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review 2018-01-11 00:00
Happy Endings Book Club Boxed Set Books 1-3
Happy Endings Book Club Boxed Set Books 1-3 - Kylie Gilmore A person has to be made of stone to not find pleasure in the irresistible world that is Kylie Gilmore.

Hidden Hollywood - The Happy Endings Book Club series begins on a high note with this energetic, playful and sincere bundle of feel good fun. An addiction to books and romance helped reel me in because any lover of books I would gladly befriend. Behind the glamour and wealth of big city lives, Claire and Jake have a simpleness on their minds. Matchmaking, a little slight of hand and let the masquerade begin.

Inviting Trouble -
Once a Kylie Gilmore fan, there is no escape. Inviting Trouble is just another reason why resistance is futile. How can you help but love an author that uses charm and humor to deliver relevant advice? Did I mention she’s does all this while stealing your heart? The lesson: Every color is special, don't be afraid to let them shine through. I just lost another little piece of my heart and I'm so okay with that.

So Revealing continues to play up the value of friendship and family while cluing in the clueless males of the Campbell brood. Ty is an idiot at times, but his pursuit of Charlotte helped him rise to the rank of lovable goofball in my eyes. Charlotte needed to lighten up her outlook and Ty was just the person to help her do that. If laughter is the best medicine, I would gladly take a double dosage, as long as Kylie Gilmore is holding the spoon.
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review 2017-10-30 02:22
Mess With Me (Happy Endings Book Club) by Kylie Gilmore
Mess With Me (Happy Endings Book Club, Book 6) - Kylie Gilmore

 

The forecast is perfect for a total eclipse of the heart.  Mess With Me has everything I've come to expect from Kylie Gilmore.  Charming characters, hysterical antics and a whole lot of laughter pave the way to a happy ending.  Second chances, surprise romances and the welcome arms of family are instrumental to a heartwarming tale of love and fun.

 

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text 2017-10-15 02:43
Fantastic!!
Chasing Happy (A Texas Ever After Novel ... Chasing Happy (A Texas Ever After Novel Book 1) - Rylie Roberts,Jae Ashley

Chasing Happy is my first book by Rylie Roberts, so I didn't know what to expect.  WOW!!  What a great surprise.  Ms Roberts has delivered a well-written book.  The characters in this story were phenomenal.  Ms Roberts did an outstanding job, these characters are perfect for this story, not only the main characters, but the whole cast of characters were awesome.  She rates an A+ for characters.  Reed and Lara's story is loaded with drama, humor, sizzle and while both characters had issues growing up, the story isn't angsty and depressing.  I enjoyed Chasing Happy way more than I expected to and look forward to reading more from Rylie Roberts in the future.  Chasing Happy is book 1 of A Texas Ever After Series but can be read as a standalone.  This is a complete book, not a cliff-hanger.

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review 2017-10-13 20:26
Hilariously Funny!
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things - Jenny Lawson

Not too much to say except I loved every part of this memoir. It made me think and also laugh which is always welcomed. 

 

Lawson suffers from depression and anxiety disorders and just generally has a body that does it best to make her have to duke it out to win against on a daily basis. She has a life that doesn't sound real, but she has the pictures to back up everything and a lot of those pictures I found to be freaking hilarious.

 

I don't have much else to say except that we need more memoirs out here about things like depression and social anxiety. I think a lot of times people just don't understand telling a person to just "cheer up" is enough to make the other person on the receiving end of that not helpful at all comment want to curl up and say fuck it. Having a mental illness is every day telling your inner voice or voices to shut the fuck up and you are a liar.

 

I am doing much better now in my 30s than I was in my late 20s. Being diagnosed as clinically depressed was shocking. I felt like I had let down my family, friends, and even myself. Having a great doctor who made me feel okay with that and let me see it was no shame to have to take medication for a while also helped. There are things that I do now when I can feel a "blue" period coming on. I do love Lawson's idea of doing things that make you "Furiously Happy" though. 

 

I will say though that this book jumps around a lot and there doesn't seem to be an overall linkage there. For example, when I usually have a memoir to read it is focusing on something, an event, time period, etc in an author's life. This read like hilarious journal entries from Lawson. I can't tell you the time period at all though especially since her daughter's age at times jumps around so I am a little lost about what years this stretches from. 


Definitely a great read for me. 

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text 2017-10-12 08:56
Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things - Jenny Lawson

This was freaking hilarious as well as poignant in parts. Mostly funny though. 

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