By Kimberla Lawson Roby
Meet Whitney, Taylor, and Charisse, 3 ladies who've been most sensible buddies on account that highschool. besides the fact that, this dedicated troika is set to find a wave of unforeseen issues. Whitney is a plus-size girl who simply cannot flip down a field of Krispy Kremes or discover a guy who will remain placed. Taylor is in a long term dating with a boyfriend who is allergic to dedication. Charisse is married, with lovable kids, yet one way or the other does not have what she quite wants—or wishes. Then unexpectedly Charisse spins uncontrolled. Her doormat husband manages to face as much as her or even threatens to head public with a really shady mystery Charisse had was hoping to maintain hidden, specifically from her interfering mom. determined, she makes a decision that just a very dicy scheme will keep her. One consistent for those girls has been the help they have provided each other. yet this time, how some distance can friendship cross? during this witty, rollicking, deeply poignant tale, Kimberla Lawson Roby demonstrates the storytelling magic that has gained her legions of adoring enthusiasts and made her novels bestsellers.
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If she could talk about Taylor’s problems, it would take her mind off of her own. But it wasn’t Taylor at all, it was her mother. “Mama? ” she said. “Why haven’t I heard from you in the last couple of days? ” “They’re fine. ” “I know. ” “We argued before he left for work yesterday morning and then again when he got home from the club, but Mama, he’s changed. ” “And you should’ve pulled out a butcher knife and stuck it right against his throat, too. ” “I wanted to, really, I did, but I was afraid that if I picked it up, I really would have used it.
Call me silly, but I sat down the selector on this one. Everything I’d heard so far definitely sounded too good to be true, but still I was all ears. My class reunion was happening in eight weeks, and if I could lose even fifty pounds by then, I’d be a happy sister.
For some, there were deep-rooted emotional issues causing them to act out irrationally. Some people gambled, some drank too much, some did drugs. But others, like me, ate everything they could get their hands on. They did what they had to do in order to satisfy a certain emptiness. They tried filling a void that forever nagged at them. I walked back into the family room and lay across the sofa. I closed my eyes, and while I tried not to, I shed a lot more tears. I was so ashamed, so miserable, and disgusted with myself.