Genres: Humorous, Satire, women's fiction
Format: Kindle, Paperback
She’s got a movie deal. He’s got the lead role. Can she choose between her family and her Hollywood crush?
Stay-at-home mom Lizzy Dillinger escapes the monotony of her humdrum marriage by writing down her daydreams. When her producer friend contracts her story for a movie and invites her on set, she jumps at the chance to leave the suburbs until the film’s in the can. But Lizzy’s big break gets even better when she learns the hunky character who starred in her daydreams will be played by her Hollywood crush, Ben Winters.
On location in Arizona, the desert gets even hotter when Lizzy and Ben strike up a flirtatious friendship. But her hopes of a celebrity fling shatter when a family visit brings her fantasy crashing into reality. Against the dazzling lights and the glamorous movie sets, her cookie-cutter life back home seems painfully bland. Torn between the man of her dreams and the family who helped define her, Lizzy must search her heart to find where her true passion lies.
The Unscripted Life of Lizzy Dillinger is a star-struck women’s fiction novel about once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. If you like authentic characters, silver screen romance, and a humorous look at life’s hard choices, then you’ll love Marianne Hansen’s story of dreaming big and loving wholeheartedly.
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Delightful, funny and engaging.
Everyday life for a stay at home mom can become so redundant and boring, especially for Lizzy. Her sporadic imagination and wild dreams are big and bright and her head is always overflowing with stories that must be written down. A dull and uninteresting husband makes her daily routine even more monotonous and Lizzy’s silly mind wanders prompting her to write a book. Which then leads Lizzy to landing a marvelous book-to-movie script deal that she just cannot pass up.
An opportunity of a lifetime arises for Lizzy to go on location to watch her thoughts, visions and words come to life on the big screen and she couldn’t be more excited (and nervous) to attend. The perfect chance to escape from a methodical life, Lizzy soon finds herself at a standpoint. When the lines of friendship become blurry and decisions must be made, author Marianne Hansen delivers a wholehearted package of humor and preposterous laughs while maintaining a balanced storyline.
With lovable and relatable characters, Marianne Hansen has a keen knack for creating personalities that readers love to get to know. They are fully developed and fleshed out with strengths and weaknesses, making them very real. The Unscripted Life of Lizzy Dillinger is an engaging page turner, and one of the best books in the genre of humor and satire that I have read in a long time.
I would absolutely suggest this delightfully fun and quirky book to anyone that likes their funny bone tickled. It is worded wonderfully with a descriptive narrative and never fails to amuse. The Unscripted Life of Lizzy Dillinger is one I will never forget and just may want to pick up again. A definite two thumbs up from this content and satisfied reader.
Reviewed by Beatrix Bloom for Chick Lit Cafe
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