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Make Him Look Good

Alisa Valdés-Rodríguez; Read by Daphne Rubin-Vega and Orlagh Cassidy

Macmillan Audio

The "him" in Make Him Look Good is Ricky Biscayne, sexy Latin singing sensation who has taken the pop world by storm. But it takes more than swiveling hips and dreamy eyes to get to the top of the charts. The women who orbit Ricky are:

• Milan, Ricky's new publicist, and her sister Geneva whose Club G promises to have Miami's hottest opening ever
• Jill Sanchez, a media-manic Latina star who has crossed over from CDs to perfume, clothes and movies and Jasminka, Ricky's gorgeous Croatian model wife and...
• Irene, a firefighter whose high school romance with Ricky was the last love in her life, eking out an existence for herself and her daughter Sophia, who is beginning to suspect that she and Ricky Biscayne look a little too much alike

With several satisfying romances set against Miami's music, club and modeling scenes, Make Him Look Good is irresistible fiction from one of America's most original voices.

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Make Him Look Good
The First Trimesterthursday, february 14So, welcome to my frilly yellow bedroom. Girly, immature. Teddy bears. And not just that, but Care Bears. Pitiful. I know. How sad is it to be twenty-four years old and still living at home with your mom and dad (and grandparents)? How sad is it that I'm still here, in this white-brick home in Coral Gables, near Blue Road and Alhambra Circle, on my once-canopied twin bed, silly ducky slippers hanging off my pudgy feet, a pink terry-cloth robe cinched around my waist, my greasy flat nothing brownish hair pulled up in two slightly sad,
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Praise for Make Him Look Good

"Escapist Entertainment with a Latina heart." --AudioFile on The Dirty Girls Social Club

"The lives of three distinctive Californians become real--brilliantly brought to life by the voices of author Alisa Valdez-Rodriguez, with Mara Holguin and Ingrid Oliu." --AudioFile on Playing with Boys


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Alisa Valdés-Rodríguez; Read by Daphne Rubin-Vega and Orlagh Cassidy

  • Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez is an award-winning print and broadcast journalist and a former staff writer for both the Los Angeles Times and the Boston Globe. In 2005, she was named one of Time magazine's twenty-five most influential Hispanics and called "the godmother of chica lit." In 2002, she was named one of Latina's Women of the Year.

  • Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez Photo: Anna Peña
    Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez
  • Daphne Rubin-Vega
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Make Him Look Good

Alisa Valdés-Rodríguez; Read by Daphne Rubin-Vega and Orlagh Cassidy

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Macmillan Audio

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