The Engagement Game

The Engagement Game : Why I Said "I Don't" to Marriage and "I Do" to Me

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Ambitious and successful, 28 year-old Joi-Marie is confident she can attain her checklist of a perfect life. She has the career, the friends and the lifestyle she has always dreamed of. And her boyfriend is really pretty great...except for the fact that he won't propose! So when the husband she wants doesn't fall into place, she decides she has to play "the engagement game." After receiving a list of advice on how to secure a proposal - and even researching "engagement chicken"--Joi-Marie begins to wonder if the perfect life may not come in the form she more

Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 150 x 210 x 29mm | 388g
  • Little, Brown & Company
  • Center Street
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1455594482
  • 9781455594481

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About Joi-Marie McKenzie

Joi-Marie McKenzie is an entertainment producer for ABC News, covering television, film and music for several platforms. She is also the creator of The Fab Empire, an award-winning website that covers celebrities, society and local events in cities across the United States. Joi-Marie currently lives in New York more

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