Something Borrowed

Something Borrowed

Book - 2004
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"Something Borrowed" tells the story of Rachel, 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 fiance. 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. As the September wedding date nears, Rachel knows she has 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. "Something Borrowed" is a phenomenal debut novel that will have you laughing, crying, and calling your best friend.
Publisher: New York : St. Martins Press, 2004
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312321185
031232118X
Branch Call Number: FICTION Gif
Characteristics: 322 pages ; 25 cm

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NanCcan
Oct 18, 2017

To be honest, I only read the first few chapters. The soap-opera-style writing and characters made the story too shallow for me to care what happened next. I skipped ahead and read the last chapter before writing this review and still wasn't impressed.
For people who just want entertainment, Emily Giffin may be just right.
Me, I'd rather be reading something more thought-provoking.

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Neetikaakiteen
Jun 24, 2015

All of Giffin's books are phenomenal, but this one is truly extraordinary. It is comparative to the thrills of watching a movie, but the laughs of being in the presence of a good friend. One of the best novels there is.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "This was a great book! I really enjoyed learning about the characters and their relationships in this book."

cbyrdtucker Jul 22, 2013

Finally, a book where the Good Girl wins in the end. Although one can argue for days whether Rachel fits the "Good Girl" model, in her own right she is compared to her longtime Best Frenemy Darcy. Highly recommend by moi, and the sequel is also equally good.

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koolsheena
Jul 19, 2013

My new favorite book!

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allisonwer
Jul 08, 2013

I didn't like this book as well as Something Blue, so for the record you should read Something Borrowed before Something Blue since it kind of gives away home this one will end. Overall though light read, perfect for summer and it keeps you engaged.

mbass3189 Nov 09, 2012

This book was OK. i didn't like how Rachels self esteem was so low and pathetic. As shallow as Darcey was she never betrayed Rachel. I just cant relate to this book and i would get aggravated with some of the characters.

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eillainet
Sep 27, 2012

Please let me know when can i pick-up. Thank you so much.

mberk Apr 26, 2012

Like her other books, and almost as bad as the movie. Not a fan of Emily Giffin's writing or plot. Won't be trying her again.

mulberrystreet Apr 23, 2012

fans of Sophie Kinsella will enjoy this one, Emily Giffin has a similar "fun" writing style. & don't be putt off by the movie, the book is much better!

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May 30, 2015

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