Book review: ‘All Fall Down’ by Jennifer Weiner

As a mother, wife, blogger and daughter, Allison Weiss is well-versed in responsibility. Between her “freelance” (read: time-consuming) gig writing on feminist issues and her adorable but tough young daughter, Allison’s days are a whirlwind of activity . . . and doubt. Though her life looks frame-worthy on the outside — big house in the … Continue reading Book review: ‘All Fall Down’ by Jennifer Weiner

Book review: ‘Then Came You’ by Jennifer Weiner

Four women, one pursuit of happiness. Beautiful Jules, a senior at Princeton, only wants her alcoholic father to get help — and return to the respectable, successful teacher their community knew and loved. Without the funds to enroll him in a rehab program, Jules begrudgingly accepts an offer to donate her eggs to an infertile … Continue reading Book review: ‘Then Came You’ by Jennifer Weiner

Book review: ‘Fly Away Home’ by Jennifer Weiner

Sylvie Serfer Woodruff — respected politician’s wife; mother of two; watcher of weight — knows she’s become a walking prop when news of her husband’s infidelity reaches the national news. Senator Richard Woodruff had a liason with a woman who could be his daughter, true, and Sylvie takes the news as well as could be expected … Continue reading Book review: ‘Fly Away Home’ by Jennifer Weiner

Book review: ‘Best Friends Forever’ by Jennifer Weiner

Life for Addie Downs — overweight, from a weird family — changed dramatically the day Valerie Adler showed up on her small street in Illinois. The two young girls, misfits in their own ways, became fast friends — and stayed together through the teasing and taunts they endured, relying on one another for support. Until … Continue reading Book review: ‘Best Friends Forever’ by Jennifer Weiner