In high school Marcus Quinn was Mr. Popularhandsome and dating a cheerleader, Tanisha Anderson. But Tanisha secretly hated Marcus best friend, the very shy and overweight Alice.

When Alice leaves home to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a movie star, she is supported by her father as well as Marcus, who has married Tanisha.

Thirteen years later, her mother has a heart attack and a glamorous Alice returns home to a wealth of second chancesrepairing relations with her mother, facing those who were cruel to her during high school and renewing her friendship with Marcus.

Please start this book early in the daythis one wont rest on your nightstand until it is finished! (Feb., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Debbie Sims