Not Ready for Mom Jeans

Not Ready for Mom Jeans

by Maureen Lipinski
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Overview

Not Ready for Mom Jeans by Maureen Lipinski

A laugh-out-loud novel about motherhood, life, and the quest for eight hours of sleep.

Event planner and famous blogger Clare Finnegan expected to go back to work after her daughter was born. After all, she worked hard for her success…and it's not like now that she has a child she has to buy a minivan, wear Mom Jeans, and give up her career! Right?

Despite more than a few pounds of baby weight still left to lose, Clare dons her Miss Piggy Pants and returns to work. She plans a swanky Sweet Sixteen party, pulls off a million-dollar golf outing, has to come to terms with her mother's breast cancer, and is left so exhausted that she can't remember her ATM card's pin number. Then, after another meeting runs late, and she misses another one of her daughter's milestones, Clare allows herself to examine an alternate choice: staying home.

"Lipinski's snappy dialogue and acerbic wit are so engaging, you don't need a minivan to enjoy this ride." –Jen Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312537289
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 05/25/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

MAUREEN LIPINSKI introduced readers to the quirky, lovable Clare Finnegan in A Bump in the Road. She currently resides in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, son, two morbidly obese cats, and one demented dog.

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Not Ready for Mom Jeans 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
LittleLAM More than 1 year ago
I have to be honest .... this book was a little blah for me - it just seemed more drug out and I didnt laugh near as often as I did while reading From Happy Hour to Baby Shower - I liked the book, not a wast of time - Just didnt provide like I had thought it would.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes, it's a bit trite. And yes, it has sad elements. Overall, though, this is a fairly entertaining book about a new mom whos pregnancy wasn't planned and her struggle to reasses her life as she knows it. And who hasn't struggled with more than one probblem at a time? Whose life is so well managed that trouble line up so you can deal with them one at a time? If anything, I thought the characters, or at least Clare, had real depth and relateability. If you're looking for something laugh-out-loud funny, this probably isn't it. If you're looking for a book with some deep and hiden meaning, probably you should look elsewhere. If, however, you want an easy, relaxing read that reminds you that you are not alone in your struggle to assimilate to changes and is both charming and real, give this a go.
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When I buy a book that is billed as humor I do NOT want to read about breast cancer. I stopped reading at that point and deleted the book. Up to that point the book was nothing special; just the same old "new mom coping with work" story. I never even cracked a smile.
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