By Alison Sweeney

"Can you blame a publicist for blurring the traces among what is genuine and what is a dream, whilst her buyer is a beautiful actor?" --Jodi Picoult

Sophie is a Hollywood publicist who has a superb activity, a superb boyfriend, and a superb existence. She even rankings her PR firm's most vital actor customer and each woman's dream--Billy Fox. yet will a steamy make-out consultation in a restaurant alley along with her big-name patron expense Sophie her activity? And does she really need an break out from her lifestyles and her loving, if imperfect, dating together with her funding banker boyfriend? The famous person Attraction takes us on a wild trip via one woman's daylight hours cleaning soap come to life.

"Alison Sweeney's novel is an interesting, behind the curtain glimpse at those that arrange the lives of the Hollywood elite. it truly is nice enjoyable for any reader who secretly sneaks peeks at People journal within the checkout line on the supermarket, and wonders, What if . . . ?" --Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling writer of Lone Wolf and The Storyteller

Publishers Weekly:
Actress and fact express host Sweeney (The Mommy Diet) hits it out of the park together with her enticing fiction debut approximately an L.A.-based famous person publicist who we could her love existence get within the approach of labor Sweeney makes use of many ordinary chick-lit tropes yet does it rather well and likewise infuses her tale with insider-y Hollywood events and life like depictions of dating woes. all of it provides as much as a enjoyable learn, and a very awesome first foray into this style.

Kirkus:
A hugely interesting debut from Sweeney, host of The greatest Loser and celebrity of Days of Our Lives for twenty years. Sweeney's insider wisdom provides authenticity to this laugh-out-loud tale of operating and romancing in la. What makes the publication outstanding isn't quite a bit the plot yet Sophie's reactions to what occurs. you simply need to love this woman. That humorousness which can retailer somebody in actual existence makes this an incredibly enjoyable learn.

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A publication membership at a rowdy nation bar on sundown. That has to be a primary. ” His teasing relaxes me to the bone. “Yeah, good, that’s how we roll. ” I smile, feeling like it’s the 1st actual smile I’ve had in a while. “I like the way you roll, Sophie. yet then, you know that. ” He doesn’t flow nearer, yet he's absolutely turning at the allure. i will suppose it like that electrical energy persistence online game at subject parks. You carry on with either fingers and notice how lengthy you could stand the soreness. Whose dumb concept used to be that video game? besides, the sparks are jetting via me at once, that’s evidently. “We broke up. ” I have the capacity to now not totally blurt it out, however it is lovely direct. option to play it cool. additionally, did we? “Really? ” He doesn’t smirk, yet there's something new in his eyes. “I can’t say I’m sorry. ” He pauses. “How are you doing? ” I can’t carry myself to push aside it verbally, yet I attempt for an off-the-cuff hair toss to speak my element. “I should still come back to my good friend. ” I gesture towards the bar. “Weren’t you heading that means? ” He issues adequately to the again hallway. all of us use the lavatory, why is it embarrassing to have him comprehend? “Um, yeah. ” “I’ll stroll with you. ” It’s like ten steps. “Okay. ” He falls according to me yet continues to be silent. We input a smaller, extra intimate hallway. the lavatory doorways are on the finish, subsequent to an go out to the worker car parking zone and people who smoke’ patio. we're by myself. I cease outdoor the women’s restroom door and get ready to claim a transparent goodbye. I can’t have him looking forward to me, that's simply past uncomfortable. yet as I flip to stand him, he presses me again opposed to the wall. earlier than i do know it, we're kissing outdoors the women’s restroom. And it truly is an awesome kiss, even warmer and no more self-conscious than on his doorstep. I omit every little thing for a moment and simply have fun with the instant. His fingers come to my waist and slide up below my palms. no longer really taking issues to the following point, yet no longer staying nonetheless both. The men’s rest room door swings open, yet he doesn’t cease. preserving his head opposed to my neck, he pulls me out the again door. In that rapid my publicist instincts kick in. He was once keeping his face—he didn’t are looking to be famous… Oh my God… he may be well-known making out with me in a bar on sundown. What the hell am I pondering? Forgive me for taking a moment to place this all jointly. It’s quite tough to pay attention as Billy slides his scrumptious lips all the way down to my collarbone. Now either fingers are less than my blouse and he's expectantly easing them up my again. God it feels so solid. He’s soft and assured and beautiful. I so are looking to preserve going, yet we're now making out within the parking zone like a number of fool young children. If not anything else, i must take into consideration his photo. “Billy, we can’t do that. now not the following. It’s too public. we need to cease. ” I’m unsure if I bought all of the phrases out, or simply a few of them… I’m now not precisely riddled with conviction the following. And he thoroughly ignores me. allow me simply say, he's an outstanding kisser. yet my PR instincts are nonetheless screaming at me. unfortunately, it’s what he employed me for. We either leap on the sound of an alley cat scurrying out from at the back of a Dumpster.

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