AWARD-WINNING FINALIST OF BEST BOOKS USA | Recommended by Publishers Weekly, Readers Favorite, Midwest Book Review, and many blogs.
For the first time on Kobo, this popular indie best seller, previously exclusive to Amazon, tells with seamless authenticity and dark humor the confessions of an innocent Craigslist user.
On the eve of the great recession, Emily Thompson moves to the East Village from a small town hoping to make it in the art world, but she quickly runs into trouble. Sucked into the city’s financial and moral meltdown, she discovers a dog-eat dog New York City, where everyone is either the conned or the con and deceny has flown the laptop and the smartphone. Luckily, she has a special talent...
This deftly written fictional memoir is a true take of the Craigslist experience, populated by both cringe worthy characters and lovely surprises.
KUDOS FOR MY LIFE ON CRAIGSLIST
"Rakishly entertaining! So much of what occurs is beautifully tied up. I adored it. The Apatow films don’t do it better. This book is a d-flawless diamond, small but utterly perfect." ???? ??? ????? ?Monique Raphel High, best-selling novelist
"Chick lit with a twist... The author nails the cold, callous place that New York can be and highlights the always surprising things that can be found on Craigslist." ??? ????? ?Publishers Weekly
"A quirky novel of romance and life very much worth considering." ??? ????? ?Midwest Book Review, Starred Review
"Ares is a budding author who has a knack for highlighting the neurotic, maladaptive and vulnerable people in New York's vast cavern of possible characters.” ??? ????? ?Readers Favorite, Starred Review
"Written cleverly and on par with a top Hollywood screenplay, this is a great story about city life, trying to find an identity among the online anonymous... The chaos that evolves from seemingly harmless decisions in Emily's life is very true-to-life, serving as entertainment to the skeptical and a downright cautionary tale to those who take it to heart." ??? ????? ?US Review of Books, Starred Review
"A seamless merging of the latest “blog book” trend and “Bridget Jones Diary.Very funny….Many laugh-out-loud memorable lines….Originality: 5-stars….Very clean, clear voice and original writing." ??? ????? ?Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Review