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Forget Men, “Dumped” Is All About the Heartache of Losing a Best Friend

Forget Men, “Dumped” Is All About the Heartache of Losing a Best Friend

There have been so many novels written about the pain of losing the man you love, but what about the pain of losing a best friend? Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women features the talent of 25 different writers, like Jacquelyn Mitchard, Ann Hood, Jessica Handler, Carrie Kabak, and Alexis Paige, who take readers on a whirlwind journey that explores the pain of saying good-bye to your former BFF.

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