Books for Sassy, Smart, Impulsive Women (Like Me)

Curated by Lily Wilder, heroine of I Take You by Eliza Kennedy.

Hi, I’m Lily Wilder: New Yorker, lawyer extraordinaire, blushing bride. (Oh, and I love bookstores, so I know we have something in common.) My friends say I’m sassy, impulsive, fond of a good drink (or five) and have no business getting married. I’m the star of I Take You, the novel everybody’s calling the first Big Beach Read of the summer. It’s sexy and provocative (like me) with the ribald humor of Bridesmaids (love that movie). If you like my reading list (and who wouldn’t, it’s awesome), I know you’ll love the book I’m in. I Take You is by by Eliza Kennedy and it’s in bookstores everywhere. Look for the bright yellow book with me on the cover.

Okay, I have to know: who’s your favorite smart, sassy, impulsive heroine? Let’s chat in the comments.


Author Photo: © Lauren Volo

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About Eliza Kennedy

Eliza Kennedy

ELIZA KENNEDY attended the University of Iowa and Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. After graduation she served as a law clerk for a federal judge, then practiced litigation for several years at a prestigious Manhattan law firm. She lives in New York with her husband and son. I Take You is her first novel.

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