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Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire): Stories on Growing Up, by Jen Glantz

By Jen Glantz

within the culture of Sloane Crosley, Mindy Kaling, and Katie Heaney, a hilarious and insightful memoir approximately one big apple urban Millennial’s trip to discover herself, her dream occupation, and real love, all whereas juggling a really particular activity because the world's in simple terms specialist bridesmaid.

After relocating to ny urban in her mid-twenties to pursue her dream of writing—and no longer residing at the “Upper East aspect” of her mom and dad’ condominium anymore—Jen Glantz regarded ahead to a way forward for chuffed hours and Sunday brunches together with her besties.

What she obtained in its place have been a string of telephone calls that started with, "Jen, i've got whatever fascinating to inform you!" and ended with, "I'd be venerated for those who will be my bridesmaid." at the beginning she was once extremely joyful, however it wasn’t lengthy earlier than she discovered issues: all of her resources have been tied up in bridesmaid attire, and she or he herself used to be no towards discovering the only. She could not do a lot concerning the moment factor (though her mom may beg to differ), yet she may well in regards to the first.

One (slightly tipsy) evening, Jen published an advert on Craigslist ads her companies as a qualified bridesmaid. while she awakened the following morning, it had long past viral. What started as a half-joke without notice become a life of event for Jen–and extra perception into the that means of affection than she used to be getting from OKCupid—as she walked down the aisle at stranger after stranger's wedding.

clean, humorous, and strangely candy, Always a Bridesmaid (For Hire) is an wonderful reminder that no matter if you do not have every little thing jointly, you'll be a complete boss—or, at the least, a BFF to a different lady in need.

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