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I m a big fan of historical fiction and Starstruck fit the bill perfectly Starstruck tells the story of three young women who have been raised in extremely different ways but who all have the same goal, to be a star Margo Sterling comes from a wealthy, conservative Pasadena family who doesn t support her dreams of being on the big screen Gabby Preston is the daughter of uber stage mom,Viola who pushes her daughter to the extreme while Amanda Farraday grew up in the dust bowl and moved to Cali I m a big fan of historical fiction and Starstruck fit the bill perfectly Starstruck tells the story of three young women who have been raised in extremely different ways but who all have the same goal, to be I really liked this Definitelythe kind of Hollywood book I ve been looking for And a 30 s one FUN I liked that it didn t shy away from the negative aspects of Hollywood, especially the ones in the 30 s, though I kind of wanted a littleidealism, too Which might ve been solved if there were aconclusive ending I can t tell if the loose ends are left for a potential sequel or if I m just demanding too much I mean, I don t need everything resolved, but I neededthan thi I really liked this Definitelythe kind of Hollywood book I ve been looking for And a 30 s one FUN I liked that it didn t shy away from the negative aspects of Hollywood, especially the ones in the 30 s, though I kind of wanted a littleidealism, too Which might ve been solved if there were aconclusive ending I can t tell if the loose ends are left for a potential sequel or if I m just demanding too much I mean, I don t need everything resolved, but I neededthan this book 3.5 starsWas this book on the verge of trashy Yes Did I enjoy every minute of it Yes.Starstruck follows three young starlets trying to make it in the Golden Age of Hollywood the innocent Margo Sterling, who s always dreamed of being in the movies and can t wait to make it out of Pasadena Gabby Preston, who s a veteran of the vaudeville circuit at sixteen and caught between the studio and her mother and Amanda Farraday, whose stunning looks hide a dark past that she hopes to erase forever 3.5 starsWas this book on the verge of trashy Yes Did I enjoy every minute of it Yes.Starstruck follows three young starlets trying to make it in the Golden Age of Hollywood the innocent Margo Sterling, who s always dreamed of being in the movies and can t wait to make it out of Pasadena Gabby Preston, who s a veteran of the vaudeville circuit at sixteen and caught between the studio and her mother and Amanda Farraday, whose stunning looks hide a dark past that she hopes to erase forever This book perfectly captures the aura of 30 s Hollywood, from the cl Margaret going to a finishing school in Pasadena in the 1930s and is obsessed with the Hollywood stars Hanging out at Schwab s, she comes to the attention of a person at Olympus Pictures, and he invites her to come for a screen test This doesn t go over well with her family, and when she is offered a contract, they tell her to never darken their door again Since the glamorous Diana Chesterfield has gone missing, Olympus needs a new starlet for their historical epic, and Margaret is it She is Margaret going to a finishing school in Pasadena in the 1930s and is obsessed with the Hollywood stars Hanging out at Schwab s, she comes to the attention of a person at Olympus Pictures, and he invites her to come for a screen test This doesn t go over well with her family, and when she is offered a contract, they tell her to never darken their door again Since the glamorous Diana Chesterfield has gone missing, Olympus needs a new starlet for their historical epic, and Margaret is it She is obsessed with fellow actor Dane, even though the studio sets her up with Jimmy, much to the dismay of her Judy Garland esque friend Gabby Many of the starlets in Hollywood have dark secrets, and Margaret soon finds that the glitter of Hollywood is not always what it seems Strengths Anyone intereste For those attracted to the glamour and lights of Hollywood, this will be a perfect read for you We first meet Margaret, who becomes Margo later on, as she sits in a diner near the flashy streets of Hollywood We soon learn that she is about to be discovered by one of Hollywood s biggest names, Larry Julius Margaret s story turns into a story about three girls who are all trying to make names for themselves while pushing and shoving their way through the Hollywood lights, camera, and definitely For those attracted to the glamour and lights of Hollywood, this will be a perfect read for you We first meet Margaret, who becomes Margo later on, as she sits in a diner near the flashy streets of Hollywood We soon learn that she is about to be dis This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Two second recap As the first book in the start of a three part series, Starstruck is everything a historical fiction YA reader could want in a book It s well written, romantic and brings the glamour of the golden age of Hollywood to life Full review I grew up on a steady diet of films from the golden age of Hollywood e.g Audrey Hepburn s My Fairy Lady Jimmy Stewart s Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and Bergman Bogart s Casablanca These films taught me about romance, took me to far off Two second recap As the first book in the start of a three part series, Starstruck is everything a historical fiction YA reader could want in a book It s well written, romantic and brings the glamour of the golden age of Hollywood to life Full review I grew up on a steady diet of films from the golden age of Hollywood e.g Audrey Hepburn s My Fairy Lady Jimmy Stewart s Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and Bergman Bogart s Casablanca These films taught me about romance, took me to far off places, and helped me dream big So when I learned that Rachel Shukert had written a YA book about the time period, I knew that this was something I had to read immediately Because really awesome starlets the glamour of the old studios YA win win, am I right I m thrilled to say that after reading Starstruck, it s everything that a fan of the era and a fan of YA could want in a book What worked The characterizations As I absolutely enjoyed reading Rachel Shukert s debut YA novel Starstruck Set in the 1930s, Rachel Shukert sweeps you away into the glamorous world of Old Hollywood, where dazzling lights flash and future film stars are born seemingly overnight I hadn t heard too much about Starstruck beforehand, but once I read the plot description, I was immediately captivated and just had to know.The lives of Margaret Frobisher, Gabby Preston, and Amanda Farraday are about to intertwine as they chase the I absolutely enjoyed reading Rachel Shukert s debut YA novel Starstruck Set in the 1930s, Rachel Shukert sweeps you away into the glamorous world of Old Hollywood, where dazzling lights flash and future film stars are born seemingly overnight I hadn t heard too much about Starstruck beforehand, but once I read the plot description, I was immediately captivated and just had to know.The lives of Margaret Frobisher, Gabby Preston, and Amanda Farraday are about to intertwine as they chase their dreams and learn that fame always comes with a price Margaret had a privileged upbringing, but she wants a very different future than the one her strict parents have always expected her to have She doesn t want a life of country clubs nor settling down to marry a rich man and carrying out the duties of a wife No, what she wants is freedom INSIDE RACHEL CLOVER I use that headline because for me Rachel Shukert s novel the first of a trilogy, which is very good news compares to one of my favorite books of all time, which is INSIDE DAISY CLOVER, by Gavin Lambert Ms Shukert tells the story of three very different girlsin Hollywood in the 30 s, all of them starstruck not only by Hollywood itself but by a fantasized dream of themselves Shukert knowsher way around the tangled freeways of the show business novel and her sense o INSIDE RACHEL CLOVER I use that headline because for me Rachel Shukert s novel the first of a trilogy, which is very good news compares to one of my favorite books of all time, which is INSIDE DAISY CLOVER, by Gavin Lambert Ms Shukert tells the story of three very different girlsin Hollywood in the 30 s, all of them starstruck not only by Hollywood itself but by a fantasized dream of themselves Shukert knowsher way around th Just when you thought Old Hollywood was the big cheese, this book will have you totally rethinking what it meant to be a glamorous movie star back in the day A darkly comedic but haunting look on how far people were willing to go to be a star Review coming soon A New Series Set In The Golden Age Of GlamSet In Old Hollywood, Starstruck Follows The Lives Of Three Teen Girls As They Live, Love, And Claw Their Way To The Top In A World Where Being A Star Is All That Matters.