Sewickley Book Club: A Total Waste of Makeup by Kim Gruenenfelder


Charlize "Charlie" Edwards certainly knows, in theory, what it takes to lead a successful and happy life. She owns a nice house in Silverlake, LA's trendiest neighborhood. She has glamorous and loyal friends who accompany her to the hottest clubs in town. And she works as the personal assistant to Drew Stanton, Hollywood's sexiest movie star. But she's also turning 30, chronically single, and faced with serving as maid of honor at her younger sister's wedding. Charlie finds herself struggling to juggle the chaos of wedding planning (while wondering if she'll ever wear the white dress herself), her all-consuming job for lunatic boss Stanton, and a serious crush on Jordan, a photographer on the set of Drew's latest feature--a man who might actually return her feelings. A page-turner from start to finish, A Total Waste of Makeup puts a fresh face on women's fiction.


This looks like a fun read! Hope to see everyone there!

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  • Mandi

    Sorry to hear about your little one being sick. We were sick this week too. The oldest was actually only able to go back to school today. I hope your little guy feels better soon.

    I will look around a bit and try to have the book for next month picked by the end of next week. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    April 26, 2013

  • Teri

    So sorry have to miss it! Little guy is sick & won't let go of Mommy! Book was fun read - some crazy characters - like reading a Seinfeld episode made with Hollywood type characters.

    1 · April 26, 2013

  • Ashley

    I'm gonna be in Ohio this weekend! Bummer! I am going to try and read it so I can at least my little two cents in on the page! Have fun!

    April 9, 2013

    • Ashley

      Oops, I meant so I can at least add my little two cents.

      1 · April 9, 2013

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