The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes
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A wry and life-affirming tale-and the Irish literary star's latest New York Times bestseller.

Marian Keyes's inimitable blend of rollicking humor, effervescent prose, and captivating stories that deal with real-life issues have won readers around the globe. Reminiscent of the blockbuster movie Love, Actually, her new novel The Brightest Star in the Sky, features seven neighbors whose lives become entangled when a sassy and prescient spirit descends on 66 Star Street to radically transform at least one person's life in the Dublin town house. With the comic appeal of Nick Hornby's novels and delicious drama akin to Jane Green, The Brightest Star in the Sky will keep readers guessing, laughing, gasping, and in tears until the very last page.
 

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 December 17, 2009 by Penguin Books. 483 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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It becomes increasingly clear that he or she is under some kind of time pressure (chapters count backward from Day 61 to Day 0), that despite the narrator’s seeming omniscience, she or he has an intimate --- even urgent --- connection with one or more of the inhabitants of 66 Star Street, a conne...

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