The Making of Mia

The Making of Mia

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Gorgeous, feel-good debut of one woman's journey from rags to bitches...When Jo Hill lands a job as a PA at GLOSS magazine, she thinks it's the job of her dreams. But it soon turns into a nightmare. As a mousy secretary with a penchant for giant bags of Maltesers and comfy shoes, Jo doesn't exactly fit in at the uber-chic office. Her boss humiliates her; her colleagues bitch about her; even the receptionist ignores her. At first, Jo's not sure why - is it her hair, her figure, her clothes? Then she realises it's pretty much all of the above and that she'll never be like the sleek, glamorous girls flitting round the office in their Sass & Bide jeans and Gucci mules. Or will she? Jo might be overweight and overlooked, but she's different in other ways too. She's bright, ambitious and smart, and what's more, she has a plan.Reduced to tears for the umpteenth time by her boss - the gorgeous but vicious magazine publisher Joshua Garnet - Jo knows it's time for drastic action. She's had it with magazines and knows that 'discovering a whole new you' takes more than a manicure and a new MAC blusher. Jo's going to give herself the ultimate makeover and by the time she's finished, the magazine world - and Joshua - won't know what's hit them. Goodbye Jo, hello Mia - magazine diva extraordinaire.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 124 x 196 x 24mm | 258.55g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752893920
  • 9780752893921
  • 670,678

About Ilana Fox

Ilana Fox has worked for a variety of national newspapers and websites, including the Daily Mail, the Sun, ASOS.com, The Telegraph and The Mirror. She's currently CMO at audioBoom. Ilana lives in East Dulwich but can mostly be found causing trouble in Shoreditch and Soho. Find out more about Ilana online at www.ilana.xxx or follow her on Twitter @ilanashow more

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