Trouble in Tinseltown (Summer Flings, Book1)- Aimee Duffy

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Blurb:

Armed with a degree from Oxford that she doesn't have a clue what to do with, Ciara Bree convinces her two best friends, Elle and Gem to spend their first summer of freedom backpacking across the globe. Now it's time to shop, sunbathe, think about boys for a change, and party hard...

 
First stop: LA!
 
The girls hit Tinseltown for a few days of shopping, star spotting, and even a movie premiere!
But their plan to sneak into an exclusive celeb party in West Hollywood backfires. Elle's gorgeous older cousin, Zack, is called to the rescue and despite knowing she should stay away, Ciara just can't seem to resist him.

Review:

You know when you read something that you half like and half hate? Well Trouble in Tinsel Town is that to me. I think hate is a bit harsh, but there were parts I did dislike. 

As a short story Aimee Duffy has managed to squeeze in quite a lot. This being the first book in a mini series, I don't think it gave us much in getting to know the characters, and to be fair it felt a little flat. I thought Ciara was a moody cow and it really put me off reading it. I like Aimee Duffy's previous work and I know she's a talented, quirky and witty writer, so I'm just hoping the next book in this series will prove me wrong and be great.

 

2/5

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