Queen of Babble in the Big City
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Featuring: Lizzie Nichols
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Lizzie Nichols is back, pounding the New York City
pavement and looking for a job, a place to live, and her
proper place in the universe (not necessarily in that
When "Summer Fling" Luke uses the L word
(Living Together), Lizzie is only too happy to give up her
plan of being postgrad roomies with best friend, Shari, in a
one-room walk-up in exchange for cohabitation with the love
of her life in his mother's Fifth Avenue pied-à-terre,
complete with doorman and resident Renoir.
Lizzie's not as lucky in her employment search. As Shari
finds the perfect job, Lizzie struggles through one
humiliating interview after another, being judged
overqualified for the jobs in her chosen field—vintage-gown
rehab—and underqualified for everything else. It's Shari's
boyfriend Chaz to the rescue when he recommends Lizzie for a
receptionist's position at his father's posh law firm. The
nonpaying gig at a local wedding-gown shop Lizzie manages to
land all on her own.
But Lizzie's notoriously big
mouth begins to get her into trouble at work and at home
almost at once—first at the law firm, where she becomes too
chummy with Jill Higgins, a New York society bride with a
troublesome future mother-in-law, and then back on Fifth
Avenue, when she makes the mistake of bringing up the M word
(Marriage) with commitment-shy Luke.
finds herself jobless as well as homeless all over again.
Can Lizzie save herself—and the hapless Jill—and find career
security (not to mention a mutually satisfying committed
relationship) at last?
Today - October 1, 2007
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