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The Unscripted Life of Lizzy Dillinger

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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
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Kindle Edition, 286 pages
Published April 25th 2018 by Simon Watson Publishing
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Dawn
May 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
It has taken me a while to write my review because I’m not sure how to explain how this book made me feel.

I liked this book. The characters were developed, the storyline is good, the author’s voice is clear throughout. Hansen’s wit and humor kept me chuckling throughout every page (which I couldn’t stop turning!).

But... it stirred up some very raw emotions for me. I did’t expect to relate to Lizzie. Not in an, “I dream of writing a story and then watch it turn into a movie” kind of way. But in
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elizrdbthspeaks
Nov 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
it is on Kindle Unlimited if you are there, great cover. i am laughing at Marianne's profile "purchaser of shoes" and she lives in Montana, hello ... best state ever!! don't tell Virginia ...she might get angry with me ...but I have loved Montana since my 1st visit there in the early 90's with my parents ...such a fan. anywho!! hilarious and such a relatable read for me ... love these characters and look forward to more from Marianne in the future. well written.
Heather Hood
May 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A real great read!

I don't say this often, but I read the whole book in one sitting. It was that good. Lizzy hooked me. I was invested in her from the moment she stepped off the plane and had to deal with Big Red. She's funny, she's bright. She's every writer who's ever written a romance and dreamed of having it turned into a movie. She reaches into your head and brings out your thoughts to give them voice in a sassy and eloquent way. The rest of the cast of characters are perfect bright splashes
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Sara
Nov 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Originally reviewed for Chick Lit Central (www.chicklitcentral.com)

I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for the last six years, and could easily relate to how Lizzy feels. There is monotony at times, the daily workings of tending to your family, and often that means your own wants and needs aren’t met. It’s not so much that those in your inner circle wouldn’t want to ensure that you’re happy and fulfilled. It’s that you yourself forget what’s needed to feel that fulfillment.

Lizzy feels that lack of ful
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Jewel Hart
Nov 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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 u
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SOMDReigel
Oct 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
"Everyone wonders about the road not travelled."
A story of dreams and what ifs? Lizzie’s internal struggle over her relationship with her husband and her life. She has become miserable in life of a wife and mother. Very relatable to many women in long term marriages/relationship especially for those whose career path or dreams have changed while living in the chaos called motherhood and wife. While it stirs up serious emotions, it is a fun and easy read. Fun dialogue that keep the story flowing.
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