Swapping Lives Victoria is a single, swinging editor in London; Amber is a trailer-park waif-turned-wealthy housewife in suburban Connecticut. Source of Angst In a move that could… Swapping Lives Victoria is a single, swinging editor in London; Amber is a trailer-park waif-turned-wealthy housewife in suburban Connecticut. Source of Angst In a move that could… 2006-06-13 Fiction Viking
Book Review

Swapping Lives (2006)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jun 13, 2006; Writer: Jane Green; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Viking

Victoria is a single, swinging editor in London; Amber is a trailer-park waif-turned-wealthy housewife in suburban Connecticut.

Source of Angst
In a move that could only happen in chick lit, the two swap places temporarily for a mag article.

Weighty Issues
''Originally a size larger than Amber, Vicky has been dieting furiously to get into Amber's wardrobe....''

Lowdown
Lives' message — grass, shockingly, not always greener! — is hammered home too often, and shallow Amber is borderline hateable.

Originally posted Jun 09, 2006 Published in issue #882 Jun 16, 2006 Order article reprints
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