Always the Bridesmaid Book Review Summary

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Berkley, Feb 2004, 13.00, 336 pp.
ISBN: 0425195139

In just a few months, San Diego kindergarten teacher Cate Padgett has earned a Purple Heart as she has severed in combat, being a bridesmaid at four weddings. Besides purchasing gifts that the members of the Cheney energy task force could not afford and buying and wearing one time use ugly dresses, Cate also attends boring bachelorette galas.

Cate is sick of helping others on their trip down the aisle. She feels ready to plan her own wedding. However, she wonders whom she should encourage as her mate. Should she select the centerfold hunk “No Call Paul" or her faithful companion dependable nice guy Ethan? That is assuming either would even walk down the aisle with the perpetual ALWAYS THE BRIDESMAID.

Readers will recognize the diva from hell, the drunk who was stoned before arriving, and other disasters that typically make up a decent sized wedding ceremony. Though who should prove the victor between the rivals is too obvious to everyone as Paul's ego is bigger than the Pacific Ocean, making him the top discerning fan a loser.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   humorous Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   wedding preparations Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   afraid of commitment Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   teacher Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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