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Girls' Poker Night by Jill A. Davis

Girls' Poker Night

by Jill A. Davis

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Jill Davis used to write for Letterman -- that's why I read this book. ( )
  evamat72 | Mar 31, 2016 |
Quick read to try to reach 100 for the year and found this book cute, clever and funny. This would be a nice beach read or snow day at home book. Enjoy! ( )
  LisMB | Dec 24, 2012 |
I laughed out loud all the way through this book! Too bad her next book didn't live up to this one. ( )
  kjflaherty | Jun 7, 2011 |
This was given to me by someone, but I can't remember who -- Thought this might be a light, diversionary read, especially since the author wrote for David Letterman for a while, but I just couldn't get into the story. Didn't finish, but it's probably not the book's fault.
  bookczuk | Dec 31, 2010 |
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Ruby Capote, the narrator of Girls' Poker Night, is your quintessential New York cynic. This persona serves her just fine in her job as a humor columnist; she's unafraid to write the most humiliating details about herself or her friends, because she truly doesn't care. But over the course of a year or so of Wednesday night poker parties with her pals, Ruby is forced to face her past--especially her sorrow over her father, who committed suicide after he left Ruby's mother. Meanwhile, Ruby comes to terms with her budding feelings for Michael, the editor of her newspaper, who, in a neat twist, turns out to be estranged from his only child (shades of Ruby's lost father). Davis, a former writer for The Late Show, does a fine job of maintaining Ruby's sharp humor while leading her through a minefield of emotional discovery. --Claire Dederer

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After landing a job as a reporter at the "New York News," Ruby Capote joins three other women for evenings playing poker and finds herself falling for her intriguing and challenging boss, Michael.

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