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 been a professional actor and singer for over a decade. She has narrated and provided character voices for many interactive children s books, toys and video games. Her one-woman cabaret shows have been performed in New York and San Francisco. Amy has a degree in Oral Interpretation of Literature, and won state and national awards for poetry reading.
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