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The Goddess Lounge (Paperback)

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Penne Armour's bad day just keeps getting worse. First, she has to visit The Goddess Lounge, the notorious LA coffee house/knitting salon/menstrual palace decried by religious conservatives as a "man-hating elevator to hell." Then, she learns that her "inner goddess" is Venus, the goddess of love, the one goddess-if she believed in goddesses-that divorced-mom Penne would want nothing to do with. But when her ex-husband goes missing and she sets out to find him, maybe Venus is just what Penne needs to face down a one-eyed fashionista, a boar-taming olive-oil rancher, a hypnotic lounge lizard, an ocean of traffic, and her own increasingly irrepressible feelings for a businessman with a dangerous secret. A comic yet thoughtful riff on Homer's Odyssey, The Goddess Lounge asks the eternal question: Why be a hero when you can be a goddess?

About the Author


Margaret Finnegan's work has appeared in Salon, LA Times, FamilyFun and other publications. She lives with her husband, two children and dog, Scout, in South Pasadena, California. She is partial to all of them, but must admit that the dog gives her the least grief, for which she is grateful.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780984915477
ISBN-10: 0984915478
Publisher: Lucky Bat Books
Publication Date: June 29th, 2012
Pages: 198
Language: English