Title/Author: The Regulars by Georgia Clark
Genre: Adult Contemporary Fiction
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books
Synopsis: A fierce, feisty, and “wonderfully entertaining” (Scott Westerfeld, author of Uglies) debut with a magical twist about three ordinary, regular girls who suddenly have their fantasies come true…or do they?
Best friends Evie, Krista, and Willow are just trying to make it through their mid-twenties in New York. They’re regular girls, with average looks and typical quarter-life crises: making it up the corporate ladder, making sense of online dating, and making rent.
Until they come across Pretty, a magic tincture that makes them, well…gorgeous. Like, supermodel gorgeous. And it’s certainly not their fault if the sudden gift of beauty causes unexpected doors to open for them.
But there’s a dark side to Pretty, too, and as the gloss fades for these modern-day Cinderellas, there’s just one question left:
What would you sacrifice to be Pretty?
**Thank you to Atria Books for providing me with an ARC of The Regulars! This in no way affects my review or opinion of the book**
When I initially read the plot of this book, I was intrigued, to say the least. Pretty in a bottle? Sounds like something every girl wishes for now and then. And I have to say, plot and theme-wise, this story really delivered. Continue reading