By Rachel Bertsche
For lovers of The Happiness Project and The yr of residing Biblically comes a pointed examine our fascination with celebrities, as one girl strives to remake herself within the snapshot of her favourite stars.
What girl hasn’t noticeable images of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wanted she had their outfits, their abs, their likely wonderful lives? For Rachel Bertsche, those celebrities are the epitome of perfection—self-assured and without problems cool. but in recent years, among juggling her profession, her marriage, and her dream of turning into a mom, Bertsche feels something yet placed together.
In Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me, Bertsche embarks on a quest to emulate her Hollywood function models—while sticking to a budget—to see in the event that they rather carry the keys to happiness. whereas attempting to unencumber the celebrities’ secrets and techniques, from Sarah Jessica Parker’s cloth wardrobe to Julia Roberts’s experience of calm to—maybe one day—Jessica Alba’s stylish being pregnant, Bertsche learns useful classes. A toned physique doesn’t come effortless or reasonable, keeping off social media can do wonders to your peace of brain, and self assurance is the main to pulling off any outfit. yet can she immerse herself within the A-list way of life and nonetheless remain precise to herself? and may her pursuit of perfection particularly bring about happiness?
Praise for Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
“If you’ve ever had a star woman overwhelm, stick Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me on your seashore bag. Bertsche is your people.”—Associated Press
“[A] super-fun social experiment.”—PureWow
“Bertsche ups the ante. . . . The well-researched details on famous person tradition presents meals for thought.”—Booklist
“What makes Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me paintings is Bertsche’s honesty. . . . [She] is humorous, inventive and, extra importantly, manages to stick sane.”—Boston Herald
“An unique memoir a couple of woman’s try to version her lifestyles on these of stars.”—Tampa Bay Times
“A important narrative.”—The Boston Globe
“Bertsche blends parts similar to Julie & Julia and The Happiness Project during this ‘self-improvement journey.’ . . . the method not just presents Bertsche with fruitful writing fodder but additionally activates readers to envision their outlook on perfection, self-acceptance, and meaning to be one’s best possible self.”—Publishers Weekly
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“Written with verve, perception, and humor . . . Bertsche writes cleverly, yet no longer glibly, concerning the demanding situations younger women face today.”—Chicago Tribune
“[A] captivating, humorous chronicle.”—People