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read Hissy Fit kindle º Â johnscyclingdiary À [Epub] ➞ Hissy Fit By Mary Kay Andrews – Whether it’s a mystery sassy women’s fiction or a combination of the two New York Times bestseller Mary Kay Andrews always gives her fans a read to remember And now she’s throwing a Hissy Fit in On for a hunky if slightly odd local businessman If you like the novels of Fannie Flagg Jennifer Crusie Adriana Trigiani and Emily Giffin or are a devoted follower of Rebecca Wells or Jill Conner Browne’s Sweet Potato ueens then Mary Kay’s Hissy Fit is not to be miss This was the worst book I have ever read Move over Hemingway move over Dostoevsky there's a new terrible author in town Now I almost never read chick lit which this definitely is and that may have colored my opinion but there were several specific incidents in this book that really angered me Let's start with the sexual abusesexual assault apologizing Late in the book the female protagonist is minding her own business in her own home when her cheating ex fiance decides to let himself in the front door which she had accidentally left unlocked Several times the protagonist tells him to leave but he won't Eventually he ends up going to a work picnic with her because she just couldn't get rid of him so says the author I would have called the police before I let an abusive ex come to a work event uninvited At the picnic the protagonist develops a headache and said ex takes her home to get some medicine It is here that he decides to start undressing her and pushing himself on her without her permission FINALLY the protagonist pushes him away and leaves and the actual rape doesn't happen But what does the protagonist do next She tells her friend that it was all her fault that the ex wanted to have sex with her She goes on and on about how everything the ex had done was her fault UGH And I know many victims of sexual abusesexual assault do blame themselves but this is a fictional character the author placed the blame on the victim by writing the victim as blaming herself That's just one scene the book is full of men taking advantage of the protagonist in a variety of ways and the main male character is constantly mansplaining to the female protagonist about how he knows so much about bras than she doesThere were two reasons that I stuck with this book to the end well almost the end I stopped listening to the audiobook within the last ten minutes or so because I was so sick of the crap going on in the story 1 The book takes place in a small rural town that's adjacent to the small rural town I live in so there were a lot of interesting references to places I knew and roads I was driving on while listening to the book 2 There's a subplot about the protagonist looking for her missing mother that was actually rather interesting although that got really irritating at the end too I won't spoil it in case you wish to torture yourself and read this bookAnyway that's it this was a truly terrible book and I'm surprised it has such a high number of good reviews on Goodreads

Mary Kay Andrews ´ Hissy Fit epub

Whether it’s a mystery sassy women’s fiction or a combination of the two New York Times bestseller Mary Kay Andrews always gives her fans a read to remember And now she’s throwing a Hissy Fit in the best possible sense A delicious tale of revenge and renovation His Keeley Murdoch throws a hissy fit when she finds her fiance screwing her Maid of Honor at the rehearsal dinner When she storms out of the rehearsal hall she hitches a ride with Will Mahoney a new guy in town who has just bought an Antebellum mansion that needs fixed up He hires Interior Decorator Keeley to do the restoration with the stipulation that is has to be done within six months Will wants to impress a woman he has never met by restoring the mansion to its former glory in hopes she will fall in love with itand him Keeley thinks that is just stupid but she would kill for the chance to get her hands on that mansionThis story is billed as a romantic comedymystery I've read this author before but I didn't find this one particularly funny It's certainly not a romance There is a mystery concerning Keeley's mother who ran away with another man twenty five years ago Keeley wants to know where she is and why she abandoned her daughter This mystery does not take up a lot of time in this book Most of the pages are spent telling us about the furniture that is being placed in the mansion and shopping for items for the mansion The shopping and decorating overwhelm the rest of the story My rating 2 Stars

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Hissy FitSy Fit tells of a wronged spitfire who’s determined to see that the no good lowdown lying cheating varmint of an ex fiancé who ruined her life and her business gets the comeuppance he so richly deserveseven as she struggles to revitalize a broken down antebellum mansi Digital audio read by Moira DriscollFrom the book jacket Keeley Murdock’s wedding to AJ Jernigan should have been the social event of the season But when she catches her fiancé doing the deed with her maid of honor at the country club rehearsal dinner all bets are off And so is the wedding Keeley pitches the hissy fit of the century earning herself instant notoriety in the small town of Madison Georgia Even worse is the financial pressure AJ’s banking family brings to bear on Keeley’s interior design business Enter a redheaded stranger – in a vintage yellow Cadillac – who’s purchased the local bra factory and a derelict antebellum mansion which he hires Keeley to redoMy reactionsEven before I read the jacket blurb I knew I was in for a light fun fast chick lit beach read And that’s exactly what I got Mary Kay Andrews knows how to write in this genre and she does a fine job of it The central characters are likeable or not as reuired I’m looking at you AJ and Stephanie and the plot is supported by a cast of eccentric older folks wise and tolerant parents and friends and acuaintances who help Keeley and take a keen interest in her personal life Andrews includes a bit of a mystery subplot which I felt distracted from the central romantic tension But that’s okay we need both sugar and salt in our reading dietIt’s a fast fun romp of a novel Grab some iced tea and your sunglasses and set yourself up on a beach chair to enjoy Moira Driscoll did a fine job of performing the audio Her southern accent was spot on and she really brought the large cast of characters alive