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Publication date: November 22, 2022
Perfect for fans of Maria Semple and Jennifer Weiner, this clever and witty debut novel follows Ramona through the forty-eight hours after her life is upended by the discovery of her husband’s affair and the proximity of a category four hurricane.
Ramona has a spoiled boss, a potty-trained toddler, a judgmental mother who doesn’t mind sharing, and, whoops, a cheating husband. That’s how a Category 4 hurricane that hits her life in Savannah becomes another item on her to-do list. Over the next forty-eight hours, she will add a neighborhood boy and class guinea pig named Clarence Thomas to her entourage as she fights to evacuate the city.
Ignoring the lingering glow of her minivan’s engine light, Ramona navigates police checkpoints, bathroom emergencies, her boss’s lawsuits, and torrential downpours while receiving apologetic calls and texts from her cheating husband. and longs for the days when his life was like that of a prince. song, full of sexy creativity and joy.
Thoroughly entertaining and completely relatable, None of this would have happened if Prince was alive. is the hilarious and moving story of a woman elbow-deep in calamity and about to step off the brink for the rest of her life.
Author Carolyn Prusa has created the best friend in the world as the main character of her debut novel. With The wedding singer Like her favorite movie and Prince grabbing the top singer spot, Ramona knows talent.
A life filled with chaos is a piece of cake for the brave Ramona. Prusa sets the stage for lots of laughs with None of this would have happened if Prince was alive.. Work, marriage, motherhood, and the small matter of a Category 4 hurricane are just a drop in the ocean for our heroine.
Packed with one-liners and zingers, Ramona navigates the challenges seemingly by the seat of her pants. The story, apart from being incredibly funny, is something we can all relate to. The author’s use of irony is evident in the treatment of the more serious themes.
Using the sentiments derived from Prince’s songs as a goal, Ramona is on her way to regaining her sense of joy. It will take more than a hurricane to divert it.
None of this would have happened if Prince was alive. is a charming story of a woman who takes control of her life despite the roles she must play. At its core, Ramona is the fun friend we all want.
Carolyn Prusa He studied literature and creative writing at Stanford University and Boston University. she has written for savannah magazinethe charlotte watcherand other publications. She lives in Savannah, Georgia, with her husband, two children, and a giant rescue dog, Dale, who looks like a Wookiee and sings like an angel.