Saturday, February 9, 2013


This is a very light little story with a great voice and very interesting supporting characters. It is a twist on the traditional romance, and even though I figured out the ending I still loved it and think many might find the ending to be a total surprise. I loved how this book explores the idea of how often it is that the way we see ourselves is so different from how others see us. Also, our main character might be all grown up, but she grows a lot throughout the book and she is always likeable even at her unlikeable times.  As always, I also give this book extra marks for being a relatively clean read. No sex scenes and very little foul language.

What if you found out you were the ugly friend?

Emma Frazier is smart, hardworking, and loves her job as a journalist for a Florida lifestyle magazine. Emma knows she’s no great beauty, but she’s pretty certain she has a shot with her handsome new boss, Ben Gallagher—until Emma overhears a mutual acquaintance refer to her as the “ugly friend.” In an effort to reclaim her battered self-esteem, Emma decides to impress Ben at work by promising an exclusive interview with NASCAR legend, Trip Monroe.

Emma and Trip went to high school together and although it’s been fourteen years since they’ve spoken, Emma is certain she can score an interview with the elusive super star. But connecting with Trip turns out to be harder than Emma imagined. Her quest for the interview leads her back to her tiny hometown of Catfish Cove, where old secrets and a new romantic interest shake up Emma’s views on life and teach her that maybe the key to finding true love is as simple as accepting yourself for the person you were always meant to be.

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