Author--> Lauren Conrad
Release Date--> June 1st 2009
As a general rule I try to stay away from this “chicklit” genre. I’m not the biggest fan to say the least, however I was pleasantly surprised with this book (my standards were pretty low mind you). This is an embarrassing confession, I USE to watch the Hills, so I am ‘in the know’ with realty star Lauren Conrad, which was the motivating factor for me going out of my comfort zone to read this book.
I was surprised with Laurens writing capabilities. I thought some scenes were over detailed, if possible. I can’t remember the direct quote but there is one particular scene with the fish zooming around the fishbowl, anyone know what one I’m talking about?
However, I liked how this book hinted at all of the indiscretions behind the reality T.V show The Hills. I knew that Lauren hinted that the show wasn’t as “realistic” as it portrayed itself to be; the plot and characters of this book show similar connections.
The storyline and plot weren’t bad. Predictable, but not horrible. The premise is a little too materialistic and vapid for my personal taste. The main character seems, to me anyways, to be very similar to the author (from what I have seen on TV that is). Despite it not being my usual scene, I think I will pick up the sequel “Sweet little lies” when it comes out.