The Girlfriend Curse: A Novel

 
9780062431516: The Girlfriend Curse: A Novel

Beloved author Valerie Frankel spins a funny, unforgettable novel about a woman determined to become "The One" instead of always "The One Before."

Peg’s got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it...?

Within six months of breaking up with her, Peg Silver's ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the eternal bridesmaid, she's the last girlfriend, the one who awakens in a guy the knowledge of what he's always wanted in a relationship...and it's never with Peg. Obviously, a major lifestyle change is seriously called for, which is why the distraught interior landscape designer says good-bye to Manhattan and late-night lattes with pal Nina, and hello to a farmhouse on ten acres in tiny, backwater Manshire, Vermont, hoping to meet the ultimate, all-organic country man (without too much facial hair) to keep her warm in those frosty New England winters.

Instead, Peg finds herself at Inward Bound—a proactive adult-education retreat for the hapless and hopelessly lovelorn—to try to lift her dreaded "girlfriend curse." Perhaps there is a secret to be unearthed in the crunchy Green Mountains, one that will magically transform Peg Silver from the 

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Peg's got a gift. Now how does she get rid of it . . .

Within six months of breaking up with Peg Silver, her ex-lovers always meet and marry the women of their dreams. Even worse than being the eternal bridesmaid, she's the last girlfriend, the one who awakens in a guy the knowledge of what he's always wanted in a relationship . . . and it's never with Peg. Obviously, a major lifestyle change is seriously called for, which is why the distraught interior landscape designer says good-bye to Manhattan and late-night lattes with pal Nina, and hello to a farmhouse on ten acres in tiny, backwater Manshire, Vermont, hoping to meet the ultimate, all-organic country man (without too much facial hair) to keep her warm in those frosty New England winters.

Instead, Peg finds herself at Inward Bound—a proactive adult-education retreat for the hapless and hopelessly lovelorn—to try to lift her dreaded "girlfriend curse." Perhaps there is a secret to be unearthed in the crunchy Green Mountains, one that will magically transform Peg Silver from the Perpetual Also Ran to the Big Winner in love.

About the Author:

Valerie Frankel has written over thirty books, including three New York Times bestsellers. Her articles have appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine; Parenting; Self; Glamour; Allure; and the New York Times, among other publications. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.

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