The Second Assistant: A Tale from the Bottom of the Hollywood Ladder

The Second Assistant: A Tale from the Bottom of the Hollywood Ladder

A fast-paced, breezy read about life at the bottom of the Hollywood food chain No political science degree could ever prepare Elizabeth Miller for her new job as a second assistant at The Agency, whose clients include everyone you?ve never met?but you know who they?re sleeping with. A former congressional intern in Washington, Lizzie made a bid for a life change that landed A fast-paced, breezy read about life at the bottom of the Hollywood food chain No political science degree ...

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Title:The Second Assistant: A Tale from the Bottom of the Hollywood Ladder
Author:Clare Naylor
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Genres:Womens Fiction
ISBN:The Second Assistant: A Tale from the Bottom of the Hollywood Ladder
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:357 pages pages

The Second Assistant: A Tale from the Bottom of the Hollywood Ladder Reviews

  • Suzanne
    Aug 14, 2007

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

  • stephanie
    Jun 23, 2007

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

  • Emily
    Nov 19, 2011

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

    The reason I couldn't finish this is that I was 40% in when I realized... it's not engaging. It's like a bunch of stories glued together and calling it a novel. Nothing flows. Every chapter is disjointed compared to the previous, or next. Maybe the story gets better after the 40% mark,...

    It wasn't entirely the book's fault I didn't finish it: I made it to page 254 before I left on a trip that I could not take this hardcover along. I was pushing myself to finish but, truth be told, after a book of different characters, I no longer felt compelled to find out what happene...

    This is definitely the same Hollywood Jackie Collins has written about, but from a much different perspective. It?s the story of Lizzie Miller, who has barely begun her career in politics before it ends, and she winds up by a fluke working for a Hollywood talent agency. She?s the s...

    By page 6 I'm screaming that this shit is fucking insane. This poor little clueless, naive second assistant learns right away that in Hollywood there are: Men who wear mascara in between eyelash dyes. In the bathroom there is a sign that says "Smoking and Vomited prohibited". Kabala wa...

    Elizabeth is thankful for a new job and a new start, moving to Los Angles to be a second assistant to Scott, a young Hollywood Producer, when her job as congressional intern comes to an unexpected end. She has alot to learn in Hollywood, as there are a whole new set of priorities and s...

  • Kara Jorges
    Dec 19, 2012

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

    The reason I couldn't finish this is that I was 40% in when I realized... it's not engaging. It's like a bunch of stories glued together and calling it a novel. Nothing flows. Every chapter is disjointed compared to the previous, or next. Maybe the story gets better after the 40% mark,...

    It wasn't entirely the book's fault I didn't finish it: I made it to page 254 before I left on a trip that I could not take this hardcover along. I was pushing myself to finish but, truth be told, after a book of different characters, I no longer felt compelled to find out what happene...

    This is definitely the same Hollywood Jackie Collins has written about, but from a much different perspective. It?s the story of Lizzie Miller, who has barely begun her career in politics before it ends, and she winds up by a fluke working for a Hollywood talent agency. She?s the s...

  • Erika
    Jul 09, 2009

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

  • PurplyCookie
    Apr 12, 2009

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

  • Kristine
    Feb 21, 2010

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

  • PWRL
    Aug 08, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

  • Christy
    Oct 24, 2011

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

  • Sequoia
    Feb 11, 2019

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

    The reason I couldn't finish this is that I was 40% in when I realized... it's not engaging. It's like a bunch of stories glued together and calling it a novel. Nothing flows. Every chapter is disjointed compared to the previous, or next. Maybe the story gets better after the 40% mark,...

  • Katie
    May 23, 2015

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

  • Lisa
    Jun 12, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

  • Judy
    Apr 04, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

  • Denise Billings
    Jul 09, 2016

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

    The reason I couldn't finish this is that I was 40% in when I realized... it's not engaging. It's like a bunch of stories glued together and calling it a novel. Nothing flows. Every chapter is disjointed compared to the previous, or next. Maybe the story gets better after the 40% mark,...

    It wasn't entirely the book's fault I didn't finish it: I made it to page 254 before I left on a trip that I could not take this hardcover along. I was pushing myself to finish but, truth be told, after a book of different characters, I no longer felt compelled to find out what happene...

    This is definitely the same Hollywood Jackie Collins has written about, but from a much different perspective. It?s the story of Lizzie Miller, who has barely begun her career in politics before it ends, and she winds up by a fluke working for a Hollywood talent agency. She?s the s...

    By page 6 I'm screaming that this shit is fucking insane. This poor little clueless, naive second assistant learns right away that in Hollywood there are: Men who wear mascara in between eyelash dyes. In the bathroom there is a sign that says "Smoking and Vomited prohibited". Kabala wa...

  • Claire
    Mar 11, 2015

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

    The reason I couldn't finish this is that I was 40% in when I realized... it's not engaging. It's like a bunch of stories glued together and calling it a novel. Nothing flows. Every chapter is disjointed compared to the previous, or next. Maybe the story gets better after the 40% mark,...

