What is interesting in this gossip-filled, bitch-rich tale is the appearance of numerous real celebs which really makes this stab-‘em-when-you-can, scandal-led yarn a bit different and very cleverly done. The authors are insiders, daughters of successful producers so the whole Hollywood, Oscar week background is for real.
Comparison: Lauren Weisberger, Candace Bushnell, Holly Peterson.
What would you do if you were born on Oscar night into Hollywood royalty? If you went to Vanity Fair parties rather than birthday parties? And if your life felt like a glamourous movie - but you were only an extra in it, playing boyfriendless, jobless hopeful no.310?
Meet Lola Santisi. She's an Actorholic. Stuck in a pattern of dating beautiful actors then as soon as she's got over the dazzle of their teeth and the rockhard abs, realising they're just as self-obsessed as the last one. She's gone cold-turkey, and resolved to plough her energy into helping her friends instead.
Julian, Lola's BGF (best gay friend), is a designer on the up. But he'll be down and out if he can't get someone to wear his designs on Oscar night so persuades Lola to become his Hollywood Ambassador. Lola's best friend Kate, is an ambitious young agent desperate to sign a big name. Together with their other friend, Cricket, a ditzy actress aspiring to play something other than a coma victims on ER, they must navigate through celebrity-hell if they're ever going to make it to the red carpet...
Closing date: 03/07/2018
Publication date: 24/01/2008
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||24th January 2008|
|Author:||Ruthanna Hopper, Amanda Goldberg|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Debuts of the Month, eBook Favourites, Relationship Stories,|
Ruthanna Hopper is the daughter of Dennis Hopper. This is her first novel. Amanda Goldberg is the daughter of legendary Hollywood producer, Leonard Goldberg. CELEBUTANTES is her first novel.More About Ruthanna Hopper, Amanda Goldberg