HE SET HER UP. THEY’LL BRING HIM DOWN.
Welcome to Greenwich, Connecticut, where the lawns and the women are perfectly manicured, the Tito’s and sodas are extra strong, and everyone has something to say about the infamous new neighbor.
Let’s be clear: Emily Charlton does not do the suburbs. After leaving Miranda Priestly, she’s been working in Hollywood as an image consultant to the stars, but recently, Emily’s lost a few clients. She’s hopeless with social media. The new guard is nipping at her heels. She needs a big opportunity, and she needs it now.
When Karolina Hartwell, a gorgeous former supermodel, is arrested for a DUI, her fall from grace is merciless. Her senator-husband leaves her, her Beltway friends disappear, and the tabloids pounce.
In Karolina, Emily finds her comeback opportunity. But she quickly learns Greenwich is a world apart and that this comeback needs a team approach.
So it is that Emily, the scorned Karolina, and their mutual friend Miriam, a powerful attorney turned stay-at-home suburban mom, band together to not only navigate the social land mines of suburban Greenwich but win back the hearts of the American public. Along the way, an indispensable ally emerges in one Miranda Priestly.
With her signature wit, Lauren Weisberger offers an alluring look into a sexy, over-the-top world—and proves it’s style and substance together that gets the job done.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
In this delicious spin-off to The Devil Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger revisits reader favorite Emily Charlton, who’s transformed from a tough-as-nails magazine assistant to a no-nonsense image consultant to the stars. Emily’s limits are tested when she helps a former supermodel (and new friend) through a PR nightmare, forcing her to navigate the unfamiliar waters of the upscale Connecticut suburbs. Broadway star Laura Benanti nails all the book’s characters, from high-powered senators to L.A. party girls. She’s the perfect guide for this fabulously entertaining tale of celebrity scandal, evil exes, and unstoppable female friendship.