Up & Out
TV producer Rebecca Cole has seen better days. Like the day her cartoon creation, Esme, made her a hit and scored her a promotion. That was a good day. But now that her roommate has decided to heed her therapist and appreciate the simpler things in life -- outside of New York City -- and a corporate takeover at her n...more
I began reading this book with low expectations, hence it turned out to be a very pleasant surp ...more
Up & Out centers around a young woman named Rebecca, whose life is made up of working at a television network, eating out at as many restaurants as her wallet will allow her and the occasional sexual encounter with her ex boyfriend. Rebecca's life takes a sudden and unexpected turn when she is terminated from her job after the network is taken over by a bank. Left to ...more
For the first time in forever... I did not finish a book. I am ashamed to say since I pride myself on being able to get through a book no matter what. I read, put it down, stepped away, came back and I just couldn't do it. I will attribute it to the fact that I was reading this book at the same time I was reading another author's book who belonged to the same publishing company and obviously had the same editor. There is only so much twenty somethings living in New York, see ...more
My one beef is that I don't feel Beth's character was developed enough. The whole subplot of her obviously having a drug problem was annoying because it w ...more
Another pleasant read from Ariella Papa. She really gets it 'right' and I'm looking forward to reading more of her work (next up Bundle of Joy?).