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3.49 out of 53.49 out of 53.49 out of 53.49 out of 53.49 out of 5 3.49 (43 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Emily Giffin Narrator: Jennifer Wiltise, Jennifer Wiltsie Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2009 ISBN: 9781427206992
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Rachel has always been a 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 fiancé Dex. Rachel is horrified to discover that she has genuine feelings for Dex. She prays for fate to intervene, but when she makes a choice she discovers that the lines between right and wrong are blurry, endings aren't always neat, and you have to risk all to win true happiness.

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  • Jennifer Wiltsie's warm, emotionally expressive voice immediately draws listeners into Giffin's story and makes them sympathize with Rachel, whose growing attraction to her best friend's fiance eventually develops into a guilt-ridden affair. Wiltsie handles the other characters deftly. Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jen | 2/17/2014

    " I found myself bored half way through the read and wanting it be over. I'm pretty shameless about my love for chick-lit but this novel got me rethinking my love for such superficial entertainment. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Olivia Harrison | 2/15/2014

    " Pretty Cute. Nothing profound, but I enjoyed it. It was just a fun little read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Yvonne Purdie | 2/12/2014

    " Loved! Much better than the movie! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jessica | 2/2/2014

    " Cute, an easy "chick" read "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kylie Donnelly | 2/2/2014

    " Nothing overwhelming great, like a chick flick as a book. But it was a nice break from academic texts. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lyndee | 2/1/2014

    " Somewhat predictable and drug out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 KayLee | 1/31/2014

    " I actually quite adored this book. It was a bit cheesy, but fast-paced and very entertaining. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Neha Agrawal | 1/30/2014

    " Total chick-lit. However, I love Giffin's style of writing and story-telling. She is by far my favorite author from this genre of books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Tay | 1/20/2014

    " Didn't like the beginning so much because she seemed so whiny and lost. But I guess we have to know the past.....to understand the future. Reading the next book to find out what will happen. Then will watch the movie. My client likes the book better. But we shall see..... :0) "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Karla | 12/30/2013

    " Very boring...took me a very long time to get through. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cristina Oliveras | 12/23/2013

    " Not bad for chick lit. Rad it in a few days. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelsey | 12/21/2013

    " Was a cute book. I never read the rest of the series, but I meant to "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 April Brannon | 12/18/2013

    " Really liked this story much better than the movie. Way more details and especially like that Annalise is in there which is a name I have never seen mentioned anywhere before other than my own kid. Jumped right into the next installment as son as I finished it "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Ilhan Nunow | 12/2/2013

    " this book was kind of slow and boring at first but then things just got really intense. it was like going down a water fall. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caroleen | 11/3/2013

    " Amazing how love works!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Britt Bowman | 4/18/2013

    " It was ok. I think if I was a bigger fan of this type of book, I would have liked it better. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheryl | 4/9/2013

    " Love Emily Giffin's work! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanne Traversa | 11/26/2012

    " I enjoyed this book. I couldn't put it down. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kristie | 11/6/2012

    " It's good. But the movie is better. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon Alleva | 9/10/2012

    " A quick read, couldn't put it down. Simple chick lot, but I loved it. I was left wanting more when I finished it. I can't wait to read the next one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sam Peters | 7/22/2012

    " I loved loved LOVED this book. Many books make me fall asleep, this one kept me awake. Chick lit at its best, a real page turner. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katie | 5/24/2012

    " I read the book before the movie came out and I'm glad I did because I enjoyed the book more than the movie. The book has more character development, more of a backstory and goes into more detail than the movie does. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diana | 5/6/2012

    " The best book ever!! It started my reading career!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gina | 3/25/2012

    " I would recommend this book to a young 20 year old who is single. Not really a great read for a woman who is older and who has been married for a long time. I finished it but it took me forever. I did not relate to the main character's dilemma at all. I found her caddy and irritating. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kelly Dinterman | 2/25/2012

    " A good book liked 2nd one the best "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Abigail Kline | 12/29/2011

    " This is one of the few books that I actually like less than the movie. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Heather Pach | 12/16/2011

    " loved it....emotional. sometimes wanted to scream at Rachel, sometimes my heart broke for her. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Michelle Todd wigle | 11/29/2011

    " Who sleeps with their best friends boyfriends!? Hella people. So don't bother writhing a book about it. Lol "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Janella Meeks-Wesby | 11/24/2011

    " Very cute chick-flick! better then the movie "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Melissa | 7/12/2011

    " I'm not giving this book only 3 stars because of the writing. It was well written. I gave it this rating because the whole book made me mad. Everyone cheating, not being loyal, the lies. It raised my blood pressure! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Devin Gragg | 7/2/2011

    " I loved everything about the book. Some chapters were a little too descriptive. I love how it starts off! By the 18th chapter, it gets really interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Emily | 5/23/2011

    " Didn't love it, didn't hate it. This one fell somewhere in the middle for me. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jenna | 5/23/2011

    " Scary that a good friend is capable of this. Interesting read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nic | 5/23/2011

    " I seriously wondered through this entire book if Rachel and Dex would end up together. Decent read for mindless entertainment. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Sahiti | 5/23/2011

    " so depressing that the lawyer hates her job....decent plane read "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shanon | 5/23/2011

    " Enjoyable, easy read. Some explainations in the plot were more believeable in the movie. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephanie | 5/23/2011

    " This is a cute beachy read. It dragged a little in parts, and honestly, I just saw the movie and liked it better. But overall, the characters were cute and I'm looking forward to reading the next one in this series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Erica | 5/22/2011

    " This is a hate or love it kinda book. I loved it. Pure trashy chic lit. I love books that take me away from reality & are an easy read! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Felicia | 5/22/2011

    " I didn't hate this book, nor did I love it. It was entertaining, but I didn't like the heroine. I had a hard time rooting for her. And nothing about this book makes me want to read "Something Blue." "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jodi | 5/22/2011

    " I thought this book was awesome! I can't wait to read other books in the series. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Katrina | 5/22/2011

    " I can't put this freaking book down! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teresa | 5/22/2011

    " Definitely chick-lit, enjoyable, mindless. Just what I needed! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Silvia | 5/20/2011

    " Yes, I read this and I liked it. Don't judge me!! "

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About the Author
Author Emily Giffin

Emily Giffin is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Virginia School of Law. After practicing litigation at a Manhattan firm for several years, she moved to London to write full time. The author of several New York Times bestselling novels, including Baby Proof, Love the One You’re With, Heart of the Matter, and Something Borrowed, Something Blue, she now lives in Atlanta with her husband and three young children.

About the Narrator

Jennifer Wiltsie’s films include Wendigo, Uninvited, and The Fever. She has guest starred on HBO’s The Sopranos and Masterpiece Theatre’s Clarissa. On Broadway she has performed with Matthew Broderick in Night Must Fall, and her off-Broadway credits include Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.