Why Moms Are Weird
From the acclaimed author of Why Girls are Weird comes a second hilarious and surprising novel about love and family and the weirdo inside us all.
Belinda "Benny" Bernstein doesn't brag about her life in Los Angeles, but she is proud of her independence. She's got a job and a place to live, and she even goes out on dates now and again. But when Benny's mother and sister get into a car accident, she drops everything to fly across the country and help her injured, unemployed mom. The only problem? She wasn't exactly invited -- and back in Virginia she finds herself confronting every issue her family has avoided for years, including her mom's thriving sex life and her sister's wild nightlife.
Benny sets about fixing everything she thinks is broken at home, including mounds of clutter and the personal lives of the women she loves. But she soon stumbles upon a stack of letters that may reveal her mother's darkest secret. Benny only begins to understand her mom when she finds herself in a similar dilemma -- torn between someone she can't have and someone she thinks she shouldn't have. If Benny doesn't sort things out before she's sucked into the family vortex of dysfunction, there's no telling when she'll be able to go home again . . . unless this is home, after all.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Marlene-NL - LibraryThing
A fun read. I might even liked it better than the first book. It is very different. Read it quickly and had some LOL moments. finished last night. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - coolmama - LibraryThing
Laughed out loud with hysteria. Benny ("Boobs") Bernstein returns home from California to take car of her recently widowed mom who has gotten into a car accident and is housebound and unemployed. She ... Read full review