Ernessa T. Carter 32 Candles Book

Ernessa T. Carter 32 Candles Book

32 Candles

This debut novel of longing for family, love, and acceptance finds some interesting territory before settling too early into inevitability Davidia Jones, a nerdy child of poverty, is abused by her alcoholic mother and despicable father and is the subject of merciless taunting at her high school But it s the Molly Ringwald Ending that guides this fragile 15 year old whe This debut novel of longing for family, love, and acceptance finds some interesting territory before settling too early into inevitability Davidia Jones, a nerdy child of poverty, is abused by her alcoholic mother and despicable father and is the subject of merciless taunting at her high school But it s the Molly Ringwald Ending that guides this fragile 15 year old when she bolts town with a lesbian trucker named Mama Jane and lands a gig as a 40s style chanteuse in L.A With a little Hollywood stardust, she redefines herself and begins living the life she s dreamed of until James, the rich golden boy she had a crush on back home, walks into her nightclub Not knowing their connected past, James promptly goes gaga for the overhauled Davie, whose need for sweet revenge adds a welcome dark edge to an otherwise predictable trajectory toward self empowerment New Agey embellishments an atonement list seem like a misstep for a spirited heroine stuck in a middling narrative

Title : 32 Candles
Author :  Ernessa T. Carter
Language : English
Isbn : 0061957844
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 335 pages

Rating: 4.5

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