Friends Like Us (Compact Disc)

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By Lauren Fox, Amy Rubinate (Narrated by)
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For Willa Jacobs, seeing her best friend, Jane Weston, is like looking in a mirror on a really good day. Strangers assume they are sisters, a comparison Willa secretly enjoys. They share an apartment, clothing, and groceries, eking out rent with part-time jobs. Willa writes advertising copy, dreaming up inspirational messages for tea bags, while Jane cleans houses and writes poetry about it. Together Willa and Jane are a fortress of private jokes and shared opinions, with a friendship so close there's hardly room for anyone else. But when Ben, Willa's oldest friend, reappears and falls in love with Jane, Willa wonders: Can she let her two best friends find happiness with each other if it means leaving her behind?

About the Author

Lauren Fox started her career as an actress and a writer, splitting her time between Los Angeles and New York, before opening Alice's Tea Cup with her sister. She has appeared in many independent films, such as Pi, Revolution Summer, and Noon Blue Apples. She now juggles her time between acting, writing, and Alice's. She lives in Manhattan.

Amy Rubinate has narrated over 140 audiobooks and has won multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has a degree in oral interpretation of literature and has won national awards for poetry reading. Amy has also narrated many interactive children's books and provided character voices for toys and video games.

Praise For…

Starred review. "Pure Emily Griffin...hard emotional truths go down easily amid smart, rapid-fire wit. A pure if heartbreaking pleasure." - Booklist
"...funny and bittersweet...a surprisingly realistic and complex conclusion...A thoughtful, delicate book." - Publishers Weekly
"Fox has a talent for language and her wounded, witty Willa is a remarkably complex creation...Moving, artfully written..." - Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781611205480
ISBN-10: 1611205484
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: February 14th, 2012
Language: English