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Poor Little Bitch Girl
 
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Poor Little Bitch Girl (Lucky Santangelo #7)

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Enjoying power and wealth in their respective positions as a Los Angeles attorney, a senator's mistress and a celebrity madame, three former high school friends find their destinies intertwining with another friend from their teens in the aftermath of a devastating murder.
737 pages
Published 2010 by St. Martin's Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Taghrid
This is the first book I read by Jackie Collins and I can definitely say it won’t be the last.
Denver, the main protagonist, a hot shot attorney working in L.A. finds herself in the path of old school mates: Carolyn, Annabel and Bobby. Carolyn, Denver’s best friend ever since high school, is the personal assistant of a married senator with whom she is having an affair. Annabel, the daughter of 2 major Hollywood movie stars, is the “poor little bitch girl” who is now living in NYC with her cocaine...more
Jessica
I do not understand the raving reviews about this terrible, terrible book. I picked it up thinking that since someone was murdered there would be a good mystery mixed with drama. Granted, I've never read a Jackie Collins book, so I was unprepared for such a fluffy, trashy read. It was made even more disgusting to me when I realized that this author is my grandmother's age. Yep, this raunchy stuff is being written by a 75 year old woman. Needless to say I will not be reading another one of her bo...more
Gemmoi
As much as I couldn't put this book down, I hated it. Every character was boring, contrived and overdone. Every situation was predictable. The sexiness synonymous with Jackie is missing. I am tempted to believe that a ghost writer wrote this story and just stuck her name on the cover. I was very disappointed in the poor plot, 2D characters, overdone settings and cliched themes. Overall a bad read I won't be tempted back to her books unfortunately.
Peace Love and Reviews
Anabelle Maestro the daughter of two hottest and highest paid actor and actress in Hollywood. She is the one in the cover. Spoiled, rich, beautiful, sexy and wild. Which also means unappreciated, insecure, selfish. She moved to the east coast after dropping out of college in Boston to get away from her parents' fame and to venture on her own, she did alright, together with her coke addict boyfriend Frankie Romano they are raking in millions, running a very lucrative business - the high end prost...more
Nina
One word that keeps popping up my mind while I think of the words too describe this delicious book is DRAMA. Yes, there’s plenty of drama in this book to keep you entertained on a hot summer day, lying at the beach, drinking you’re mojito cocktail.

I don’t know how Jackie Collins comes up with these characters, there are so many of them and each one of them is very interesting. Because there are so many characters, you would probably think that somehow that would be confusing, but I can assure it...more
Samantha Mccoy
I love love love the Lucky series and was excited to pick up this copy from the library because it continued with a Santangelo via Bobby..sry to say fans but I wasn't too thrilled with reading through this book. Usually, it takes me less than a day to finish her book but this one took 3..was so not a fan of Denver's backwards ass..thoughts of Josh (ex) and hooking up w/two diff men back to back but all of a sudden she has eyes for her hs crush Bobby and "chemistry" happens between them? I was mo...more
Diane
In her latest novel, Poor Little Bitch Girl, Collins once again writes a page-turner of a novel filled with sex, friendship, a kidnapping, a murder mystery, and characters whose lives are on a collision course. And again, she succeeds in getting the reader's attention and keeping it.

This novel is a perfect beach read, just in time for spring breakers to head south or on a cruise. Denver Jones, a hard-charging LA lawyer meets up again with former high school classmates Annabelle Maestro and Bobby...more
January
Loved it!!!!!, March 16, 2010


