Dolls Behaving Badly by Cinthia Ritchie

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Carla Richards is a lot of things. She's a waitress at Anchorage's premier dining establishment, Mexico in an Igloo; an artist who secretly makes erotic dolls for extra income; a divorcée who can't quite detach from her ex-husband; and a single mom trying to support her gifted eight-year-old son, her pregnant sister, and her babysitter-turned-resident-teenager.

She's one overdue bill away from completely losing control-when inspiration strikes in the form of a TV personality. Now she's scribbling away in a diary, flirting with an anthropologist, and making appointments with a credit counselor.

Still, getting her life and dreams back on track is difficult. Is perfection really within reach? Or will she wind up with something even better?
 

About Cinthia Ritchie

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Cinthia Ritchie is a former features writer and columnist for the Anchorage Daily News and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her writing has been published in New York Times Magazine, Water-Stone Review, Memoir, and other publications. She lives in Anchorage with her family.
 
Published February 5, 2013 by Grand Central Publishing. 352 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As her older sister begins to unravel and reveal the sad and difficult truths in her life, the two become closer, and Carla finds herself caring for her sister as well as her son.

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