Match Made in Manhattan A Novel Amanda Stauffer
After two intense, dead-end relationships, serial monogamist Alison finds herself confused, lonely, and drastically out of touch with the world of modern dating. Refusing to wallow, she signs up for every dating app out there and resolves to remain open-minded and optimistic as she explores the New York City singles' scene, dating as many men as she can. With the click of a button, her adventures begin: On one date, she's dumped before the first kiss; on another, she receives intel from an undercover agent who tracks illegal exotic animals. She dons full HAZMAT gear on a third date; on another, meets a tattooed folk singer turned investment banker; and quickly finds she's a better match with another date's mom!

Giving them all her signature Pants Speech—her pants aren't coming off unless she has a real connection with someone—she desperately wants to push past the awkward small-talk phase to find true love, but finding The One is starting to feel impossible. That is, until Paul, who is sophisticated, funny, and not to mention, hot. Alison finds herself falling for Paul harder than any guy she's dated and finally letting her walls down—but will he stick around or move on to his next match?

Match Made in Manhattan is a fast-paced, contemporary story about the struggles of dating in the digital age. Replete with online profiles, witty dialogue, and a super-supportive group of female friends, this all-too-real and relatable debut novel will have readers laughing, crying, and rooting for Alison all the way to the end.
TitleMatch Made in Manhattan
SubtitleA Novel
AuthorAmanda Stauffer
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published2 January 2018
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Amanda Stauffer is a thirty-something graduate of Yale and Columbia Universities who works as an architectural conservator, restoring historic landmarks across the country. When she grew frustrated with New York City’s dating scene in her twenties, Amanda headed to Even though no successful relationships came out of it, her experiences provided her with a lifetime of warm and fuzzy memories, a few friends, and an abundance of material should she ever decide to pursue a career in comedy. Amanda is a fan of Italian neorealist cinema, mojitos, and—well, you can just read her protagonist’s Match profile on page 20 of this book, because Alison lifted heavily from Amanda’s own profile. An erstwhile expat who has lived in Bangalore, Sicily, and Paris, Amanda currently lives in Manhattan, where she is busy writing her second book.

ISBNs: 9781510728097 978-1-5107-2809-7 Title: match made in manhattan category:FIC ISBNs: 9781510728103 978-1-5107-2810-3 Title: match made in manhattan category:FIC 
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