Something Blue

Something Blue

Book - 2005
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Darcy Rhone's neat, perfect world turns upside down when her best friend, Rachel, the plain-Jane "good girl," steals her fiancé and Darcy finds herself alone, with a baby on the way. So begins her journey towards self-awareness, forgiveness, and motherhood.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780312323868
Characteristics: 338 p


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Apr 06, 2020

The sequel to Something Borrowed, this book is incredibly satisfying. Darcy's personal journey is delightful to read. Book 1 did a great job portraying Darcy as an irredeemable narcissist and book 2 does an even better job portraying her growth as a person. If it was possible to get the full effect from reading only this book, I would recommend that as I did not particularly enjoy the first book. I do think it is necessary to get through book 1 in order to fully appreciate book 2, which is a lovely read.

Jul 03, 2018

Finished this in one sitting! Very satisfying end to the Darcy and Rachel saga. Emily Giffin creates compelling characters with great stories to share. Glad my best friend turned me in to this author!!!

Aug 05, 2017

Just borrowed the first book "Somethine Borrowed" from someone in the building and of course upset when seen there was a book 2 and was unsure if i would find it. Have reserved it as the first was one of the fastest i've read in a while. Could not put down.
Now adding as I've read the second. I was iffy with it being from Darcy's perspective but what an amazing book. I even got emotional.
I have heard mixed reviews about "Baby Proof" about Claudia deciding to have a child but I like her books so much going to give it a chance

WVMLStaffPicks Dec 23, 2014

Gloriously caught up in love conundrums and career confusion, three young women redefine a sense of home in the midst of New York City. Great characterization and a snappy readability make this a perfect summer read.

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "This book is the Sequel to Something Blue. I preferred the first book, but this was still a good read."

Jun 18, 2014

Book 2 in the series, a continuation from the 1st book and fills in gaps and some questions I had. U feel pulled into these women's lives and see 2 sides of the same story, Loved this book

Jan 27, 2014

This was a perfect compliment to the first one. I wasn't sure what I was going to think about since I really disliked Darcy in the first one. This book did start with Darcy's perspective on the whole "closet-incident" as it is referred too and it reminded me on how much I really didn't like her in the first one. However, about half way through the book, she gets a wake up call and realizes that she needs to change. That her priorities and her personality needs a make-over. The transformation that Darcy goes through while in London is inspiring. She becomes a character that you can relate too, start caring about and ultimately love. This is the perfect chick-lit beach summer read and left me with nothing but "a happy, fairy-tale ending" feeling.

Jul 08, 2013

Really enjoyed this book as a nice mind dump shall I say. It was a very light read, kept you wanting to come back to see how it would end. This is a girl you love to hate and you hate to love. I would recommend.

mbass3189 Nov 09, 2012

This is another favorite of mine. Emily Giffin really had me relate to Darcey. ALL women HAVE to admit to being shallow sometimes, judging other women's clothing, hair, nails, feeling insecure for foolish reasons, and betrayal from friends. I love the fact that Darcey grows to be a better person and realizes the important things in life that really matter. The ending was a little too fairytailish for me. However, i loved hearing the other side to the story after Something Borrowed. i like Darcey a lot more than Rachel. This is a must read!!!!!

Oct 04, 2012

I just started getting into Emily Giffin's novels and had finished "Something Borrowed". I wasn't expecting Darcy to be the star of the book, but i absolutely loved it.

You find yourself rooting for her half way through the book. Plus it has a great ending! Definelty liked this book more than Giffin's first novel.

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Aug 23, 2012

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