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Bella Shaughnessy is addicted to lipstick with names like My Chihuahua Bites and Kiss My Lips, an occupational hazard since she works as a stylist and makeup artist for her family’s small chain of beauty salons. The owner is her father, Lucky Shaughnessy, a gregarious, three-times-divorced charmer with Donald Trump hair, who is obsessed with all things Italian and still carries a torch for his first wife, Bella’s mother. After Bella’s own marriage flames out spectacularly when her half-sister runs off with her husband, Bella decides she has seen enough of the damage love can do. She makes a vow: no more men.
Then Bella meets a cute entrepreneur at a college fair, and despite their bickering, they can’t seem to stay away from each other. He also gives her a brilliant business idea, one that just might allow her to share her makeup expertise with the world. A small, well-tressed dog finds her way into her life, and her heart, and she decides to chance that, too. When the whole clan heads to Atlanta for a big Southern wedding, sparks fly—in a summer blowout no one will ever forget.
This hilarious, rambunctious novel is pure Claire Cook: full of juicy conflict and unconditional love.
“Charming, engagingly quirky, and full of fun, Claire Cook just gets it. Summer Blowout is irresistible!”Meg Cabot
“Summer Blowout is as intoxicating as a seat at the top of the Ferris wheel.”Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author
“Laugh out loud.”Good Housekeeping
“Comedy and romance keep readers entertained until the last page.”Publishers Weekly
story, Summer Blowout is primed…to become a big-screen romantic comedy.”