Synopses & Reviews
Cat McAllister grew up as a Hollywood child star, spent her adolescence modeling in Japan, and now, as she celebrates her twenty-fifth birthday for the fourth time, she lives for velvet ropes, Moand#235;t and Chandon, gold-leaf invitations, and other fashionista prizes. But on her way up the social ladder, making her way past the who's who and the what's what, Cat finds herself stuck in that seventh circle of celebrity hell. andlt;BRandgt; What's worse, her funds are running dry. andlt;BRandgt; What's a girl to do? andlt;BRandgt; Marry rich. And so the ruckus begins, taking us from China for a baby adoption, to Paris for the couture shows, to the "it" world of Gotham. And that's just the hors d'oeuvres. andlt;BRandgt; Punctuated with Kim DeMarco's illustrations, andlt;Iandgt;Cat's Meowandlt;/Iandgt; is a spectacularly witty novel about a young woman looking for love, clothes, and what will make her truly happy in life.
Tim Blanks host of E!'s Fashion File Lurid! Harrowing! Picaresque!
Todd Oldham Melissa de la Cruz captures all the nuances of the New York fashion sillies with wit and accuracy.
Michael Musto andlt;Iandgt;The Village Voiceandlt;/Iandgt; A gift bag full of satire, spectacle, and name-dropping. It's all too fabulous for words.
Simon Doonan author of andlt;Iandgt;Confessions of a Window Dresserandlt;/Iandgt; and creative director, Barneys Melissa de la Cruz is the Jackie Collins of the "Moomba" generation -- she's on a collision course with pulp stardom.
Tim Blanks host of E!'s andlt;Iandgt;Fashion Fileandlt;/Iandgt; Lurid! Harrowing! Picaresque!
About the Author
Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 andlt;iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;USA TODAYandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Wall Street Journalandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Publishers Weeklyandlt;/iandgt; bestselling author of many books including andlt;iandgt;The Isle of the Lost, andlt;/iandgt;the first book in the Descendants series; the Beach Lane series; the Blue Bloods series, which has three million copies in print; and the Witches of East End series, the inspiration for the Lifetime television drama starring Julia Ormond and Jenna Dewan Tatum. Her fantasy series, Heart of Dread, is co-written with her husband. She is a former journalist and has written for andlt;iandgt;Teen Vogueandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Seventeenandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Harperandrsquo;s Bazaarandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Glamourandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Cosmopolitan, Marie Claireandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Allureandlt;/iandgt;. She currently lives in Los Angeles and Palm Springs with her family.