Book Review: The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

Devil Wears Prada

Even though this book has been out for quite some time and I’d already seen the movie, I decided to try the phrase “Don’t judge a book by it’s movie” and actually read the book!  Shocking, I know!  With the sequel coming out, it seemed as good of a time as ever to read this one.  However, in this case, the movie really is so much better than the book.  The main character, Andrea Sachs, comes off as a whiny recent college grad that thinks she’s too good to put in the grunt work.  Miranda Priestly is a great villain always keeping Andrea on her toes ready to pounce (in Jimmy Choos!) at any moment for any demand.  The book’s tone was just too “poor me” for me to really enjoy it.  I doubt I’ll pick up the latest sequel Revenge Wears Prada now.  I’ll just wait for the movie…

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