Parents' Guide to

The One

By Stephanie Dunnewind, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Gorgeous twins hit success in unlikely Hollywood tale.

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Hollywood is not the place for reality, so plan to suspend those "Would that really happen?" questions to enjoy THE ONE. The novel includes Travis' emails to a friend and excerpts from Nika's manuscript about her experiences as Chloe's agent, but the real focus is Chloe's first-person narrative. Chloe can con or charm everyone into helping her -- usually for free -- because she has "It."
The author's background as a producer, director, and writer lends authenticity to Chloe's experiences, even if her rise seems unrealistically fast. Readers who would never want to be friends with the competitive, driven teen will likely still find her Hollywood introduction fascinating.

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