So if your last book left you gloomy, be sure to read this one.
I recommend this book to all people who need a little humor in their lives.
Then, finally, how she got started as a recruiter for the dating service, on the lookout for what she calls "a fresh supply of goddesses” and her life as an author—a calling she never suspected she had.
The book is full of interesting anecdotes about Martenson’s work in Hollywood with the stars.
Part way through reading I had to laugh at myself after re-examining the cover and synopsis of Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker.
Marla says nothing about providing *insight* on matchmaking, though it was what I mostly expected. She delivers EXACTLY what the back cover promises, and one big unplugged surplus more.
Sprinkled throughout the book are e-mails from happy clients who fell in love and got married and disgruntled ones who threatened to quit unless they had their ideal date.
Some of her clients are common sense deficient when it comes to dating, some are gold diggers, and a few want the impossibly perfect date.
She also got into I enjoyed reading ‘Diary of a Beverly Hills Matchmaker’ by Marla Martenson. It was exactly what I needed after the dark and gloomy book before it.
She also got into the celebrity spotting game where there are limos everywhere.
The author starts off by showing us what a regular day for her is like, answering annoying emails and trying to understand her clients' often incredible and unreasonable requests, as they continually find faults with their gorgeous, perfect Barbie-doll dates.
After this initial glimpse into her 'regular day,' Martenson goes back in time to recount how she got started, working at restaurant jobs and waiting on rude celebrities such as Joan Collins, who once barked at her for forgetting a fork. She also talks about her dreams of becoming an actress, her marriage, divorce and remarriage to the perfect guy, her father’s death and, finally, taking charge of her life.
I felt like I was at a dinner table with a good friend who go This great beach read is a general introduction to the world of dating for the very rich in L. I don't have much to add to what previous reviews have said. I enjoyed reading about her life and all the drama surrounding her job.