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Offbeat Love Stories and More

3.81 of 5 stars 3.81  ·  rating details  ·  54 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A collection of humorous and unique short stories by noted fiction and nonfiction author Jennifer K. Lafferty. The majority of the stories center on love and romance. The pieces are an eclectic mix, ranging from historic farce, such as "Make Believe", to contemporary comedy/dramas like "A New Verse", and "It Happened at the Mall". Other genres are represented by such stori ...more
Kindle Edition, 184 pages
Published November 22nd 2012 (first published September 21st 2011)
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**Disclaimer** I received a copy of this novel in return for my review.

This collection of short stories was perfect for when I didn’t have much time, like being stuck behind a train or while waiting to pick to my son from school. Jennifer kept me wanting to read more after each one. This collection of romantic, comedy, lighthearted stories is sure to delight readers.

When you need a good laugh and still want to incorporate some romance into your day, pick up this novel and read a story to put a
Andrew Chamberlain
Jennifer Lafferty offers us an eclectic mix of relationships that are, as the title suggests, offbeat. From the twist in the tale sketches like `Periwinkle 26' to the sparks and prickles of `Choices', and then on to longer stories like `It happened in the Mall', with the dynamic of sexual tension and jealousy that eventually makes way for a perceptive and tender conclusion. Lafferty doesn't let us draw conclusions too early, hence the title of the collection. As the reader we are provided with a ...more
There want one story that I would rate above a 2. Most of the stories weren't love stories and many were strange. Not a read I would recommend. Unfortunately, I'm stubborn so I finished it, but honestly I want my time back.
Rebecca Adams
Quite a good book. I recommend it to all readers -- to ladies especially.
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Jennifer Lafferty is the author of "Rebecca: The Making of a Hollywood Classic" "Offbeat Love Stories and More" and "Knight of the Purple Ribbon". Her fiction has appeared in magazines such as "The Storyteller". She is currently an entertainment journalist for Stack and she writes a books column for

She sometimes uses the pen name Jennifer Leigh
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