The author of the hysterical memoirs I’ve Still Got It…I Just Can’t Remember Where I Put It and If It Was Easy, They’d Call the Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon turns her comedic talents to fiction with a novel about picking yourself up out of the gutter when life kicks you to the curb…
For Charlotte Crawford, the worst part about being dumped after twenty years of marriage is that her husband, Jack, doesn’t want another woman; he just doesn’t want her.
Forty-two and clueless, Charlotte is a fish out of water in a dating pool teeming with losers. Just when she thinks she’s finally put her failed marriage behind her, it comes back to bite her in the ass…hard. Without warning, Charlotte finds herself staring down the barrel of a future she wouldn’t (she would totally) wish on her worst enemy.
Engaging, fearless, and relentlessly funny, Pretty Much Screwed is a story of love, loss, friendship, forgiveness, turtledoves, taxidermy, and one hilariously ill-placed tick.
Jenna McCarthy is the internationally published author of Pretty Much Screwed; I’ve Still Got It…I Just Can’t Remember Where I Put It; If It Was Easy, They’d Call the Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon; and The Parent Trip. A former radio personality and… More about Jenna McCarthy
“A brilliant blend of smart storytelling and sidesplitting humor.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich
“Jenna McCarthy takes what could have been a standard chick lit formula—heroine gets dumped, commiserates with her BFF, ventures back into the dating jungle, finds love after a series of complications—and breathes new life into it by giving it her own smart-mouthed-yet-utterly-sweet spin. Sure, her two memoirs were hilarious, but with Pretty Much Screwed, her first novel, she proves she’s a first-rate storyteller too. More please!”—Bestselling author Jane Heller
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“Everything you could want in a book or a best friend—blunt, truthful, and dead-on hilarious. Her unflinching look at the vagaries of middle age is witty and astute.”—New York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster
“Hilarious and spot-on! Jenna McCarthy’s I’ve Still Got It made me howl. Her comic timing and quirky wisdom have never been better!”—New York Times bestselling author Celia Rivenbark
“Take Jerry Seinfeld, put him in Spanx and pump him full of perspiration-producing hormones… then set him in front of a computer and tell him to write, and you’ve got Jenna McCarthy’s hilarious I’ve Still Got It.”—Bestselling author Allison Winn Scotch
“The middle-aged woman’s bible…Kudos to McCarthy for seizing the Zeitgeist of her generation by the balls and detailing every nitty gritty truth.”—Bestselling author Emily Liebert