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Hardcover Rhinestone Flip Flops Book

ISBN: 1438951396

ISBN13: 9781438951393

Rhinestone Flip Flops

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Josie Borday, a mid-thirties data-entry clerk, agrees to a blind date with Brett Becker, a mid-thirties construction worker, as a final effort to placate the friends who constantly try to find... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Every young woman's dream.....

Rhinestone Flip Flops is a light-hearted, feel-good story. It is like reading about a really good dream you had with a fresh perspective and a quirky, lovable heroine. Being the cynic I can be, I expected the dream to turn into a nightmare, but instead the unexpected twist to this love story is one you would never dream would happen. I will definitely watch for the sequel out of perverse curiosity...will this charming and believable young woman meet challenges she can't overcome with her daunting will power?

Good Escape from reality

Reviewed by Leslie Granier for Reader Views (6/09) "Rhinestone Flip Flops" tells the story of Josie Borday, a woman in her 30s who has been unable to attain a successful relationship with a man. Her coworker Heather sets her up on a blind date with Brett, who is Heather's boyfriend's younger brother. After overcoming typical first date jitters about what to wear and how to do her makeup, she still lacks the confidence that Brett could finally be the one for her. Upon meeting, Brett seems too good to be true. He is handsome, fit, and owns an incredible piece of property. Extraordinary circumstances make Josie and Brett inseparable as they attempt to build a lasting relationship. This book had a great deal of potential, but the author's decision to concentrate on the small details instead of focusing on the bigger picture left me disappointed. The story takes place over an approximate period of four weeks. Nearly every morning, the author tells us Josie empties her bladder and then drinks juice. Each day we are told Brett makes coffee before he leaves for work. Whenever they are in a vehicle, we are told every song that plays on the radio. When they go out for breakfast, they always go to the same place. I sometimes wondered if I was reading the same chapter over and over. The author tries so hard to make the characters seem flawless that they actually come off as quite boring. I kept hoping for some big secret about Brett's past to be revealed to explain why such a great guy was still single. Perhaps some sort of disagreement between Josie and Brett could have enhanced the plot. Instead each one constantly goes out of his or her way to accommodate the other. They do not even seem to think for themselves. When they are told the secret of a successful long-term relationship from a couple who has been together for twelve years, Josie and Brett opt to follow it simply because it worked for someone else. The target audience for "Rhinestone Flip Flops" by Ari Dean is definitely adult females. The story can provide an escape from reality for a reader who is dreaming of meeting the perfect man.

Rhinestone Flip Flops Mentions in Our Blog

Rhinestone Flip Flops in Hooray for Today, Flip-Flop Lovers!
Hooray for Today, Flip-Flop Lovers!
Published by Beth Clark • June 15, 2018

June 15 is National Flip-Flop Day, so slip on your favorite pair and read on for some fun facts and books.

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