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Short Synopsis
Enthralling from start to finish, A Total Waste of Makeup puts a fresh face on women's fiction, as Charlize Edwards struggles to juggle the chaos of wedding planning, her all-consuming job, and a serious crush.

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Charlize "Charlie" Edwards certainly knows, in theory, what it takes to lead a successful and happy life. She owns a nice house in Silverlake, the trendiest neighborhood in L.A. She has glamorous and loyal friends who accompany her to the hottest clubs in town. And she works as the personal assistant to Drew Stanton, Hollywood's sexiest movie star. But she's also turning thirty, chronically single, and faced with serving as maid of honor at her younger sister's wedding. Charlie finds herself struggling to juggle the chaos of wedding planning (while wondering if she'll ever wear the white dress herself), her all-consuming job for lunatic boss Stanton, and a serious crush on Jordan, a photographer on the set of Drew's latest feature—a man who might actually return her feelings.

"Gruenenfelder, a Hollywood screenwriter, knows her setting and her craft. Well-written characters and a wicked sense of humor help this debut stand above the usual chick-lit fare." ---Library Journal

"A Total Waste of Makeup is the perfect love guide for every girl (and their granddaughters and grandnieces)." ---Cecilia Ahern, author of P.S. I Love You

"A hilarious cast of characters and the funniest, coolest heroine since Stephanie Plum . . . you will not be able to put this one down." ---MaryJanice Davidson, author of Undead and Unappreciated

A Total Waste of Makeup

Author Kim Gruenenfelder

Narrated by Allyson Ryan

Publication date Jul 8, 2013

Running time 10 hrs

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