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Puffin Books, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 215 pages
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Imagine having a personal cupid - an actual winged being - pop into your life and offer to make your dreams come true. The catch is he can help you in only one way - artistically, academically, or romantically. That's what happens to aspiring photographer Allison Jean (A. J.) McCreary. A. J. knows she should concentrate on getting into a top-notch art school. But she's spent five torturous months obsessed with handsome hunk, Peter Terris. Just one shot from the cupid's bow and thownk, A. J. will have the undying devotion of handsome Peter...forever.

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Very funny book with many wonderful insights. - Goodreads
Oops, I gave away the ending. - Goodreads
It was a nice clean romance; funny and easy to read. - Goodreads
I do like Bauer's writing style though. - Goodreads
The character development was a little off. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Rs - Goodreads

Giving this one four stars, because it's fun, funny and makes you think. Like the protag's voice, like the supporting cast. I do not like the overabundance of the word consummate, the adj., not the verb. It's just annoying and at one point appears roughly every other page. Read full review

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User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

Read this waaaaay back in the day, but for some reason I still remember the story. There were some crazy things happening, but I remember liking it OK. Read full review


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Joan Bauer is the criticallyacclaimed author of numerous young adult novels, including "Best Foot Forward," "Rules of the Road" (recipient of the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize) and Newbery Honor-winner Hope Was Here. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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