Entertainment Weekly

October 1, 2007, online edition

In this memoir, the PR director at a tony Midwestern private school confesses that his job is more like a glorified manservant to wealthy "Mean Mommies." He faces the daily humiliation of having to suck up to said mommies while also keeping his homosexuality and humble upbringing a secret. But while Wade Rouse's descriptions of the arrogant entitled women in Confessions of a Prep School Mommy Handler are funny, his ongoing schoolyard wimpiness is frustrating. C+

(Author's Note: And I will always consider being called "wimpy" an honor, rather than putting on a cynical sheen and false bravado to twist who I am or what happened.)