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Hey Ladies!
Hey Ladies! | Michelle Markowitz, Caroline Moss
If you've ever been on the listserv for someone's bachelorette party, birthday party, or even a run-of-the-mill brunch among girlfriends, then the phrase "Hey Ladies" needs no explanation. In this book, based on their column of the same name from The Toast, Michelle Markowitzand Caroline Mossexplore the cliched and hilarious musings and conversations between a fictitious group of girlfriends living in and around New York City. Readers glimpse these exchanges through a series of emails, text chains, Snapchats, Slacks, and every other modern form of communication you can imagine. Hey Ladies!will follow these friends for one funny, obnoxious, snarky year. The book begins with the all-important planning of New Year's Eve, moving through to a loney hearts Valentine's Day, and right into spring activities. With a perfectly pitched sardonic tone, Hey Ladies!will have you cringing and laughing as you recognize your own friends, and even yourself.
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Eringogreen
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I recommend this to every girlfriend I have

KarenUK So fun! 💕 4w
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essayareayaitch
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Panpan

I can't believe I'm panning an epistolary novel, but I am. There's the bride, and then there's her alpha MoH. All about the bride and wedding. Didn't care if anyone had financial problems with any of the events, or in general. My favorite charger was Grace. Possibly followed by Morgan.

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essayareayaitch
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Kill me now, these women seem so self centered, how did they even end up as friends?

Megabooks I checked this out on hoopla and ditched it after about 20 pages! 4w
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kristincatastrophic
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I added a fourth book to my #currentlyreading last night. I don't usually try anywhere near this many at once but I left Conversations With Friends at work. So, I had to read something and Clockwork Princess is dragging right now.
I'm just whipping through this book but these ladies keep making me groan, I nearly threw the book at one point.

Megabooks I wish I hadn‘t wasted a hoopla download on this one 3mo
essayareayaitch I checked it out as a donation from a friend, she said it was hilarious. Maybe we find different things funny? Also, different parts of life? (I think she is early 30s. I'm late 30s) 4w
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megnews
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Capturing the time between Mean Girls and Desperate Housewives, I didn‘t like this like I thought I would when I first started reading but I stayed for the laughs, of which there were many. Despite this not being my kind of book, I rank it 4⭐️ for all the funnies.

Book 116/165 4/4/19

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megnews
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“Every step you take is one more step towards another step.”

With inspiring quotes like this, you can see why this light reading is nice to wind down to after a stressful work day.

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megnews
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Think shallow high school mean girls all grown up. This is totally, like, not my normal read, but tbh I can‘t stop laughing at them so I‘m just going to keep reading. 🤣🤣🤣

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KarenUK
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Utter fluff! 🧠🍭 Ridiculous, OTT and I kinda mean that as a compliment!
Think snapchat/email-chain epistolary, if the ‘Vanderpump Rules‘ ladies were all A-types, lived in NYC, considered GOOP their Bible and planned a wedding for their Bridezilla bestie!
I could only take this satire in small doses, but when I picked it up, it never failed to make me laugh. Oh the cluelessness! 🤦‍♀️
#pop19 #abookbytwofemaleauthors
#booked2019 #socialmediafocus

BarbaraTheBibliophage Sounds unique—thanks for the fun review! 4mo
Cinfhen This was a dumb ass read, and I kind of mean that as a compliment 😜 total #BrainCandy #NoNutritionalValue 🍭🍬🍭🍬🍭🍬 4mo
KarenUK @cinfhen You always have the best hashtags Cindy! #nonutritionalvalue is spot on! 😂 4mo
Cinfhen Thanks 😘😘 4mo
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JanJan
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I bought myself a kindle for my birthday. I‘m so excited! Any kindle tips I should know about? Also, the tagged book is so ridiculous so far, but it is a nice break from studying.

readordierachel Just be careful around bathtubs 🙂 5mo
JanJan @readordierachel that‘s a good one thanks! supposedly the new paperweight is waterproof, but I will be very careful. 5mo
Texreader No hints but happy birthday!! 🎁🎂🎉🎊🎈 5mo
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Grrlbrarian The Kindle deals of the day can be super. www.bookriot.com does a nice roundup of Kindle deals also that may not be on Amazon‘s main Kindle deals page so worth checking also 🤗 5mo
Soubhiville The daily deals can be really good, as well as the weekly ones. There are also several websites that offer free books- bookbub is the only one I can think of now... and if you have Amazon Prime you also have access to freebies. 5mo
Kimberlone If you have a library card you can connect it to the Overdrive or Libby app and checkout and send ebooks to your kindle! I read so many books on my kindle this way! 5mo
JanJan @Texreader thank you! 5mo
JanJan @Grrlbrarian @Soubhiville @Kimberlone I am excited to save on book purchases with deals and library access! Thank you for the tips! 5mo
Tamra Any break is a good one, enjoy your Bday gift! 😁 5mo
sprainedbrain No additional tips, but I love using mine for library books as was mentioned above. Happy birthday!! 5mo
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donnamartinreads
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SO FUN. Seriously, I cracked up the whole time. Definitely a ‘devour in one sitting‘ book.

