For the commitment-averse women in the eleven sublime stories of "Single, Carefree, Mellow, "falling in love is never easy and always inconvenient. Maya is in love with both her boyfriend and her boss. Sadie s lover calls her as he drives to meet his wife at marriage counseling. Nina is more worried that the Presbyterian minister livingabove her garage will hear her kids swearing thanthathe will findout she s sleeping with her running partner.
The women grapple with love amidst everything from unwelcome houseguests to disastrous birthday parties as Katherine Heiny spins a debut that is superbly accomplished, endlessly entertaining, and laugh-out-loud funny.