The Next Best Thing: A Novel

The Next Best Thing: A Novel

Jennifer Weiner


Blockbuster number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Jennifer Weiner returns with an impossible to resist tale a couple of younger girl attempting to make it in Hollywood…

At 3 years outdated, Ruth Saunders miraculously survives the auto crash that takes her mom and dad’ lives at the icy Massachusetts Turnpike. Her eccentric grandmother, who comes out of Florida retirement to take care of younger Ruth, nurtures her via years of surgical procedures, feeding her home-cooked food, allotting irreverent knowledge, and telling Ruth she’s appealing, even if her scars will stick with her forever.

After university, Ruth pursues her dream of writing to Hollywood, heading west along with her grandmother in tow, hoping to make it substantial on this planet of television. After years of failure and a badly damaged center, Ruth will get The Call—her express has been green-lit.

But Ruth’s satisfied finishing is just the start, as she struggles with how tv will get made: terrified (and terrifying) executives and actresses with their eyes on greater prizes than Ruthie’s exhibit. upload in an unrequited overwhelm at the guy who has been her mentor. upload to that her grandmother’s coming near near nuptials, and Ruth’s large holiday may well simply holiday her.

A rollicking experience at the Hollywood curler coaster, the subsequent neatest thing is a heartfelt tale a couple of younger girl looking for her personal happily-ever-after within the land the place desires come real.

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