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TheFunkyBookworm
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This is a pic of the OG girls from my book club at tonight‘s Christmas party. We‘ve grown to around a consistent 10 over this past year but this is the original crew. These girls came into my life just when I needed them the most! The tagged book is awful- only two from the whole crew managed to finish but we will still meet later this week to b*tch about it and drink 😂 📖 🍷

Cinfhen Nice!!! I thought this book was TOTAL fluff but fun for the hour it took to read it 7mo
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Ashley_Nicoletto
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Mehso-so

Enjoyed a little fluff this morning with my coffee.

This story is completely ridiculous. It‘s the emails between eight women over one year while one of them plans a wedding. Quick, easy, silly read.

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Ashley_Nicoletto
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This book is ridiculous, but I am this girl.

No you don‘t need an emergency contact for me if I don‘t respond about your wedding planning. I‘m just busy. ✌🏼

MicheleinPhilly Oh good grief. 🙄 9mo
Ashley_Nicoletto @MicheleinPhilly 🤣 Ridiculous huh? 9mo
MicheleinPhilly But sadly not unrealistic. 9mo
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echalpan
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Hey Ladies chronicles the emails and text messages of 8 fictional friends. This book is mostly laugh-out-loud funny, but I am oh so grateful I don‘t have friends like these. 😆

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Augustdana
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Instead of reading a book which is so “old media,” and since print is dying (sorry Katie :-/), what if we all read Brooklyn magazine and then got together and discussed it? I really think it would help all of you understand me better and get where I‘m coming from

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Augustdana
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I‘m friggin dying. This book is killing me but in a good way??? I‘m just cringing and smiling like an idiot. I was kinda pissed my library only had it as an overdrive book, but I pulled out my old iPad and I‘m trying out reading right from Libby for the first time.

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Erin01
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picked up a hold from the library & dropped by Davids Tea to get some new tea 📖📚🍵

CouronneDhiver Love David‘s! 11mo
silentrequiem I wish there was a David's Tea near me... 11mo
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Kaylamburson
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I always hate giving negative reviews of books, especially when it has nothing to do with the writing style and is more personal opinion, but I hated this book. I didn‘t find it funny at all, and if anything it just stressed me out. Every character is an entitled, self-centered, & horrendous person. Everyone is fake and it hurts my heart to realize how many people are actually like this. I truly hope none of you have friends like this.

Bookcation74 @Librariana more good company! 11mo
DivineDiana You certainly have a right to your opinion! 11mo
Kaylamburson Thank you so much for tagging @Librariana! I just looked at her post and I‘m so relieved to know I‘m not the only one. 11mo
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Librariana You're not alone in your opinion. I personally bailed after page 27 and it's nothing against the authors' writing style; the characters were just horrendous and annoying! As @Bookcation74 mentioned, we're keeping you company 😊 11mo
Kaylamburson Exactly! I don‘t mind email style books—I usually enjoy them. But yes, the characters were awful! @Librariana 11mo
Mandigolightly Oh no! This ones on my TBR list 😥 11mo
bookandcat Oh no I own this and was planning to read this this month - the book looked/sounded so cute! :-( 11mo
Bookcation74 @Librariana @Kaylamburson ❤️ and good to see that true female friendships are super important! 11mo
Kaylamburson I hope you think differently about it @Mandigolightly and @bookandcat! So many people have loved it. Even all they were such great “friends” they were always bringing each other down and their whole lives were centered around what they could afford. 11mo
Kaylamburson Agree @Bookcation74!! ❤️ 11mo
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Librariana
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I swear I have a sense of humor!
But this book was simply not for me 😕

I went into this thinking it was a nonfiction title... possibly a memoir... but was sorely disappointed when I began to notice a pattern with the characters (i.e. caricatures of lousy female stereotypes), figured out it was satire, and then noticed the spine label on this library loan.

Made it all the way to page 27 of 274 and then promptly abandoned it.

