By Emily Giffin
(St. Martin's Paperbacks, Mass Market Paperback, 9780312993177, 416pp.)
Publication Date: March 29, 2011
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The smash-hit debut novel for every woman who has ever had a complicated love-hate friendship.
Now A Major Motion Picture - In Theaters May 6th
Rachel White is the consummate good girl. A hard-working attorney at a large Manhattan law firm and a diligent maid of honor to her charmed best friend Darcy, Rachel has always played by all the rules. Since grade school, she has watched Darcy shine, quietly accepting the sidekick role in their lopsided friendship. But that suddenly changes the night of her thirtieth birthday when Rachel finally confesses her feelings to Darcy's fiance, and is both horrified and thrilled to discover that he feels the same way. As the wedding date draws near, events spiral out of control, and Rachel knows she must make a choice between her heart and conscience. In so doing, she discovers that the lines between right and wrong can be blurry, endings aren't always neat, and sometimes you have to risk everything to be true to yourself.
Emily Giffin is the author of five New York Times bestselling novels, including Something Borrowed, which has been adapted as a major motion picture. A graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law, she lives in Atlanta with her family. To learn more, visit www.emilygiffin.com.
"[A] modern-day Jane Austen."--Vanity Fair
"A page-turning, heartbreakingly honest debut."--Entertainment Weekly, "Grade A"
"Hilarious and thoughtfully written. You may never think of friendships--their duties, the oblique dances of power, and their give-and-take--quite the same way again."--Seattle Times
"Delightful, winning, and real."--Glamour