Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Weight: 460 g
Fall in love.
Turn to your female friends to be truly understood.
Friends for over a decade, Amanda and Sophie decide it's time to flip the script. Why not spend their lives with each other and keep men on the side for fun, sex, and occasionally fixing things around the house?
Amanda is a lawyer who excels in her professional life but crumbles at the slightest sign of a common cold. Sophie is an aspiring artist who has lived all over the world and doesn't crumble, period. Together, they've been through it all. But when their romantic lives implode at the same time, they decide enough is enough. Enough pretending that traditional relationships work for everyone. Enough fantasizing about an old-fashioned ideal.
They decide to form an alliance: They will rely on each other and give men the secondary role that they deserve. And much to their surprise, it actually works. They fix up a run-down brownstone and create the home they've always wanted. Soon, they have love and emotional support as well as a wide variety of male "crushes" on the side. But when one of their crushes becomes something more, Amanda and Sophie must reconsider the life they've begun to build and how far they're willing to go to keep it.
In this brilliantly funny novel, Leslie Cohen asks: must friendship always be second to love? This is female friendship at its finest. Smart. Witty. And no holds barred.
The book title of the Ride or Die is an entertaining story about two women that decide to platonically devote their lives to each other and give up romantic relationships. Things are not as easy as they think with family and sad setbacks. Amanda and Sophie have not been lucky in love but have always been able to count on each other.
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