By Lauren Graham
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER
From Lauren Graham, the cherished famous person of Gilmore women and Parenthood, comes a witty, fascinating, and hilariously relatable debut novel a few suffering younger actress attempting to get ahead―and preserve it together―in manhattan City.
It’s January 1995, and Franny Banks has simply six months left of the three-year time limit she set for herself whilst she got here to long island, dreaming of Broadway and doing “important” paintings. yet all she has to teach for her efforts up to now is part in an advert for gruesome Christmas sweaters, and a gig ready tables at a comedy membership. Her roommates―her ally Jane, and Dan, an aspiring sci-fi writer―are supportive, but Franny is aware a two-person fan membership doesn’t precisely count number as luck. each person tells her she wishes a backup plan, and although she will virtually photo relocating again domestic and settling down together with her completely great ex-boyfriend, she’s now not able to hand over on her target of getting a occupation like her idols Diane Keaton and Meryl Streep. not only but. yet whereas she goals of filling their footwear, meanwhile, she’d fortunately accept a talking half in nearly anything—and discovering a hair product blend that works.
every little thing is using at the upcoming exhibit for her performing category, the place she’ll eventually have an opportunity to accomplish for those who might really rent her. and he or she can’t allow herself be distracted by means of James Franklin, a infamous flirt and the main profitable actor in her type, although he’s without notice begun being attentive. in the meantime, her checking account is quickly dwindling, her father wishes her to return domestic, and her agent doesn’t go back her calls. yet for a few cause, she retains believing that she simply may get what she got here for.
Someday, sometime, Maybe is a narrative approximately hopes and desires, being younger in a urban, and in need of whatever deeply, madly, desperately. It’s approximately discovering love, discovering your self, and maybe so much tricky of all in big apple urban, discovering an appearing job.
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“A successful, enjoyable learn . . . [Lauren Graham] has neatly mined simply the ideal info from her personal event, infusing her paintings with crackling discussion and observations approximately exhibit company that ring humorous and true.”—The Washington Post
“A charmer of a primary novel . . . [Graham] has a simple, unforced variety and, whilst the location demands it, a prepared experience of the ridiculous.”—The Wall highway Journal
“With perception, care, and an abundance of humor . . . Graham demonstrates that her performing chops aren't her basically talent.”—Library Journal
“Thoroughly charming.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Sweet, humorous, and entire of middle . . . a blinding debut.”—Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling writer of Something Borrowed and Where We Belong
“Warm and humorous, captivating and smart.”—Diane Keaton, New York Times bestselling writer of Then Again
“Graham deftly captures what it’s prefer to be younger, formidable, and hopeful in ny City.”—Candace Bushnell, New York Times bestselling writer of Sex and the City and The Carrie Diaries
“Fresh and humorous and whole of zingers, Lauren Graham’s captivating writing variety immediately drew me in.”—Meg Cabot, bestselling writer of the Princess Diaries and Heather Wells secret sequence