NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • REESE’S BOOK CLUB PICK • A comedy author thinks she’s sworn off love, till a dreamy pop star flips the script on all her assumptions—a “good, subtle, and enjoyable” (Oprah Each day) novel from the writer of Eligible, Rodham, and Prep.
“Filled with dazzling banter and scorching chemistry.”—Individuals
“When you ever needed a backstage move to Saturday Night time Stay, that is the ebook for you.”—Zibby Owens, Good Morning America
Sally Milz is a sketch author for The Night time Owls, a late-night reside comedy present that airs each Saturday. With a few heartbreaks below her belt, she’s lengthy deserted the seek for love, settling as an alternative for the occasional hook-up, profession success, and an in depth relationship along with her stepfather to spherical out a satisfying life.
However when Sally’s good friend and fellow author Danny Horst begins courting Annabel, a glamorous actress who guest-hosted the present, he joins the not-so-exclusive group of proficient however average-looking and even dorky males on the present—and in society at massive—who’ve gotten romantically concerned with extremely stunning and completed ladies. Sally channels her annoyance right into a sketch known as the Danny Horst Rule, poking enjoyable at this phenomenon whereas underscoring how unlikely it’s that the reverse would ever occur for a girl.
Enter Noah Brewster, a pop music sensation with a fame for courting fashions, who signed on as each host and musical visitor for this week’s present. Dazzled by his charms, Sally hits it off with Noah immediately, and as they collaborate on one sketch after one other, she begins to marvel if there may truly be sparks flying. However this isn’t a romantic comedy—it’s actual life. And in actual life, somebody like him would by no means date somebody like her . . . proper?
Together with her eager observations and trademark means to deliver advanced ladies to life on the web page, Curtis Sittenfeld explores the neurosis-inducing and heart-fluttering marvel of affection, whereas slyly dissecting the social rituals of romance and gender relations within the trendy age.
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