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Just Like Me, Only Better

3 Ratings: 3.7
A book by Carol Snow

A divorced Orange County suburbanite's life gets a delicious jolt in Snow's superb romantic comedy. After Veronica Czaplicki's husband leaves her for a mega-rich realtor, she scrapes by, substitute teaching at her son Ben's elementary … see full wiki

Author: Carol Snow
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Date Published: April 6, 2010
3 reviews about Just Like Me, Only Better
review by . July 18, 2010
This book was FUNNY! I mean I had a feeling it would be funny because of the premise but Veronica, some of the things she said were just hilarious! I loved the idea of a regular down on her luck single-mother, going through a hard time after a divorce diving into the world of glitz and glam and pretending to be a celebrity. It never gets old, someone being thrown into a completely new situation.    And she sure meets some characters out in Hollywood from the actress she's being …
review by . April 06, 2010
When Veronica's husband leaves her for a woman who is rolling in the dough with her realtor work. Veronica is struggling with only a substitute teaching position, she has no idea how she is going to survive. When a young starlets manager sees Veronica, he is taken aback because of how much she resembles his client, Haley Rush. When he offers her $100 an hour just to pretend to be Haley for some photo shoots, she takes him up on his offer. It's fun at first but all good things must come to an end.   & …
review by . April 06, 2010
I consider myself quite the "expert" when it comes to all things related to chick lit, which is why I am so baffled by the fact that I had never heard of author Carol Snow before. She has written quite a few chick lit novels and I never read any of them until Just Like Me, Only Better.  This book is exactly what good chick lit should be - airy, funny, entertaining and extremely engaging - I started this book and could not put it down (which is a good and bad thing as I wanted the experience …
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