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I fall for the cover every time

This time the book in question is Holly Would Dream, by Karen Quinn (author of The Ivy Chronicles, about the cut-throat world of prep school admissions in New York City), another chick lit book coming out in paperback in June. Again, another book that looks like it will be a fun summer read, whose Audrey Hepburn-esque cover I fell in love with immediately (Unfortunately, I can't seem to find this book on; when I went to add it to my list of books to be read, my search turned up every edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream ever printed in the last fifty years, plus a novel called Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep?).

Here's what the novel seems to be about, according to Karen Quinn's website,

Not a day goes by that Holly Ross doesn’t regret missing out on her big Hollywood break. But, having abandoned dreams of movie stardom, her new career as a fashion historian is beginning to reap rewards. About to be married and with a big promotion promised, she can finally start to count her blessings.

So where did it all go wrong? How, in the space of one day, does Holly find herself homeless, jobless, penniless - and fiancé-less? Why is she cruising on the ultra-luxurious Tiffany Star in pursuit of real estate tycoon Denis King? And how come she is trying to track down a suitcase full of priceless Audrey Hepburn gowns before Interpol tracks her down?

With the gorgeous Mediterranean and the eternal city of Rome as the backdrop, this romantic fashion caper starring the endearingly accident-prone Holly Ross is filled with intrigue, comedy, and plot twists galore. Will Holly get the promotion she deserves - or will she be thrown in jail? Will she capture the heart of Denis King before he marries society girl Sydney Bass? And will Holly finally be able to stop saying “if only” and embrace a new dream that will make her happier than she ever dared imagine?


Leslie said…
Me too....the cover is great!....and the book looks fun too......let's find it!

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