American gals are taking liberties -- and pursuing happiness on their own terms -- in this star-studded story collection featuring the nation's red-hot women writers.
Jennifer Weiner (In Her Shoes) learns "The Truth About Nigel" -- and the trouble with falling for an incognito Hollywood actor. Lauren Weisberger (The Devil Wears Prada) sends a single New Yorker on a backpacking trip halfway around the world -- where she sees her love life back home with new eyes -- in "The Bamboo Confessions." A harried mom with a hit novel crosses the pond in "My Great Brit Book Tour" by Adriana Trigiani (Lucia, Lucia), and turns a crumbling talk show appearance into a sweet success. Also uniting their talents in this free-spirited anthology are
Since it was compilation of short stories from different authors, I felt that I have read a lot of books in one sitting. I love the fact that I get to explore different situations, different worlds and meet different characters. I somewhat felt empowered when I read about the various types of women in each story. Though I think I was not satisfied or I didn't really get the point of some stories, you'll still get to pick a personal favorite and I really love "Andromeda on the Street of Ducklings" by Judi Hendricks.I think it is the best among all the other stories....Continua