Bookcation74 It‘s so good to see that someone else bailed on this one too!! It actually made me uncomfortable how untrue the depiction of female friendship was... 11mo
MarriedtoMrT I‘m bailing, too. I made it through January and that‘s all I could take. I understand what they were trying to do, I think, but all of those women were awful to each other! 11mo
Librariana @Bookcation74 and @MarriedtoMrT - Oh, I am so glad to be in good company and not be alone on this! I saw that plenty of other Littens found it funny and I felt self-conscious having a strong difference of opinion, but it did make me uncomfortable to continue reading it. Any time I'd pick it up, I felt a sense of dread about continuing. I was tired of rolling my eyes! I really had hoped for something different 😔 11mo
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Kaylamburson I can‘t believe I finished it. I should have bailed but I thought there would be some sort of redeeming quality at the end! I‘m so glad I‘m not alone!! 11mo
Librariana @Kaylamburson - Good on you for sticking with it, though! You gave it a chance and I think that's very kind of you 😊💜📚 11mo
SandyW I was touting with reading this as a palate cleanser at some point in the future, but I don't need to spend time with awful people, especially in print! Thanks. 11mo
Kaylamburson Thanks, @Librariana. It‘s always hard since there are so many good books to waste time with ones you don‘t like, but at least it was quick! 11mo
Librariana No problem, @SandyW. I would never discourage anyone from giving a book a try simply because I didn't care for it, but maybe I just don't have the right sense of humor for it. The characters were cliches, caricatures of stereotypes, and examples of just some of the worst traits in people. I got that it was satire, but when you find fictional characters to be insufferable, you bow out. 11mo
Augustdana These characters are insufferable but I love it ????? Thanks for your review and your honesty! It‘s so weird to think about things we like and don‘t like. And WHY. Sorry I‘m just reading this book now and seeing your review. 11mo
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Kaylamburson
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Excited to start this funny book! I‘ve heard lots of good things, and I‘m ready for a reading palate cleanser.

JoRead Pretty cover 😊 11mo
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Megan_Roberts
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It‘s such a fun guilty pleasure. It‘s like watching a Bravo Housewives. Definitely not a thinker but a good book club pick.

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Bookishaf
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Interesting book so far! Written entirely in emails and texts. Have you read it yet? What did you think?

LiteraryinLititz I recommended that my library purchase this one, but so far they haven‘t. I‘ve been curious about it! 12mo
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bookandcat
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#nyc visit today and of course had to visit the mothership (The Strand). Here's my #bookhaul 😁 #thestrand #strand #strandbooks @strandbookstore

AmyG Oooooo FUN! 13mo
britt_brooke Nice!! 13mo
mrozzz Awesome! It is totally the mothership.... 😉 13mo
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danimgill
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This was a cute, quick read told all in the form of emails/texts between 8 friends over the course of a year of wedding planning for one of their own. Pure satirical fun, though you may experience flashbacks if you‘ve ever been on an email chain like theirs 😜

Cinfhen Great review💗 13mo
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I am so very glad I don‘t have this circle of friends 😬😳🤣

This was a great palate-cleanser for a lazy Sunday. Thanks, @Cinfhen for posting about it today!

Alfoster 😂😂😂😂! 13mo
Cinfhen Right?!?! These ladies were over the top! But easily recognizable. The only one I liked was poor Gracie!! My daughter is 25 and she deals with this crap a lot! 🙄😬🤪 13mo
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Cinfhen
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Super creative storytelling, told through email and text messages. If you‘ve ever been part of a group email, or you hang with a bunch of super intense, self centered people this book will have you laughing out loud!!! It was the perfect antidote to all my heavy reading🍷Thank you #Hoopla 🙌🏻

BethM Sounds fun! 13mo
TrishB Stacked for a future offer! Still quite expensive to buy! 13mo
Cinfhen I think it‘s brand new @TrishB but it could end up a kindle deal at any moment 😉it really was super fun @BethM I‘m sure everyone can recognize someone in this book 🙄 13mo
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TrishB I‘ll keep my eye out. (c9 for paperback and 8 for kindle! There will be an offer at some point! 13mo
Cinfhen Not worth those prices @TrishB 13mo
Reviewsbylola This sounds like a fun one! 13mo
Cinfhen Grab it from the library @Reviewsbylola It‘s soooo much fun😂😂 13mo
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sebrittain
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3.5/5

This is a light, fun story told entirely through email chains and group text messages between a group of friends over the course of a wild year.

It's not something I would usually read, but I was feeling a little burnt out on genre fiction, and this was a great read to change things up.

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MelodySchreiber
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This book was fun, and I loved the creative format! It actually had a more cohesive story than I expected; I found myself really getting invested in certain characters, rather than just enjoying the humor. Also, it was pretty much the perfect lead-up to the Royal Wedding 😂

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JessieReadsInBK
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This book is HYSTERICAL. If you‘ve ever been on a group email about planning anything you must read this. You‘ll thank me later.

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Skeebies05
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I was cackling!! These women do remind me of my friends from college. You know the ones you want to strangle but are also your soulmates? I snorted at one of the girls book club suggestion.

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Skeebies05
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I was in an Amazon hole and found this one. Its so cute and I love the drawings.

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Lauren.Archer
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This was so cute and funny. Have to say I was glad this was not my group of friends, but it was fun taking a peek in.

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Lauren.Archer
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This looks so cute. This book is all in email and texts.

ohyeahthatgirl There's a great interview with the authors on the Call Your Girlfriend podcast 1y
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MelodySchreiber
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HEY YOURSELF!

I pre-ordered this months ago--cannot wait to dig in tonight!

Lauren.Archer I got mine today. It looks like so much fun. 1y
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