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The Seven Year Bitch

Jennifer Belle

From the bestselling author of High Maintenance comes a witty, heartfelt comic novel about marriage, motherhood, and discovering that the life you have is exactly the one you want.Isolde Brilliant used to have a life she recognized. She was working in finance, she had a devoted, if neurotic, husband, and a perfectly acceptable apartment in downtown Manhattan. But once Izzy's wish to become a mother finally comes true, she is laid off from her job, and her old world falls by the wayside. Although she's surprised with motherhood's hidden pleasures-jaunts to the park, bickering with other mothers, and the sense of accomplishment she feels in having made it through her son's first year-her marriage is on shaky ground and she feels lost. She just can't quite get a grip on what to do now that she has all-or most-of the things she's ever wanted.As Izzy ponders her next move, her best friend announces that she is leaving her husband. Balancing the demands of marriage and motherhood for seven years has made her feel like a nag, a shrew, a...you-know-what, and she's determined that the only way out is too leave. Izzy tries to avoid a similar fate, but as new challenges and temptations arise for her, she begins to wonder if there might be some inescapable grain of truth in her friend's outlandish theory.Full of the poignancy and hilarity that readers have come to expect from Jennifer Belle, The Seven Year Bitch is a smart and provocative novel about learning how to love what you have, and finding out that it's both the hardest thing you've ever done and not so hard after all.

From the bestselling author of High Maintenance comes a witty, heartfelt comic novel about marriage, motherhood, and discovering that the life you have is exactly the one you want.Isolde Brilliant used to have a life she recognized. She was working in finance, she had a devoted, if neurotic, husband, and a perfectly acceptable apartment in downtown Manhattan. But once Izzy's wish to become a mother finally comes true, she is laid off from her job, and her old world falls by the wayside. Although she's surprised with motherhood's hidden pleasures-jaunts to the park, bickering with other mothers, and the sense of accomplishment she feels in having made it through her son's first year-her marriage is on shaky ground and she feels lost. She just can't quite get a grip on what to do now that she has all-or most-of the things she's ever wanted.As Izzy ponders her next move, her best friend announces that she is leaving her husband. Balancing the demands of marriage and motherhood for seven years has made her feel like a nag, a shrew, a...you-know-what, and she's determined that the only way out is too leave. Izzy tries to avoid a similar fate, but as new challenges and temptations arise for her, she begins to wonder if there might be some inescapable grain of truth in her friend's outlandish theory.Full of the poignancy and hilarity that readers have come to expect from Jennifer Belle, The Seven Year Bitch is a smart and provocative novel about learning how to love what you have, and finding out that it's both the hardest thing you've ever done and not so hard after all.
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Genres:

Humor

Description:

From the bestselling author of High Maintenance comes a witty, heartfelt comic novel about marriage, motherhood, and discovering that the life you have is exactly the one you want.Isolde Brilliant used to have a life she recognized. She was working in finance, she had a devoted, if neurotic, husband, and a perfectly acceptable apartment in downtown Manhattan. But once Izzy's wish to become a mother finally comes true, she is laid off from her job, and her old world falls by the wayside. Although she's surprised with motherhood's hidden pleasures-jaunts to the park, bickering with other mothers, and the sense of accomplishment she feels in having made it through her son's first year-her marriage is on shaky ground and she feels lost. She just can't quite get a grip on what to do now that she has all-or most-of the things she's ever wanted.As Izzy ponders her next move, her best friend announces that she is leaving her husband. Balancing the demands of marriage and motherhood for seven years has made her feel like a nag, a shrew, a...you-know-what, and she's determined that the only way out is too leave. Izzy tries to avoid a similar fate, but as new challenges and temptations arise for her, she begins to wonder if there might be some inescapable grain of truth in her friend's outlandish theory.Full of the poignancy and hilarity that readers have come to expect from Jennifer Belle, The Seven Year Bitch is a smart and provocative novel about learning how to love what you have, and finding out that it's both the hardest thing you've ever done and not so hard after all.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Maggie Hoffman

Length:

9h 26m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:28


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:40


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:05


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:44


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:59


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:08


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:26


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:00


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:34


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:43


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:11


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:09


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:09


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:59


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:21


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:15


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:35


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:52


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:26


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:26


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:22


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:43


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:42


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:04


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:19


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:10


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:24


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:15


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:14


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:57


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:04


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:10


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:31


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:49


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:53


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:08


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

00:36


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:10


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:25


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:47


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:29


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:03


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:36


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:36


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:07


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:06


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:45


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:48


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:54


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:44


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:27


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:41


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:52


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:15


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:51


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:47


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:19


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:33


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:07


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:48


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:00


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:20


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

07:41


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:56


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:17


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:02


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:11


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:21


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:30


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:12


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:11


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:04


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:20


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:21


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

07:24


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:36


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:40


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:09


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:48


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:55


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:24


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:34


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:41


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:28