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Other Woman Newly Engaged, Ellie Is Thrilled To Be Accepted Into The Loving Cooper Clan Which Seems Like The Perfect Family She Never Had Until She Begins To Realize That Dan S Mom, Linda, Is A Little Too Involved Dan And Linda Talk On The Phone Every Day Twice A Day As Dan And Ellie S Intimate Civil Wedding Ceremony Gets Transformed Into A Black Tie Affair, Ellie Begins To Wonder If It S Possible To Marry The Man Without Marrying His Mother As Troubles Mount, Ellie Turns To Her Friends Glamorous Lisa, Who Always Looks Like She S Just Stepped Off A Runway, And Wonderfully Frazzled Trish And Tries To Rediscover The Independence She Once Had, And The Man She Still Loves But It Seems That Having A Child And Saving A Marriage Means Growing Up In Ways She D Never Imagined A Warm, Witty, And Wise Look At Mothers In Law And What They Teach Us About Ourselves, The Other Woman Is Sure To Please Jane Green S Growing Legion Of Fans.


10 thoughts on “Other Woman

  1. says:

    I thought this would be a light, easy, fun read Instead, depressing and a little annoying.The gist of the story is that Ellie marries Dan knowing that his mother is a control freak and that her son is still connected by the apron strings Ellie and Dan have a child and the mother in law interferes in every aspect of their lives to the point of causing an accident with said grandchild Ellie and Dan separate Ellie learns a lot about life.Ellie is whiny There were way too many times that she sh I thought this would be a light, easy, fun read Instead, depressing and a little annoying.The gist of the story is that Ellie marries Dan knowing that his mother is a control freak and that her son is still connected by the apron strings Ellie and Dan have a child and the mother in law interferes in every aspect of their lives to the point of causing an accident with said grandchild Ellie and Dan separate Ellie learns a lot about life.Ellie is whiny There were way too many times that she should have stood up for herself and she just withered under her mother in law s scrutiny all the while expecting her husband to stand up for her And he should have but she should have stood up for herself in the beginning.This presented a very negative view of marriage and life to me even though it ended happily if you can call it that I have always thought of Jane Green as a chick lit author but this one just made me want to slit my wrists and wasn t remotely ...


  2. says:

    EXCERPT Dan and Ellie Ellie and Dan Mrs Dan Cooper Mrs Ellie Cooper Ellie Cooper I trill the words out, thrilling at how unfamiliar they sound, how they will be true in just over a month, how I got to have a fairy tale ending after all And, as I m tapping the coffee grounds into the spoon to start making the coffee, I find myself thinking about spending the rest of my life with only one person I should feel scared Apprehensive at the very least But all I feel is pure, unadulterat EXCERPT Dan and Ellie Ellie and Dan Mrs Dan Cooper Mrs Ellie Cooper Ellie Cooper I trill the words out, thrilling at how unfamiliar they sound, how they will be true in just over a month, how I got to have a fairy tale ending after all And, as I m tapping the coffee grounds into the spoon to start making the coffee, I find myself thinking about spending the rest of my life with only one person I should feel scared Apprehensive at the very least But all I feel is pure, unadulterated joy Any doubts I may have about this wedding, about getting married, about spending the rest of my life with Dan have nothing whatsoever to do with Dan And everything to do with his mother ABOUT THIS BOOK Newly engaged, Ellie is thrilled to be accepted into the loving Cooper clan which seems like the perfect family she never had until she begins to realize that Dan s mom, Linda, is a little too involved Dan and Linda talk on the phone every day Twice a day As Dan and Ellie s intimate civil wedding ceremony gets t...


  3. says:

    Ellie Black believes she has found the perfect man for her in Dan Cooper, and is thrilled when he asks her to marry him She is relieved that his family seems to like her, and believes that she is finally going to feel a part of a loving family Things start to go awry when Dan s mother completely takes over wedding preparations, leaving Ellie to feel like a spectator at her own wedding After the wedding, Dan s mother s manipulations begin to really bother Ellie, and she doesn t feel like Dan i Ellie Black believes she has found the perfect man for her in Dan Cooper, and is thrilled when he asks her to marry him She is relieved that his family seems to like her, and believes that she is final...


