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April 6, 2010
Just Like Me, Only Better

April 2010
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Featuring: Veronica Czaplicki; Haley Rush; Brady Ellis
336 pages
ISBN: 0425232484
EAN: 9780425232484

Romance Contemporary
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Carol Snow Just Like Me, Only Better
by Carol Snow

Veronica’s life was over… until she jumped into someone else’s…

From the author of Here Today, Gone to Maui, the story of a woman who finally got a life…some else’s.

Ever since Veronica’s husband found the love of his life- not her-she’s been a walking zombie with runny mascara. It doesn’t help that she keeps getting mistaken for Haley Rush- the Hollywood starlet whose dazzling life is plastered on every magazine.

When Haley’s manager offers Veronica a job as a celebrity double, it only takes a moment before she says yes. Veronica gets to drive Haley’s car, wear her phenomenal clothes-and have fun with her hot celebrity boyfriend, Brady Ellis. Too bad the job’s only part-time, and at the end of the day she has to return to her life as a cash- strapped substitute teacher and cub scout mom.

But when real sparks fly with Brady, is it a fantasy come true or a disaster in disguise?


I remember the exact moment when Haley Rush’s fame reached its tipping point. I was in the produce department of Ralph’s supermarket, desperately trying to concentrate on school lunches and the price of bananas, when all I could think about was my husband, Hank Czaplicki, who days earlier had announced – well, mentioned, really – that he had found his soul mate, and she wasn’t me. An image of Hank kissing Darcy DaCosta, a.k.a. “North Orange County’s #1 Realtor!*” flashed through my brain just as a skinny prepubescent girl with blue braces and a high ponytail appeared at my side and blurted, “Can I have your autograph?”

Speechless, I stared at her, tears making my vision the slightest bit blurry, and shook my head with confusion.

Kitty and the Katz is my favorite show!” she squeaked.

I blinked furiously, as if Read More… Previous Picks

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