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#99: The Star Attraction - Alison Sweeney

Sophie is a Hollywood publicist who has a fabulous job, a fabulous boyfriend, and a fabulous life. She even scores her PR firm's most important actor client and every woman's dream--Billy Fox. But will a steamy make-out session in a restaurant alley with her big-name client cost Sophie her job? And does she really want an escape from her life and her loving, if imperfect, relationship with her investment banker boyfriend? The Star Attraction takes us on a wild ride through one woman's daytime soap come to life.


  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Hyperion (May 14, 2013)
  • ISBN: 9781401311049





AUTHOR BIO:
Alison Sweeney is the host of NBC's hit reality series The Biggest Loser, an award-winning actress who plays Sami Brady on NBC's hit daytime drama Days of Our Lives, and author of The Mommy Diet. She also makes time to give back to the community, serving on the Entertainment Council for Feeding America and annually co-hosting the Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon. Ali lives in Los Angeles with her husband, a California Highway Patrol officer; their son Ben; and daughter Megan.


REVIEW:
A fun read!
I was surprised I enjoyed this story as much as I did, considering most of it was a giant cliché. I felt it was totally predictable romance, but I liked that about it too. It was exactly what I was looking to read at the time.
Strong characters make this fluffy story and easy and enjoyable read. I just can't see me reading it over and over.
People who are into watching soap operas will definitely appreciate this book. More than I did surely. I am not a soap opera fan. Too dramatic at times for me, and so was this story. The drama, the who's-sleeping-with-who, and the plot were all reminiscent of daytime television.
Still it flowed well and had a beginning, middle and end. 


3/5

Comments

  1. Sometimes I need a fun, predictable, happy endings romance reads! Thank you for the review.

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  2. I'm a fan of romance so I know predictability is not unusual. I love it when an author can make me love the book despite that. This sounds cute but I haven't watched a soap in decades (I'd rather read).

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  3. I enjoyed this one...and also the author's memoir, All the Days of My Life (so far). But then again, I am a fan of Alison's work on the soap...and admittedly, I have enjoyed how soaps can take me out of my own drama...lol. Thanks for sharing.

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