Angels by Marian Keyes

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After catching her husband having an affair and being fired from her job, Maggie Walsh suddenly finds her perfectly organized existence has become a perfect mess. She decides, for the first time in her life, to do something daring -- and flees to her best friend, Emily, in the faraway wonderland of Los Angeles. In this mecca of tanned, beautiful bodies, unsvelte, uncool Maggie is decidedly a fish out of water. Yet, overnight, she's mixing with film folk, pitching scripts, even experimenting with sex -- and discovering that the end of a marriage is not the end of the world.

 

About Marian Keyes

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Marian Keyes is the author of ten bestselling novels and two essay collections. She lives in Ireland with her husband and their two imaginary dogs.
 
Published March 17, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 426 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science & Math, Cooking. Fiction

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The Guardian

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Angels by Marian Keyes 496pp, Michael Joseph, £16.99 Reviewing Marian Keyes you have to resist the temptation to quote her funny bits, which come three or four to a page - a husband's "off-duty hair", a parody of slasher novels with "psychos who think in italics", computer nerds from "Goatees Ano...

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Book Reporter

After a teeny nervous breakdown, or rather, "the flu," Maggie decides to take her best friend Emily up on an offer to visit her in sunny Los Angeles.

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All About Romance

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Her slutty sister sleeps with Maggie's one-night stand even as her flaky sister seems to have grown up a bit thanks to a job she got through Garv, a total surprise to Maggie.

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Margaret Walsh, the third sister in Keyes's three-book series about the love lives of an Irish clan, is the one "born without the diva gene."

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