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Oh My God What a Complete AislingHer twenty firstBut Aisling wants She wants the ring on her finger She wants the hen with the willy straws She wants out of her parents’ house although she’d miss Mammy turning on the electric blanket like clockwork and Daddy taking her car 'out for a spin' and bringing it back full of petrolWhen a week in Tenerife with John doesn’t end with the expected engagement Aisling calls a halt to things and soon she has surprised herself and everyone else by agreeing to move into a thr Aisling is a small town country girl who loves her Daddy a good hotel breakfast jeans and a nice top and her boyfriend of seven years JohnWhen there's still no sign of the elusive engagement ring Ais worries that she's never going to have her own Big Day so she decides it's time for a change With the help of Majella her friend from back home and Sadhbh her always glam city office colleague Aisling is about to realise what friendship really means and what's really important to herI had seen loads of my friends on Facebook join a page called Oh My God What a Complete Aisling lovingly referred to as OMGWACA over the past few years Never entirely sure when it comes to Facebook I assumed it was a jokey page for people called Aisling I joined considerably later than everyone else about a year and a half ago and was immediately confused Talk of a Dramatis Personae and Generic John left me baffled until I realised that I did indeed marry a Mad Tom I'm turning into an utter Memmeh myself and I know a hell of a lot of Aislings I wasn't sure what direction this book would take but Sarah and Emer have taken their original concept and written a heartwarming lovely story about a girl we can all relate to on some level It's a really sweet book an ideal one to read over the Christmas holidays just be prepared for a lot of emotion Let's hope Memmeh bought the good balmy tissues not the ones that'll take your nose off

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read Oh My God What a Complete Aisling doc Ê Kindle Edition ↠ ➛ [KINDLE] ❅ Oh My God What a Complete Aisling By Emer McLysaght ➥ – Aisling is twenty eight and she’s a complete Aisling She lives at home in Ballygobbard or Ballygobackwards as some gas tickets call it with her Ee bed in Portobello with stylish Sadhbh from HR and her friend the mysterious Elaine Newly single and relocated to the big city life is about to change utterly for this wonderful strong surprising and funny girl who just happens to be a complete Aisling Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen the creators of the much loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God What a Complete Aisling' bring Aisling to life in their novel about the uintessential country girl in the big smo Book reviews on wwwsnazzybookscom Fun entertaining and at times a bit emotional Oh My God What a Complete Aisling is a fast paced funny read which I really didn't want to put downThe word 'Aisling' seems to be a term originally coined in an Irish Facebook group set up by Emer and Sarah which has amassed many members who discuss the things they've noticed and observed about a certain type of Irish girl known as an 'Aisling' I didn't know this before I read the novel so it's not essential information but I found it interesting that Aisling is a seemingly fond not cruel term for a certain type of girl and what an amusing character this novel's Aisling isOh My God What a Complete Aisling made me smile and laugh and though she's odd in many ways I really warmed to Aisling seeing the world through her eyes is so entertaining and left my hugely amused Her observations on other people and their habits are brilliant Some parts are ridiculous but that's all part of the fun and there are some much serious moments too it's not all light and fluffyI wish there were pages to this novel so I could spend time with her Emer and Sarah write a second book asap please Definitely recommended Many thanks to Penguin for providing a copy of this novel on which I chose to write an honest and unbiased review and for inviting me onto the blog tour

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Aisling is twenty eight and she’s a complete Aisling She lives at home in Ballygobbard or Ballygobackwards as some gas tickets call it with her parents and commutes to her good job at PensionsPlus in DublinAisling goes out every Saturday night with her best friend Majella who is a bit of a hames she’s lost two phones already this year – Aisling has never lost a phone Aisling spends two nights a week at her boyfriend John’s He’s from down home and was kiss number seventeen at Leds leds did you hear? The two wans behind the OMGWACA Facebook group are only after going and writing a bewkAh jaysus did they? Is it any good or is it pure #notions?It's feckin' faboo Hilair and smart as a pair of them fancy red soled shoes Louboutins would you be well? they wear in the posh mags Bits of it would shred the heart out of you too mindShould I read it so?Yeah but like stock up on the nice tissues the balsamy ones sure I was a mess of tears and snot and giggles all the way through itI will soGrand And text me when you've finished it We'll meet up for a cup of tea and the chatsGrandFor anyone who hasn't been inducted into the wonderful world of OMGWACA I am eternally grateful to my sister for bringing me into the fold it's an Irish Facebook group with over checks Facebook 42 thousand members It started when two college friends from Carlow and Kildare decided to share their observations about a certain type of Irish country girl with a wider audience Over time the cast of characters grew and their audience did too It became invitation only a few years ago to keep the bowsies out and preserve the feel of the group One of the most remarkable things about OMGWACA is that there isn't so much as a tiny bit of meanness in it It's an affectionate knowing gentle ribbing of Irishness of a certain stripe Or many stripes considering the current size of the Dramatis Personae It's where we flock to share the bizarre minutiae of Irish life the sort of things we know others in the group will relate to Christmas on OMGWACA is a hilarious shared experience it's also become a place where other writers have honed their craft and journalists shnake in to steal the odd choice cut and are rightly pilloried for it At the moment the page is bubbling over with excitement about the book with Aislings NFATRs and Majellas galore and yes the GJs Mad Toms and Australia Pauls too sharing their joy at there a being a book and b the book being a wonderful read Not a wet blanket or a tall poppy cutter downer to be seen as is only right and proper It's rare too in this cynical age Despite what the edition says I bought a physical copy Tore through it in one sitting and confused the living daylights out of my cat that feckin' cat by alternating between gales of laughter sniffles and at one point full blown sobs It's sweet and kind funny and heart rending personal and political It's a grand read altogether said with typical Irish understatement and you could do a lot worse than planning for an evening curled up on the couch with it the good biscuits and a pot of good strong tea or coffee if you're like me and have caffeinated beverage notions