Wednesday, April 15, 2009

B as in Beauty

Trailer for "B as in Beauty," the new novel by Alberto Ferreras. Produced by CRAFTV and Latino Media Works.

Puerto Rico Sun is participating in a book giveaway.

The first five PRSUN readers who send me an e-mail requesting the "B as in Beauty" book at prsuncom (at) will be entered for the giveaway.

What you need to do: Please send your name and complete mailing address and Hachette Books will mail you a copy.

First-come, first-served.

About the author:

Alberto Ferreras is a New York City based writer, filmmaker and performance artist.

About the book:

Everyone in the world, it seems, is either prettier or thinner (or both) than Beauty Marie Zavala. And the only thing "B" resents more than her name is the way others judge her for the extra 40 pounds she can't lose. At least she has her career. Or did, until she overhears her boss criticizing her weight and devising a scheme to keep her from being promoted. Enter B's new tax accountant, a modern-day matchmaker determined to boost B's flagging self-esteem by introducing her to rich, successful men who will accept her for who she is. As B's confidence blossoms, so do her fantasies of revenge. But will B find true happiness or true disaster when she unwittingly falls for the one guy she shouldn't?

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