This review is from: Poor Little Bitch Girl (Hardcover)
I have never read Jackie Collins before this book, but I will definately read more! I loved this book! This book reminded me a lot of Candace Bushnell's books (she wrote Sex and the City). I enjoyed her books also! I loved how all the characters came together. My favorite character by far was Denver. I felt like Annabelle and Carolyn didn't have much substance to them, but Devner hit the spot for me. I was sec...more
M
At some point I am going to have to accept that Jackie Collins's books are not a patch on what they were when I started reading them as a teenager. But not yet. This book is largely a rehash of her previous work, albeit with a modern feel (and references to recent pop culture events such as Michael Jackson's death, etc). She seems to have toned the sexy stuff down somewhat in recent years, which is immediately disappointing as, let's face it, that's kind of why we read Jackie Collins in the firs...more
Jennifer
What a stupid book. I wanted something trashy to read on a cruise, but this wasn't even fun. Stupid characters, stupid plot - not even any good sex scenes. And what the hell was with the Madonna/Cher character (Zeena) who talked about herself in third person? I rolled my eyes through any chapter in which she was featured. I'll give it an extra star just for holding my attention on the plane - I held in there to see if everything would be wrapped up neatly without any of these "outrageous" people...more
Mary
This was probably the worst book I've ever read cover to cover. The writing was juvenile, and even for chick lit there was absolutely no redeeming quality about it for me. The fact that Denver was supposed to be a lawyer with the way she talked/acted was laughable. The entire thing basically made me feel like anyone can write a book, stick some celebrity references in it, and have a hit.
Ryan
I listened to this on BOCD. Truly one of the silliest, trampiest, uninspired things I've ever experienced. Worse yet, it almost put me to sleep! I have a new appreciation for Joan Collins now: she truly IS the "talented" Collins!
Kara Jorges
Jackie brings us another novel in the Santangelo series, though Lucky only plays a peripheral role in this one. Instead, this novel is more about Lucky’s son Bobby and his old friends and acquaintances from high school.

One of Bobby’s buddies is Frankie, the coke-addicted boyfriend of Annabelle Maestro, another classmate and the daughter of movie star parents. Frankie and Annabelle, perpetually short of cash despite Annabelle’s generous allowance, have started their own exclusive call girl busin...more
Simon
I highly doubt my review is relevant, because I'm clearly .. clearly not the target audience for this book. But a friend recommended we read it, and after some protest I decided it couldn't hurt. I was wrong.

So the sociological experiment began. My friends' plan was for it to help us understand women better. A noble thought, but in the end the pain was not worth any gain. Really all I learn't from this, is that we have polar opposite opinions on what makes for good storytelling. Oh and that some...more
Danielle
This is a book you have to be in the mood for. I was coming of a 5 book dystopian roll and I needed something to take my mind off the obvious impending dystopian take over of all my literary favors. And this was it. This was the first book I have ever read written by Jackie Collins AND this is a series that I was able to jump into with the latest edition and not feel like I am missing the back story. I enjoyed stepping out of my comfort zone for a little while. The writing is great, I mean it's...more
Emily
3.5 stars I love Jackie Collins. There. I said it. She's my guilty pleasure that, really, when I get down to it, I'm not that guilty over. She's my go-to when I want a fast, frothy, overall fun read. Rarely am I truly disappointed.

Poor Little Bitch Girl wasn't my ABSOLUTE favorite read of hers, but it was comforting, in a way, to just sit back for a few hours and let the superficial world of Hollywood take over.

It was somewhat strange that the Denver chapters were in first person present tense...more
Lainy
Time taken to read - 1 day

Publisher - Simon & Schuster

Pages - 436

Blurb from Goodreads

First there's Denver Jones, the hotshot attorney working in L.A. and Carolyn Henderson - personal assistant to a powerful and very married Senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. Then there's Annabelle Maestro - daughter of two movie stars - who has carved out a career for herself in New York as the madame of choice for discerning famous men. The three twenty-something women used to go to h...more
Francine
What can I say? If you've read one Jackie Collins, you've read them all. I even had to make a new shelf for them, called FLUFF. Pretty much means if you don't want to use more than one brain cell, then this is for you. Don't get me wrong, there are times that this is just what I want. Hence the reason I read it but do they occupy a lot of my shelves....um, no. They are kind of like Classics for Paris Hilton. (All in good fun, Paris, don't sue me, I'm poor.)
Michele Graves
OK, so this is what I consider a "cleansing" read. I enjoy Jackie Collins because her books are very entertaining and don't require a lot of mental action in order to read. After the previous read "Half the Sky" I was in need of some "light" reading.

