Luckiest Girl Alive: A Novel
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Fans of Gone Girl and The woman at the Train will thrill at “the excellent page-turner to begin your summer time” (People, booklet of the Week): Luckiest lady Alive—described via Reese Witherspoon as “one of these reads you simply can’t positioned down!”
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“Jessica Knoll introduces you for your new most sensible frenemy, and you’re going to like it. . . .Destined to turn into one of many summer’s so much gripping reads.”
“With the crafty and verve of Gillian Flynn yet an depth all its personal, Luckiest lady Alive is a debut you won’t are looking to miss.”
—Megan Abbott, writer of Dare Me and The Fever
“Luckiest lady Alive is Gone Girl meets Cosmo meets Sex and the City. . . . Knoll hits it out of the park.”
—Fort worthy Star-Telegram
HER ideal lifestyles is an ideal LIE.
As on the prestigious Bradley university, Ani FaNelli persisted a stunning, public humiliation that left her eager to reinvent herself. Now, with a glamorous activity, pricey cloth wardrobe, and good-looking blue blood fiancé, she’s this close to residing the suitable lifestyles she’s labored so difficult to achieve.
yet Ani has a secret.
There’s anything else buried in her prior that also haunts her, anything inner most and painful that threatens to bubble to the outside and smash everything.
With a novel voice and twists you won’t see coming, Luckiest lady Alive explores the insufferable strain that such a lot of ladies believe to “have all of it” and introduces a heroine whose sharp edges and cutthroat ambition were keeping a scandalous fact, and a center that is larger than it first appears.
The query is still: will breaking her silence damage all that she has labored for—or, will it in the end, set Ani unfastened?
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