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Swim by Jennifer Weiner (24)

  • Kindle: 2994 KB
  • Print: 60 pages
  • Publisher: Atria Books (May 8, 2012)
  • ASIN: B0078XG13W


The short story that inspired Jennifer Weiner’s novel The Next Best Thing.

Ruth has left her job writing for a hit television show for reasons she’d rather not discuss and is supplementing her increasingly dwindling savings with freelance writing projects—namely, helping anxious high school students craft a perfect college essay and lonely souls craft captivating online dating profiles. When she’s not working, she’s swimming—lap after lap at the local indoor pool, in a desperate attempt to wash away the sting of professional failure and heartbreak that she can’t seem to shake. It takes an unexpected client to show her that appearances can be deceiving, and that sometimes the bravest thing you can do is simply dive back in.

Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of eleven books, including Good in Bed, In Her Shoes, which was made into a major motion picture, and The Next Best Thing. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives with her family in Philadelphia. Visit her online at JenniferWeiner.com.

My review for Good Men

REVIEW:
I really want to know more about Ruth.
This story is about her and introduces us into her life. It seems a little hectic, her life. She's trying to date, has family drama, and her friends add to the mix too.
I got pulled in, but felt like I needed more at the end.
That's the thing with short stories. They are too short sometimes and don't quite come together. I hate to be left hanging in any way.
Still, I would read the full length book. 


3/5



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  1. i do have hate/love for shorts. but i look at them as an intro or tease so don't expect a lot and am rarely disappointed, just left wanting more. lol could that be the point?
    sherry @ fundinmental

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