I would recommend to those who enjoy a fun read and don't mind a little bit of language/sex.
Oh My Bookness
Book Review:
Poor Little Bitch Girl
By: Jackie Collins

Review by: Brittany Perez
February 22, 2014

Book Synopsis: Three twenty-something women, one hot rich guy, two mega movie stars, and a devastating murder: Poor Little Bitch Girl has it all.

Denver Jones is a hotshot twentysomething attorney working in Los Angeles. Carolyn Henderson is a personal assistant to a powerful and very married senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. And Annabelle Maestro—daughter of two movie stars—has c...more
Carrie
This book was passed onto me by my mother in law and it was pretty raunchy. It was my first Jackie Collins book, and probably my last. Even though the story line and characters kept my interest, it was a little too soap opera for me and I wasn't impressed by the writing.
Deb-oh
AHH! Jackie Collins...a guilty pleasure! Can't wait to see what the Santangelos are up to now!
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This was so much better than the last couple of books...vintage Collins. And it looks like she will be writing another in the Santangelo saga...
Hyderali Shaikh
Terrible. Very Terrible Book. I don't understand why people here are giving this book more than 2 stars. Are they paid reviews?

I buy Jackie Collins book just because to get aroused. Her earlier books were good & sexual in terms of arousing you but this book falls flat. Mixing up too many characters & dragging the story just to make it more than 400 pages long. Though, I liked the story of Carolyn if it had been ended pretty well.

The other characters like Denver who I felt like pros inst...more
Betsy
Yes, yes, I'm mortified. I just can't help myself. And it wasn't even particularly juicy. Can it be that I'm over Jackie Collins finally?
Donna
Like a car accident...you can't stop reading Jackie Collins even though you are always disappointed!
Linda
I read this book in a day!! I couldn't put it down, such a great book!
Gie
Three twenty-something women, one hot rich guy, two mega movie stars, and a devastating murder: Poor Little Bitch Girl has it all.

Denver Jones is a hotshot twenty-something attorney working in L.A. Carolyn Henderson is personal assistant to a powerful and very married Senator in Washington with whom she is having an affair. And Annabelle Maestro—daughter of two movie stars—has carved out a career for herself in New York as the madame of choice for discerning famous men. The three of them went to...more
Tamara
To put it simply this book is an easy to read guilty pleasure. I enjoyed the different story lines and characters, some more than others. It's superficial and if you enjoy following juicy celebrity gossip in real life you'd probably like this book (as long as you aren't opposed to sex, drugs and bad words).

I didn't realize that this book was part of a series, I will look into the next book (#8) and probably read if the main characters are Denver and Bobby, I don't really care to know where the...more
Dana
After many years of seeing Jackie Collins novel I finally decided I would read this one after Jackie Collins tv appearance promoting this book. It seemed interesting with its so-called "ripped from the headlines" material. Obvious I expected something similar. While I'm generally not a fan of these kinds of books, a little mindless fun doesn't seem to hurt. Well this book hurt and hurt and never let up on the pain. To say this was awful would be a compliment, this book was lower then that. Somet...more
Shonda
Mini-Review: Poor Little Bitch Girl centers around Bobby Stanislopoulos, Lucky Santangelo’s twenty-something son. He’s the co-owner of Mood, a Manhattan club. Bobby and M.J., his business partner and high school friend, decide to expand Mood and seek to open clubs in Miami and Vegas.

Bobby also went to school with Annabelle. Originally from LA, she now lives in New York City with her boyfriend Frankie. The pair run a high-price dating service. Money is rolling in and Annabelle is starting to make...more
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