Crazy to Leave You

  • From the Publisher
September 1, 2021

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.

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