The Jokes on Me (ebook Pdf) by Laurie Boris

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Ic hometown In this story about family love and redemption Frankie craves comfort but continually finds that the joke's on he I was given a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest reviewFrankie Goldberg is a former stand up Comic She had left her family behind in order to pursue success Fifteen years later she returns home after a mudslide sends her home and her collection of shoes and her hopes into the pacific ocean She leaves LosAngeles for her hometown This is a beautifully written story of Family love and redemption What she finds in Woodstock her hometown is not what she left behind it seems her Sister has turned the BB into a Holistic Health Retreat for over the hill hippies Frankie decides to stay and help her sister run the place All the while reflecting on her past and her future life Will she stay in Wood stock Or should she head back to Hollywood Either way her decision will be life changing

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The Jokes on Me

Former stand up comic Frankie Goldberg left her family behind to pursue success But fifteen years later when a mudslide plumm If you ve read any of Laurie Boris s other books like Drawing Breath or Don t Tell Anyone you already know what an amazing storyteller she is You know that she knows how to blend drama and comedy in a way thatwell that pretty much emulates life And if you haven t read any of her work before you should start immediately The characters the story line the prose the dialogue the descriptionsall great The Joke s On Me sucked me in from the get go and I had to force myself to put the book down long enough to do things like go to work

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Ets her hopes her home and her entire collection of impractical footwear into the Pacific she flees Los Angeles for her idyll The Joke s on Me by Laurie BorisThirty something Frankie Goldberg s life has hit another huge bump in the road in California With only the clothes on her back and a red corvette she s headed home to her mom s Bed and Breakfast in Woodstock New York to regroup and figure out what s she s going to do to move forward Frankie has many talents One is to help people prioritize and guide them to focus their energy to achieve success The problem is she s not sure what she wants to do nowWhen she arrives home to the BB she is shocked to see what direction her older sister Jude has taken to save the BB from financial ruin Jude Goldberg has found success in New York City s corporate world However with her having to divide her time between the BB and her real job things are getting dicey there as well Jude is also dealing with the impending empty nest syndrome as her son is planning his future deciding between college or jumping straight to Hollywood to pursue his future as a movie producerWhat originally brought Jude back home to the BB is their mother had a stroke and Jude had to admit mom into a nursing home alone without help or opinions from Frankie This is a source of friction between the sisters Frankie also feels a sense of abandonment from the way Jude left home years ago to a less than perfect start of her own lifeWhat I found captivating about The Joke s on Me are all the relationship angles explored Frankie is the one who had the most soul searching to do and the story is told through her point of view so we know what s going through her head The dialogue is witty realistic serious and humorous at times since that is how Frankie deflects When Frankie learns that her preteen crush Joey Mazzerella is back in town after a failed big league baseball career and a divorce Frankie is ready to jump his bones He s the reason she loves baseball and he now coaches a local Double A Baseball Team The Dukes They happen to be in the running for the league championship this season Luckily Joey has had time to reassess his life and insists on taking things a whole lot slower than Frankie finds comfortable which gives her time to prioritize what s really important to her and it is not a one night stand However is Joey enough reason to move back to Woodstock The Joke s on Me is a thoroughly enjoyable read and will stand alone from the preuel Catering Girl Now I want to know if there will be a third book in this series I really want to know what is in letters Frankie and Jude found in a box their mother had saved and tucked away for safe keeping FYI Originally written for BigAl s Books and Pals book blog May have received a free review copy May 27 2020FormatTypo Issues No significant issues


10 thoughts on “The Jokes on Me

  1. says:

    I loved getting lost in Frankie Goldberg’s world a former actress turned stand up comedian turned Hollywood agent who returns to her home of Woodstock NY tail somewhat between her legs to help her sister run their mother's former BB which h

  2. says:

    Laurie Boris has written a comical book with her first novel The Joke’s on Me Humor is entwined throughout this book about former actresscomic Francine Goldberg Frankie to family and friends who returns home when she feels that she has been a failure “The cherry red convertible and I bounced down the excuse for a road leading

  3. says:

    If you've read any of Laurie Boris's other books like Drawing Breath or Don't Tell Anyone you already know what an amazing storyteller she is You know that she knows how to blend drama and comedy in a way thatwell that pretty much emulates life And if you haven't read any of her work before you should start imme

  4. says:

    I really truly enjoyed this book It was such a wonderful look into life in almost a uiet way Having lived in the Hudson Val

  5. says:

    I really liked this book The humor was very effective It was well written and descriptions of both place and feelings were spot on Good story

  6. says:

    The Joke’s on Me by Laurie BorisThirty something Frankie Goldberg’s life has hit another huge bump in the r

  7. says:

    I was given a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest reviewFrankie Goldberg is a former stand up Comic She had left her family behind in order to pursue success Fifteen years later she returns home after a mudslide sends her home and her collection of shoes and her hopes into the pacific ocean She leaves LosAngeles for her hometown

  8. says:

    Funny and romantic A must readDon't let the cover fool youthis is a great book A heartwarming story about 2 sisters who handle life differently and learn about each other in the process There's also a sweet romance that makes you smile The story is full of uips that make you laugh out loud I loved it

  9. says:

    Another engaging novel and likeable relatable characters from Laurie Boris Laurie is a true weaver of words and ideas with strands of

  10. says:

    I won this book for free through Goodreads First Reads Thank you