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Big Girls Do Cry | [Carl Weber]

Big Girls Do Cry

In this sequel to Something on the Side, two Rubenesque beauties kiss the Big Apple goodbye and launch a new chapter of the Big Girls Book Club in Richmond, Virginia. But this time, the size-14-and-over ladies’ club is welcoming a chunky (and very male) player into its ranks—and plus-size shenanigans are sure to follow.
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Publisher's Summary

New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber pens down-and-dirty fiction packed with the highs and low of characters struggling with family and tumultuous relationships.

In this sequel to Something on the Side, two Rubenesque beauties kiss the Big Apple goodbye and launch a new chapter of the Big Girls Book Club in Richmond, Virginia. But this time, the size-14-and-over ladies’ club is welcoming a chunky (and very male) player into its ranks—and plus-size shenanigans are sure to follow.

©2010 Carl Weber (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

What the Critics Say

"Weber's in top form with this fast-paced and oh-so-zany soap opera." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Dream Watauga, TX, United States 10-20-11
    Dream Watauga, TX, United States 10-20-11 Member Since 2011

    LIFE just happens that way sometimes!

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    "I love Carl Weber"

    I was so excited to hear this book it kept me wanting to hear more... I think my boyfriend is starting to feel a little lonely because our tv time is no longer our quality time because i am constantly listening to my audiobook. Isis was no joke in this story by far my favorite character the stalking theme with a few of the characters was out of control i laughed but when i thought about it and remember being stalked by my ex it opened my eyes to the true nature of some folks.... Carl Weber is an amazing writer.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Pat Atlanta, FL, United States 11-16-10
    Pat Atlanta, FL, United States 11-16-10 Member Since 2006
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    "Clearly a black man's point of view..."

    I thought the tie for all the characters was being overweight and the book club, so I expected something different. I liked "Something on The Side" but I cannot give any book a good review that promotes women going back to loser men.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    03-22-10
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    "CARL, CARL, CARL!!!"

    I was so excited to see a follow up to 'Something On The Side", this was a good read, It would have been nice to have the same Narrators from the first book S.O.T.S, the Narrator was terrible!!
    Overall, I was pleased with the story. There of course has to be another to follow.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Kim Grand Ledge, MI, United States 02-13-12
    Kim Grand Ledge, MI, United States 02-13-12 Member Since 2011

    Say something about yourself!

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    "OK not his best book"

    I really didnt like the fact he did not include more characters from pt. 1, the book was ok thought it could of used a better ending. Not my favorite Carl Weber

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    cassandra Brandywine, MD, United States 07-29-11
    cassandra Brandywine, MD, United States 07-29-11 Member Since 2010
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    "Pretty good!"

    This was a pretty good listen! Based on one of the reviews I started not to purchase because I thought it wouldn't be as good as the first but I was pleasantly surprised as there were some pretty good twists and turns in there that I wasn't suspecting. Sometimes I wish the narrators voice was a bit deeper for portraying the male voices or that a male was reading for the male parts but overall I would say it was well worth the money.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lydia baton rouge, LA, United States 07-13-12
    Lydia baton rouge, LA, United States 07-13-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Carl Weber Never Disappoints"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    The characters kept me laughing just like they did in Something On The Side. I only wished that there were more characters from the other book in this one as well.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Hendersonville, NC, United States 06-18-12
    Amazon Customer Hendersonville, NC, United States 06-18-12

    Love books on tape! It's all about the narrators for me though. No matter how good the story, if the narrator doesn't cut it...

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    "AS USUAL, CARL WEBER DOES IT AGAIN!"

    Another great read by one of the champs! The story is such fun and the narrators are so well talented. Don't hesitate to listen to this story!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    bianca United States 05-08-12
    bianca United States 05-08-12 Member Since 2012

    Hi my name is Bianca and I am a avid reader. I love all types of genres and read all the time. I am a book worm and always will be one.

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    "Drama filled"
    If you could sum up Big Girls Do Cry in three words, what would they be?

    drama drama drama


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Icis because she was so selfish and manipulative.


    What does Teresa Floyd bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    She gives her character life-like emotions and experiences.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I was shocked to find out that Tony was Icis's babys father and Jerome set up Loraine's husband to break them up.


    Any additional comments?

    This was a really good book filled with many emotions and drama that kept me on the edge of my seat. I would really reccomend this book to anyone to read and enjoy.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Courtney Converse, TX, United States 06-30-11
    Courtney Converse, TX, United States 06-30-11
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    "Hurry Up With the Next Book!!!"

    My jaw was on the floor when I heard all the plotting from Isis! And I was in such disbelief at what Jerome had done to Loraine!! And although her husband was abusive...if you really listened to the book SHE was the aggressor and always struck out first...I don't condone a man that hits back but there was much more to the story that just some lady who went back to a loser man....

    I loved this book so much....read it because of my addiction to the first one I listened to, "Something on the Side"....there are plenty of big girl references, just not half as many compared to the first book... but you still know the whole time....it is understood that these are BBG's....whoever reviewed before me complaining about that...girl, get over it! I'm white for crying out loud! But I'm big and I'm a woman so I still relate....

    one complaint I wish Peter wasn't always referred to as this "white guy" or "crazy white guy" ....if it were turned the other way around (a mostly white book) then everyone would be offended if the author was always referring to one of his characters as crazy black guy or just that black guy....

    I still loved story sooooooo much...please make a third, Carl! And bring back more raunchy sex scenes like in the first book, lol!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    M. Williams NEW YORK, United States 10-17-10
    M. Williams NEW YORK, United States 10-17-10 Member Since 2010
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    "simply amazing"

    I really enjoyed this book better than the first one "Something on the Side"
    The only thing left for improvement was not to rush the ending into an epilogue, I wanted more...........still do, hurry up with the sequal Carl!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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