by Tanille Edwards
Meet Milan, a young supermodel with a disability from New York’s Upper East Side, who falls deeply in love as she is coming of age. In this romantic drama, the emotional conﬂict of a girl’s inner soul is revealed as she deals with a ﬁrst love, the pain of loss, and the pleasures of stardom, all while coping with a lifelong secret. In the world of Milan, the people are real, the situations are rolling, and the truth is often concealed. Broken is a racy circle of sisterhood, laced with a touch of earthiness, glamour, wealth, and fame.
Many five-cent bubble gums wrapped in Archie comics? I guess this made me Veronica—I laughed at the thought.
“I’m Merek,” he said. I turned around for a second. Sierra was out of sight. Out of the corner of my eye, I noticed that Cara had made a beeline for Dimitri. Odd, yet interesting. What did she want with him? What did she want with us, for that matter? Maybe just to be friends. Was I that rusty at making new friends?
“You seem to know many people from my school,” he said.
“Is that so?”
“Maybe I should know you. You go there?” he asked.
“Yeah. What year are you?”
“I’ll be a senior next year,” he said.
“Where did you go before?”
“Beverly Hills High.”
“A West coaster! That’s where the wicked tan comes from. Beach bum.” I laughed.
He had very fine features. His petite nose added to my comic book theory. It was as if someone had drawn his nose. He had big, manly hands. I noticed because he kept fumbling with them.
“Well, not a true, as you call it, West coast boy. My father is a diplomat. I’ve lived in a few places. For now, we call New York home,” he said.
“Now that I met you. I will thank my father. New York is a great choice,” he said.
I felt something about him. Odd.
“Did you have something to drink?” he asked.
“Chai Tea Latte is my drink.”
He stood there for a moment, thinking.
“Uh. I got it,” he said.
I watched him walk away. What was I doing? He turned around and walked back toward me. I bit my lip a little. It’d been two years since I let a guy buy me anything. And for good reason, I had to remind myself. “I see you came here with three girls. Do they want something?”
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Tanille is the co-author and creator of the children's green book series "Jordan & Justine's Weekend Adventures." She is also the author of the new media young adult novel with music "Cameo by Tanille." Th¬e Undercover Starlet Journal is a title Tanille created to inspire young women and has extended Undercover Starlet into brand extensions that appear throughout
her novels. Tanille has been writing since age 16. She earned an MBA at 21 and graduated magna cum laude.
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by Tanille Edwards
Broken is a Young Adult book with a lot of great messages for everyone young and old. “Don’t wait for tomorrow. Do it now if you can." Milan’s Momma would always say to her. Don’t rely on your beauty or judge others on their looks. Milan feeling broken by the loss of her mother in the terrible accident, her strained relationship with her father due to him sending her first boyfriend away to boarding school in Europe, ran away never to want to come home again. Milan went against what her Momma taught her. Being a fashion model made her feel appreciated, vindicated, and most of all she could see her true self come out through the pictures. Through out this story the author takes you back to a time when this family was whole and not broken. Memories that Milan cherished.
I would rate Broken 3.5 out of 5 kisses.
By Heidi Lynn