Craft, Elizabeth & Fain, Sarah. Footfree and fancyloose.

Author:Marler, Myrna
Position:Brief article - Book review

CRAFT, Elizabeth & FAIN, Sarah. Footfree and fancyloose. Little, Brown. 427p. c2008. 978-0316-05795-0. $16.99. S *

Life magazine's review of the prequel to this book, Bass Ackwards and Belly Up, said, "For those who have outgrown the Traveling Pants series." Not sure what that might mean, maybe more sex and more drinking. Maybe it means: finally out of high school. In the prequel, apparently these four best friends threw caution to the winds to pursue their dreams, even if that dream meant not going to college and disappointing their parents. The first book covers the first half of their would-be freshman year, and this book covers the second half (are six more of these tomes coming?). One girl wants to become an author; one wants to become a movie star; one wants to find out what she wants; and the other wants, well, to go to college and fall in love. They all manage to find love in the first novel, but apparently love is fleeting because three out of the four find new loves in...

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