If opposites attract, Ellie and Dan are perfect for each other. Shes impulsive; he follows all the rules. Ellie is a virtual orphan, whereas Dans family is as close-knit as they come. At first, Ellie is thrilled to be accepted into the Cooper clan and embraces Dans mom, Linda, as the mother she never haduntil she begins to realize that Lindas "mothering" is far more intrusive than even the best daughter-in-law can handle. What can Dan and his mother possibly have to talk about on the phone twice a day? And how has the intimate civil ceremony Ellie always dreamed of turned into a black-tie affair that would rival a royal wedding? Suddenly, Ellie finds herself wondering if its possible to get an annulmentfrom Linda.
A hilarious yet touching look at mothers-in-law and what they teach us about ourselves, The Other Woman is a brilliant hit from a novelist whose star just continues to rise....Continua
I have been reading way too many books about family, marriage, relationship this past month. But I love Jane Green, and I am glad that I found time to read it. This book is much about mother-in-laws, and it's not difficult to relate to.