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What We’re Reading: Clutch: A Novel by Lisa Becker

POSTED BY doug ON October 12, 2015

what we're reading clutch a novel by lisa becker

 

I’m in novelist Lisa Becker’s fan club. I’ve read her Click Trilogy, a contemporary romance series comprised of Click: An Online Love Story, Double Click, and Right Click. Obviously, I jumped at the chance to read her latest, clutch: a novel.

Chick lit is my favorite genre to read after the kids go to bed, and I can just jump into someone else’s life and not think (after a long day in the office and being mommy.) Becker always delivers a fun, feisty novel that I typically read in just two or three nights.

about the book

clutch a novel lisa becker

Clutch chronicles the dating misadventures of Caroline Johnson, a single purse designer (who got her MBA from Harvard Business and now lives in LA).

Caroline goes through a series of unsuccessful romantic relationships she compares to various styles of handbags – the “Hobo” starving artist, the “Diaper Bag” single dad, the “Briefcase” intense businessman, etc.

With her best friend, bar owner Mike, by her side, the overly-accommodating Caroline drinks Chardonnay, puts her heart on the line, and endures her share of unworthy suitors.

At times a bit predictable, I loved every chapter—and could surely see Katherine Heigl and James Marsden playing the lead roles if it became a chick flick.

Watch the book trailer here!

about the author

In addition to her new book, clutch: a novel, Lisa Becker is the author of the Click Trilogy, a contemporary romance series comprised of Click: An Online Love Story, Double Click and Right Click.

She’s written bylined articles about dating and relationships for “Cupid’s Pulse,” “The Perfect Soulmate,” “GalTime,” “Single Edition,” “Healthy B Daily,” and “Chick Lit Central” among others. She lives in Manhattan Beach, California with her husband and two daughters.

To learn more, visit www.lisawbecker.com.

Check out her books on Amazon here: Click: An Online Love StoryDouble ClickRight Click and clutch: a novel

Find Lisa on social media: Facebook | Twitter  | Pinterest  | Web  | YouTube

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clutch: a novel
ISBN: 978-0692489895 or 0692489894
Page count: 190
Genre: Chick Lit/Contemporary Romance/New Adult

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Book vs Movie: The Longest Ride

POSTED BY doug ON April 22, 2015

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What I’m Reading: The Best American Poetry 2014

POSTED BY prbythebook ON March 11, 2015
What I’m Reading: The Best American Poetry 2014

By Madison Smith, PR by the Book Intern “A ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title.”―Chicago Tribune Edited by award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, readers will surely find something they will enjoy, whether it be the abstract, the obscure or even the daunting. Any level of reader can tackle this book because of the […]

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What I’m Reading: In the Forest by Edna O’Brien

POSTED BY prbythebook ON February 27, 2015
What I’m Reading: In the Forest by Edna O’Brien

By Madison Smith of PR by the Book The crime thriller, In the Forest, will keep you on the edge of your seat as you devour the story that is based on the 1999 Irish triple homicide that devastated the country. O’Brien takes the reader through the mind of the crazed Michael O’Kane and the […]

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Cover Art Matters

POSTED BY prbythebook ON November 25, 2014
Cover Art Matters

by Guest Blogger Brian Dahlen, Co-Host of the weekly Moody Radio podcast “What Did They Say Now?”, @briandahlen First impressions are important. Really important. This truth applies to interpersonal relationships. It also applies to anything from storefronts to websites. Whether we like it or not, the first few moments of interaction form a lasting impression. Sadly, many […]

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