Now Starring Vivien Leigh Reid
Diva in Training
Publication Date: January 10, 2006
Categories: Social Issues - General
Moments after arriving in L.A., Vivien Leigh Reid is already questioning her decision to spend another summer with her mother, actress Annika Anderson. Last summer's "family reunion" on a film set in Ireland may have turned out okay, but Annika is still a grade-A diva.
Living in L.A. does have its upside. Leigh is taking classes at one of the city's best acting schools, and she scores a role on a hot TV soap, Diamond Heights. Better yet, her cute Irish boyfriend is coming to visit. But Leigh soon finds that dealing with Annika is easy compared to navigating the shark-infested waters of Hollywood, where even a taste of fame quickly turns a girl's head.
Yvonne Collins and Sandy Rideout are the authors of five books, including Totally Me: The Teenage Girl's Survival Guide and Introducing Vivien Leigh Reid: Daughter of the Diva. They live in Toronto, where they are at work on a third book about Vivien Leigh Reid.
"From spotting a fake Vuitton, to stabbing your costar in the back, to chatting up Adam Brody over lunch, this is the ultimate how-to novel for any aspiring starlet! Study up, girls!"---Hailey Abbott, author of the New York Times bestselling series Summer Boys "[Now Starring] Vivien Leigh Reid: Diva in Training is the hilarious and worthy successor to Introducing Vivien Leigh Reid: Daughter of the Diva. Vivien Leigh Reid is just as funny in Los Angeles as she was in Ireland, and even when she's channeling her inner diva and wearing her scratched-up discount designer sunglasses indoors, you can't help but love her."
---Susan Juby, author of Alice MacLeod, Realist at Last
"Now Starring Vivien Leigh Reid: Diva in Training reads like a decadent dive into the pages of Us Weekly. Fast-paced, fun, and hilarious. I loved it!"
---Lynda Sandoval, winner of the National Readers' Choice Award for teen fiction for Who's Your Daddy?
"If you appreciate the witty, over-the-top humor of soap operas, this is the book for you. Vivien Leigh Reid is a stitch!"
---Niki Burnham, author of Royally Jacked and Sticky Fingers