Starring Me

Starring Me

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Will seventeen-year-old Kara have to give up her acting dream when she learns that her audition for a television variety show starring a big-time teen celebrity hinges on her relationship with God?
Publisher: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, c2012
ISBN: 9781401684891
1401684890
Branch Call Number: / FICTION MCGEE KRISTA
Characteristics: 334 p. ; 22 cm

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Love_Legolas_111
Dec 23, 2013

What a pleasant surprise! This book was very very good! Krista McGee really has some talent! First of all, this is my first book by this author, and I am quite impressed, to say the least! The characters were very good, especially Kara and Addy. The story and writing was very good, and it flowed well. The dialogue was wonderful, if a bit confusing at times (but you soon get over that once you get the characters straight). The Christian aspect was well thought out,and I enjoyed it! Although some may see it as "overly religious", I personally found it encouraging and eye-opening. Very good. I plan to read "First Date" next.

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kenzb97
Aug 22, 2012

I really enjoyed this book. Maybe it's because it was a light-fun read with tons of laughing moments, or because of the refreshing Christian-based read, or the characters with their different personalities and voices, or the fact that the author gives you a glimpse into the lives of pop-stars and auditioning actors/actresses. Whatever my reason, I really love this book. It was fun to see Kara's journey to God and acting. It had enough laughter and mystery to keep me reading. I recommend this book to anyone wanting a fun comedy book with Christian based beliefs.

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Aug 22, 2012

kenzb97 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Aug 22, 2012

After winning America's Next Star, Chad Beacon quickly rose to fame and became a favorite pop-star, but he doesn't just want his career to be focused on singing. He gets an offer to be on a new variety show that he'll be singing, acting, and writing some of his own scenes. It's the perfect thing for him. But since he'll be spending most of his time with a co-star, his parents want someone that shares his faith.
Kara doesn't believe that God is real, and even if she believed that He existed she doesn't want to serve someone that is all about judging and rules and will ultimately bring destruction on your life. But friends surrounding her do believe in God, and they believe that though bad things happen in life, God there's to take you through it. They also believe that somehow, through some circumstance, Kara will realize that there is indeed Someone who cares about her and won't judge her for her mistakes.
Ever since she was a contestant on The Book of Love, Kara has wanted to act again, and not just in front of your typical teen play. So, when she is given the chance to come down to Orlando to audition with nine other girls for a part in a teen version of Saturday Night Live, she readily accepts. She'll be living with the nine other girls and a bizarre housemother. If she wins she'll be starring with a big-time celebrity, whose identity is a secret, and if she loses, she'll be forever wondering what she could have done differently. When she arrives in Orlando, she begins to doubt herself, her heart, and even her own beliefs.

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Aug 22, 2012

Seventeen-year-old Kara McKormick hung up the phone and screamed. And screamed.

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