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Monsters: A Love Story

Monsters: A Love Story by Liz Kay
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Aug 01, 2017 | 384 Pages
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**Selected as a Summer Beach Read Pick by Harper’s Bazaar, Associated Press, Purewow, and Refinery29**

“The unlikely romance between a feminist poet and the Hollywood heartthrob who options her book is at the center of Kay’s entertainingly dyspeptic Monsters.” –-Vogue

“In the tradition of Lolly Winston’s Good Grief . . . this fast-paced novel will have readers immersed in the heady feeling of an alcohol-fueled affair with one of the sexiest men alive.” —Library Journal (starred review)

“Witty and so nimbly-worded,  Monsters had me at hello. From the near-madcap improbability of the novel’s premise, to the punchy repartee and ping-pong banter between Stacey and Tommy, it’s impossible to resist the book’s charms. .” —Jill Alexander Essbaum, New York Times bestselling author of Hausfrau

“A perfectly imperfect love story . . . Kay has created a heartfelt, sometimes dark but ultimately romantic story about what happens when two broken people come together.” – BookPage

“A smart, satirical feminist novel, but as the subtitle suggests, it’s also a romance.” —ShelfAwareness

“I love to see truth in writing when it comes to love and relationships . . . [Monsters is] an electric, fast-moving novel.” – B&N Reads

Monsters is an addictive read: a page-turner that is at once dark and uplifting, shocking and hopeful. Kay’s book takes a sharp spin on the notion of fairy tale romance.” —Janelle Brown, bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted Was Everything

“At times somber, at times heartwarming, the story of this improbable romance is an addictive page-turner, ripe with seduction and charm, that drops insights into this messy, crazy, wonderful thing called love..” —Washington Independent Review of Books

“This one will make you laugh and cry, but Kay’s debut novel, about a poet grappling with the death of her husband, is a must-read. A smart look at grief and how we bounce back from it, Monsters is fast-paced and completely addictive.” –Purewow, Ultimate Summer 2016 Book Pick

“The novel’s wry insights into messy relationships put me in mind of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. and Emma Straub’s The Vacationers.” —Timothy Schaffert, critically acclaimed author of The Swan Gondola

“This edgy and entertaining novel would make a great beach read.” –-Booklist 

“Magical.” —Lucy Sykes, author of The Knockoff
 
“The meeting of kindred spirits is often as punishing as it is beguiling. When monsters fall in love, it is impossible not to watch, impossible to put the book down.” —Rebecca Rotert, author of Last Night at the Blue Angel
 
“A deeply felt and modern day spin on the fairy tale notion of happily-ever-after. . . Smart, fun, sexy writing.” —Mark Haskell Smith, author of Raw: A Love Story
 
Monsters is smart, witty, hilarious, raunchy, irresistible, and full of crackling dialogue.” —Catherine Texier, author of Victorine
 
“Reads like a seduction. I couldn’t stop. . . Monsters they may be, but vulnerable monsters with hearts full of yearning.” —Amy Hassinger, author of The Priest’s Madonna

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