Buckingham and Shepard have created some colorful characters that remind me a lot of the real-life (or were they?) shenanigans on Laguna Beach.
Jane is kind of an enigma. She comes from a troubled past, and she is clearly trying to improve her life.
Sienna returning home is like the return of the prodigal daughter. She was her parent's golden girl, in the time before her childhood fell apart.
Leslie is a complicated character from the first page. There's just a huge disconnect between who she appears to be and who she really is.
I'm a sucker for a good memoir. I love them! And it doesn't have to be a celebrity memoir or anything like that (although I've read some good celebrity memoirs too!). Memoirs just offer a snapshot into someone else's life in such a raw way. Sure, the book is edited by a professional and I'm... Continue Reading →