In Her Shoes

In Her Shoes

A Novel

Book - 2002
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From Jennifer Weiner comes a story of two sisters with nothing in common but a love for shoes learn they are more alike than they thought possible.

Meet Rose Feller, a thirty-year-old high-powered attorney with a secret passion for romance novels. She has an exercise regime she's going to start next week, and she dreams of a man who will slide off her glasses, gaze into her eyes, and tell her she's beautiful. She also dreams of getting her fantastically screwed-up, semi-employed little sister to straighten up and fly right.

Meet Rose's sister, Maggie. Twenty-eight years old and drop-dead gorgeous. Although her big-screen stardom hasn't progressed past her left hip's appearance in a Will Smith video, Maggie dreams of fame and fortune -- and of getting her big sister on a skin-care regimen.

These two women, who claim to have nothing in common but a childhood tragedy, DNA, and the same size feet, are about to learn that they're more alike than they'd ever imagined. Along the way, they'll encounter a diverse cast of characters -- from a stepmother who's into recreational Botox to a disdainful pug with no name. They'll borrow shoes and clothes and boyfriends, and eventually make peace with their most intimate enemies -- each other.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2002.
ISBN: 9780743418201
0743418204
9781416503347
141650334X
9780743418195
0743418190
Branch Call Number: FICTION Weiner Jennifer
Characteristics: 424 p. ;,24 cm.

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bookpusher
Aug 11, 2011

In this case, the movie was much better than the book. I found the characters so whiny and annoying.

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Bells
Sep 20, 2009

Fabulous! I love the characters- they seem well-rounded so that you like and dislike them at the same time. Heartwarming and touching. A shining example of the Chick Lit genre- yes, it is a genre!

lilmisslibrary Aug 31, 2009

Fun book - much better than the movie.

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SamanthaAshton
Aug 31, 2009

Two sisters that cant get along for very long, wind up finding the blessing of being sisters! They find out that they need each other in more ways than one.

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