New from Simon & Schuster

Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
Rebel Yell by S. C. Gwynne
The Innovators by Walter Isaacson
Rocks by Joe Perry
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
As You Wish by Cary Elwes and Joe Layden

Jenny Nelson

JENNY NELSON lives with her husband, twin daughters and dog in Millbrook, NY and Manhattan, where she was editor and producer at iVillage.com, Vogue.com and Style.com. This is her first novel.
Become a Fan

Books by this Author

Read more about this book

Video

Step inside GEORGIA'S KITCHEN with Jenny Nelson

A head chef at a top NYC restaurant and engaged, Georgia's life seems perfect. When suddenly dumped and fired, she goes to Italy to reassess her life.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Be your own girl (or boy)! I'm constantly saying this to my twin six-year-old daughters, but it's something we should all try to remember.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Not my greatest, but a fear nonetheless: getting stuck in an elevator -- seriously, I'm a big fan of stairs.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Playing piano and being able to pick out tunes by ear.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Do you know what I mean," "exactly" and/or "totally."

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Writing a novel and getting it published.

Explore

CONNECT WITH US

Get a FREE eBook
when you join our mailing list!