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The Year of Living Famously

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 6, 2005

    Excellent, Fun & Charming!

    This was one of the best books I have read in a while! It was a quick read, but has colorful characters and a fun plot. Laura Caldwell truly sucks you into the life of Kyra Felis and makes you forget you are reading a book. Part witty, girly fun and even a bit of mystery thrown in. Excellent!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2004

    Not as good as her others...

    I was disappointed. The first two books she wrote were much better. I just didn't find Kyra to be very likable so it was a repetitive painful read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2004

    Start to Finish-You Won't Put it Down

    I cancelled my Saturday night plans to finish this book! It's one of those books that you pick up and at the end of the first chapter you know you won't put it down until the end. The language that Caldwell uses not only grabs your attention but she has a way to draw you in the book that feel like you are the main characters friend going through her journey with her. This is a great book about true love, relationships, and going after what you want... not what you think other people want for you.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    A moving romance

    In her thirties, Kyra Felis struggles to make it as a clothing designer in Manhattan. She works odd jobs and uses her trust fund that she inherited when her parents died to supplement her meager income earned from the vocation she loves. Her friend, movie agent Bobby Minter invites her to be his guest in Vegas. There she meets his client, actress Lauren Stapleton who has rising star Declan McKenna in her retinue. Surprising herself as she has not had a male relationship in years, Kyra finds herself drawn to Declan. The Paparazzi catch Kyra and Declan talking, which soon has the tabloids talking romance...................... Declan apologizes to Kyra and they begin seeing one another. Soon they fall in love and marry. However, he is Hollywood while she is Manhattan so when the beautiful Lauren makes her bid for Declan, no one expects Kyra to have a chance....................... This is an enjoyable look at the price of fame on relationships. Fans will like the lead couple and hiss at the third angle in their triangle. The story line remains lighthearted fun as the audience wonders who Declan will choose while hoping that he selects love (reminiscent of Roy Orbison¿s Running Scared)............................ Harriet Klausner

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