Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time

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Ballantine Books #ad - But can she immerse herself in the a-list lifestyle and still stay true to herself? And will her pursuit of perfection really lead to happiness?Praise for Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me   “If you’ve ever had a celebrity girl crush, stick Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me in your beach bag. While trying to unlock the stars’ secrets, from sarah Jessica Parker’s wardrobe to Julia Roberts’s sense of calm to—maybe one day—Jessica Alba’s chic pregnancy, Bertsche learns valuable lessons.

. Bertsche is your people. Associated press   “A super-fun social experiment. Purewow   “Bertsche ups the ante. The process not only provides bertsche with fruitful writing fodder but also prompts readers to examine their outlook on perfection, self-acceptance, and aspiring to be one’s very best self.

Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me: The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time #ad - Publishers weekly   praise for rachel bertsche’s MWF Seeking BFF   “Written with verve, insight, and humor. The well-researched information on celebrity culture provides food for thought. Booklist   “what makes jennifer, Gwyneth & Me work is Bertsche’s honesty. In jennifer, gwyneth & me, bertsche embarks on a quest to emulate her Hollywood role models—while sticking to a budget—to see if they really hold the keys to happiness.

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MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend

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Ballantine Books #ad - Sure, she has plenty of bffs—in New York and San Francisco and Boston and Washington, D. C. In a time when women will happily announce they need a man but are embarrassed to admit they need a BFF, Bertsche uncovers the reality that no matter how great your love life is, you’ve gotta have friends. Still, in her adopted hometown, there’s no one to call at the last minute for girl talk over brunch or a reality-TV marathon over a bottle of wine.

. Taking matters into her own hands, bertsche develops a plan: She’ll go on fifty-two friend-dates, one per week for a year, in hopes of meeting her new Best Friend Forever. In her thought-provoking, uproarious memoir, bertsche blends the story of her girl-dates whom she meets everywhere from improv class to friend rental websites with the latest social research to examine how difficult—and hilariously awkward—it is to make new friends as an adult.

MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend #ad - Ballantine Books. When rachel bertsche first moves to Chicago, let alone an apartment, she’s thrilled to finally share a zip code, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends.

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