January 25, 2010

Review & Giveaway: The Brightest Star In The Sky by Marian Keyes



Seven residents are in the middle of some serious life struggles. Matt and Mauve are newly married and everyone knows that the first year of marriage is the hardest. Lydia can't seem to love herself enough. Katie wants more out of life but isn't sure how to make that happen. Jemima's son Fionn is a movie star and she's currently waiting on him hand and foot. Each of these people could use a little nudge that could turn their life around. There is a spirit who is determined to make life better for at least on of these neighbors. Who will it be?

Marian Keyes is a brilliant writer. Her captivating stories pull me in every time!

Book Information:
The Brightest Star In The Sky by Marian Keyes
Penguin Group (USA)
9780670021406
Jan. 2010
480 pages
$26.95 US



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