Fourth Comings (Paperback)
Three Rivers Press (CA), 9780307346513, 320pp.
Publication Date: September 9, 2008
Acidly funny, imaginatively profane, and, above all, a sharp reflection of the what-to-do-now, post-college dilemma.
Is the real world ready for Jessica Darling?
At first it seems she's living the New York City dream. She's subletting an apartment with her best friend, working for a magazine that actually cares about her psychology degree, and still deeply in love with the charismatic Marcus Flutie.
But reality is more complicated than dreamy cliches.
When Marcus proposes giving her only one week to answer Jessica must decide if she's ready to give up a world of late-night literary soirees, art openings, and downtown drunken karaoke to move back to New Jersey and be with the one man who's gripped her heart for years. Jessica ponders this and other life choices with her signature snark and hyper-intense insight, making it the most tumultuous and memorable week of her twenty-something life.
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Praise For Fourth Comings…
Praise for the Jessica Darling Series
“Judy Blume meets Dorothy Parker.”
—Wall Street Journal
“McCafferty looks at travails with humor as well as heart.”
“A witty, biting, and altogether true accounting of a girl’s journey to young womanhood, complete with all of the cringe-inducing, hilarious moments of love, shame, and uncertainty that readers will remember from their own lives.”