Reviews

  • “Leslie A. Rasmussen’s After Happily Ever After gives voice to many women in the “sandwich generation” – and the voice is a funny one.

    –Leslie Lehr, prizewinning author of A Boob’s Life and What A Mother Knows

  • “Rasmussen is a freelance journalist and former TV sitcom writer, and the latter is evident in the novel’s sharp, funny dialogue and Maggie’s wry, observational narration.”

    –Kirkus Review

  • “About a soon-to-be empty nester learning to love herself one blunder at a time. After Happily Ever After is a delightful and probing novel”

    –Forward Review

  • “In Leslie A. Rasmussen’s debut novel, a woman finds herself reanalyzing her life and her marriage when her daughter is heading off to college.  Smart and funny, After Happily Ever After is an exciting debut.”

    –Laura Dave, international bestselling author of Eight Hundred Grapes

  • “With warm tenderness, peppered with humor throughout, Leslie A. Rasmussen has written a novel of fresh, relatable characters, easy to root for and easy to know.  Anyone juggling the lives of loved ones while navigating their own, will recognize the protagonist….as she struggles to find the missing parts of a so-called life which turns out to be…herself.”

    –Sande Boritz Berger, author of Split-Level and The Sweetness
  • After Happily Ever After” is a road map for every empty nester whose marriage has lost its spark.   You can’t help but see yourself on these pages.”

    Adrienne Barbeau, actress and author of There are Worse Things I Could Do  and  Vampyres of  Hollywood series

“Leslie A. Rasmussen has written a story that most women can relate to in one way or another with compassion and love. After Happily Ever After is a wonderful read that will not disappoint. I highly recommend After Happily Ever After to women both young and old.”

— Readers’ Favorite, five stars

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