Charmed Thirds: A Jessica Darling Novel

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Written By: Megan McCafferty

Narrated By: Ariadne Meyers

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: April 2006

Duration: 5 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

Jessica Darling’s in college!

Things are looking up for Jessica Darling. She has finally left her New Jersey hometown/hellhole for Columbia University in New York City; she’s more into her boyfriend, Marcus Flutie, than ever (so what if he’s at a Buddhist college in California?); and she’s making new friends who just might qualify as stand-ins for her beloved best friend, Hope.

But Jessica soon realizes that her bliss might not last. She lands an internship at a snarky Brooklyn-based magazine, but will she fit in with the überhip staff (and will she even want to)? As she and Marcus hit the rocks, will she end up falling for her GOPunk, neoconservative RA . . . or the hot (and married!) Spanish grad student she’s assisting on a summer project . . . or the oh-so-sensitive emo boy down the hall? Will she even make it through college now that her parents have cut her off financially? And what do the cryptic one-word postcards from Marcus really mean?

With hilarious insight, the hyperobservant Jessica Darling struggles through her college years—and the summers in between—while maintaining her usual mix of wit, cynicism, and candor.


From the Hardcover edition.

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  • Michelle Caggiano

    I've always loved the Jessica Darling series. The narrator does a good job. Good to read on long car rides, keeps you entertained.

  • Anonymous

    This story did absolutely nothing for me. This one is better for those under 25.