Mistakes Were Made: a comedic romance (Greywater Chronicles)

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"Taylor Rush's debut novel is a joy to read." Jules isn't looking for love or new friends - she just wants to get back to her real life. But Jules manages to find friendship and romance despite herself. More Bridget Jones Diary than 50 Shades of Grey, adult readers of all ages will enjoy the adventures of Jules and her friends in this humorous novel set in Portland, Oregon.

"A fun romantic romp"
Jules Martin finds herself at the Misty Forests Recovery Center after breaking both her ankles in an embarrassing accident. Misty Forests is unexpectedly similar to summer camp - which is both fun and horrifying. There are the mean girls, the sweet new friends, and the delicious mystery man.

"Just what I needed for a weekend getaway."
One day while hiding in her room, she spies a man dancing his heart out on the grounds of Misty Forests. Jules is immediately obsessed with this welcome diversion. As she begins to make friends with older residents and staff, Jules keeps her fantasies about the dancer to herself. Nonetheless, Jules is on a collision course with this mysterious stranger.

"At first she thought her drugs were causing hallucinations. But the dance was weirder than anything she could hallucinate. There was nothing overtly sexual about any of his dance moves or flourishes and it only lasted a few minutes, but his confidence and panache were riveting. Jules could not tear her eyes away. She refused to imagine he was entertaining a girlfriend, but was unable to come up with a plausible explanation for his performance."

Stories about friendship and romance that make us laugh
This romantic comedy is full of humorous encounters between friends and lovers. The ensemble of characters is reminiscent of the friendships from Sex and the City or How I Met Your Mother. Love is in the air, and Jules and her friends (young and old) support each other. With only a few exceptions, her new friends are delighted to show her around Misty Forests and help her find her way. Her friend Martha is always there for her, even making sure she gets her favorite sandwich.

Readers looking for an enjoyable chicklit novel with romance and friendship will love Mistakes Were Made. Perfect for a vacation or lazy weekend!

Romantic comedy in Portland
Set in Portland, Oregon in the near future, the silliest moments involve misunderstandings and the secrets that can trip up the best of us. The future has sadly not brought any amazing solutions to the humorous mistakes we all make, but everything is also proceeding more or less as expected. Characters vacation at the beach, shop at the mall, watch Downton Abbey, and accidentally insult each other.

While Mistakes Were Made could be set in any modern city, readers who are familiar with Portland will enjoy spotting references to landmarks, parks, and restaurants. Misty Forests itself, however, does not yet exist.

Best humorous fiction for fans of chick lit
In the tradition of Nora Ephron and Jane Austen, Mistakes Were Made laughs with the foibles of the characters and pokes fun at the things we all take too seriously. While Jules is in the midst of a love story (with a happy ending), this romance novel isn't too much of a fairy tale. People still fall down (and fall off things), and don't always live up to their best selves. But Jules and her friends always pick themselves up and try again.

Love stories for your vacation at the beach or on the couch
Whether you're looking for a good book for the summer or a cozy read for the weekend, this romantic comedy has got you covered. You'll love the opportunity to escape to a humorous world of multi-generational friendships and delicious love stories. This fun summer read hits all the key requirements for vacation: laughter, love, and friendship. Jules and her friends might mess up, but their intentions are almost always good.

Mistakes Were Made: a comedic romance
is the first book in the Greywater Chronicles published by Silurian Press.

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I hope you enjoy Mistakes Were Made: a comedic romance about some of my favorite characters of all time. I wrote this book to explore the dynamics of love, friendship between women (and friendship between women and men), and what happens when adults are stuck in a location together. While the primary plot is Jules' sweet quest for love, I thoroughly enjoyed contemplating the complexity of adult relationships when everyone is stuck together at a location -- the Misty Forests recovery and adult living center.

The book doesn't explicitly state the location or time period, but there are numerous subtle references to Portland, Oregon throughout the story. I liked the idea of pushing everything forward about 30 years to around 2045, which means today's teenagers are the adult thirtysomething protagonists of the story. We still have mobile devices of some sort and computers for work (but we keep them from running our lives a bit better), we operate cars (but do we drive them?), and some of my favorite Portland restaurants are still in existence. Misty Forests doesn't actually exist, but I do have a secret location in Northwest Portland up against the hill picked out.

I quite enjoyed give Jules a career as a greywater plumber -- still a little unusual now, but I like to imagine that there are many more greywater projects in 2045 and many more women working as plumbers.

There are at least three books in this world, with the second book (Best Laid Plans) also available. I so much fell in love with the characters, that I can easily imagine many more. Some of the secondary or minor characters who may need their own books include Jules' best friend Martha and her new good friend Sue at Misty Forests. I could also see books about Jeff who runs the front desk at Misty Forests, his buddy Melody, the facility manager Neal, and the grumpy but sweet gardener. To name just a few.

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Friendship. Love. Interpretive dance.

In the near future, Jules Martin finds herself at the Misty Forests Recovery Center after breaking both her ankles in an accident. Despite being a grown woman, Jules struggles to find her way. Misty Forests is unexpectedly similar to summer camp - which is both fun and horrifying. One day while hiding in her room, she spies a man dancing his heart out on the grounds of Misty Forests. Jules is immediately obsessed with this welcome diversion.

As she begins to make friends with older residents and staff, Jules keeps her fantasies about the dancer to herself. Nonetheless, Jules is on a collision course with this mysterious stranger.

Mistakes Were Made: a comedic romance is a light-hearted romp through the trials and travails of finding love in the most unusual places.

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