Certain Girls is the long awaited sequel to "Good in Bed", featuring Cannie Shapiro. When we last saw Cannie she had found happiness after dumping her boyfriend Bruce. Cannie is a writer, but had enough of Bruce when he wrote an article on loving big women. Bruce is also the father of her daughter Joy.
Cannie wrote a novel "Big Girls Don't Cry" fictionalizing her life (and venting her anger) that became a best seller. Since then she has married Dr. Peter Krushelevansky, writes science fiction novels under a pseudonym and dotes on her daughter. Joy is a young woman now, preparing for her bat mitzvah. She ends up reading her mother's bestseller and realizes that it is a thinly veiled autobiography. Joy is horrified as she discovers her mother has not been entirely truthful with her.
What follows is a truly poignant story of mother and daughters, of love, struggle, triumph and family. You can't help but falling in love with Cannie and her family.