Deftly mixing humor and pathos, Sarah Dunn's Secrets to Happiness delivers an entertaining story of professional women living the city life. It has been likened to a hybrid of Candace Bushnell, Edith Wharton, and Jane Austen, and Kirkus Reviews calls it a "smart chick-lit tale with dark undertones." Recently divorced Holly is intelligent and spunky - and her priceless ruminations on love, life, and happiness are not to be missed.
"Nice NY observations, good gym listen"
Now that her live-in boyfriend Tom has abruptly left her for his old girlfriend (he went out one night to buy a jar of mustard and didn't come back), and given that Gil-the-homosexual, her previous boyfriend, wasn't really that interested in her anyway, Alison is finally free to find her Big Love.
"Bad, bad, bad"
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