"Funny yet tender...witty and charming...a reminder of the things that really matter in life." - Jackie Bouchard, USA Today Bestselling Author of What the Dog Ate "A sparkling debut novel brimming with heart and hilarity." - Karin Gillespie, National Bestselling Author of Girl Meet Class "With a marvelously snarky, sarcastic wit and a formidably flawed heroine, Wake-Up Call is frequently laugh-out-loud-and hard to put down." - Phoebe Fox, Author of the Breakup Doctor Series and Huffington Post Contributor "I laughed through every page...I never wanted to put it down...hilarious." - Holly Rust, Co-Founder of Mother's Guide to Sanity and Contributing Author of It's Really 10 Months: Special Delivery One of the best I have read this year... a great read especially if you are feeling the strain of raising small children and you are dreaming about the greener grass in someone else's yard." - A Novel Mama "I loved following Sarah's journey and ended up finishing this book with my own sense of well-being and happiness about my own life restored." - NetGalley Reviewer "A sarcastic, snarky, funny look at life and all the things we never knew we really wanted." - The Books Lover's Best Friend "Hilariously funny...endearing and heartfelt." - Library Thing "Thought-provoking...relatable...loved." - Tara Wilson, Co-Author of Martinis & Motherhood: Tales of Wonder, Woe & WTF?! "A lighthearted read, with lots of love, hilarity, some sexiness and definitely a good time." - Comfy Reading "Fresh, funny, and compulsively readable. I loved it!" - Kati Merritt Radziwon, Founder of OneMomADay.com Sarah Winslow wakes up with a terrible hangover...and a kid in her boyfriend's bed. She makes the horrifying discovery that, due to a head injury, it's not a hangover. She's got memory loss. Overnight, five years have disappeared, and she's no longer the hard-living, fast-track, ad executive party girl she thinks she is. Now, she's the unemployed, pudgy, married, stay-at-home-mom of three kids under five, including twins. As she slowly pieces together the mystery of how her dreams and aspirations could have disintegrated so completely in five short years, she finds herself utterly failing to manage this life she can't imagine choosing. When Sarah meets the man of her dreams, she realizes she's got to make a choice: Does she follow her bliss and "do-over" her life? Or does the Sarah she's forgotten hold the answers to how she got here...and how she can stay? Related subjects include: chick lit, women's fiction, humor, humorous fiction, rom com, romantic comedy, friendship. Books in the Wake-Up Call Series . WAKE-UP CALL (#1) Part of the Henery Press Chick Lit Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all... Author Bio: Amy Avanzino received a Bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a Master's from the University of Washington. She is a former advertising executive, who has spent the last several years writing, while doing extensive hands-on research for her Wake-Up Call series. She's a contributing writer of Hap Scotch, a play performed at the 2008 Frigid Festival in New York, which won two Audience Choice Awards. Amy currently lives in the stands above the football fields, basketball courts, and baseball diamonds around Folsom, California, with her husband and four children. Connect with her at www.amyavanzino.com.
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September 2015 : USA Hardback
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