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#REVIEW The Regulars by Georgia Clark - #New #Release Aug 2nd!
A fierce, feisty, and “wonderfully entertaining” (Scott Westerfeld, author of Uglies) debut with a magical twist about three ordinary, regular girls who suddenly have their fantasies come true…or do they?
Best friends Evie, Krista, and Willow are just trying to make it through their mid-twenties in New York. They’re regular girls, with average looks and typical quarter-life crises: making it up the corporate ladder, making sense of online dating, and making rent.
Until they come across Pretty, a magic tincture that makes them, well...gorgeous. Like, supermodel gorgeous. And it’s certainly not their fault if the sudden gift of beauty causes unexpected doors to open for them.
But there’s a dark side to Pretty, too, and as the gloss fades for these modern-day Cinderellas, there’s just one question left:
What would you sacrifice to be Pretty?
Wildly irreverent, blatantly sexy, and observed with pitch-perfect wit, The Regulars is fresh “compulsive reading from a bright new voice” (Brenda Bowen, author of Enchanted August) in fiction, perfect for fans of Jennifer Close and Kevin Kwan.
What truly FAST and FUN reading! I think the BEST part about this book is when each of these three women end up drinking a tincture they come across and end up on their own, individual journey! Every woman wants to turn out to be a beautiful, gorgeous woman who is successful, who have men who just drop at their feet for them, and have it ALL! When they find this tincture, this IS what they get! They are DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, and they each end up having some pretty wild things happen to each of them while they go on these journeys they end up on! There is one thing you will be surprised about, and that is they are not themselves at ALL when they are these other people. They look completely different, act different, everything is different. It’s a lot of fun to see how each of these women go through each change and how they act on the tincture and then off of it, back to themselves, again. After their journey is over, can they bring back some of what happened and live some of that life without that tincture? Did they grow from it? I did think it was odd these women did not discuss finding this tincture they were going to drink to talk more about it before drinking it, though. However, then I’m not letting go of reality when I think about that, and you really have to let it go to enjoy this book! Remember that as you are reading it! It’s worth the fun and just enjoy the ride! You could really enjoy this book! It is very humorous in places, and I’m glad I read it! Warning to those of you who are squeamish about sex in books, this one does contain it, but one of the scenes I thought was hilarious! I think you’ll enjoy this if you keep an open mind! I would like to thank the Publisher, Atria Books, and NetGalley for giving me a free copy of this book in exchange to read and write a review of my own opinion about this book! Thanks!