Synopses & Reviews
Thirteen-year-old Floey Packer feels like shes always blended into the background. After all, shes the frumpy younger sister of the Fabulous Lillian, a girl so popular and spontaneous that their house is always packed with a gaggle of admirers. But when Lillian suddenly gets married and heads off on a month-long honeymoon, Floey decides its her time to shine. Armed with her trusty diary, some books on Zen philosophy, and a jar of Deep Wild Violet hair dye, Floey embarks on a self-improvement missionwith excellent results. People are finally noticing her, especially the boy who really counts. But then disaster strikes.
Are people noticing Floey because shes so fabulousor because her evil cousins posted her diary on the Internet? And how will Floey ever repair the damage?
Thirteen-year-old Floey Packer decides it's her time to shine. Armed with her trusty diary, some books on Zen philosophy, and a jar of violet hair dye, Floey embarks on a self-improvement mission. People finally notice her, especially the boy who really counts. But then disaster strikes.
About the Author
Mark Peter Hughes was born in Liverpool, England, but grew up in the coastal town of Barrington, Rhode Island. He now lives in Wayland,
Massachusetts, with his wife, Karen, and their three small children, Evan, Lucia, and Zoe. He has written stories ever since he can remember.
From the Trade Paperback edition.