Something Blue (Darcy & Rachel #2)
Darcy Rhone has always been able to rely on a few things: Her beauty and charm. Her fiance, Dex. Her lifelong best friend, Rachel. She never needed anything else.Or so she thinks until Dex calls off their dream wedding and she uncovers the ultimate betrayal. Blaming everyone but...more
some huge changes due to meaningful love triangles:
And the lost of a very important friendship:
we get to Darcy's and Ethan's book and let me just say: OMG I LOVED THIS BOOK! I had already fallen in love with the characters in it after watching the movie based on Something Borrowed, but now I can certainly say that Darcy and Ethan were the real deal. While Rachel and Dex were great, Darcy & Ethan just gave me so much more than what I was looking for....more
I loved the focus on Ethan as he was one of my favorite characters from Something Borrowed.
I was completely resistant to the movement as I knew where this was going, and I simply did...more
What I liked in this book, is that Ethan, her childhood friend, finally pointed out...more
I almost didn't want to read this story, simply b...more
Spoiler Alert: Some of the other reviews I have read of this book are very cynical regarding Darcy's transformation...however, the reason Darcy transforms...more
This story focuses more on Darcy's feelings and emotions. I was ready to hate Darcy because she is so shallow and superficial, but to my surprise I loved her!! Sure, she...more
So we get to see Darcy's skewed view of the world, all the while learning where her shallowness comes from so that you can sort of forgive her for her insensitiveness an...more
**SPOILER** - I was disappointed in this book. It was on ok read, but there's no way I believe that selfish, spoiled, self-centered Darcy would change after one wakeup call argument with Ethan. And...Darcy seemed to want Ethan to love her and when that's not enough she needs her Doctor to fall for her, then when he wants her she decided she loved Ethan. Wayyyy to unbelievable. And I wasn't overly happy with sweet Ethan either. He's certainly had Darcy all fi...more
So after reading “Something Borrowed” (and LOVING it in spite of myself), I figured, well now I have to read “Something Blue”. The freakishly obnoxious b*tch from the first book is obviously going to get what’s coming to her in the sequel and frankly, the devil in me is just in the mood to read about it. Unfortunately this is not how “Blue” plays out. To be fair, any book that is published with the chick lit logo is going to have an impossibly perfect, Bridget Jones becomes the pr...more
If you want to read some GOOD chick-lit please do yoursel...more
It seemed unrealistic how quickly the main character flips from being completely self-centered to a giving and ready mother. The small dramas in "Something Borrowed" were petty and common, but they were also heartbreaking. In this book, the drama is petty and less interesting.
For example, Darcy realizes after a hundred pages that she needs to stop drinking cocktails because it could hurt her unborn child. Seriously? It took 5 months into her...more
A quick easy read. I was able to read this book in two sittings.
I read this book with low expectations. I had read Baby Proof by Emily Griffin and found it to be somewhat average. I read this only because the reviews were so high. (and I haven't read Something Borrowed Yet).
It is a wonderful, touching story about an initially, selfish, superficial woman who worries too much abou having the best, being the best, the most loved, most wanted etc.
She has an affair with her fiancee's friend really to prove that he wants he...more
Trying to objective with a book one wouldn't actually pick is a hard job, but I’ll do my best.
The story flows well, and has all the elements expected. The heroine trying to marry Mr. Right, only that her concept of Mr. Right changes with her. A best friend, some other friends, family, a change of scenery, and a few different men in her life, wit...more
Here's the thing: The ending was perfect. It was sweet, sentimental and delightful. As a regular reader of romantic fiction, it was great.
But I don't think the setup is real. The Darcy from Something Borrowed, the Darcy that starts this book would not have been so affected by Ethan's "take down" which was really a gentle conversation. Maybe she really was altered by being dumped twice in such a short peri...more
My first question about the book is (spoiler) how can Darcy decide to go to London on a whims notice and just happen to have a visa to the UK that doesn't seem to be expired? Mind you most passports are issued for up to two years. Another question I have is how is she allowed to buy a freaking one way ticket?!!!!! This...more
Giffin's sophomore effort-which tells the story that her bestselling Something Borrowed did from a different character's point of view-stars such an unsympathetic narrator that it's a little like reading a Cinderella story featuring one of the wicked stepsisters. Perhaps beautiful Darcy Rhone isn't really wicked, but she is one of the most shallow, materialistic, self-centered and naïve 29-year-olds around. Ostensibly a high-powered PR person in Manhattan (though she neve
However, I really enjoyed Something Blue. To be sure, Darcy's superficiality did get annoying at times and her nine-month transformation did require some suspension of disbelief. But those of us who have birthed chil...more
The main character Darcy has always b...more
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