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 Read Holly Banks Full of Angst – heartforum.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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  • Holly Banks Full of Angst
  • Julie Valerie
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  • 05 September 2017

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 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 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 w...

  5. 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 certa...

  6. Alysia says:

    Apple pies are too easy for this town, Greta said If it was easy it wouldn t be Primm What was the last book you read that made you laugh out loud Well, Holly Banks Full of Angst by Julie Valerie was just that read for me Holly Banks and her family have just moved to the community of Primm, with its prime real estate and highly sought after school system During her 5 year old s first week of Kindergarten, Holly faces a multitude of mishaps she can t seem to get her daughter to the bus Apple pies are too easy for this town, Greta said If it was easy it wouldn t be Primm What was the last book you read that made you laugh out loud Well, Holly Banks Full of Angst by Julie Valerie was just that read for me Holly Banks and her family have just moved to the community of Primm, with its prime real estate and highly sought after school system During her 5 year old s first week of Kindergarten, Holly faces a multitude of mishaps she can t seem to get her daughter to the bus on time, her parenting skills are called into question by her cable guy, she suspects her husband of having an affair, and she faces off numerous times with overbearing mom, Mary Margaret St James the PTA version of Regina Georg...

  7. Suzy Krause says:

    I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of this book and I could not put it down I loved the time I spent with Holly Banks in the Stars Hollow esque Village of Primm an eerily immaculate town with unwritten but unbendable rules and fast talking caricatures of people we all know in real lif...

  8. 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 telling me Aren t I so fu...

  9. Megan (Glitter and Plato) says:

    Ok, I m just gonna be honest and say this book wasn t for me The story centers on Holly Banks who recently moved to the upscale Village of Primm right before her daughter starts kindergarten Holly is basically a hot mess compared to the picture perfect mothers of Primm, and she has a heck of a time making a good impression and fitting in But as sh...

  10. Morgan Clift says:

    First, I want to thank netgalley and Julie for the digital copy of this book I absolutely adored this book and as a mom with anxiety this spoke to me on a level that so many women hide, moms are mean and you re always being judged I loved how the ending turned out because once you let go and start being yourself you see we are all in this together just trying to do our best for our kids without losing ourselves I hope there sto come and thank you again for a wonderful story of real First, I want to thank netgalley and Julie for the digital copy of this book I absolutely adored this book and as a mom with anxiety this spoke to me on a level that so many wome...

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