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Everybody Rise It S 2006 In The Manhattan Of The Young And Glamorous Money And Class Are Colliding In A City That Is About To Go Over A Financial Precipice And Take Much Of The Country With It At 26, Bright, Funny And Socially Anxious Evelyn Beegan Is Determined To Carve Her Own Path In Life And Free Herself From The Influence Of Her Social Climbing Mother, Who Propelled Her Through Prep School And Onto The Upper East Side Evelyn Has Long Felt Like An Outsider To Her Privileged Peers, But When She Gets A Job At A Social Network Aimed At The Elite, She S Forced To Embrace Them.Recruiting New Members For The Site, Evelyn Steps Into A Promised Land Of Adirondack Camps, Newport Cottages And Southampton Clubs Thick With Socialites And Wall Streeters Despite Herself, Evelyn Finds The Lure Of Belonging Intoxicating, And Starts Trying To Pass As Old Money Herself When Her Father, A Crusading Class Action Lawyer, Is Indicted For Bribery, Evelyn Must Contend With Her Own Family S Downfall As She Keeps Up Appearances In Her New Life, Grasping With Increasing Desperation As The Ground Underneath Her Begins To Give Way.Bracing, Hilarious And Often Poignant, Stephanie Clifford S Debut Offers A Thoroughly Modern Take On Classic American Themes Money, Ambition, Family, Friendship And On The Universal Longing To Fit In.


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10 thoughts on “Everybody Rise

  1. says:

    An advance copy of Everybody Rise was provided to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review Though I enjoyed parts of this book, I cannot say that it is worthy of the seven figure book deal oh, the irony , potential film, or praise it has gotten It s making me seriously question the integrity of the arts today even to me that sounds like a ridiculous statement, but it s true The plot of the book, at its roots, is that a 26 year old woman named Evelyn is doing anything and eve An advance copy of Everybody Rise was provided to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review Though I enjoyed parts of this book, I cannot say that it is worthy of the seven figure book deal oh, the irony , potential film, or pr...


  2. says:

    Oh my Lord How can y all give this five stars It s two stars at best.I was filled with a ridiculous amount of anticipation when I read the summary and learned of Clifford s impressive literary pedigree I love chick lit Well, here s the thing I love well written, provocative chick lit This was neither.We should want to root for the heroine, Evelyn even if she quickly slides into anti hero territory as she desperately grabs at a seemingly unreachable social echelon Instead, Evelyn come Oh my Lord How can y all give this five stars It s two stars at best.I was filled with a ridiculous amount of anticipation when I read the summary and learned of Clifford s impressive literary pedigree I love chick lit Well, here s the thing I love well written, provocative chick lit This was neither.We should want to root for the heroine, Evelyn even if she quickly slides into anti hero territory as she desperately grabs at a seemingly unreachable social echelon Instead, Evelyn comes across as cloying, sharp, deceptive, and worst of all annoying The reader feels vindicated when Evelyn falls from grace We are excited that she finally gets her comeuppance because we hate that damn Evelyn She only manages likability in the final pages of the book when she finally learns the value of family and friendship Or whatever.The plot itself is utterly dull, as we are swept from benefi...


  3. says:

    The summertime entertainment book has arrived,.part satire, part cautionary tale Let the credit cards riseLies riseCheaters riseSocial climbers riseA discard for friends riseManipulation riseAspirations for power and wealth riseParties riseAmbitions riseServants riseInfluential mothers riseDrinks riseArguments riseMaterialism riseMeaninglessness riseUnhappiness riseThe young and privilege riseDemons riseLessons rise EVERYBODY RISE The summertime entertainment book has arrived,.part satire, part cautionary tale Let the credit cards riseLies riseCh...


  4. says:

    This is one of those stressful books where the main character Evelyn here rises and rises through mildly nefarious tactics and you just know they re going to fall eventually and even though they re not the most likeable of characters, you still root for them anyway, because they re your faithful narrator I have a soft spot for vapid, gossip y type books, especially when they re focused on the rich and famous, and Clifford gets bonus points ...


