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Make Him Look Good

Make Him Look Good

A Novel

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

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04/18/2006

ISBN: 9781593978570

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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 Trimester
thursday, february 14
So, welcome to my frilly yellow bedroom. Girly, immature. Teddy bears. And not just that, but Care Bears. Pitiful. I know. How 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

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

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Daphne Rubin-Vega

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