Friday, December 27, 2013

Book Club Friday: "Then Came You"



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GoodReads description:
The lives of four very different women intertwine in unexpected ways in this new novel by bestselling author Jennifer Weiner (In Her Shoes; Best Friends Forever). Each woman has a problem: Princeton senior Jules Wildgren needs money to help her dad cure his addiction; Pennsylvania housewife Annie Barrow is gasping to stay financially afloat; India Bishop yearns to have a child, an urge that her stepdaughter Bettina can only regard with deeply skepticism until she finds herself in a most unexpected situation.

My thoughts:
Jennifer Weiner is the author of one of my favorite books, "Good In Bed."  Since then, I've been eager to read her works.  Some have lived up to what I expected.  Others have been a bit disappointing. "Then Came You" belongs in the former category.  I was sucked in right away by the stories of all of these women, anxious to see how they intertwined -- because I knew they would.  And once they did, the story wasn't over yet.  The resolution is satisfying, and I could definitely see this being a movie or a mini-series.

Rating:
Three of five stars


3 comments:

  1. I've never read one of Jennifer Weiner's books, but I've heard good things about her.

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  2. I'll have to check her out, sounds like it might be good.

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  3. I really, really enjoyed this one! I don't think it's as good as Good in Bed, but there's others I've liked less. Have you read Little Earthquakes yet? That's probably my favorite of hers.

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