Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire): Stories on Growing Up, by Jen Glantz

By Jen Glantz

within the culture of Sloane Crosley, Mindy Kaling, and Katie Heaney, a hilarious and insightful memoir approximately one ny urban Millennial’s trip to discover herself, her dream occupation, and real love, all whereas juggling a very special task because the world's simply specialist bridesmaid.

After relocating to long island urban in her mid-twenties to pursue her dream of writing—and no longer dwelling at the “Upper East facet” of her mom and dad’ apartment anymore—Jen Glantz regarded ahead to a way forward for chuffed hours and Sunday brunches together with her besties.

What she obtained in its place have been a string of cell calls that all started with, "Jen, i've got whatever interesting to inform you!" and ended with, "I'd be commemorated when you will be my bridesmaid." at the beginning she was once extremely joyful, however it wasn’t lengthy prior to she learned issues: all of her resources have been tied up in bridesmaid clothes, and she or he herself was once no in the direction of discovering the single. She could not do a lot in regards to the moment factor (though her mom could beg to differ), yet she may possibly concerning the first.

One (slightly tipsy) evening, Jen published an advert on Craigslist advertisements her providers as a certified bridesmaid. whilst she awakened the following morning, it had long past viral. What started as a half-joke without notice became a life of event for Jen–and extra perception into the that means of affection than she used to be getting from OKCupid—as she walked down the aisle at stranger after stranger's wedding.

clean, humorous, and strangely candy, Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire) is an exciting reminder that whether you do not have every little thing jointly, it is easy to be a complete boss—or, not less than, a BFF to a different lady in need.

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