The Corner of Bitter and Sweet (Paperback)
Speak, 9780142412503, 386pp.
Publication Date: June 27, 2013
Sixteen-year-old Annabelle Jacobs never asked to be famous, but as the daughter of Janie Jacobs, one of the biggest TV stars in the world, she is. Growing up is hard enough. Having to do it in public because your mother is a famous actress? Even harder. When your mom crashes and burns after her DUI mug shot is splashed across the internet? Definitely not fun. Then your mom falls for a guy so much younger than she that it would be more appropriate for you to be dating him? That's just a train wreck waiting to happen.
From Robin Palmer, author of "Geek Charming "and "Wicked Jealous," this is a novel about the most complicated relationship a girl ever has: that with her mother.
Praise For The Corner of Bitter and Sweet…
"Both hilariously funny and often heartbreaking. Everything about it rings true; this is a must-read." --Jeannine Garsee, author of The Unquiet and Say The Word
"Keenly observed, brutally funny, and bubbling over with heart. This is Robin Palmer at her best. I loved this ride through the intricacies of mothers and daughters, addiction and recovery, celebrity and reality, and love in all its many fabulous forms." --Jennifer Castle, author of You Look Different in Real Life and The Beginnings of After
Raves for Robin Palmer's other books!
“A big heart + an insanely keen sense of humor = exactly the sort of book I love to read!” —Lauren Myracle, New York Times bestselling author of TTYL and Thirteen, on Cindy Ella
“This fairy-tale-based romance will be a favorite with girls, mostly because Cindy is such a wonderful character— thoughtful, intelligent, pretty, and kind.” —School Library Journal, on Cindy Ella
“The perils of popularity are showcased in a lighthearted contemporary novel filled with snappy dialogue.” —Publishers Weekly, on Geek Charming
“Robin Palmer takes a classic fairy tale and spins it on its head! Little Miss Red is funny and full of heart. You won’t be able to put it down.” —Jen Calonita, bestselling author of the Secrets of My Hollywood Life series and Sleepaway Girls, on Little Miss Red
“Fairy tale veteran Palmer delights with a feel-good Snow White update. A must for Grimm enthusiasts!” —Romantic Times, on Wicked Jealous
“Palmer retells the story of Snow White in her own quirky, hilarious style.” —Booklist, on Wicked Jealous