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really recap much of what happened before Even though I read the first recap much of what happened before Even though I read the first I would have iked a Shakespeare little background so I could completely understand where the book was goingCharacters Ioved the descriptions of Sophia Ava Liam Hunter Dalton and Giovanni But the other characters BWWM (Interracial Romance BWWM African American Multicultural Romance) like Lily seemed to just be in the book as filler It s hard for me to get into a book when I don t know what the charactersook ike Elle and Blair didn t really describe Lily or the others in a physical didn t really describe Lily or the others in a physical only in what they re major functions are I find it easier to enjoy a story when I can visualize a character and set up the scenes in my head I couldn t really do that with any of the secondary characters or even WhitneyWriting style The story read ike a blog or a magazine I Caveman Alien’s Riddle (Caveman Aliens, loved that It wasike I was sitting next to Elle and Blair and they were just telling me a story
reading any of their Their narrative was easy to take in and enjoyableSetting This book was set in New York City not Los Angeles I m from California so I m familiar with LA but all I know about NYC is what I ve seen on TV and online I felt that there was not much description of the setting just street names I would have Teaching white South African literature in high school liked for them to explain about what NYCooks A Wish Your Heart Makes like and how it feelsOverall Iiked the story I Agricultural Development: An International Perspective (Johns Hopkins Studies in Development) loved the dynamic relationship between Sophia and Ava Ioved how they were both very smart and down to earth They seemed Loves Abuse Warrior Camp like real girls The first book was definitely my favorite of the two but I wouldike to see them write another I was kind of sad when the story wrapped up at the end and there was no mention of another book I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys YA and chick Contemporary African literature lit 25Alright so I only read this book because it was bugging me that after so many years I still had no idea what had happened after book 1 ended on that cliffhanger It s filled with the same repeated and cringey drama and boy trouble and I found myself scanning through a page in two seconds just so I could move on or even skip pages so I could save myself from second hand embarassment I totally saw the ending coming and well I m just glad I finally get closure to this mind numbing series What can I say I justove this book. Ugural fashion showbut not if their rivals have anything to say about it The same unseen enemies responsible for framing them in LA are back and determined to ruin the sisters for good this time Can Ava and Sophia find out who's trying to destroy them before it's too a.
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PURSUING THEIR CAREERS AND FALLING INtheir careers and falling in Where Beauty Lies has a healthy does of romance in addition to mystery and betrayal The plot was engaging but it is still a ight fun read at heartSophia and Ava are just as ovable as they were in Beneath the Glitter but this time they are united instead of being torn apart by a series of unfortunate misunderstandings They are so passionate apart by a series of unfortunate misunderstandings They are so passionate their work that you just have to root for them I also oved watching their relationships progress with the boys I thought they should be with there are definitely s Much Alt 38 Environmental Transformations like the first book in this series this installment is cute fun and fluffy but very much tailored to a particularly audience that I don t really fit into From aiterary perspective there really isn t much in the way of plot theme or even depth or perhaps accurately elements that transcend the otherwise shallow seeming industry the story takes place in Most plot twists stop just short of posting a neon sign way way beforehand Most of the resolutions to their challenges are either tied up with surprising ease or with well awkward plot holes as when the main antagonist of pretty much the entire book is basically brushed aside in a paragraph with no explanation or resolution to that strand of the story On the bright side the characters are uirky and there are some genuinely funny moments There s plenty of relationship angst to go around if that entertains you though it gets a bit painful to read if you don t find the male Academic Skills love interests particularly attractive or entertaining I thought it was very descriptive in some places but then skimmed over others I found it a funittle pleasure read I was able to read it in a day but I did Before the Door Closes like it I definitelyiked this way than the first book I m even surprised at how much I really ike this If you iked the first book but you weren t fully satisfied with the story definitely read on to this one I got through this much faster and it certainly was an easier read There were a few things that bothered me and a few things that I really enjoyed The story didn t really drag in places Sophia and. The London sisters return in this charming new novel about ove friendship and the perils of fame Despite their very public arrest Ava and Sophia London are about to discover that in LA there's no such thing as bad press Suddenly they are the hottest It girls in town an. Ava were not as annoying as I thought they were in first installment The Contessa was even annoying than Sophia and Ava were installment The Contessa was even annoying than Sophia Ava were and Ava were just so confused view spoilerSophia was with Hunter and has obvious feelings for Giovanni but
was in complete denial Hunter was that over controlling boyfriend that is such a turn off in thein complete denial Hunter was that over controlling boyfriend that is such a turn off in the and definitely owered the bar for this book Ava was basically three timing with Liam Jax and Dalton Dalton took uite forever to come into the picture but when he did it made me happy although I was very fine with Jax He was so sweet I really wish Dalton and Jax were real and they definitely made up for They Left Great Marks on Me lame Hunter hide spoiler I haven t read the first book in this series Beneath the Glitter but the premise of this story seemed right up my alley A YA book about girls dealing withove fame and friendship And it has over a 4 star rating on Goodreads so I decided to give it a shot After the whole fiasco with their animal fundraiser Ava and Sophia London just can t seem to stay out of the spotlight So when the offer to design a Deans and Truants line for the New York Fashion Week the girls can t believe theiruck The girls put their hearts and soul into their Talking About Trees line but they soonearn that fame isn t as amazing as it s cracked up to be Everywhere they go it seems Alien Contact like someone is Iiked this book The second book made the story better even though a second book wasn t necessary This could have been combined into one bookI also The Rules of Engagement for Overcoming Your Past liked the characters this time around Very funny There wasn t a big twist or anything I think this was a cute story that didn t reuire any thinkingJust a good girly time had by all I received an ARC of Where Beauty Lies and Beneath the Glitter from a Goodreads giveawayReview contains minor spoilersI started with Beneath the Glitter and reallyiked it It was girly and fun Where Beauty Lies was as well but it was a Bibliographia Aethiopica II little confusingPlot Fun and creative but unrealistic I found the drama with the dog and cat to be unbelievable I know it s fiction but that twist was aittle too much for me I think Elle and Blair could have come up with something a Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture, and African American Women little real Also I felt that the storyline took aong time to develop and tie into what happened with the first book Beneath the Glitter ended on a cliffha. D are one step closer to making their brand London Calling a household name Their newfound celebrity status takes them jet setting to New York City to expand their brand into fashion and home goods Their first stop is fashion week where they're about to put on their ina.