Here I Go Again (Paperback)

By Jen Lancaster

New American Library, 9780451416858, 337pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014



With her debut novel, " If You Were Here," Jen Lancaster leapt] into the fiction arena with her rapier-sharp wit in one hand and a fistful of Home Depot gift cards in the other ("New York Times" bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson). Now she goes from the trauma of home renovation to the drama of soul renovation in "Here I Go Again."...
Twenty years after ruling the halls of her suburban Chicago high school, Lissy Ryder doesn t understand why her glory days ended. Back then, she was worshipped beloved feared. Present day, not so much. She's been pink-slipped from her high-paying job, dumped by her husband, and kicked out of her condo. Now, at thirty-seven, she's struggling to start a business from her parents garage and sleeping under the hair-band posters in her old bedroom.
Lissy finally realizes karma is the only bitch bigger than she was. Her present is miserable because of her past. But it's not like she can go back in time and change who she was...or can she?

About the Author

Jen Lancaster is the "New York Times "bestselling author of ten books: "Twisted Sisters," "The Tao of Martha," "Here I Go Again," "Jeneration X," " If You Were Here," "My Fair Lazy," "Pretty in Plaid," "Such a Pretty Fat, " "Bright Lights, Big Ass," and "Bitter is the New Black."She has appeared on "Today," "The Joy Behar Show, " and NPR s "All Things Considered." She resides in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and their ever-expanding menagerie of ill-behaved pets."

Praise For Here I Go Again

“This is the only book in twenty years that made me wipe my eyes. Jen Lancaster’s like a modern-day, bawdy Erma Bombeck....I couldn’t put it down!”—Lisa Lampanelli, New York Post

“Entertaining, humorous, and well-written, and the characters are perfection; those of you who grew up in the eighties will be transported back there as if it was only yesterday.”—

Mean Girls meets Back to the Future…scathingly witty and lots of fun.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A whimsical twist on the Back to the Future scenario…a fitting and none too treacly close. Quantum physics was never funnier. A great read.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A charming comedy in the vein of movies like Big and 13 Going on 30….Readers will find it easy to root for the frank and funny heroine of this winsome, whimsical tale...downright fun.”—Booklist (starred review)