Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Bowers, Laura. Beauty Shop for rent

Bowers, Laura. Beauty shop for rent. Harcourt, 2007 [978-0-15--205764-0]
Years ago Abbie's mom left her on the steps of her grandmother who has run a limping beauty show. Abbie has been saving her cash.. she has a plan for her life. Grandma and her gray lady friends are a tough group. Grandma decides to sell the shop and retire and the person who buys it makes it more trendy but also learns to gain the acceptance of Grandma. Meanwhile Abbie's mom shows up with a play to turn her life around but she needs cash from Abbie. Will Abbie be able to forgive her mom for deserting her? Will she give her the needed cash? This humorous 328 page book is full of colorful characters and a twisting plot line. It is an adventure in love and loyalty.


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