What bestselling author Jennifer Weiner remembers most about her bat mitzvah is her hair.
"It was really unfortunate hair, really tragic -- like short and feathered and awful," said Weiner, author of "In Her Shoes," which was adapted as a 2005 film starring Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette.
Jennifer Weiner began writing "Good in Bed" during a bout of Dumper's Regret in 1998.
She'd been dating her nice-Jewish-writer boyfriend for a few years, but no engagement ring was forthcoming. So she requested a trial separation. "I went home and proceeded to think about the relationship, and he went home and proceeded to date someone else," she says.