In the space of a month, our main heroine Rachel has lost both her job and her boyfriend of two years. Just when she thinks things can’t get much worse, her best friend Ben drops the bomb that he is getting married… to his Park Avenue girlfriend. That in itself isn’t so bad, but Rachel has always secretly wondered what would happen if she had ended up as his girlfriend, instead of just his friend. Now it seems she is too late.
Bored with her sudden joblessness, Rachel flits from temp job to temp job, until one night, as a joke, she decides to start a letter-writing business. More specifically, a business where she would help prospective business-school applicants write their entrance essays and letters. After papering Manhattan with leaflets containing her name and phone number advertising her business, she promptly forgets about it… Continue reading Review: Shaking Her Assets