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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker


Author:  Marla Martenson
Publication Date:  April 1, 2010
Publisher:  Bettie Youngs Books

Donated By:  Marla Martenson, author

Welcome to the world of Marla Martenson. The Cupid of Beverly Hills, she has introduced countless couples who have gone on to get married and live happily ever after—so far. But for every success story, there are more dating disasters, high-maintenance clients, out-of-touch men (and women), and downright comical situations with which she has to contend.

In Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker, Marla takes her readers for a hilarious romp through her days in an exclusive L.A. matchmaking agency and her daily struggles to keep her self-esteem from imploding in a town where looks are everything and money talks. From juggling the demands her out-of-touch clients and trying her best to meet the capricious demands of an insensitive boss to the ups and downs of her own marriage with a Latin husband who doesn’t think that she is “domestic” enough, Marla writes with charm and self-effacement about the universal struggles that all women face in their lives.

Readers will laugh, cringe, and cry as they journey with her through outrageous stories about the indignities of dating in Los Angeles, dealing with overblown egos, vicariously hobnobbing with celebrities, and navigating the wannabe-land of Beverly Hills. In a land where perfection is almost a prerequisite, even Marla can’t help but run for the Botox every once in a while.


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Tour Participants:

1. Kari
2. Sue - rec'd 8/9 per DC
3. Heather


Reviews:

1. Kari - The KariAnnAlysis
2. Sue
3. Heather

8 comments:

Kari said...

Kari Anderson (WV)
kariandersonwv@gmail.com

This is my first one! I'm nervous and excited all balled into one :)

ham1299 said...

Heather (Proud Book Nerd)
proudbooknerd@gmail.com
IL

Tiger Holland said...

Tiger (AL)

leighofthestone@yahoo.com

StephTheBookworm said...

Oooh, fun!

Steph (NY)

stephaniet117 at yahoo dot com

SueFitz said...

This one sounds kind of fun.

sue fitzpatrick
suefitz(at)yahoo(dot)com
CA

Jordan said...

Jordan Brooks

jj20030@yahoo.com

Ny

Kari said...

This book is on its way to Sue. Confirmation number is:
03093220000238044198

And here's the link to my post:
http://kariannalysis.com/2010/08/annalysis-diary-of-a-beverly-hills-matchmaker/

StephTheBookworm said...

Hi! Can you please take me off this tour? Thanks!

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