An aspiring young soap actress moves to L.A. to pursue the job—and man—of her dreams
Sarah Cho always knew that she'd have to rough it as an aspiring soap actress in order to fulfill her dreams. Flipping burgers and bartending to pay the bills, she is going nowhere far in New York until she meets Daniel Wong, a dazzling Hollywood soap opera producer. Instantly smitten, Sarah jumps at the chance to move to L.A. to pursue her ambitions— and a relationship with Daniel. But will Tinseltown be all it's cracked it to be?
"A perfect beach read for soap-opera lovers and wannabe starlets looking for a story about a struggling actress trying to make it." - Booklist
Kan and Yu's trite latest (after China Dolls) stars Sarah Cho, a Manhattan bartender/would-be actress with more fantasies than auditions. When she happens to luck into meeting Daniel Wong, the producer of Sarah's favorite soap opera, and he invites her to L.A. for the series' 25th anniversary party, she books a flight and her dreams begin to look more like reality. Amazingly, Daniel is romantically interested, agents are professionally interested, and Sarah's career appears to be taking off. Of course, she must choose between her California dreams and her struggling actor friends back in New York. Unfortunately, the dialogue, characters, and plot never rise above blas ; Sarah's success is never in doubt; and the authors miss nearly every opportunity to find genuine humor.