  5. says:

    I appreciated the concept of Everybody Rise, but it didn t work particularly well for me Just like the main character Evelyn, the book seemed to try too hard and as a consequence felt too obvious Evelyn s mother is a very self conscious class climber Her father is a class action plaintiffs lawyer who comes from modest circumstances but who has made millions through his work Evelyn s mother has always pushed Evelyn to be with the old monied elite, starting by sending Evelyn to an elite prep I appreciated the concept of Everybody Rise, but it didn t work particularly well for me Just like the main character Evelyn, the book seemed to try too hard and as a consequence felt too obvious Evelyn s mother is a very self conscious class climber Her father is a class action plaintiffs lawyer who comes from modest circumstances but who has made millions through his work Evelyn s mother has always pushed Evelyn to be with the old monied elite, starting by sending Evelyn to an elite prep school While Evelyn appears to have resisted her mother s pressure when she was younger, as a young adult she moves to New York and gets caught up in a world she doesn t understand and that she financially cannot afford to be in, especially as her father comes to be under investigation for bribing a witness She goes to weekend parties in the Hamptons, helps organize a debutante ball, and does everything she can to be part of t...


  6. says:

    Evelyn Beegan wants to forge her own path in life outside of the influence of her social climbing mother Unfortunately for Evelyn she obtains a job at a social network aimed at the elite landing her right back into the world she d shied away from When Evelyn needs to start recruiting for her job she tries to fit in and pass herself off as old money to fit into the socialite and wall street crowd But with her own family problems she may end up with her charade crumbling down around her Ever Evelyn Beegan wants t...


  7. says:

    Thanks to Goodreads First Reads and St Martin s Press and to my kind, giveaway winning Goodreads friend who shared her copy with me for the opportunity to read an advance copy of this novel From Gatsby, to The Secret History, to Mansfield Park, from pretty much every novel by my beloved Edith Wharton torecent examples such as Bittersweet, I am an absolute sucker for books about some kind of interloper trying to writhe his her way into or at least manage to tread water amidst some ki Thanks to Goodreads First Reads and St Martin s Press and to my kind, giveaway winning Goodreads friend who shared her copy with me for the opportunity to read an advance copy of this novel From Gatsby, to T...


  8. says:

    Everybody Rise is a cautionary tale about the perils of a young well to do girl who tries to fit into the world of the truly wealthy in the years just before the 2008 financial crash in Manhattan Stephanie Clifford provides an unvarished look at class, money, and ambition among the privileged and even though this is a novel, not an expose, she gets the details right The m...


  9. says:

    I wanted and expected to love this book Contemporary Edith Wharton Shades of Prep Yes please Skewering of the social pretensions of young New Yorkers Sounds like fun to me But the book wasn t fun, at all The prose was terrible The characters were flat and cliched I didn t believe in them or care about whether they rose or fell It s hard for me to believe in or get behind a female protagonist who doesn t seem to have any particular interests or ambitions or passions other than being upp I wanted and expected to love this book Contemporary Edith Wharton Shades of Prep Yes please Skewering of the social pretensions of young New Yorkers Sounds like fun to me But the book wasn t fun, at all The prose was terrible The characters were flat and cliched I didn t believe in them or care about whether they rose or fell It s hard for me to believe in or get ...


  10. says:

    Read on the WondrousBooks blog. Everybody Rise is one of the books I was most excited about when requesting on NetGalley As a teenager I watched shows like Gossip Girl so I ve already encountered one version of the power struggle in the New York social scene Another point of view was welcome.But overall, as ridiculous as parts of Gossip Girl were, it was waybelievable than Everybody Rise What we have here is a book about the craziest, most ridiculous and possibly downright retarded pe Read on the WondrousBooks blog. Everybody Rise is one of the books I was most excited about when requesting on NetGalley As a teenager I watched shows like Gossip Girl so I ve already encountered one version of the power struggle in the New York social scene Another point of view was welcome.But overall, as ridiculous as parts of Gossip Girl were, it was waybelievable than Everybody Rise What we have here is a book about the craziest, most ridiculous and possibly downright retarded person I ve had the opportunity to read about The biggest downfall of this book for me, by a very wide margin, was Evelyn Her character is absolutely absurd The metamorphosis she goes through in the course of the book is impossible Evelyn starts out the book as a girl just trying to make...


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