Keep Me Posted. Pretty Much Screwed. Though the mystery of a death itself pulls the reader forward, the real suspense rests with the stories of the young women who witness the final hours.
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The Underwriting. Everything She Thought She Wanted. Karen Connelly. Zancan puts an intense, psychological spin on this dream scenario in Local Girls. The Edge of Winter. Find books coming soon in in. The Men and the Girls. A character study that will draw you in. Four of a Kind. Do we want another novel about girlfriends competing for the attention of an alluring man?
Jules Moulin. Monica Pradhan. Caroline Zancan is a fine writer who brings great insight and wisdom to this study of our culture. Swan Huntley. The Love of My Youth. Maggie, Lindsey, and Nina have been friends for local of their lives. Jun 28, ISBN Add to Cart. Lisa Beazley. With an uncanny eye for the raw edges of what it means to be a girl and a heartfelt sense of the intensity of early friendship, Local Girls is a look at both the profound role celebrity plays in our culture, and how the people we know as girls end up changing the girl of our lives.
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Our Authors for Virtual Events. She girls the overheated weirdness of Central Florida and the grind of barely scraping by. Obsessed with celebrity magazines that allow them a taste of the better lives they might have had, the girls revel in his company. This Is Not Chick Lit. Related Articles. Shanna Mahin. Ally Hughes Has Sex Sometimes. The Look of Love. Paperback —. Jenna McCarthy. Memories of a Marriage. When a celebrity enters their local Florida town and throws a wrench into the lives of these pop culture-obsessed teens, layers are pulled back and friendships are questioned.
Nine Months. The Goddesses. Zancan endows her seemingly ordinary threesome with brains, guts and distinct opinions, bringing them vividly to life. Amy FitzHenry. Bridget Asher. Cold Feet.
In fact, you can pretty much guarantee how a night there will unfold. Good Enough to Eat. Stacey Ballis. Now nineteen and restless, the girls spend local summer days bouncing between unfulfilling jobs, the beach, and their favorite local bar, The Shamrock. Read An Excerpt. Go Ask Fannie. Joanna Trollope. Literacy and Longing in L. Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman. Elisabeth Hyde. If that girl is this poised debut, the answer is yes. She writes convincingly about the illusions that the famous and non-famous maintain about each other. Louis Begley. Riikka Pulkkinen. Looking for More Great Re?
Download Hi Res. Be the first to know! Above all, she illuminates the joys and peculiar intimacies of female friendship by showing us one close to its end. Sweet Life. Three women, longtime friends, glance up from their drinks, straighten their spines and start scheming to take him home. Michelle Miller. The girls grew up together in a dead-end Florida town on the outskirts of Orlando, and the love and loyalty they have for one another have been their only constants. A Florida bar, restless teens, a movie star, and a sudden death.
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In her delightful and honest debut, she reaches into the twisted core of female friendships and unravels them in all their harsh complexity. Jun 30, ISBN Available from:. The Cranes Dance. Monsters: A Love Story.
Also by Caroline Zancan. An achingly good, ennui drenched story of friendship and shared history in the humid depths of Florida.
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