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The Peculiar Fate of Holly Banks: A Novel - Village of Primm 2 (Paperback)
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The Peculiar Fate of Holly Banks: A Novel - Village of Primm 2 (Paperback)

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Paperback 382 Pages / Published: 24/11/2020
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A wife, mother, and aspiring filmmaker clings to the pursuit of perfection only to have fate play with every plan she's made in this quirky, contemplative, and empowering novel. Holly Banks is on a desperate mission to have it all, but nothing in life goes according to plan. She's quickly learning that keeping up with the Joneses is a full-time job, especially when the women of Primm, her new neighborhood, seem to have it together all the time. With her husband's job in flux, her daughter's difficulty with learning to read, and her mother's new zest for dating, Holly's life is already anything but picture perfect. Then her dog digs up an old artifact in the village center, and the mishap draws the attention of local media. Because of course it would. Holly finds herself at the center of a mystery between two rival towns that, if solved, could change the Village of Primm forever. Attention is the last thing she needs as she's launching a new business, the village-wide "Parade of Homes" is approaching-though she's hardly unpacked-and she needs to submit her entry for an upcoming film festival. Can Holly still create her perfect (looking) life? Or is fate about to go off script and give her a story she never could have imagined?

Publisher: Amazon Publishing
ISBN: 9781542007993
Number of pages: 382


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"Picking up where Valerie's first novel, Holly Banks Full of Angst, left off, this will fit right in with loyal Kinsella readers, fans of Tom Perotta's Mrs. Fletcher, and those who enjoyed the suburban intrigue of the Netflix show Dead to Me." -Booklist "Valerie combines laugh-out-loud situations with heart as Holly navigates her newest challenges...Recommended for those who enjoy reading about relatable heroines and parents who are trying to have it all." -Library Journal "Both down to earth and beautifully surreal, Holly Banks's latest adventure is a story about courage, family, and friendship that had me hooked from the very first page." -Lea Geller, author of Trophy Life

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“A fun sequel!”

Receiving this as an ARC pushed me to read the first in the Village of Primm series, which I already had on my Kindle.
Where I liked book one, this one, I liked even more, as we got to know more about the quirky... More

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“Plenty Going On!”

Time to confess that I've had the first of this series for some time, but haven't found space to slot it into my list, so I was rather excited to have this second one to read!

Holly, Jake and Ella - with... More

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“Amusing and Delightful”

This was a delightful read. It is filled with meddling neighbours, crazy stunts and a decades-old mystery, which are all neatly packaged into an enjoyable story.

I haven’t read the first book in the series, however,... More

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