Holly Banks Full of Angst




      Holly Banks Full of Angst
A laugh out loud debut novel for anyone who s tried to live the perfect life and learned the hard way there s no such thing.Holly Banks could not have made a worse first impression on the seemingly perfect moms in her new affluent community, the Village of Primm Turns out wearing pink piggy pajama bottoms while dropping off her kindergartener late to the first day of school wasn t her best look.Not to mention Holly s worried her husband may be having an affair, she can t get her daughter to stop sucking her thumb, her hard won film degree is collecting dust, and to top it all off, the power hungry PTA president clearly has it in for her To make matters even worse, Holly s natural eye for drama lands her smack dab in the middle of a neighborhood mystery right as her own crazy mother shows up in Primm to help Through it all, Holly begins to realize her neighbors may be just as flawed as and even wackier than she is, leaving her to wonder Is there such a thing as a perfect mom Download Holly Banks Full of Angst – bluevapours.co.uk

Holly Banks Full of Angst, Book One in the Village of Primm series, is Julie Valerie s debut novel, available now for pre order, publishing December 1, 2019, with Lake Union.Julie is the founder of the 85K Writing Challenge and serves on the board of directors of James River Writers She earned an editing certificate from the University of Chicago Graham School and has a master s degree in education, a bachelor of fine arts in fashion, and certification in wilderness first aid She enjoys books, the study of wine, hikes on the Appalachian Trail, and travel Julie married her college sweetheart, and they live in Virginia with their four children and two English labradors Learnabout Julie and subscribe to her newsletter at Follow Julie Valerie sauthor page, and be the first to learn of new releases and author updates Julie on BookBub at with Julie on Twitter and Pinterest julie_valerie On Facebook and Instagram julievalerieauthor.

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  • Kindle Edition
  • Holly Banks Full of Angst
  • Julie Valerie
  • English
  • 15 September 2018

10 thoughts on “ Holly Banks Full of Angst

  1. Nursebookie says:

    5 stars Thank you to Julie Valerie and Lake Union Publishing for the advanced electronic copy of this amazing debut book that gave me so much joy and happiness the entire time I was reading I felt like Julie Valerie entered my brain and knew exactly what all my hidden insecurities were about taking on the most important job in the entire universe, and that is becoming a mother Holly Banks Full of Angst is a definite must read You will enjoy the story line, and the many laugh out loud moments 5 stars Thank you to Julie Valerie and Lake Union Publishing for the advanced electronic copy of this amazing debut book that gave me so much joy and happiness the entire time I was reading I felt like Julie Valerie entered my brain and knew exactly what all my hidden insecurities were about taking on the most important job in the entire universe, and that is becoming a mot...

  2. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    3.5 stars Are you looking for a lighthearted read One that never takes itself too seriously Holly and her family recently moved to the town aptly named Primm Enter PTA President, Mary Margaret St James She has high demands of her school s moms, and she has Holly in her sights This felt like a satire on trying to be the perfect mom and trying to fit in within the mom crowd, and I found the drama and escapades to be a nice escape I received a complimentary copy Many of my reviews can also 3.5 stars Are you looking for a lighthear...

  3. Rebecca says:

    This book, like most of theFirst Reads that I have been unfortunate enough to download, was not worth finishing It was supposed to be funny, but what little I read was increasingly upsetting I should have selected the children s book about the little grey blob instead.

  4. Lori Spielman says:

    Holly Banks Full of Angst is a must read for any mother who sometimes feels inadequate and what mother doesn t With vivid scenes that make us laugh and cringe in equal measures, Julie Valerie s depiction of motherly angst is palpable Valerie creates in Holly Banks a wholly relatable, refreshingly genuine protagonist, shamed by the seemingly perfect suburban mothers surrounding her With themes of new beginnings, the quest for perfection, motherhood and marriage, Valerie delivers lessons in Holly Banks Full of Angst is a must read for any mother who sometimes feels inadequate and what mother doesn t With vivid scenes that make us laugh and cringe in equal measures,...

  5. Sonja Yoerg says:

    Ever wonder what would happen if Liane Moriarty could channel the late Robin Williams Me neither until I read this astonishing debut, a modern allegorical marvel Holly Banks Full of Angst is as whimsical and charming as its namesake, but don t dare mistake it for simple fluff Valerie absolutely skewers Parenting While Privileged, and somehow pulls it off without preaching or condescending, thanks to the inimitable goofball heroine, Holly, the questionably sane person in the insane but Ever wonder what would happen if Liane Moriarty could channel the late Robin Williams Me neither until I read this astonishing debut, a mode...

  6. Berit☀️✨ says:

    Peacocks And Pies And My Little Pony Oh my This was such a fun feel good story that made me smile, laugh, and crave some pie LRTC

  7. Nursebookie says:

    Thank you to Julie Valerie and Lake Union Publishing for the advanced electronic copy of this amazing debut book that gave me so much joy and happiness the entire time I was reading I felt like Julie Valerie entered my brain and knew exactly what all my hidden insecurities were about taking on the most important job in the entire universe, and that is becoming a mother Holly Banks Full of Angst is a definite must read You will enjoy the story line, and the many laugh out loud moments that Thank you to Julie Valerie and Lake Union Publishing for the advanced electronic copy of this amazing debut book that gave me so much joy and happiness the entire time I was reading I felt like Julie Valerie entered my brain and knew exactly what all my hidden insecurities were about taking on the most important job in the entire universe, and that is becoming a mother Holly Banks Full of Angst is a definite must read You will enjoy the story line, and the many laugh out loud moments that Holly finds herself in I am certain you will be able to relate I guarantee it Holly is everyone of us trying to navigate our multiple hats every day a mother, a wife, a daughter, a member of our s...

  8. Toya says:

    Holly Banks Full of Angstis a charmingly hilarious story that highlights the craziness that life becomes when juggling marriage, kids, and over the top PTAs.Holly Banks and her husband moved to the idyllic and utterly pretentious Village of Primm If you ve ever seen Stepford Wives, it s definitely Stepford Their five year old daughter Ella is just starting kindergarten, and if being new to town isn t bad enough, Holly is crumbling under the pressure of being a Primm school mom.While I mayHolly Banks Full of Angstis a charmingly hilarious story that highlights the craziness that life becomes when juggling marriage, kids, and over the top PTAs.Holly Banks and her husband moved to the idyllic and utterly pretentious Village of Primm If you ve ever seen Stepford Wives, it s definitely Stepford Their five year old daughter Ella is just starting kindergarten, and if being new to town isn t bad enough, Holly is crumbling under the pressure of being a Primm school mom.While I may not have kids, I still found this book incredibly relatable and accurate when it comes to societal expectations Holly is that type of mom that is normal She is not a world class baker or a DIY phenomenon She constantly feels inadeq...

  9. mich says:

    Almost all those editorial reviews praising this book on thepage has the word wit or witty in it Yeah I guess you could say this has wit, but it was the desperate, trying too hard kind.I felt like this book was tell...

  10. Amy says:

    Too muchI thought I d relate to this book but the characters were so over the top I m from a keeping up with the Joneses type of place like Primm but I chose to move to the Southern Lakes type of town to raise my kids because I m so very far from the Perfect Mom type and I loathe people who try to portray themselves as such So I thought I d identify with Holly and her struggle against the Stepford PTA moms, but both sides were unlikeable in my opinion Mostly it was because it was Too muchI thought I d relate to this book but the characters were so over the top I m from a keeping up with the Joneses type of place like Primm but I chose to move to the Southern Lakes type of town to raise my kids because I m so very far from the Perfect Mom type and I loathe people ...

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