It really is pretty isn't it? I"m having a serious case of sandal envy...lol...All shades of light blue are my favorite color, so this caught my attention immediately. My first though was: what's going on with this girl? I'm kind of fascinated. Let's see what the description has to say...
Amy is fine living in the shadows of beautiful Lila and uber-cool Cassie, because at least she’s somewhat beautiful and uber-cool by association. But when their dates stand them up for prom, and the girls take matters into their own hands—earning them a night in jail outfitted in satin, stilettos, and Spanx—Amy discovers even a prom spent in handcuffs might be better than the humiliating “rehabilitation techniques” now filling up her summer. Worse, with Lila and Cassie parentally banned, Amy feels like she has nothing—like she is nothing.
Navigating unlikely alliances with her new coworker, two very different boys, and possibly even her parents, Amy struggles to decide if it’s worth being a best friend when it makes you a public enemy. Bringing readers along on an often hilarious and heartwarming journey, Amy finds that maybe getting a life only happens once you think your life is over.
|Amy Burstein at her junior prom|
Lisa Burstein, the author, is a tea seller by day and a writer by night. She wrote her first story when she was in second grade. It was a Thanksgiving tale from the point of view of the turkey from freezer to oven to plate. It was scandalous.
She was a lot like Amy when she was in high school.
She is still a lot like Amy!
Sounds like trouble to me...lol...
You can be part of the fun. In the weeks leading up to Pretty Amy's release on May 15, there will be a Worst Prom Photo contest. Make sure to dust off your old prom photos—the more tulle, bows, and big hair the better!—and watch Lisa's site, http://www.lisaburstein.com, for details on how to submit/enter to win a beauty package.
You can pre-order the book at the following sources:
Amazon pre-order: http://www.amazon.com/Pretty-Amy-Lisa-Burstein/dp/1620611198/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1330534300&sr=8-1
Barnes and Noble pre-order: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/pretty-amy-lisa-burstein/1108930786?ean=9781620611197&itm=1&usri=pretty+amy
Learn more about Pretty Amy here: Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13375237-pretty-amy
Lisa is a sweetheart. Get to know her:
And don't forget to enter to the Worst Prom Photo contest for a chance to win your own beauty package to get pretty!