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The Parker Grey Show

3.51  ·  Rating Details  ·  93 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Tune into the premiere of one of the funniest novels of the season. Kristen Buckley takes readers into the little-watched-but soon-to-be prime time-life of TV junkie Parker Grey...with no commercial interruptions.

When she isn't waiting tables, Parker Grey doesn't have much to do except watch reruns of her favorite medical drama and fantasize about its star. In fact, some
Paperback, 240 pages
Published July 1st 2003 by Berkley (first published January 1st 2003)
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Jul 18, 2008 Brenda rated it it was amazing
I'd bought this book a long time ago, and just now gotten around to reading it. Once I picked it up, I finished it in the same day. It was very engrossing and funny.

Parker Grey is very relatable, for a habitual liar. She's having an existential crisis, and has given up playing the guitar. She's in love with a TV actor whom she's never met, but that's a minor detail. If I had a dollar for every fan of "The Office" in love with John Krasinski, I'd be a rich girl. She's just searching for inspirati
Jun 19, 2007 Sherri rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely fell into this book. I picked it up yesterday and read the whole book yesterday. It was only 230+ pages but it captured me. It is a very light hearted read with a typical story book ending. It was nice to read something that was light and not very deep.
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Sep 05, 2009 Aicha Bentley rated it really liked it
This book made me laugh alot.
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Nov 05, 2012 April Monique Clam rated it it was amazing
All I can say is that, PARKER GREY is I think a perfect description of me.haha! that's right she's like someone that I can relate to myself. I mean we all lie, we all fantasies Celebrities, we all dreamed of being rich, like we slip fingers trough drawers. but what's weirder is that I don't know but Oh God at first I thought I am the only person on earth whose referring or engaging real life happenings to TV series like what she did when she had that situation of Lil being kidnap and she kinda r ...more
Jun 06, 2011 Kristin rated it liked it
Bought this for two bucks at Half Priced Books solely for the reference to the TV show "La Femme Nikita". Got cheated out of $1.99.

Self absorbed woman who "loses herself" and steps away from her life as a musician to live a shallow life in New York City with shallow friends who live rent-free in massive lofts and giggle as they rip off a plasma screen from their equally shallow neighbor. Even the references to La Femme Nikita are shallow.

Problem solved at the end when our heroine discovers her
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Sep 19, 2013 Miranda Kerr-bloom rated it liked it
im not new to books like these. but there is something about this book that got me feeling as if im not really well informed about how ugly the wold can get. i was "bitch slapped". i cant find another term to exactly express what i felt while reading it. anyway, the narrator was so vulgar. not that im not used to profanity or anything, because i am used to it. its just that there is something off about the narrator. she actually feels like a psycho to me.but setting that aside, it was good.

i mea
Nov 10, 2011 Melissa rated it liked it
This one gets three stars only because it was the right book at the right time. Otherwise, definitely two (possibly two and a half)stars. It wasn't a literary masterpiece by any means, the plot was somewhat tired, and you could guess what would happen next with every page. That being said, I was in a place where I needed a "sitcom" style book, one that I didn't really have to think about much and this fit the bill perfectly. There were some humorous points and the main character was interesting ...more
Oct 20, 2014 Carrie rated it it was amazing
Everytime I read this book I see it as a movie in my head. A great story about someone losing herself and then finding her way back, quite simple really, but when told by the right person it's fabulous. Like a Bonnie Cashin pocket skirt!
Oct 13, 2008 Heather rated it it was amazing
Shelves: chick-lit
this is a very quick read, great if you can't sleep.
Aug 10, 2012 Erin rated it it was ok
Chick lit I just couldn't relate to...or believe.
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I grew up on the mean streets of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. I was the oldest of four siblings, the younger three all adopted from Korea (and incidentally, all three were terrible at math thus debunking the 'brilliant Asian' stereotype). My other siblings included my older, Jackson Browne loving step-sister, Stacie and Becky the Runaway, who sought refuge after nearly being sexually assaulted ...more
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