It's the holiday season and all the roomates are a little blue: Megan's dealing with a ridiculous boss,and now her mom is leaving her alone for Christmas. Lelani can't afford to fly home and isn't sure she'd be welcomed. Anna's old boyfriend has sailed back into her life, just when she's met the for-real "nice guy" she's keeping away from her crazy Latino family. And Kendall's got a crush on a famous actor, who might be the answer to her money woes--if she could only convince him she's the love of his life. Thank goodness God's around to listen!
It's the holiday season and each of the roommates at 86 Bloomberg Place is a little blue. Megan's got the boss from hell, and now her mom is going on a cruise, leaving Megan alone for Christmas for the first time ever. Lelani can't afford to fly home to Hawaii and isn't sure she'd be welcomed anyway, not that she can admit that to anyone. Anna's old boyfriendthe one who cheated on herhas sailed back into her life, just when she's met a for-real nice guy she's been keeping secret from her large, crazy Latino family. And Kendall's met a famous actor, who might be the answer to her money woesif she could only convince him she's the love of his life. Thank goodness God is around to listen when the girls need help!
Let's face it, relationships are hard workwhether they're with family and friends, coworkers and customers, or boyfriends and girlfriends. And when you've got your first apartment, a real job, and grown-up responsibilities, relationships are loaded with confusion, emotion, and secrets you can't tell to anyone but God. Best-selling author Melody Carlson has captured all the uncertainty and joy of being twenty-something in pitch-perfect detailand their stories might just sound like someone you know.
Over the years, Melody Carlson has worn many hats, from preschool teacher to youth counselor to political activist to senior editor. But most of all, she loves to write! In the past eight years, she has published over ninety books for children, teens, and adultswith sales totaling more than two million and many titles appearing on the ECPA Bestsellers List. Several of her books have been finalists for, and winners of, various writing awards. And her Diary of a Teenage Girl series has received great reviews and a large box of fan mail. She has two grown sons and lives in Central Oregon with her husband and chocolate lab. They enjoy skiing, hiking, gardening, camping, and biking in the beautiful Cascade Mountains.