Perfect on Paper:
The (Mis)adventures of Waverly Bryson by Maria Murnane
Booksurge (self publishing through Amazon)
Contemporary Romance/Chick Lit
ISBN: 978-0-9800425-0-4
Reviewed by Tanya




Waverly Bryson is just about to have it all. She is two weeks from her wedding when suddenly her fiancé calls off their wedding.  Stunned she wonders why and retreats from friends and only goes to work, and bonds with her bed and couch.  Finally, about a year later, while she is at a sport super show managing the PR for a large client her interest is sparked by a man she meets.  But, then again she can’t seem to get her mouth to say the things she wants to and things don’t work out.  So now she is back in the dating pool and there will be a lot of funny tales.  Additionally, she is toying with a way to let out her stress and frustration with being dumped, almost “at the altar”, and comes up with her “Honey Cards” which start as a secret but are hilarious. 

Enjoy the romp through the Waverly’s past and future.

Oh my God.  Not only do I think Perfect …on Paper: The (Mis)adventures of Waverly Bryson is fantastic but, I think Ms. Murnane’s is one of the funniest writers I have read in a long time (think the early days of the Stephanie Plum novels).  If that is not enough then you get to read the little snippets of the “Honey Cards” which are just too funny.  I hope this debut novel is not the only one that is in Ms. Murnane’s head as I will be first in line for another adventure.  After reading this story not only do I have a different perspective of San Francisco but am reminded that sometimes you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find the prince.  Additionally, Waverly was portrayed as a real woman, not someone that is always perfect.  She makes mistakes, clams up and doesn’t just bounce back from things quickly.  I can not say enough about Perfect …on Paper: The (Mis)adventures of Waverly Bryson and for that reason I just HAVE to make this a July Recommended Read.  When is the next one Ms. Murnane?


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