If I'd Known Then: Women in Their 20s and 30s Write Letters to Their Younger Selves

Now in paperback, the popular second volume in the What I Know NowT series offers wonderfully candid letters from women under forty, who give advice to the girls they once were. Readers will discover familiar names as well as new voices, including actress Jessica Alba singer/songwriter Natasha Bedingfield author Hope Edelman Olympic soccer gold medalist Julie Foudy singer/songwriter Lisa Loeb and actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley. Here are stories of young love of daring to chart a new path when everyone tells you to play it safe of realizing that perfection is a pipe dream . The ideal gift for any young woman in your life, this collection provides a boost of hope that today's turmoil can foster tomorrow's growth, success, and happiness ( Boston Globe ).