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Certain Girls - Jennifer Weiner
Certain Girls
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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... show more
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 friend, Samantha, is looking for love in all the wrong places, and Cannie's husband, Peter, has decided that he'd like to have a baby, and the family's first choice for a surrogate is none other than Cannie's flamboyant kid sister ...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743294256 (0743294254)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
Series: Cannie Shapiro (#2)
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jbarrett5 book reviews, etc
jbarrett5 book reviews, etc rated it
2.5
Certain Girls by Jennifer WeinerHave enjoyed the author's other works and I bought the paperback and will listen to this on tape.Alternating chapters of a Philadelphia housewife and her daughter's point of view in her own chapters.Canny writes of her life, fantasies and knits at her daughters Joy da...
Kiwiria
Kiwiria rated it
I was just thinking the other day that I seldom recognized emotional manipulation in books or even really knew what it consisted of. Well, now I do. It was so blatantly obvious here that it would be impossible not to realize it for what it was.And unfortunately it made me rather disappointed by the ...
florinda3rs
florinda3rs rated it
Jennifer Weiner's fifth novel revisits her first. Good in Bed put Weiner on the map as a "chick-lit" superstar, but her books are something more than that, which is one of the reasons I really like her. Certain Girls picks up the story of Candace "Cannie" Shapiro and her daughter Joy, whose unexpect...
Read, Run, Ramble
Read, Run, Ramble rated it
5.0 Certain Girls: A Novel
This continuation of Cannie Shapiro's life and adventures is another great read by Weiner. As a reader, I totally related with Cannie as well as her daughter Joy - Weiner develops her characters well and you can really get into their mind sets! I laughed (really LAUGHED), I cried and I realized that...
inconceivably
inconceivably rated it
1.0 Certain Girls: A Novel
I want to forget this book ever happened to me. Seriously. Good in Bed is one of my favorite books and this RUINED it for me.
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