The Thin Pink Line
Title: The Thin Pink Line
Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted
When she discovers that she is not really pregnant, although she has told everyone that she is, Jane Taylor decides to keep up the charade when her boyfriend proposes marriage and she is finally the center of attention.
Jane Taylor is pregnant. Only, not in the conventional sense. It all began when Jane missed her period. Whether it was the clouds in the sky or a major case of pregnancy envy (this year’s concern), Jane doesn’t know. She only knows that she told her best male friend, and began to believe it. Until she got her period and realized she never was. Pregnant.
But that brief glimpse into the other world—the world of smiling faces and courteous men—was just too beautiful not to be a part of . . .and so Jane told a little white lie to her live-in boyfriend, and crossed the line. With the help of a pink Magic Marker she closed the gap that separated her from the positively perfect pregos.
Enter Jane’s world, one of deception and success, Mr. Wrong and Mr. Right, Nutrition Police and tilted uteruses, baby showers and celebrity obstetricians. As Jane spins closer to her due date, she’s got a lot of soul-searching to do—not to mention an appointment with reality . . .