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Contemporary fiction

Rich & Pretty

Debut
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by Rumaan Alam

Quick take

My favorite kind of book: the story of a female friendship, which means, of course, that it is a love story.

Why I love it

_Rich and Pretty_ is one of my favorite kinds of books: the story of a female friendship, which means, of course, that it is a love story. Friends are our first loves— the first time we get to say to another person, "I choose _you_." The first time we feel ourselves chosen. It's such a rush, that recognition, the thrill of a kindred spirit. No wonder our early friendships imprint so strongly...

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    July 2016