Friday, July 27, 2012

Book Club!!

Today is Book Club Friday!

To link up, all you have to do is grab the button (above) and link up (below)!

You can write about any book you want.

This week I'm sharing...

Here's the synopsis:
When San Diego weather caster, Jaswinder Park, is mysteriously summoned to the island of Maui in Hawaii to help her grandmother, she ends up losing her job. This fair-haired, light-skinned foreigner, called haole by the natives, decides to stay in Maui for a couple of days until she can figure out what to do with her life. She realizes that her quick trip to Maui may not be all she’s hoping for when:

-She has to bail her Hawaiian/Korean grandmother out of jail for possession of pakalolo.

-The only thing she can understand her grandmother say is: “Not that."

-She can’t decide which hurts worse, her sunburn, hangover, or memories of the night before.

-She’s labeled the “Liquor Licker” on the front page of the Maui News in a photo that shows her doing a shot of tequila with a hunky Hawaiian who’s been found dead.

-She scrapes the bottom of the barrel to find her guardian angel.

Beautiful fabric found in her grandmother’s closet unfolds a future for Jaswinder as she designs sensuous silky wraps called sunshminas that provide sun protection. She tries for a Hollywood connection, but her company, Haole Wood, has some growing pains. From trying to find a killer, to selling her sunshminas, to lusting after Dr. Jac, the island dermatologist, to trying to ignore her so-called guardian angel, can Jaswinder learn to embrace the island way of life? Aloha!


Here are my thoughts:
You may recall I reviewed another of Dee DeTarsio's books here. So when she sent me her newest read, I couldn't wait to get started on it! 

I seriously find her books to be so entertaining and witty!  This one combined comedy, mystery, and a little bit of romance- which basically makes it the perfect read for me.

Don't believe me?  One of the chapters is titled "S-to-the-Lutty."  Yep.  Go read it.

Orrrrrrr...Enter to win a copy here!!

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What are you currently reading?


Katie said...

Sounds like a fun read! I will be putting that on my list. I'm in the middle of a heavier book and need a light fun one!

Bubblymuppet said...

I love the sound of this book - cute and entertaining! Adding it to the list!

Dee DeTarsio said...

Aloha! Thanks so much for the Haole Wood love, Heather! (And thank you Katie and Bubblymuppet--I hope you are having a great summer!) Mahalo!

Jordan said...

Adding this to my "to-read" shelf on Goodreads! Thanks!

Amber said...

S-to-the-Lutty?!?! I HAVE to read this :)

MindBodyandSoul Yoga said...

ahh!! sounds SO fun!

Christina said...

That book sounds so fun! I just put it on my list!

Lindsey @ Let the Light Shine said...

I think it's amazing you still get through a book a week with a job and a baby!!

Mrs. Pedersen said...

Sounds like a great read!! Love finding new recommendations. :)

Kimberlee Van Der Wall said...

haha great chapter title ;)

Sounds like an interesting read!

Shoshanah said...

This sounds like such a cute book! Hopefully I wind up winning the contest, so I'll have the chance to win a copy soon!

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