32 Candles is the slightly twisted, utterly romantic, and deftly wry story of Davie Jones, who, if she doesnat stand in her own way, just might get the man of her dreams. Davieaan ugly duckling growing up in small-town Mississippiais positive her life couldnat be any worse. She has the meanest mother in the South, possibly the world, and on top of that, sheas pretty sure sheas ugly. Just when sheas resigned herself to her fate, she sees a movie that will change her lifeaSixteen Candles. But in her case, life doesnat imitate art. Tormented endlessly in school with the nickname qMonkey Night, q and hopelessly in unrequited love with a handsome football player, James Farrell, Davie finds that it is bittersweet to dream of Molly Ringwald endings. When a cruel school prank goes too far, Davie leaves the life she knows and reinvents herself in the glittery world of Hollywoodaas a beautiful and successful lounge singer in a swanky nightclub. Davie is finally a million miles from where she startedauntil she bumps into her former obsession, James Farrell. To Davieas astonishment, James doesnat recognize her, and she canat bring herself to end the fantasy. She lets him fall as deeply in love with her as she once was with him. But is life ever that simple? Just as theyare about to ride off into the sunset, the past comes back with a vengeance, threatening to crush Davieas dreamsaand break her heart again. With wholly original characters and a cinematic storyline, 32 Candles introduces Ernessa T. Carter, a new voice in fiction with smarts, attitude, and sassiness to spare.With wholly original characters and a cinematic storyline, 32 Candles introduces Ernessa T. Carter, a new voice in fiction with smarts, attitude, and sassiness to spare.
|Author||:||Ernessa T. Carter|
|Publisher||:||Harper Collins - 2010-06-22|