The Grass Is Always Greener (Belles #3)
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Who says you can't choose your family?
Their shared sweet sixteen party is just around the corner, and half sisters Isabelle Scott and Mirabelle Monroe are ready to cut loose, even if they are the daughters of a prominent public figure. So when Izzie's estranged aunt, Zoe, breezes into town unannounced, it just might be the change that the Monroe family needs -- or not, depending on who you ask...
Happy with her cute surfer boyfriend and a group of great girlfriends, Izzie has no interest in getting to know yet another long-lost family member. But Mira, who's on a mission to try new things and meet new people -- a handsome brooding painter in particular -- is drawn to Izzie's artsy aunt, who seems to the be the polar opposite of the uptight Monroe family.
As the girls try to negotiate the unexpected paths their lives have taken, Zoe's laid-back attitude eventually charms them both. But when Zoe offers Izzie the chance to leave Emerald Cove and start fresh in California, Izzie and Mira are faced with bigger changes than they expected. Is a move to the West Coast what Izzie had in mind for her sweet sixteen?
The heartwarming conclusion to Jen Calonita's Belles trilogy.
Praise For The Grass Is Always Greener (Belles #3)…
Praise for Belles:
"Belles is a must-read, full of scandals, sisterhood, Southern charm, and secrets!"—Sara Shepard, #1 bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series
"Proving Southern belles can backstab with the best of 'em, Jen Calonita weaves a soapy tale that keeps you guessing from beginning to end."—Kate Brian, New York Times bestselling author of the Private and Privilege series
"A page-turner that has it all--tingly romance, shocking secrets, and tons of heart. You're going to love it."—Sarah Mlynowski, author of Gimme a Call and Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn't Have)
"This adorable, heartwarming book is pure beach-ready fun."—Justine
"The story is told with plenty of panache [and] the fish out of water elements have the most bang... Told in alternating chapters by Izzie and Mira, this dual perspective adds an effective layer to the story."—Booklist
"Using believable teen vernacular and situations characteristic of the wealthy, Calonita paints a picture of the materialistic values that divide the haves and have nots.... There are many twists and turns to keep the story interesting."—SLJ
"The protagonists' emotional development and changing attitudes are realistically expressed..."—PW
Poppy, 9780316091107, 304pp.
Publication Date: April 16, 2013
About the Author
Jen Calonita is the author of the VIP, Secrets of My Hollywood Life and Fairy Tale Reform School series, and a former magazine editor who has interviewed everyone from Justin Timberlake to Beyoncé. She lives in New York with her husband, Mike; sons, Dylan and Tyler; and their Chihuahua, Captain Jack Sparrow.
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