domenica 31 gennaio 2016

Review & Giveaway: Molly’s Misadventures by D.E. Haggerty

Molly’s Misadventures
by D.E. Haggerty

Molly’s Misadventures
Romantic Comedy
Self Published
Release Date: January 11, 2016
Print Length: 225 pages


I’m having the suckiest day ever. First, my father, aka Mr. Grumpy Pants, calls to say his nurse just walked out on him. Likely story. I rush home to pack only to walk in on my husband getting it on with his younger, skanky secretary. Unfortunately, my quick weekend trip home to fix Dad’s problems turns into a stay of a few weeks. Luckily, I’ve got Danny, the neighbor boy I had a crush on when I was a dorky, braces-wearing, nose-buried-in-a-book teenager, and a brand-spanking new blog to keep my mind off things. Before I know it, I’m writing product reviews of vibrators and getting questioned by a store rent-a-cop at the world’s worst date ever. All while trying to figure out how to take things with Danny to the next level. Not to complicate things or anything but my boss decides to give me an ultimatum – come back in four weeks or don’t come back at all. How in the world did my life get so complicated?

My Review

It 's a really funny romance, well written in an easy-to-read style which is just what I need at the end of a busy day.
The cantankerous father of Molly has chased away another caregiver. She has  to leave suddenly for Wisconsin to solve the problem. But coming home earlier than expected finds her husband on the couch with his secretary. He argues that it's just fun, that is fault of  Molly who is always traveling but she doesn't agree While trying to find a new person to take care of her father, she enjoys the company of her handsome neighbor and her adolescent crush, Danny. Molly also has the brilliant idea to start a blog "the misadventures of Molly." Will he find serenity and a man who loves her?
Molly is a great character and very realistic. She's funny, smart, a little insecure. I loved her blog, I'd love to write like her. Her father is a sprightly old grouch, very sexist (women only have to wash the dishes) but very affectionate with his princess. Danny is so charming and sexy, easy to fall in love with him.
I loved this book and once I started I could not put it down. Each pages leaves me with a smile on my face. It is an entertaining and relaxing read, is full of fun.
Very enjoyable for great beach reading or a break from routine.

D.E. HAGGERTYAbout The Author

I grew up reading everything I could get my hands on from my mom’s Harlequin romances to Nancy Drew to Little Woman. When I wasn’t flipping pages in a library book, I was penning horrendous poems, writing songs no one should ever sing, or drafting stories which have thankfully been destroyed. College and a stint in the U.S. Army came along, robbing me of free time to write and read, although I did manage every once in a while to sneak a book into my rucksack between rolled up socks, MRIs, t-shirts, and cold weather gear. A few years into my legal career, I was exhausted, fed up, and just plain done. I quit my job and sat down to write a manuscript, which I promptly hid in the attic after returning to the law. Another job change, this time from lawyer to B&B owner and I was again fed up and ready to scream I quit, which is incredibly difficult when you own the business. Thus, I shut the B&B during the week and in the off-season and started writing. Several books later I find myself in Istanbul writing full-time.
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6 commenti:

  1. Question for D.E. Haggerty: When you start a new book, do you have all the characters in place and an ending planned, or does it come to you as you write?

  2. Hi Peggy! This is a common question for readers. With me it really depends. Sometimes a book idea is very solid in my head before I start and I get an entire outline done with all kinds of characters, but there are also times in which I'm just inspired to start writing without having much planned. When writing a mystery I have most of the who, what, where down, but that's not as necessary with other books. And boy those characters can do your head in with changing their minds and whining about this or that. You have to be open to their suggestions!

  3. Thanks for reading and reviewing my book. I'm glad you enjoyed it!

  4. Great review and excerpt.....

  5. awesome review/excerpt -- looking forward to reading

    1. Thanks Joanne! I hope you get a chance to pick up a copy.


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