Sushi for Beginners by Marian Keyes
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Lisa Edwards

This Prada-wearing magazine editor thinks her life is over when her "fabulous" new job turns out to be a deportation to Dublin to launch Colleen magazine. The only saving grace is that her friends aren't there to witness her downward spiral. Might her new boss, the disheveled and moody Jack Devine, save her from a fate worse than hell?

Ashling Kennedy

Ashling, Colleen's assistant editor, is an award-winning worrier, increasinglyaware that something fundamental is missing from her life -- apart from a boyfriendand a waistline.

Clodagh "Princess" Kelly

Ashling's best friend, Clodagh, lives the domestic dream in a suburban castle.So why, lately, has she had the recurring urge to kiss a frog -- or sleep with afrog, if truth be told?As these three women search for love, success, and happiness, they willdiscover that if you let things simmer under the surface for too long, sooneror later they'll boil over.

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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: Romance, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality. Fiction

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Ashling, despite her insecurities, has come up with great ideas for the magazine and is dating a rising comedian, and Clodagh decides she wants to try for a job.

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Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells 318pp, Macmillan, £12.99 Buy it at BOL Sushi for Beginners by Marian Keyes 564pp, Michael Joseph, £16.99 Buy it at BOL It is no great surprise that when the publishing world talks about a "phenomenon", it is generally referring to a b...

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For Ashling Kennedy, the new job she lands at start-up Irish fashion magazine Colleen is a dream come true.

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The romance is light, the situations --- particularly the lengths to which Lisa goes to make her magazine a success --- are a riot, and the dialogue is clever.

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