  4. says:

    I have to say I am a fan of most of Jane Green books There have only been two in which I cannot say I was impressed I brought The Other Woman by Jane Green and took it away with me for the weekend to read and I have to say I couldn t put it down, I was very impressed and thoroughly enjoyed this book I will tell you a little about the plot and what I liked and disliked about this book PLOT This book is told from the main character, Ellie s point of view Ellie has had quite a i I have to say I am a fan of most of Jane Green books There have only been two in which I cannot say I was impressed I brought The Other Woman by Jane Green and took it away with me for the weekend to read and I have to say I couldn t put it down, I was very impressed and thoroughly enjoyed this book I will tell you a little about the plot and what I liked and disliked about this book PLOT This book is told from the main character, Ellie s point of view Ellie has had quite a isolated childhood as her mother died when she was very young and her f...


  5. says:

    I only picked up this book because we were banned from using the internet at work and it was a very slow week This has to be one of the most depressing, frustrating, banal and predictable books I ve ever read Ellie is whiney and muchlike her mother in law than she thinks Dan is a pushover mama s boy Dan s mother is controlling There you have it The plot practically writes itself This could...


  6. says:

    This is not my favorite Jane Green book But, it was OK Very good the beginnings then a little dull half way through the book Ellie Black meets Dan Cooper they fall in love an marry Ellie s mother was an alcoholic and dies when she was a child Ellie always want to be part of a close knit family so she is thrilled when she meets the Cooper clan She soon finds Dan s mother controlling and manipulative, Dan s father hen picked Dan s mother Linda Cooper just takes over the wedding like it s h This is not my favorite Jane Green book But, it wa...


  7. says:

    Read a couple of the reviews and some were quite negative Most thought it was too depressing Jane Green did a fantastic job of capturing the essence of marriage She kept it real Every day is not going to be rosy And you re not going to always like your mother in law Green took us from the beginning of the relationship, to the middle and end You really began to wonder if this couple will make it It s hard to be in a relationship with a man who is a mamas boy I ve never heard of Jane Gr Read a couple of the reviews and some were quite negative Most thought it was too depressing Jane Green did a fantastic job of capturing the essence of marriage She kept it real Every day is not going to be rosy And you re not going to always like your mother in law Green took us from the beginning of the relationship, to the middl...


  8. says:

    Tedious, predictable story of a British woman, motherless, who deals with an overbearing mother in law Presented as light, humorous chick lit, but isn t funny or entertaining at all.


  9. says:

    WARNING, SPOILERS BELOW This was my first Jane Green book, and this is the first of manyto come I absolutely adored this book and the storyline behind it I related to some of the characters and I really liked Ellie I sympathized with her a lot especially when she had to deal with her emotions regarding Linda her mother in law Although I felt El...


  10. says:

    Re _The Other Woman_ by Jane GreenThe word for this book is banal By that I mean it had no depth It was what I call house wifey The writing style did nothing to redeem the boring plot which boiled down to an over bearing mother in law.I agreed with Anna s GR review of this book at was in Anna s review that I came across the word banal and said to myself that it was a perfect name for one of my GR book shelves So I created that shelf to includ Re _The Other Woman_ by Jane GreenThe word for this book is banal By that I mean it had no depth It was what I call house wifey The writing style did nothing to redeem the boring plot which boiled down to an over bearing mother in law.I agreed with Anna s GR review of this book at was in Anna s review that I came across the word banal and said to myself that it was a perfect name for one of my GR book shelves So I created that shelf to include among My Books.At first I was drawn into the mother in law problem, but after a while it became boring and ridiculous The story bogged down into boring domestic details which I try to escape from when I...


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