The one thing most divorced women can agree on is that we have a need to be heard. After all, there was so little of that going on in our marriages. We want our friends and family to let us know, in no uncertain terms, that they are there to listen to us while we come...
My marriage can only be likened to a carnival side show; a three-ring circus of never-ending ballyhoos, noise and confusion. I seldom knew which end was up or which way the parade would take me and although I had a front row seat to the whole shebang it was as far...
Here they come: The Holidays. They start innocently enough with Halloween, mere child’s play, and then like an unstoppable string of cars rear-ending each other, it’s all downhill from there. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day and Valentine’s Day;...
Ken Burns, Filmmaker
”Rachel Gladstone’s sad, funny, redemptive story will strike a chord with anyone who’s loved and lost-and gotten back up on their feet again. This is a blueprint – wise and knowing – for recovery and renewal. Brava!"
"The Weekend Wedding Assistant is a story about figuring out who to become once you’re outside of defining relationships...It’s an uplifting message that never grows old.”
Lucinda Williams, Grammy Award winning artist
"Rachel Gladstone’s The Weekend Wedding Assistant is a fast moving and highly entertaining story about death, love, passion and all the sorrows and hopes that living brings. Wonderful, exuberant, real. A great weekend read!
I’m looking forward to a film adaptation!”
Jennie Fields, author of Age of Desire
"Rachel Gladstone’s The Weekend Wedding Assistant is the comical, captivating and cinematic tale of a woman who loses her fiancé, then finds herself. Unpredictable, utterly entertaining and brimming with wisdom, this
heart-grabbing novel is the beach read that’s never out of season."