Posted by Ashish on November 02, 2004
In Reply to: In one's good books posted by ESC on November 02, 2004
: : : He is not in her *books*
: : : Could anyone tell me what that means?
: : : Thanks
: : Maybe: not in her good books? Not in favor with her.
: Merriam-Webster online: in one's good books : in favor with one
It is also used as in one's black books which, quite obviously, means the opposite of what ESC has suggested.