Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Review and Giveaway: Something Borrowed

Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Genre: Chick Lit, Contemporary Fiction
Pages: 341 (paperback)

Back cover:
Meet Rachel White, a young attorney living and working in Manhattan.  Rachel has always been the consummate good girl--until her thirtieth birthday, when her best friend Darcy throws her a party.  That night, after too many drinks, Rachel ends up in bed with Darcy's fiancĂ©.  Although she wakes up determined to put the one-night fling behind her, Rachel is horrified to discover that she has genuine feelings for the one guy she should run from.  In her wildest dreams (or worst nightmare?) this is the last thing on earth Rachel could ever have imagined happening.  As the September wedding date nears, Rachel knows she had to make a choice.  In doing so, she discovers that the lines between right and wrong can be blurry, endings aren't always neat, and sometimes you have to risk all to win true happiness.

My Rating:
My Review:
First and foremost, I don't know what made me buy this book but I'm glad I did.  I hardly ever read chick lit or anything contemporary because I tend to get caught up on crazy things like societal norms and various themes and issues that is not relevant to the book.  I get all huffy and end up talking to my husband for hours about how life isn't fair for some reason or other.  On top of that, it is a book about cheating.  So ummm... hear are my morals and feelings about cheaters getting all riled up.  But for some reason I bought and read this book.  ANYWAYS...

I really enjoyed this book.  Rachel and Darcy has been friends forever so I thought I would feel so bad for Darcy but I didn't.  I appreciated Rachel for her morals and for her struggles and Darcy just irritated me.  I know many selfish girls like her.  But this book isn't about mean girls and when certain actions are justified, but it is a book about life and struggles.  It was nothing like I expected.  It was well-written and refreshing.  You pick it up and just can't put it down.

AND... For the Giveaway...

Something BorrowedThere is  a movie coming out in May featuring Kate Hudson as Darcy and Ginnifer Goodwin as Rachel. I prefer to read books before the movies come out so I thought this would be a good choice for a giveaway.  So here goes!!

This giveaway is open to U.S. addresses only [sorry, I will have an international giveaway as soon as I figure out how : ) ].

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This giveaway will start as soon as I post an it will end April 9.  I will draw winners using Random.org.


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