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Summer Blowout

(2008)
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Bella Shaughnessy is addicted to lipstick with names like My Chihuahua Bites and Kiss My Lips, an occupational hazard, since she works as a stylist and makeup artist for her family's small chain of beauty salons in Marshbury, Massachusetts, along with her four half-brothers and -sisters. The owner is her father, Lucky Shaughnessy, a gregarious, three-times-divorced charmer with Donald Trump hair, who is obsessed with all things Italian and still carries a torch for his first wife, Bella's mother. After Bella's own marriage flames out spectacularly when her half-sister runs off with her husband, Bella decides she has seen enough of the damage love can do. She makes a vow: no more men.

Then Bella meets a cute entrepreneur at a college fair, and despite their bickering, they can't seem to stay away from each other. He also gives her a brilliant business idea, one that just might allow her to share her makeup expertise with the world. A small, well-tressed dog finds her way into her life, and her heart, and she decides to chance that, too. When the whole clan heads to Atlanta for a big Southern wedding, sparks fly--in a summer blowout no one will ever forget.

This hilarious, rambunctious novel is pure Claire Cook: full of juicy conflict and unconditional love.

    

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Hardback Editions

September 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Summer Blowout (Thorndike Core)
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 1-4104-0986-4 / 978-1-4104-0986-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 1-4013-2241-7 / 978-1-4013-2241-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Voice
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Paperback Editions

April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 1-4013-4095-4 / 978-1-4013-4095-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion
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Audio Editions

June 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7927-5476-X / 978-0-7927-5476-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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June 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Summer Blowout
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Marshbury Beach Books
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