Soon after Bette Robinson quits her horrendous Manhattan banking job like the impulsive girl she’s never been. Looking for a fluffy, no-brains-required, everything-is-over-the-top-and-ridiculous weekend read?
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No one character has to carry the role of ultimate evil. The sometimes negative feedback given to “chic lit” novels is understandable at times, yet I feel that Weisberger’s characters in “Everyone Worth Knowing” are written in an ordinary enough way that readers are able to more easily relate to them.
Lauren has a half-second cameo in the film that even she is hard-pressed to locate after several viewings. Her new catch doesn’t interest her as much as the hunky nightclub bouncer, Sammy, yet she must keep up the ruse for appearances.