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The Jokes on Me

Ic hometown In this story about family love and redemption Frankie craves comfort but continually finds that the joke's on he. I was given a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest reviewFrankie Goldberg is a former stand up Comic She had left her family behind in order to pursue success Fifteen years later she returns home after a mudslide sends her home and her collection of shoes and her hopes into the pacific ocean She leaves LosAngeles for her hometown This is a beautifully written story of Family love and redemption What she finds in Woodstock her hometown is not what she left behind it seems her Sister has turned the BB into a Holistic Health Retreat for over the hill hippies Frankie decides to stay and help her sister run the place All the while reflecting on her past and her future life Will she stay in Wood stock Or should she head back to Hollywood Either way her decision will be life changing

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Ets her hopes her home and her entire collection of impractical footwear into the Pacific she flees Los Angeles for her idyll. I really liked this book The humor was very effective It was well written and descriptions of both place and feelings were spot on Good story

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Former stand up comic Frankie Goldberg left her family behind to pursue success But fifteen years later when a mudslide plumm. Laurie Boris has written a comical book with her first novel The Joke s on Me Humor is entwined throughout this book about former actresscomic Francine Goldberg Frankie to family and friends who returns home when she feels that she has been a failure The cherry red convertible and I bounced down the excuse for a road leading to my mother s bed and breakfast This was not the most pleasant car trip I d ever taken and by the time I got to Woodstock bed and breakfast were the only two things I wanted to see besides a bathroom with a locking door Unfortunately when I pulled into the gravel parking lot there was no room at the inn The lot overflowed with old Volvos wearing rust spots and bumper stickers like Free Tibet and My Other Car is a Broom The catalyst for her return to Woodstock was when the house she was living in rolled down into the Pacific Ocean with all of her worldly belongings except the cherry red convertible given to her by her former boss Then the actress she was working for decided to take a hiatus from her work as a famous well known actress and didn t need her help And her mother had a stroke that brought on memory loss When she reached her childhood home she found that her older sister Jude had put their mother in a nursing home and started running the family B B as a holistic health retreat for over the hill hippies She also has ideas for the future of the B B that will get them back in the black Frankie decides to stay and help her sister for the summer She finds satisfaction in working to save the family business You will be fascinated by the changes that Frankie undergoes as she sorts out her life Some old mysteries that Frankie was not aware of pop up as she reflects on her past life and her future As you read through her memories and the amusing happenings of her former and new life you will become fascinated with her and her family and friends Throughout the summer Frankie struggles with her future Should she stay in Woodstock and restore the business her parents had nurtured for so many years or should she head back to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life Her decision will be life changing either way Laurie Boris is an award winning freelance writer with a background in advertising and marketing She has written editorial copy web articles press releases and other marketing materials She is living in upstate New York working on her next novel


About the Author: Laurie Boris

Laurie Boris is a freelance writer and copyeditor At one time she was a magician’s assistant although she was very bad at it She has been writing fiction for almost thirty years and is the award winning author of



10 thoughts on “The Jokes on Me

  1. says:

    I loved getting lost in Frankie Goldberg’s world a former actress turned stand up comedian turned Hollywood agent who returns to her home of Woodstock NY tail somewhat between her legs to help her sister run their mother's former BB which her sister has turned into a weekend retreat for those looking for a spiritual journey Franki

  2. says:

    Laurie Boris has written a comical book with her first novel The Joke’s on Me Humor is entwined throughout this book about former actresscomic Francine Goldberg Frankie to family and friends who returns home when she feels that she has been a failure “The cherry red convertible and I bounced down the excuse for a road leading to my mother’s bed and breakfast This was not the most pleasant car trip I’d ever taken and by the time I

  3. says:

    If you've read any of Laurie Boris's other books like Drawing Breath or Don't Tell Anyone you already know what an amazing

  4. says:

    I really truly enjoyed this book It was such a wonderful look into life in almost a uiet way Having lived in the Hudson Va

  5. says:

    I really liked this book The humor was very effective It was well written and descriptions of both place and feelings were spot on

  6. says:

    The Joke’s on Me by Laurie BorisThirty something Frankie Goldberg’s life has hit another huge bump in the road in California With only the clothes on her back and a red corvette she’s headed home to her mom’s Bed and Breakfast in Woodstock New York to regroup and figure out what’s she’s going to do to move forward Frankie has many talents One is to help people prioritize and guide them to focus their energy to achieve

  7. says:

    I was given a free copy of the book in exchange for an honest reviewFrankie Goldberg is a former stand up Comic She had left her family behind in order to pursue success Fifteen years later she returns home after a mudslide sends her

  8. says:

    Funny and romantic A must readDon't let the cover fool youthis is a great book A heartwarming story about 2 sisters who handle life differently and learn about each other in the process There's also a sweet romance that makes you smile The story is full of uips that make you laugh out loud I loved it

  9. says:

    Another engaging novel and likeable relatable characters from Laurie Boris Laurie is a true weaver of words and ideas with strands of story and real issues pulling me seductively along with them making me think and far feel deeper beyond the

  10. says:

    I won this book for free through Goodreads First Reads Thank you

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