Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search

Fiction Humorous

A Boring Wife Settles the Score

by (author) Marie-Renee Lavoie

translated by Arielle Aaronson

Publisher
House of Anansi Press Inc
Initial publish date
Jul 2021
Category
Humorous, Family Life, Literary
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781487009373
    Publish Date
    Jul 2021
    List Price
    $22.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781487009380
    Publish Date
    Jul 2021
    List Price
    $11.99

Add it to your shelf

Where to buy it

Description

The eagerly anticipated sequel to the critically beloved and bestselling Autopsy of a Boring Wife finds the saucy and ever-appealing Diane, now turning fifty and with the wreckage of her marriage behind her, setting off on a new hilarious journey for romance.

A Boring Wife Settles the Score marks the return of Diane, the raunchy and entertaining heroine of the prize-winning and bestselling Autopsy of a Boring Wife. Despite the end of her marriage, Diane still has plenty of love to give. Determined not to waste her days — that’s just not her style — she finds a job in a daycare and solace in cocktails with her best friend, Claudine, who convinces Diane her love life is not over. Diane wants romance and sees no reason why she shouldn’t have it, but she soon discovers, in her typically chaotic and hilarious manner, that for a woman approaching her fifties the task is not so simple as it is for a man.

About the authors

MARIE-RENÉE LAVOIE was born in 1974 in Limoilou, near Quebec City. She is the author of four novels, including Mister Roger and Me, which won ICI Radio-Canada’s “Battle of the Books” — the Quebec equivalent of “Canada Reads” — and the Archambault Prize, and Autopsy of a Boring Wife, which was a finalist for the Forest of Reading Evergreen Award and longlisted for CBC Canada Reads. It was also a Hoopla Book Club selection and a CBC Best Book of the Year, and is currently being developed for television. She lives in Montreal, where she teaches literature at Maisonneuve College.

 

Marie-Renee Lavoie's profile page

ARIELLE AARONSON left her native New Jersey in 2007 to pursue a diploma in Translation Studies at Concordia University in Montreal. She holds an M.A. in Second Language Education from McGill University and has spent the past few years teaching English in the Montreal public school system and creating educational material for second language learners. She previously translated Marie-Renée Lavoie’s Autopsy of a Boring Wife and A Boring Wife Settles the Score for Arachnide.

 

Arielle Aaronson's profile page

Other titles by Marie-Renee Lavoie

Other titles by Arielle Aaronson