praise for
Mating Rituals of the North American WASP

"Summer's best beach reads: A crumbling manse, whiskey punch, and the ruggedly handsome scion of a preppy Connecticut family lead to an unorthodox marriage pact in Lauren Lipton's Mating Rituals of the North American Wasp." —

"You'll get a chuckle out of this lighthearted beach read." —Real Simple

"...A light-hearted love story starring two remarkably stubborn protagonists who seem hellbent on ignoring the fate they clearly are meant for....That's the set-up, and Lipton has plenty of fun with it." —The Hartford Courant

"Mating Rituals of the North American WASP is the full package: a clever plot, captivating characters, and the affirmation that there's someone out there for everyone—even the waspiest of WASPs....this is definitely one to pick up!" —Q magazine

"...A breezy yet poignant tale....If you enjoy funny women's fiction, I think you'll enjoy it." —The Cape Cod Times

"The ideal beach read." —New Canaan Darien magazine

"Does it all work out in the end? You will have to find out for yourself in this heartwarming, often hilarious story." —Reader Views

"Eloquently written with engaging and witty characters, this book will captivate readers as they follow Peggy—a charming heroine despite her faults—on her journey first to marriage and then to true love." —Chick Lit Club

"[Lauren Lipton] writes romantic comedies with wit and charm. She creates women I'd like to pal around with, and the men? Oh, yes, I can see the appeal." —Fiction Nation With Kim Alexander

"...Funny, addictive....[One of] summer's best reads." —

"A full, satisfying novel laced with truly funny dialog." —Library Journal

"An...appealing romantic comedy." —Booklist

"Lipton's skewering of WASPy culture is reliably entertaining...." —Publishers Weekly

"Mating Rituals of the North American WASP simply buzzes with wit, charm and irreverence. Lots of fun twists and turns—and stingingly spot-on details!"Claire Cook, bestselling author of Must Love Dogs and The Wildwater Walking Club

"How I love this funny, smart, full-of-heart novel about the 'I Do' coming before the 'I love you.' Lauren Lipton is one of my new favorite authors!"Melissa Senate, author of See Jane Date and Questions To Ask Before Marrying

"Stylishly written, closely observed, and compulsively readable, Mating Rituals of the North American WASP is an absolute treat. It's The Undomestic Goddess meets The Gold Coast to fantastic results."Alison Pace, author of Pug Hill and City Dog