    It wasn't entirely the book's fault I didn't finish it: I made it to page 254 before I left on a trip that I could not take this hardcover along. I was pushing myself to finish but, truth be told, after a book of different characters, I no longer felt compelled to find out what happene...

  • Amanda Alexandre
    Jan 01, 2019

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

  • Ilse
    Apr 18, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

  • rakeshnetha ponna
    Feb 26, 2019

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

  • Ange H
    Sep 13, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

  • Sarah
    Jan 29, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

  • Lynn
    Jul 16, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

  • Sarah
    Jul 08, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

  • Jessica Perez-Beardsley
    Jan 17, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

  • Amy Coxe
    Mar 06, 2019

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

    O ...

    Cute simple read. ...

  • Doris Weaver
    Dec 28, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

  • Christine Trimble
    Jan 02, 2019

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

  • Tracy Warner
    May 22, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

    Fun read, not a lot of substance. ...

  • Christie Cox
    Jan 18, 2018

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...

    het begin van dit boek doet een beetje denken aan de duivel draagt prada. Als je dat boek al niets vond, stop dan al maar met lezen, want het hele boek lang is het een flauw afkooksel van dit boek. Alleen dan niet over mode, maar over films. Alle cliches van de wilde filmindustrie...

    Actually pretty well written. As expected the story was a bit vapid and predictable but entertaining enough for a sick day home from work. The main character is a bit underdeveloped and the ending is a bit rushed to tie things into a nice bow but not remotely close to the worst I've ev...

    It was similar to The Devil Wears Prada, with the exception of the boss *almost* being a likable character. It seems like there was a missing PUNCH in the story, and the "takedown" or whatever they called it was not as climaxed as it could have been. Hopefully The First Assistant br...

    The Devil Wears Prada set in Hollywood. It is fun, if you are in the mood for it. I related a lot to the protagonist, even though sometimes the author relied too much on the artifice "let's make the MC make decisions for the wrong reasons for comedic purposes". ...

    quite engaging and witty read with some very wry observations about the bizarre world of hollywood. The story moves along well and the characters are fairly amusing if sometimes a little too shallow. All the same this was an enjoyable beach read. September 2004 ...

    Cute ...

    Loved this sequel. Lot's of humor and sexiness. Naylor continues to give readers just the right amount of laughter, sass, and romance!! ...

    Hollywood mini-me version of the Devil Wears Prada. ...

    Funny read ...

    Enjoyed reading this and getting a glimpse of Hollywood ...

  • Diah R
    Aug 13, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

  • Christi Evans
    Oct 28, 2017

    Have to say that when I first started this book I didn't think I was going to finish it. It seemed shallow and the hatefulness of some of the characters just put me off. But being me, I kept reading because I always hope it will get better and because I have to know what happens even i...

    This book was eh. After The Nanny Diaries and The Devil Wears Prada, it was very been-there-done-that. Maybe I should write an fictionalized account of my years spent as a camp counselor... ...

    So.... I knew this wouldn't be a difficult read, but I was a little suprised that pretty much every single one of my premonitions about where this book would go, came true. I had only bargained for half. Lizzie is balancing on a fine line between being a likable character and a comple...

    Light, breezy and entertaining with a likable heroine. This was a fun fantasy of what it would be like to be young, pretty, and smart - and working at a high powered Hollywood agency. ...

    I surprisingly really liked this book. I was drawn to the story by the fact that, even though there are more important things in the world,I really enjoy the movies. It is always interesting to imagine what life would be like in the "glamorous" world of Hollywood. This story seemed ...

    Definitely one for by-the-pool or while lounging-under-the-summer-sun kind of light reading. In the tradition of "The Devil Wears Prada" the now painful truth is re-asserted: that working for the rich/powerful/glamorous can be torturous & definitely not what it's all cut out to...

    It took me I guess over a month to read this book. I just couldn't get into it. It felt like a lot of short stories made into chapters at first. No continuity to anything. Then about 200 pages in, it was like going downhill on a rollercoaster. I thoroughly enjoyed those last 160 pages,...

    classic tale of young idealistic girl who goes to hollywood and finds herself both in over her head, in love, and totally confused about whether she wants to stay in hollywood or not. the ending is too cheesy for words, but lizzie's a cool character. the writing just isn't as good as i...

    The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. While the topics here have been skewered before, theyre so deserving in my mind (especially since I live in LA) that I enjoyed the mindless romp anyway. The bleach-blond sun-drenched version of The Devil Wears Prada. Wh...

    What is it about: Lizzie just changed her work field from politics to entertainment, working as a second assistant to Scott and The Agency. Hollywood is all new to her and she had to juggle her new environment, unhelping coworkers, backstabbing acquaintance, weird boss, even weirder...

    This was a good book; I can't say it was great. The storyline was what you would expect of a Hollywood agent's (second) assistant. It had the egos, the drugs, the cheating, the failing marriages, the overbearing character(s), the exclusive parties, the back-stabbing, the letdowns, the ...

    Cute! Think "The Devil wears Prada." Funny thing is that while I was reading this book, the whole "Harvey Weinstein" story was breaking & there's a lot of that in this story. "Man whores" ! Anyway, the lead, Elizabeth, resonates with all of us at some point. The end guides you to...