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Blind Item Audiobook

Blind Item

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Publisher's Summary

No one knows her name, but now everyone wants to.

As an assistant publicist in Hollywood, Nicola spends her days (and nights) sweeping up the scandals of singers, movie stars, and TV actors. Fresh from Ohio, she's rapidly discovering the real Hollywood is rotten under its glittering skin. Everyone is a hustler with a hard bottom line and a soap opera sob story.

When she breaks her own rules and starts dating a movie star, the Los Angeles scene starts to spill into her own life. As the paparazzi begin the hunt for sexy star Seamus O'Riordan's new mystery girl, Nicola's best friend Billy has her back while he prowls parties for the latest scoop to sell to the tabloids. Her roommate Kara keeps tabs on things too - in between befriending a former child star and transforming herself from stylist to reality TV sensation.

As the scandals pile up behind them, their pasts will be exposed...And every secret can be sold.

Written by two Hollywood insiders, Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan, Blind Item's jaw-dropping scandals are real, but the names are not. And they'll never tell.

©2017 Kevin Dickson and Jack Ketsoyan (P)2017 Macmillan Audio

What the Critics Say

"This book is as outrageous as any true life tabloid scandal - and is a must read!" (Jenny McCarthy, talk show host, actress and New York Times best-selling author of Belly Laughs)

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  • Jenn Pratt
    14/06/17
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    "Super Fun!!"

    Made my commute much more scandalous than normal! Nicola is endearing. Great fun to hear about the machine behind Hollywood!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Cristina
    14/06/17
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    "Perfect book for summer fun listening!"

    The story follows a young woman as she peeks behind the Hollywood curtain and learns how the game is played. It has all the sheen, grime and sex of a tell-all Hollywood love story with some thinly veiled real life celebrity inspiration. My favorite parts are all of the supporting characters. The world of this book is detailed and surprising. The writing and performance for Gaynor, the high power take no prisoners publicist is so much fun! Highly recommend this book with one caveat, there is a bit of vocal fry throughout, although it is not gratuitous and very character appropriate.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Rachael D.
    06/07/17
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    "ehhh"

    slow beyond belief in the beginning. not e
    believable enough to be real and not fantasy enough to be a get-a-way. just so so.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Anonymous
    05/07/17
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    "Blind Item"

    Perhaps it is unfair to write a review when I only managed to listen to the first 6 chapters..... I kept hoping that the writing would improve! Sadly I think it is shameful that TWO writers have so little vocabulary between them that they have to resort to the continual use of the word "fuck" as an adjective - serving no real purpose at all....

    Thank you Audible.com for your return policy! I was hoping for something fun and light but definitely not this kind of novel!

    For me it is back to the beautiful writing of Ruth Ozeki, Elena Ferrante, Patrick Flannery, Ann Patchett, even Julian Fellowes, Liane Moriarty, Scott Turow , Joanna Trollope, Belinda Bauer, Kate Morton, Barbara Vine but NEVER anything like this again.....

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • PrettyInPink
    03/10/17
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    "Great book!"

    Great book! Wish there was a Volume 2 to listen to next. Kept me interested on my commute!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ashleigh
    Flatonia, TX, United States
    03/10/17
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    "Light & Predictable"

    I hoped for more depth & character development. If a mindless, fun, beach read is what you’re looking for, this is a book for you.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Athena
    04/08/17
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    "Nice, simple story to listen to"

    Without too much or unnecessary drama, this story kept me company for a while. I liked it for what it was, though there was not any moment during it that made me go wow.
    Beautiful in its simplicity, I'd recommend it for an easy listen. Beautiful ending of the story!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jessica
    28/07/17
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    "Summer time fun"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would recommend this book to a friend who is looking for something light and fun. There is not much substance, but I really think that speaks to the world we are looking at.


    What does Tara Sands bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Great tone and inflection that bring out a side to the characters I may have interpreted differently.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, it was really easy to listen to back and forth from work to take my mind off of the day, but I will say I didn't have any trouble turning it off to go in the house once I got home.


    Any additional comments?

    Super light and fun read, reminds me of something trashy that is fun to read at the beach. I wanted to know more at the end which is always a good sign I have been suckered in to a story!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    24/07/17
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    "Okay listening"

    I expected a better storyline and ending. The book kind of rambles. Lots a cursing, which was superfluous at times. Got better towards the end, but just okay.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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