|Seeing Stars (2005) [Novel]|
by Christina Jones
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(From the publisher):
When city-girl Amber arrives to spend the summer in the village of Fiddlesticks, the only stars she recognises are the ones she reads about in her glossy celeb magazines. So she is stunned to find herself surrounded by a collection of nice-but-barking retro village eccentrics who organise their entire lives around constellation customs and the astral calendar. In Fiddlesticks, every wax and wane of the moon seems to be an excuse for a party. More scarily, Amber finds that the villagers actually believe that the stars and moon can make wishes come true.
Even Amberís new boss, Mitzi Blessing, believes in magic. But whilst Mitzi serves up at Hubble Bubble country cooking outlet are certainly different, Amber remains loudly sceptical of any talk of magic Still , she doesnít see the harm in joining in the odd celebration, especially the gorgeously enigmatic Lewis. But when, as result of one of Amberís half-hearted celestial incantations, something totally inexplicable happens, she begins to wonder if maybe, just maybe, thereís more to this astral-magic than meets the eye...
Original title: Seeing Stars
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Women's Fiction→ Chick Lit
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