By Nicola Griffith
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From Lauren Graham, the liked megastar of Gilmore women and Parenthood, comes a witty, fascinating, and hilariously relatable debut novel a couple of suffering younger actress attempting to get ahead―and maintain it together―in big apple City.
It’s January 1995, and Franny Banks has simply six months left of the three-year cut-off date she set for herself whilst she got here to long island, dreaming of Broadway and doing “important” paintings. yet all she has to teach for her efforts to date is part in an advert for grotesque Christmas sweaters, and a gig ready tables at a comedy membership. Her roommates―her ally Jane, and Dan, an aspiring sci-fi writer―are supportive, but Franny is aware a two-person fan membership doesn’t precisely count number as good fortune. everybody tells her she wishes a backup plan, and notwithstanding she will be able to nearly photo relocating again domestic and settling down together with her completely great ex-boyfriend, she’s now not able to surrender on her target of getting a occupation like her idols Diane Keaton and Meryl Streep. not only but. yet whereas she desires of filling their footwear, meanwhile, she’d fortunately accept a conversing half in nearly anything—and discovering a hair product blend that works.
every little thing is using at the upcoming show off for her appearing type, the place she’ll eventually have an opportunity to accomplish for those that may perhaps truly rent her. and he or she can’t enable herself be distracted through James Franklin, a infamous flirt and the main profitable actor in her type, although he’s abruptly begun being attentive. in the meantime, her checking account is quickly dwindling, her father desires her to return domestic, and her agent doesn’t go back her calls. yet for a few cause, she retains believing that she simply may get what she got here for.
sometime, sometime, perhaps is a narrative approximately hopes and desires, being younger in a urban, and in need of whatever deeply, madly, desperately. It’s approximately discovering love, discovering your self, and maybe such a lot tough of all in long island urban, discovering an performing job.
Praise for sometime, sometime, possibly
“A successful, wonderful learn . . . [Lauren Graham] has neatly mined simply the appropriate info from her personal adventure, infusing her paintings with crackling discussion and observations approximately convey company that ring humorous and precise. ”—The Washington put up
“A charmer of a primary novel . . . [Graham] has a simple, unforced kind and, whilst the location demands it, a willing experience of the ridiculous. ”—The Wall road magazine
“With perception, care, and an abundance of humor . . . Graham demonstrates that her performing chops will not be her simply expertise. ”—Library magazine
“Thoroughly fascinating. ”—Entertainment Weekly
“Sweet, humorous, and whole of center . . . a stunning debut. ”—Emily Giffin, manhattan occasions bestselling writer of anything Borrowed and the place We Belong
“Warm and humorous, captivating and clever. ”—Diane Keaton, ny instances bestselling writer of however
“Graham deftly captures what it’s prefer to be younger, formidable, and hopeful in manhattan urban. ”—Candace Bushnell, long island instances bestselling writer of intercourse and town and The Carrie Diaries
“Fresh and humorous and whole of zingers, Lauren Graham’s fascinating writing variety immediately drew me in. ”—Meg Cabot, bestselling writer of the Princess Diaries and Heather Wells secret sequence
The windswept moors of britain, a grand rustic property, and a love tale of 1 girl stuck among males who love her powerfully—all encouraged by way of Emily Bronte’s liked vintage, Wuthering Heights. Solsbury Hill brings the legend of Catherine and Heathcliff, and that in their mysterious writer herself, right into a modern love tale that unlocks the previous.
Bored stiff with a under stellar love lifestyles and pissed off with a task that is going nowhere quickly, aspiring trip author Jadie Peregrine is in a rut. What she rather desires to do is trip the area assembly shrewdpermanent, attractive men and writing attention-grabbing articles that magazines are wanting to put up. Then it hits her.
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Now peck the center of your palm. ” They did, over and over. ” “Like popping gum,” Kim said admiringly. ” Jennifer ﬂung both hands away from her. ” “I’m not sure,” Therese said, troubled. “I could do it, no problem,” said Suze. ” I considered them. “Self-defense isn’t magic,” I said. “In any kind of real ﬁght, unless you cold-cock someone from behind with a pipe, you will get hurt. No matter how good you are, things go wrong. Adjust to that now: nothing goes to plan, ever. You’ll get hurt, and you’ll have to hurt them.
He also wore glasses, and the self-conscious frown I’d seen people adopt when they feel uncertain but want to look authoritative. In half a dozen places there were easels with placards that declared: feral: a ﬁnkel and rusen production. Underneath, in hand lettering: ladyhawke meets dark angel! Everyone wore jeans or khakis or cutoffs. Several were very young, too young A L W A Y S 37 to drink, but only the one I’d tagged earlier was still obviously school age. No one looked remotely like a star.