Totlandia by Josie Brown
The Onesies, Book 1 (Fall)

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***This is Book One of the Totlandia Series***

The Pacific Heights Moms & Tots Club is the most exclusive children’s playgroup in all of San Francisco. For the city’s ultra-competitive elite, the club’s ten annual spots are the ultimate parenting prize.

But not everyone is PHM&TC material. The club’s founder, Bettina Connaught Cross, adheres to strict membership rules: Moms only. No single parents or working mothers allowed. Membership is an arduous commitment. And there’s no room in the club for scandal, bad behavior, or imperfection…from tots or their moms.

In a world of power and prestige, no one has more than Bettina. And as every mom in Pacific Heights knows, you simply cannot cross her. But this year’s admissions process is more rigorous than ever, pitting prospective members against each other to prove their mettle.

But four of the six candidates vying for the remaining four slots have a secret that would knock them out of the running. Jade is a former stripper and porn actress, who has been absent for most of her son’s life. Jillian’s husband cleaned out their joint accounts and left her for his pregnant assistant. Ally never even had a husband—just a sperm donor—and she’s hiding a high-ranking corporate job. And Lorna fears that her son may have special needs… just the excuse her sister-in-law, Bettina, needs to deny her entry to the club.

Can these hopeful moms keep up appearances long enough to outlast the competition? Or will their chances—and their private lives—go up in flames?

This is the first of four books that follow our heroines during “the Onesies,” their inaugural year in the club. Upcoming books—to be released in four episodes each year—will follow subsequent years: the Twosies, Threesies, Foursies, and Fivesies.

Friendship. Lies. Seduction. Betrayal. Welcome to Totlandia.
 

About Josie Brown

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Josie's novels are True Hollywood Lies, Impossibly Tongue-Tied, and Secret LIves of Husbands and Wives. She is also the author of two non-fiction books: Last Night I Dreamt of Cosmopolitans: A Modern's Girl's Dream Dictionary; and she is co-author, with her husband, Martin, of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Finding Mr. Right. She lives with Martin and their two children in Northern California.
 
Published November 9, 2012 by Coliloquy, LLC. 130 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Romance. Fiction

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Examiner

Strict rules against working moms and single moms and a rigorous application process mean major nerves for the women trying to get in;

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Chick Lit Central

(Synopsis courtesy of Amazon.) I like how some loose ends from book one were tied up in book two, while still leaving enough suspense to carry us into book three.

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Chick Lit Central

The best part is, with the story being set into four parts, the books are "bite-size" and easy to read in a short period of time between chasing a toddler and trying to keep my older two from ripping each other's hair out.

Nov 21 2012 | Read Full Review of Totlandia: The Onesies, Book ...

Chick Lit Central

They have THREE e-books of Totlandia: The Onesies (book three) to share with some lucky readers worldwide!

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