Format: Audio Book (CD)
Dimensions: 4.72 × 5.51 × 0.79 in
Published: September 10, 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1442362596
ISBN - 13: 9781442362598
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JULES T he man in the suit was watching me again. It was March of my senior year in college, a clear, chilly afternoon, when I felt what was, by then, the familiar weight of a man’s gaze, while I sat by myself in the food court. I looked up from my dinner, and there he was, at the end of the line for the salad place, looking at me the way he had for the past three weeks. I sighed. The mall was one of my favorite places, and I didn’t want to give it up because of some creep. I’d found the mall my freshman year. If you walked off campus, across Nassau Street and into a kiosk in the center of town, you could buy a discounted ticket with your student ID, and the bus would take you to a fancy shopping center with a fancy name, the Princeton MarketFair. There were all of the chains: a Pottery Barn and a Restoration Hardware, and Gaps, both Baby and full-grown, a Victoria’s Secret where you could buy your panties and a LensCrafters where you could pick up a pair of sunglasses, all of them in a sprawling, sterile building with marble floors and flattering, pink-tinted lights. At one end of the mall was a big, airy bookstore, with leather armchairs where you could curl up and read. At the other end was a movie theater that showed four-dollar matinees on Mondays. Between them was the food court. Shortly after my discovery, I’d learned that only losers used public transportation. I’d found this out when I heard two of my classmates scornfully discussi
From the Publisher
An unexpected love story…
Jules Strauss is a Princeton senior with a full scholarship,
acquaintances instead of friends, and a family she's ashamed to
invite to Parents' Weekend. With the income she'll receive from
donating her "pedigree" eggs, she believes she can save her father
Annie Barrow married her high school sweetheart and became the
mother to two boys. After years of staying at home and struggling
to support four people on her husband's salary, she thinks she's
found a way to recover a sense of purpose and bring in some extra
India Bishop, thirty-eight (really forty-three), has changed
everything about herself: her name, her face, her past. In New York
City, she falls for a wealthy older man, Marcus Croft, and decides
a baby will ensure a happy ending. When her attempts at pregnancy
fail, she turns to technology, and Annie and Jules, to help make
her dreams come true.
But each of their plans is thrown into disarray when Marcus'
daughter Bettina, intent on protecting her father, becomes
convinced that his new wife is not what she seems…
With startling tenderness and laugh-out-loud humor, Jennifer Weiner
once again takes readers into the heart of women's lives in an
unforgettable, timely tale that interweaves themes of class and
entitlement, surrogacy and donorship, the rights of a parent and
the measure of motherhood.
About the Author
Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times
bestselling author of nine books, including Good in Bed
and In Her Shoes, which was made into a major motion
picture. A graduate of Princeton University, Jennifer is
the executive producer for the ABC Family show State of
Georgia. To learn more, visit JenniferWeiner.com.
"Weiner brings her trademark wit and humor to this lively story."