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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

“Waiting On” Wednesday: Girls in White Dresses


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week's pre-publication “can't-wait-to-read” selection is:

Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

description from GoodReads:
Wry, hilarious, and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three young women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal showers.

Isabella, Mary, and Lauren are going to be bridesmaids in Kristi’s wedding. On Sunday after Sunday, at bridal shower after bridal shower, they coo over toasters, eat tiny sandwiches, and drink mimosas. They’re all happy for Kristi, but they do have the ups and downs of their own lives to cope with. Isabella is working at a mailing-list company, where she’s extremely successful, and wildly unhappy. Mary is in love with a man who may never love any woman as much as he loves his mother. And Lauren, a waitress at a midtown bar, finds herself drawn to a man she’s pretty sure she hates.

With blind dates and ski vacations, boozy lunches and family holidays, relationships lost to politics and relationships found in pet stores, Girls in White Dresses pulls us deep inside the circle of these friends, perfectly capturing the wild frustrations and soaring joys of modern life.

Publishing August 16 by Knopf.

6 comments:

DCMetroreader said...

Sounds like a fun read!

Laurel-Rain Snow said...

How exciting! And you don't have long to wait....

Here's MY WOW POST

Jessica (Peace Love Books) said...

That sounds like a really good book! And the cover is really pretty too. Great pick!

Here's my WoW!

Valentina Hepburn said...

This sounds like a must-read for me!

Jill said...

Can't WAIT to get my hands on this one! Getting great reviews...

Sash and Em said...

I can't wait for this one either!

Check out Em's WoW!

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