Jen Lancaster: Twisted Sister

Author Jen Lancaster mixes sibling rivalry, reality television and body swapping in her newest novel, Twisted Sisters. The sharp-tongued Lancaster made a mark for herself with her first title, 2006’s Bitter Is the New Black. Just eight years later, Lancaster has ten books to her credit and is a New York Times bestselling author.

In Twisted Sisters, Lancaster tackles jealousy between two sisters — Reagan, a celebrity psychologist with a hit television show, and Geri, an underachieving hairdresser who still lives at home with her parents. Despite her accomplishments, Reagan is constantly overshadowed by Geri, who’s clearly the family favorite. When the sisters miraculously switch bodies, Reagan has an eye-opening — and hilarious — experience. What’s life really like for Geri as everybody’s favorite? How do other people see Reagan’s accomplishments? And would either sister trade what she has for what the other seems to have?

Lancaster discusses and signs Twisted Sisters at 7 p.m. Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial. For information, call 281-497-8675 or visit bluewillowbookshop.com. Free.
Wed., Feb. 5, 7 p.m., 2014

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