By Liza Treviño
Alexandria Moreno—clever, attractive, bold and, every now and then, self-destructive. She blazes a direction from Texas to la on the sunrise of the Nineteen Eighties to make her desires of turning into an A-list Hollywood movie director come real. She and her ally arrive in l. a. with little greater than wish and the decision to make it huge. Alex, a good looks as darkish and mysterious as her scarred center, stands on the backside of the Hollywood mountain having a look up, struggling with for her likelihood to climb to the pinnacle. Will her quest to dwell speedy and take no prisoners on her solution to good fortune ruin her within the end?
All That Glitters is a women’s fiction Jackie Collins-type saga that introduces a powerful, pushed Latina heroine on the heart of a rags-to-riches tale spanning a decade of motion. alongside the best way, Alexandria walks the high-quality line setting apart ambition and self-destruction, and discovers that a few sacrifices will expense her everything.
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All That Glitters: A Tale of Sex, Drugs, and Hollywood Dreams by Liza Treviño