Forty-one years old, the last of her friends to marry and down to a size 12, Lauren Leo is in her gown about to tie the knot at the synagogue. There’s just one thing missing: the groom. With one blind-siding text, Lauren is unceremoniously dumped at the altar. In the aftermath, her mother is an endless well of unsolicited advice (“Stay on your diet and freeze your eggs.”) Her sisters add to the Great Humiliation. Picking her heart off the floor, Lauren turns to her work in advertising as she gathers courage to plan her next step. But anxiety grows when Lauren must retrieve her wedding gifts from the synagogue and FBI agents show up at the family seder. What lies ahead is the road to self-acceptance and at long last feeling worthy. With a new way to measure love and success, Lauren chucks her scale – and finds a second chance in the most unexpected place. A witty, bighearted story from the author of Husbands and Other Sharp Objects.
Crazy to Leave You
- From the Publisher
September 1, 2021
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