Want Honest Marriage Advice? Hear What These 4 Wedding Authors Have to Say

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Who knows the trials and tribulations of being a newlywed better than Taylor Jenkins Reid, J. Courtney Sullivan, Emma Straub and Catherine McKenzie? These four authors have new (and red hot) books out about marriage, and The Nest got to find out just how their real-life marriages inspire their fiction (or not so much).

Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of After I Do (out July 1)

Marital status: Married for five years.

Where did you get married?
My husband and I eloped in the Hollywood Hills, standing on a cliff on Mulholland Drive. It sounds romantic and it is was but it was also completely impractical. Our car was almost towed.

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