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Jackie Amsden worked as a fashion model in China, Japan, and Taiwan before retiring at the age of eighteen after one too many agent threats, nude photo shoot requests, and self-loathing-induced Pocky binges. If you’d like to learn more about her decent into the darker side of Asia’s candy-coated modeling industry sign up for free installments of her upcoming memoir and get updates about the sequel to The Tokyo Cover Girls at www.jackieamsden.com.

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Jackie Amsden Tokyo Cover Girls is based on my own experience working as a model in Asia and I originally wrote a memoir about my career in the fashion industry.…moreTokyo Cover Girls is based on my own experience working as a model in Asia and I originally wrote a memoir about my career in the fashion industry. However, although I secured an agent and thought I was on my way to achieving my publication dreams, we eventually were told by Penguin that teens were only interested in reading memoir by celebrities. I don't think that's true, as I have read many that weren't but it did make me think: what if I fictionalized it? Though for the record, my time in Japan Taiwan, and China didn't involve nearly as many stab wounds and boy betrayals as featured in the Tokyo Cover Girls (thankfully). (less)
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At First Blush

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Genre: YA Contemporary

Release Date: April 4th 2017

Bloomsbury Spark


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Who would have thought that a teenager could have a successful career creating makeup tutorial videos on YouTube? For Lacey Robbins, this dream has been her reality. An up-and-coming YouTuber, she has thousands of fans and can’t wait for the day when her subscriber count rea...

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