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Hollywood is like high school with money
Zoey Dean
Adult Fiction DEAN

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Dean delivers another pop artifact in her latest riff on the Gossip Girl generation, this time dressing up the goings-on with a very Devil Wears Prada vibe. Landing a job as second assistant to Iris Whitaker, a Metronome Studios hotshot, sounds like a dream come true for Ohio native Taylor Henning, who naturally wants to make it big in Hollywood. But this fish out of water needs to learn quickly how to swim with the sharks, as Iris's first assistant, Kylie Arthur, would prefer she drowns. Thankfully, a fairy godmother appears in the fierce form of Quinn, Iris's 16-year-old daughter, who suggests Taylor follow her surefire high school rules: fake it till you make it; speak up in class; make one cool friend; and realize lunch is a battleground. But there are unforeseen consequences for Taylor, who remembers some age-old advice just in time. It's a slick little novel: catty, glitzy and just mean enough. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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main characters Taylor Henning
Female
Age: 24
Works as a second assistant at a major movie studio; her coworkers trick her into almost getting fired; wants to socially fit in; being mentored by Quinn; falls in love with her rival's boyfriend.
Assistant

Quinn
Female
Age: 16
Her father is Taylor's boss; teaching Taylor how to be popular and how to make it in Hollywood.
Student



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