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Monday, March 5, 2012

[Cover Reveal] Pretty Amy by Lisa Burstein

Title: Pretty Amy
Author: Lisa Burstein
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Release Date: May 15, 2012
Pre-Order: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Amy is fine living in the shadows of beautiful Lila and uber-cool Cassie, because at least she’s somewhat beautiful and uber-cool by association. But when their dates stand them up for prom, and the girls take matters into their own hands—earning them a night in jail outfitted in satin, stilettos, and Spanx—Amy discovers even a prom spent in handcuffs might be better than the humiliating “rehabilitation techniques” now filling up her summer. Worse, with Lila and Cassie parentally banned, Amy feels like she has nothing—like she is nothing.

Navigating unlikely alliances with her new coworker, two very different boys, and possibly even her parents, Amy struggles to decide if it’s worth being a best friend when it makes you a public enemy. Bringing readers along on an often hilarious and heartwarming journey, Amy finds that maybe getting a life only happens once you think your life is over.

So, what do you think of the cover? I love the poofy dress and the jail cell! This would definitely catch my eye. The story sounds awesome, too!

About the Author

Lisa Burstein at Junior Prom!

Lisa Burstein is a tea seller by day and a writer by night. She wrote her first story when she was in second grade. It was a Thanksgiving tale from the point of view of the turkey from freezer to oven to plate. It was scandalous.
She was a lot like Amy when she was in high school. She is still a lot like Amy.

Curious about why there's a photo of the author at prom? Because there's going to be a Worst Prom Photo contest in the weeks leading up to AMY's release on May 15. So make sure to dust off your old prom photos—the more tulle, bows, and big hair the better!—and watch Lisa's website for details on how to submit/enter to win a beauty package!


  1. That cover is so gorgeous! <3 I love the poofy dress and the jail cell too -- they contrast so well together! :) And oh my gosh, a worst prom photo contest? That is SO GENIUS! x) LOL I wish I was in twelfth grade so I could have my own, but I think it will be fun to see who turns some of theirs in!

    Thanks so much for sharing this, Angie! It's all such really cool news! :)

    1. The photo contest sounds awesome! I can't wait to see the entries, and it kind of makes me wish my prom pictures didn't come out nice. :P


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