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Housewife Blues and Chihuahua Stories

Lifelong Texan, love reading from many genres thanks to early childhood readalongs with my Dad, love cooking for my family, working in my yard, playing with my cats and since being diagnosed in late 2012 with RRMS finding ways to keep body and mind active is even more important.
Sleeping with Dogs and Other Lovers: A Second Acts Novel - Julia Dumont BOOK SYNOPSISA SECOND ACTS NOVEL:Sleeping with Dogs and Other LoversCynthia Amas has her hands full. In the middle of launching a boutique matchmaking service amid the sun, surf, and celebrities of Southern California, her own romantic life gets a whole lot more complicated...and steamy. While expertly juggling the needs of her exclusive clients, her own maddeningly irresistible bad-boy, sometime lover unexpectedly returns for a hot and heavy reunion. Meanwhile, her high-maintenance mother busily concocts harebrained schemes for meddling in Cynthia’s affairs. And her new best girlfriend—the sexy proprietress of a chic Beverly Hills dog-grooming salon—just happens to roll with a purebred entourage of curiously gifted canines.Before long, Cynthia’s personal, professional, and amorous lives begin crashing hilariously into one another.Join Cynthia as she begins "Second Acts " and find out who accidentally slips into bed with whom, who has a penchant for low-cut lederhosen, and who winds up naked and alone on a beautiful beach in Malibu!My ThoughtsRelationships come and go but a good matchmaker is hard to find and based on her past experience "hooking up" couples Cynthia Amas realizes that her skill is something that can be used to create her own business. Busy getting her fledgling career on it's feet she has no time to devote to finding that certain someone of her own, when her ex unexpectedly returns and they reunite igniting the pages with their hot and heavy antics in the bedroom. To put a twist on this off the wall tale is the character who is portrayed as Cynthia's very open to new experiences Mother, whose efforts to find Cynthia a man to marry would drive even a saint to drink!Top it all off with some of the weirdest hook-ups, the most demanding clientele, the craziest mishaps, the hottie ex lover whose libido is only slightly less inflated than his ego and you have a story that will keep you turning the pages and enjoying each new revelation as it happens.Sometimes shocking, always humorous this tale of love/lust/and loneliness will allow the reader to revel in the antics of Cynthia's clients and at the same time breathe a sigh of relief that their own lives are not quite as topsy turvy.A fascinating and funny story that introduces a new series that is refreshing, entertaining and ultimately something that one can enjoy to the fullest without any guilt at how many times it makes you laugh out loud as Cynthia tries and succeeds to find her clients the best romantic fit but in her own life only seems to continue failing to find that perfect someone.Fun, lightheartedly humorous and the perfect thing for lovers of pets and romance to read while they laugh and smile at all the crazy characters created so creatively by Julia Dumont!Reading book #2 [b:Starstruck Romance and Other Hollywood Tails: A Second Acts Novel|15811681|Starstruck Romance and Other Hollywood Tails A Second Acts Novel|Julia Dumont|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1352501391s/15811681.jpg|21536945] right after finishing this first one in the series thanks to Broadlit and Netgalley.[EArc from Netgalley in exchange for honest review]