Uplifting and hopeful, Armine Comsky Weiss' She Ain't Heavy is the kind of feel-good novel that will leave you smiling all day. The main character, Teddy Warner, must discover a new attitude and a new way of living if she is going to get along with her old friend Rachel. Estranged since childhood, the two reconnect and become roommates in Philadelphia. But the tenuous reemergence of their friendship is hampered by secrets. Annie Greene performs She Ain't Heavy with upbeat ease. Her warmth and generosity of spirit is evident in every chapter. Her depiction of Teddy is particularly affecting.
As counter clerk Teddy Warner is about to be evicted from her Scranton apartment, she bumps into a childhood friend - beautiful, brilliant, blonde Rachel.
Their discussion leads to an invitation and soon, Teddy is on her way to Philadelphia, where Rachel is a student, to share an apartment and a new exciting life in the city. Along the way, Teddy discovers her own strength in the roles of caregiver, lover, and friend.