MWF Seeking BFF

MWF Seeking BFF

My Yearlong Search for A New Best Friend

Book - 2011
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When Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. She goes on fifty-two friend-dates, one per week for a year, in hopes of meeting her new Best Friend Forever.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, c2011.
ISBN: 9780345524942
Characteristics: xxi, 353 p. :,port. ;,21 cm.


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Oct 12, 2017

The peppy, rainbow-colored cover art suits this book perfectly: it accurately reflects the author's amusing, lighthearted approach.

Stories about friendship have always interested me, so this book is right up my alley. The friendship-related research that the author cites was a bit dry at times, but I loved the descriptions of her actual meet ups and outings with potential new friends.

I didn't agree with some of what the author said, but I thought that many of her ideas for meeting new people were fun and creative.

Sep 29, 2017

It's a bit on the long side, but fairly enjoyable. It is hard to make friends as an adult -- I liked reading about all her schemes and strategies to make new friends.

ArapahoeKati Jun 28, 2017

A pretty interesting memoir about what it takes to form new adult friendships. I feel you, girl. It's tough when people have their own lives and families or move away and you can't just sit down with all your girlfriends and hang out.

Mar 12, 2015

No wonder it took her so long to find a bff - she is so picky, sometimes mean. I got really tired of feeling like I was inside of her mind, listening to her every thought and stopped reading the book. I have a feeling that she writes how she speaks. Terrible book.

ChristchurchLib Oct 20, 2014

"A web producer at and former editor at O: The Oprah Magazine documents the year she spent looking for a new best friend after relocating to Chicago, a search marked by weekly girl-dates and her observations on current social research about the friend-making challenges faced by modern adults." Biography and Memoir October 2014 newsletter

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