When you have a book with a title like this one, it immediately begs the question: who are the people they hate at the wedding? The answer, if you consider the "we" to be siblings Alice and Paul, is EVERYONE.
But let's back up: the book starts with 20-something data entry drone Alice conferring with her brother Paul (a psychologist working at a controversial clinic in Philadelphia) about the exorbitant cost of the invitations for the wedding of Eloise, their
Each chapter takes us into a different character's point of view, giving us insight into each character's motivations and personality that makes them much more three-dimensional and sympathetic than if this was a straightforward novel. This is an excellent addition to the dysfunctional family genre; fans of Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's hit The Nest will like this one, and it's a perfect read for the summer wedding season.