Revenge Wears Prada

Revenge Wears Prada

The Devil Returns

Book - 2013
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The sequel you've been waiting for: the follow-up to the sensational #1 bestseller The Devil Wears Prada .

Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job "a million girls would die for" working for Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine--a dream that turned out to be a nightmare. Andy and Emily, her former nemesis and co-assistant, have since joined forces to start a high-end bridal magazine. The Plunge has quickly become required reading for the young and stylish. Now they get to call all the shots: Andy writes and travels to her heart's content; Emily plans parties and secures advertising like a seasoned pro. Even better, Andy has met the love of her life. Max Harrison, scion of a storied media family, is confident, successful, and drop-dead gorgeous. Their wedding will be splashed across all the society pages as their friends and family gather to toast the glowing couple. Andy Sachs is on top of the world. But karma's a bitch. The morning of her wedding, Andy can't shake the past. And when she discovers a secret letter with crushing implications, her wedding-day jitters turn to cold dread. Andy realizes that nothing--not her husband, nor her beloved career--is as it seems. She never suspected that her efforts to build a bright new life would lead her back to the darkness she barely escaped ten years ago--and directly into the path of the devil herself...
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781439136638
Branch Call Number: F WEI
Characteristics: 385 p. ; 24 cm


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Feb 22, 2019

I am just over halfway and this book sucks balls. The first book is a work of art compared to this! Where is the action? It starts off wonderfully with Andy finding a letter from her future mother-in-law discouraging her son from marrying her then, Andy becoming mysteriously ill! It looks as if its off to a running start...then, what? I guess I should finish it. I keep expecting ACTION to take place but is like another person entirely wrote this sequel.

At least there is a happy ending!

Aug 30, 2018

What was that?!!! Basically I think the only part that sort of stayed "true" to the original, was the ending where Andy actually writes for a legitimate paper, instead of a FASHION magazine!

OMG, this book in it's entirety was ridiculous! Pretty much everyone seemed so out of character compared to the first book. Yes I understand that 10 years has passed and people change, but there is no way that is Emily or Andy! Was Andy ever so paranoid and un-trusting of Alex? No! But why does she do that with Max, her pretty much perfect boyfriend/husband?!

So we start off with Andy waiting to get married, only to find a letter written by her future MIL in regards to Andy not being the "perfect fit" to Max and Max running into his former and "perfect" ex. Next thing you know, a million crazy things is running through Andy's mind, from wanting to run from her wedding to throwing up. Yeah total bombshell.... even when she asks Max about it later on, she still doesn't believe or trust him (poor guy). And oh yeah she totally thinks she got STD from Max, when he supposedly cheated with the ex, yeah totally can't be the other possible reason (like maybe being pregnant???)

Her and Emily with their magazine The Plunge .... I feel conflicted. After what happened at Runway, I would have thought Andy would have nothing to do with fashion magazines in that sense.... it's just weird!

And the whole revenge thing by Miranda, it feels all like it was built up in Andy's mind! And this supposed revenge just keeps dragging on and on and where is the intensity and hatred that we are left to believe Miranda will unleash on them?! This so called "revenge" was a total let down and boring! It took too long and nothing really unexpected happened. Snooze!

Basically, don't waste your time with this book. It is not worth it AT ALL!

Sep 12, 2017

Overly sappy & uncharismatic. Stick with the original, cause this sequel sucks....

Lexicon_ Sep 05, 2014

The book starts off solid, but the main premise (the devil returns) is drawn out far too long. The bulk of the book takes place over the course of 3 months or so, and it honestly seems we have to live every one of those days, and the monotony of Andy's fears.


A patron review from the Adult Summer Reading Game: "After reading some amazing books this summer, this was just okay. Andy is back and has reinvented herself as a successful creator of a new magazine, but her old boss is trying to purchase the magazine, which will make Andy's life torturous."

Jul 30, 2014

Bob's wife says: As others have stated the title is incredibly misleading and the book itself is incredibly boring. Andy moves from one self-invented crises to the next and none of them are all that compelling. Oh no, my mother-in-law wrote a mean letter about me! Oh no, I'm pregnant while being married to a wealthy supportive man! Oh no, my old boss wants to give me millions of dollars for my magazine! If you want to read it, skip straight to page 300 where things finally start to pick-up beyond accounts of Andy's daily routine and of course her angst over become a millionaire in her own right.

May 04, 2014

Highly enjoyed reading this book! Probably not as good as The Devil Wears Prada but it was a fun read.

Feb 04, 2014

I expected the sequel to "The Devil Wears Prada" to be full of high drama, high fashion, high heels, and, of course, a larger-than-life Miranda Priestly. Majorly disappointed on all counts. The first 300 pages are boring, syrupy, sentimental, useless filler. This book did not deliver.

Oct 19, 2013

I thought this book was slow during the beginning, but the ending totally made up for it. I really enjoyed this book!!!

Sep 10, 2013

The revenge wears Prada(The Devil returns) - this title leads one to believe that Miranda Priestly returns in all her nasty avatar and Andy takes revenge.

If anything, Miranda is conspicuous by her absence. One realizes then what an impact she'd made in "The devil wears Prada." The book rambles on and on with events taking a long time to pan out exactly as the reader would probably imagine; no twist in the tale whatsoever. But for the fact that it is the sequel to a bestseller and a hit movie this book has nothing to offer.

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