Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty: A Novel (Paperback)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK • From the bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes a highly entertaining, sharply observed novel about sisters, their perfect lives . . . and their perfect lies.
“Goes down like an ice-cold guilty pleasure on a hot beach-reading day.”—USA Today
A seat at the anchor desk of the most-watched morning show. Recognized by millions across the country, thanks in part to her flawless blond highlights and Botox-smoothed skin. An adoring husband and a Princeton-bound daughter. Peyton is that woman. She has it all.
Until . . .
Skye, her sister, is a stay-at-home mom living in a glitzy suburb of New York. She has degrees from all the right schools and can helicopter-parent with the best of them. But Skye is different from the rest. She’s looking for something real and dreams of a life beyond the PTA and pickup.
Until . . .
Max, Peyton’s bright and quirky seventeen-year-old daughter, is poised to kiss her fancy private school goodbye and head off to pursue her dreams in film. She’s waited her entire life for this opportunity.
Until . . .
One little lie. That’s all it takes. For the illusions to crack. For resentments to surface. Suddenly the grass doesn’t look so green. And they’re left wondering: will they have what it takes to survive the truth?
About the Author
Lauren Weisberger is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada, which was published in forty languages and made into a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. Currently, Elton John and producer Kevin McCollum are adapting The Devil Wears Prada for the stage. Weisberger’s six other novels were all bestsellers, and her books have sold more than thirteen million copies worldwide. A graduate of Cornell University, she lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children.
“An entertaining page-turner filled with drama and scandal for when you’re lounging poolside this summer . . . [an] enjoyable read.”—Good Morning America online
“[Where the Grass Is Green and the Girls Are Pretty] goes down like an ice-cold guilty pleasure on a hot beach-reading day.”—USA Today
“Weisberger never loses her trademark beach-read breeziness as she tackles weighty problems of familial trust with a pitch-perfect blend of humor and poignancy.”—Booklist
Praise for the novels of Lauren Weisberger
“Delicious . . . Underneath the shiny surface, both [When Life Gives You] Lululemons and [The Devil Wears] Prada are exploring what it’s like to be a woman buffeted by conflicting messages about career, relationships and motherhood.”—Lisa Scottoline, The Washington Post
“Fearless and hilarious . . . begs to be read poolside with a cocktail.”—Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted
“Another fantastic read . . . a heap of delicious drama.”—Bustle
“[Weisberger’s] new novels . . . prove more adept at framing individual women as whole and human. . . . Hugely entertaining . . . Add laughs to all the warm-and-fuzzy female solidarity and it makes for a pretty great time.”—Time
“Fast-paced, funny, and gossipy . . . the must-have accessory for your beach bag.”—PopSugar
“Weisberger once again weaves a fun tale of how things aren’t always as they seem, especially in the most dazzling neighborhoods.”—Associated Press