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Girls in White Dresses, by Jennifer Close

Rating: 3 out of 5
Recommended for: People who want to read about singles life in modern day (NYC)
This book follows the 20-30s lives of several girls, some main characters, others peripherals. 182 more words


Claire's Week in Books, 3rd to 10th April


I’m delighted to have been approved for a digital review copy of Jennifer Close’s The Hopefuls. In the words of the legendary book-world queen Rachel Ferschleiser, it’s all about “sexy political shenanigans”, and I am here for that. 247 more words

Enjoying DC

girls in white dresses

The morning before we left Miami I decided it might be a good idea to have something to read. I did a quick pinterest search for ideas, mostly “books to read in your 20s” and then scanned for things commonly suggested. 230 more words

The Smart One

By Jennifer Close

Weezy Coffey’s parents had always told her she was the smart one, while her sister was the pretty one. “Maureen will marry well,” their mother said, but instead it was Weezy who married well, to a kind man and good father. 514 more words


Book Review: The Smart One

In one my earlier posts of the summer, I reviewed Jennifer Close’s debut novel, Girls in White Dresses. While I loved most aspects of the book, one of the criticisms I had of it was the introduction of too many characters. 385 more words


Girls in White Dresses

Girls in White Dresses is the debut novel by Jennifer Close and gives great insight into what the life of a twenty-something woman navigating life after college looks like. 271 more words


Book Review: Girls in White Dresses

There comes a time in one’s twenties when a friend gets married and then, like wild fire, the wedding trend begins. The celebration of nuptials between two people is a wonderful experience, except when you’re the single guest attending one of many wedding ceremonies, sans an S.O. 400 more words