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Bitter Is the New Black Audiobook

Bitter Is the New Black

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Publisher's Summary

Jen Lancaster was living the sweet life - until real life kicked her to the curb. She had the perfect man, the perfect job-hell, she had the perfect life - and there was no reason to think it wouldn't last. Or maybe there was, but Jen Lancaster was too busy being manicured, pedicured, highlighted, and generally adored to notice.

This is the smart-mouthed, soul-searching story of a woman trying to figure out what happens next when she's gone from six figures to unemployment checks and she stops to reconsider some of the less-than-rosy attitudes and values she thought she'd never have to answer for when times were good. Filled with caustic wit and unusual insight, it's a rollicking listen as speedy and unpredictable as the trajectory of a burst balloon.

©2006 Jen Lancaster; (P)2009 Penguin

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    Shauna Marie 08-21-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Entertaining Good Read"

    I had been waiting to read this book for a long time. I'm glad I finally made some time to do so. It was an entertaining read. I had previously read one of Jen Lancaster's other books that people said wasn't good compared to this book. I loved the first book I had read a lot, and enjoyed this one as well. I will continue to read through her other published books I haven't read. I'm think Jeneration X is next.

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    LCrumigan 05-31-17
    LCrumigan 05-31-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Laugh out loud funny!!"

    This book will keep you laughing. I loved it and will read more by Jen Lancaster!!! 🤣🤣

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    stephanie Perron 02-20-17 Member Since 2015
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    "good chick lit"

    easy to listen to while on the plane . Easy to visualize the story as being told

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    Annonymous 02-09-17
    Annonymous 02-09-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent"

    Unexpectedly funny, and highly entertaining! I really enjoyed this book even though I wasn't sure how into it I would be at first.

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    jen 04-07-16
    jen 04-07-16 Member Since 2016
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    "fantastic, funny, a little frolic in sarcasm"

    Besides the fact I sincerely want to be bffs with Jennifer A. Lancaster, I have nothing else to say. Enjoyed this 'read' a lot.

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    CFrisbie 01-25-16
    CFrisbie 01-25-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Didn't like the narrator"

    Love the book, but the narrator made it a little hard to stick with it. Will plan on reading others, just with different narrators.

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    JenLivingLife Florida 08-14-15
    JenLivingLife Florida 08-14-15 Member Since 2016
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    "didn't love the start but..."

    it took my a while to really get into it as I thought she was even more arrogant than I could have imagined but then it got great and I found myself telling my husband random stories of Jen's that related to whatever we were talking about. Loved it. will definitely be listening to more of her books.

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    mae 03-11-15
    mae 03-11-15 Member Since 2017
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    "I can totally relate"
    What made the experience of listening to Bitter Is the New Black the most enjoyable?

    Just the story itself , just reminds me of my life... I like the sassiness and how she got through it.


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

    Her voice and they way she narrated it, is just very entertaining


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    rad33 Texas 10-15-14
    rad33 Texas 10-15-14 Member Since 2017
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    "Funny and Snarky"

    Loved it and it's what I imagine my life would sound like to others if they could hear my thoughts.

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    Terri Tell City, IN, United States 01-25-14
    Terri Tell City, IN, United States 01-25-14 Member Since 2013
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    "A Must Read - Still Laughing!"
    If you could sum up Bitter Is the New Black in three words, what would they be?

    Any woman who has climbed the corporate ladder in the 80’s & 90’s will LOVE this book! It’s a Must Read for you. I have even purchased this book as Christmas gifts for dear friends. I giggled out loud throughout the book. In reading the negative reviews prior to my purchase, all I can say is, “you all just don’t get it and never will.”


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bitter Is the New Black?

    Too many to list, but the relationship between Jen and Fletch is very special. I think Jen is a very lucky lady.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, any woman who has worked very hard for her place in the business world will love this book. And for those bad reviews of this book, I bet you have never worked in a competitive market in your life.


    Any additional comments?

    Looking forward to reading all of Jen Lancaster's books.

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