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Single and Looking: Daisy

Secret Lives of Sisters
Lu par : Stacy Gonzalez
Durée : 6 h et 47 min
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Daisy is turning 40. To make the crises worse, her five sisters pray over her unmarried status and THEN her cat begins speaking English with a British accent! Well no wonder the cat quotes William Shakespeare sometimes! Daisy did name the cat Shakespeare after all. 

The mess of Daisy's life is even kookier because the cat is cursing and smoking now like a Downton Abbey criminal and the cat is drinking more alcoholic beverages, even though booze makes his whiskers wrinkle. Mm, there must be a connection to all this flowing alcohol, which may explain the bubbly in Daisy's brain. Even her blind dates, men referred by her meddling sisters, are named after liquor: 

  • Glen Livet, a Scottish reverend formerly known as the Drunken Beast.
  • Harvey Von Wallbanger, an Austrian aristocrat obsessed with beauty.
  • Olive Martini, a Southern politician with a fetish for enhanced body parts.
  • Johnny Walker, a realtor who likes to stage a woman.
  • Joey Cuervo, a native New Yorker who bonds through blackmail.
  • Yeung Ling, a recently-divorced hairdresser and karate expert with killer hands. 

And then there is Daisy’s neighbor, a nurse with a voice sounding as if he would like to cut off her life support. 

Even with her cat's dating advice, Daisy has been looking for love in all the wrong places. Darn! When God texted Daisy, after she parked in a church handicapped spot, she forgot to text back, “Where is my soulmate on my phone's map app?”  

©2018 Belinda Austin, a pen name of Belinda Vasquez Garcia (P)2018 Belinda Austin, a pen name of Belinda Vasquez Garcia

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  • cosmitron
  • 17/08/2018

Quirky and fun

This is a good effort at humor and Kooky quirky fun.

The Narrator does a good job in maintaining the zany crazy nature of this unique Audio Book.


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  • ROCKFORD WIGGER
  • 08/08/2018

Single and Looking

I've had a hard time finding "funny" books that I think are funny.

That being said, this is a funny book. The back and forth between Daisy and Shakespeare is great.

I listened to the audiobook and voice acting was good. I enjoyed Shakespeare quite a bit.

The story was fun to listen to and I had a hard time turning away.

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  • Angela
  • 12/09/2018

So much fun!

Laugh out loud moments! This was such a fun book to listen to. The narrator was the absolute best. I was a little concerned about liking Shakespeare but then I couldn't live without him. What a hoot!!!

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Betababe
  • 01/12/2018

Spinster Exorcism

The opening morning after the night before seems to have wandered into a Shakespearean fairy tale or, more likely, nightmare. Dysfunctional is inadequate to describe Daisy's family; each of the sisters is a bigger mess than the last, but her siblings, mother and aunt are all focused on relieving her, at nearly 40, of the stigma of spinsterhood. Enter the cat . . .

Stacy Gonzalez narrates with gusto and has a great deal of fun with various American, British, and Scots accents as our heroine bumbles her way through blind dates from hell. Prepare to suspend your disbelief and laugh out loud as the absurdities pile up.

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  • Kyndig
  • 02/10/2018

It delivers a real giggle!

I was looking for something light and easy to listen to, something with some good characters and a few laughs and this book delivered. The narrarator did a great job, it was obvious that she enjoyed the material and really got into it. The characters were fun, I really liked the cat, and the story was relatable. Nice and easy read/listen.

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  • Rebecca Azizov
  • 03/09/2018

absolutely hilarious

a very fun and nice book yes not the whole book was funny but a lot of parts were so I think it's enough when you're listening to Comedy and sometimes it's too much it's not funny already and I loved the parts that were funny so yes it was a fun book a very nice one and a lovely story
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  • Jan M
  • 22/08/2018

Fun Listen!

I found this to be a refreshing quirky listen. I loved Shakespeare the cat in this story, along with the meddling sisters and unique other characters. Daisy had something about her that I really enjoyed too. This book by Belinda Austin is original and fun. The narration by Stacy Gonzalez was fitting. I requested this review copy audiobook and have voluntarily written this review.

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  • Romance junkie
  • 05/11/2018

Irreverent Funny Fantastic Narrator

Daisy wants a relationship with a man, so far she has a relationship with her cat Shakespeare who smokes drinks and talks.
The dialogue and pictures painted by this story are fantastic. You need to suspend belief and just have fun with this story. The narrator is so fantastic that story is a play you can’t wait to hear what happens next.
Daisy is set on dates by her sisters who find the most unusual men...but it’s the text from God that finally gets Daisy on the right road to live
The humor is so unique and fresh and the narrator gets every bit of it across
Worth a credit or money. Have some fun!

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  • BookLover
  • 03/10/2018

A Great Chuckle

This is a quirky, book with lots of sexual innuendos, as Daisy tries to find Mr Right. However, each of these "men" (I will use the word loosely) each have alcoholic names (which should be her first clue) and she has a British speaking cat, Shakespeare, which just adds to the craziness of this story.

Narrator did a wonderful job, with both her American English as well as her British accent (for Shakespeare).

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  • Victoria Haugen
  • 27/09/2018

HILARIOUS!

OMG I literally laughed out loud, this is a funny and entertaining story, well worth a listen, I enjoyed it! I talk to my cat & dog all the LOL.... uhhhh did I just say that out loud? They haven't answered me though.... yet :)

What a fun listen! Daisy, I just turned 50 so cry me a river lol! And my cat, Sonny, asked me to get Shakespeare's number ;)

Wonderful story, really great narration, really enjoyed it!

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