Westminster, CA, United States | Member Since 2008
I did find myself laughing here and there. However, I read up on Karen Quinn and she said that she is Ivy Ames. If so, YIKES!! That being said this book is so unrealistic and far fetched that it gives me hope that she isn't really like this character at all. Ivy Ames lies and cheats any way she can, all the while getting 4 year old's and their parents to go along with outrageous fabricated backgrounds to look more attractive to private Kindergartens. The children are asked to deny their skin color, religion, their biological parents and the fact that one child's parents are gay. One supposed feel good moment was when she treated a clients 4 year old's to get her uni-brow and mustache shaped, waxed and plucked for over 2 hours by "the best of the best", in hopes of making her look cuter for her application. I think it was supposed to be an ugly duckling turned swan moment. The author forgot to mention any hiccups that might have happened...like the 4 year old may have cried? I did actually laughed out loud more than once. OTHERWISE, I totally stopped rooting for the mother who is struggling to support her kids because she was sooooooo shallow and ugly on the inside!!! I just started part 2 and can not finish this book! I don't like this Author so much that I will stay clear of Karen Quinn...unless it's free! To Karen Quinn, pluck one hair off of any 4 year old's upper lip and see if you don't find a reaction worth mentioning!!!!
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