The Starter Wife

  • by Gigi Levangie Grazer
  • Narrated by Susan Ericksen
  • 12 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When her husband Kenny dumps her (by cell phone) mere months before their 10-year wedding anniversary, Gracie Pollock finds herself reeling. Though her role as the wife of a semifamous Hollywood studio executive often left her cold, Gracie had grown accustomed to the unique privileges extended to Tinseltown's power elite: reservations at Spago on a Friday night; beauty treatments by dermatologists, manicurists, and colorists to the stars; line-jumping at Disneyland with her daughter and Ugg-wearing celebrity offspring. And despite consenting to naming their daughter Jaden in an attempt to lure Will Smith into one of Kenny's productions, Gracie believed she and Kenny were different from other Hollywood couples. She never thought she'd be a starter wife. But now that her marriage is over, she's a social pariah, and it's only through a faux pas by her world-class florist that she learns her husband has upgraded: Kenny is dating a pop tartlet.With images of the 'tween queen everywhere she turns, Gracie seeks refuge at her best friend's Malibu mansion for some much-needed divorce therapy. Soon she's associating with all the wrong people, including a mysterious hunk who saves her from drowning, the security guard at her gated community, and - God forbid - Kenny's boss, one of Hollywood's better-known Lotharios.With her signature wit, sassy style, and cameos of the rich and famous - and wannabe rich and famous - Gigi Grazer tackles the most delicious and dastardly details of a divorce and recovery, Hollywood style.


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That was horrible. I couldn't even finish it.
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- Lindsey

Gigi spins another great tale!

Gigi Levangie Grazer stories are ideal mind-candy. The characters are not superficial nor are they too esoteric. You fall for the all! I even had sympathy for the "husband" character halfway through the plot; You really want to hate him but his development is literally perfect. My 2 thumbs up!
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- Amy Begnene

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-17-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio