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Bette’s guilty pleasure leads to many romance novel titles, possibly fictional, being mentioned, such as The Very Bad Boy and Her Royal Bodyguard.

But when Bette begins appearing in vicious gossip columns, she realizes that the line between her evergone and professional life has become invisible. Lauren moved on to Departures magazine, where she wrote word reviews by day and took writing classes by night. Thank god I only got this book from the library and didn’t waste any actual money! This book is a prime example.

It depends on the reader’s comfort and their parents’ comfort if lsuren reader is a minor. This book was on weisbergdr nightstand for a while now. While she does find Philip somewhat attractive, much like the heroines of the romance novels she secretly indulges in, and the association becomes of great benefit to her in her new job, she is later drawn to Sammy, a bouncer at Bungalow 8 who turns out to be from her hometown of Poughkeepsie and harbors ambitions of being a chef.

It was so boring and super confusing. The plots of these two books are so similar. Soon after Bette Robinson quits her horrendous Manhattan banking job like the impulsive girl she’s never been, the novelty of walking her four-pound dog around the unglamorous Murray Hill neighborhood wears as worgh as the “What are you going to do with your life?


Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger

I’ve carted it around with me on several trips, and I finally got to it on a recent trip to St. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Then there’s Sammy, the cook-bouncer-aspiring restaurateur. I am not your typical “chick lit” fan, but I must confess that I really like this author – she writes bright, funny, light-hearted books and she can actually compose a sentence! The name dropping is all there, and if you’re really curious how shallow the “jet set” of New York are, this may hold your attention span for all of three seconds This book Everyone Worth Knowing is a book which has been lying in a corner of my shelves for many years.

Oh, give me a break. But he, too, is tied to a wealthy socialite, and dreams of escaping the high life to open a small restaurant.

Videos About This Book. It was sold in thirty-one foreign countries and made into a major motion picture by Fox starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Jun 10, Jenn rated it it was amazing. Her parents were interesting as well, a couple of anti-globalization hippies.

There are actually some funny moments.

Everyone Worth Knowing

The cover laruen in the Netherlands is also very similar to the movie’s poster. I went into this with a hatred of chick-lit. Definitely a fun chick lit read! Okay, this is what I get for adding this to my “to read list” and then waiting eight years to read it. Dec 26, In fact, I bet a tonne of the dialogue is the same too. Sep knwoing, Betsy VanSweden rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Bette Robinson begins as a likable enough character, but it isn’t long before Weisberger’s caricature of her becomes frustrating: I recommend reading this if you have a lazy Sunday to kill.


Read “the Devil Wears Prada”, change the names. But when Bette begins appearing in a vicious new gossip column, she realizes that the line between her personal and professional life is Lauren has a half-second cameo in the film that even she is hard-pressed to locate after several viewings. Good guys are as superficial and obnoxious as the bad guys. It was shallow and so very dull.

Feb 26, Love Fool rated it liked it. Nov 29, Sarah Workaday Reads rated it liked it Shelves: A year-old New York banker quits her job and finds work at a posh PR agency, trading her navy pantsuits for low-slung jeans and skimpy tops so she can hang out with the beautiful people at “in” places like Bungalow 8 though first she has to find out what Wirth 8 is.

I guess that means I liked it. It’s just a standard fictional book about random people in NYC.

However, in the end it won with me because: