Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Book Review: Novelista Girl

I received a copy of this book in return for my honest, unbiased opinion.  

NOVELISTA GIRL is the follow up to Meredith Schorr's BLOGGER GIRL, which I reviewed here in 2013.  NOVELISTA GIRL picks up where the last book left off with our favorite main character, Kimmie Long.  Since we last heard from her, Kimmie has fallen in love with Nicholas, the steamy attorney and has written her first manuscript, following her life long dream of becoming a published author.

The problem is that agents keep rejecting her manuscript, which obviously makes her doubt her dream.  And Nicholas has turned into a complete workaholic, leaving them no time together.  Oh, and Kimmie's favorite frienemy, Hannah Marshak has shown up to offer her "assistance"...But can she be trusted?



Meredith Schorr once again knocked it out of the park.  I love how much I can relate to being a book loving blogger like Kimmie.  I could actually learn a thing or two from Kimmie's book review procedures and schedule.  And I would definitely read Kimmie's blog in my spare time.

Kimmie is just as hilarious and fun as she was in BLOGGER GIRL.  I think my cheeks were as red as Kimmie's when there was an embarrassing incident involving The Beatles and magazine cut outs.  I probably laughed a little more than she did, though.

I was glad to see all of my favorite characters back for the sequel, even if that did have to include Daneen, the attorney we love to hate.  (And seriously, if you haven't already read BLOGGER GIRL to get the dirt on Daneen, you should.  It's seriously juicy.)

My only disappointment was in myself- I wish I'd re-read my review of BLOGGER GIRL before picking up NOVELISTA GIRL so I could remember that Meredith's inspiration for Kimmie's character was Isla Fischer.  I would've loved to picture Kimmie as Isla again, but that totally did not take away from the story at all.

In true Kimmie Long style, I'll give this book 5 Pink Champagne Flutes!

2 comments:

Meredith said...

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this review. Doing my own happy dance right now. Thank you!

jennie said...

Hrmmm. A book blogger who dreams of becoming a published author. That sounds vaguely familiar. ;) I'll definitely have to pick this one (and the first one) up! I want to read the scene that made you blush! Haha!

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