Monday, May 12, 2014

What is Kim Culbertson reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Kim Culbertson, author of Catch a Falling Star.

Her entry begins:
And the Dark Sacred Night by Julia Glass

I first fell in love with Julia Glass when I read Three Junes. Her characters have such depth and she writes with clear-eyed compassion about the complexity of family and love. When I finished Three Junes, she left me longing to spend more time with those characters and then (yay!!) she offers up And the Dark Sacred Night in which several of the characters from Three Junes emerge again alongside a rich mix of new ones. What a...[read on]
About Catch a Falling Star, from the publisher:
A deliciously charming novel about finding true love ... and yourself.

Nothing ever happens in Little, CA. Which is just the way Carter Moon likes it. But when Hollywood arrives to film a movie starring former child star turned PR mess Adam Jakes, everything changes. Carter's town becomes a giant glittery set and, much to her annoyance, everyone is starry-eyed for Adam. Carter seems to be the only girl not falling all over herself to get a glimpse of him. Which apparently makes her perfect for the secret offer of a lifetime: playing the role of Adam's girlfriend while he's in town, to improve his public image, in exchange for a hefty paycheck. Her family really needs the money and so Carters agrees. But it turns out Adam isn't at all who she thought he was. As they grow closer, their relationship walks a blurry line between what's real and what's fake, and Carter must open her eyes to the scariest of unexplored worlds - her future. Can Carter figure out what she wants out of life AND get the guy? Or are there no Hollywood endings in real life?
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