Drop Dead Gorgeous (Paperback)
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This hilarious fish-out-of-water tale—from the New York Times bestselling author of the “endearing, funny, and heart-tugging” (Karen Hawkins, New York Times bestselling author) novel How Lulu Lost Her Mind—explores what happens when a small-town Texas girl swaps bodies with a filthy rich socialite.
On her way from singing in church to hooking up with a Tinder date, Brittany Lynn Snider crashes her momma’s minivan, and her life is changed forever. One moment she’s texting HotGuyNate, and in the next she’s at a hospital in El Paso watching doctors operate on her near-lifeless body. If that wasn’t bad enough, she finds herself trapped in the Limbo Lounge where patients await their fate, playing cards and watching reruns of 7th Heaven and Heaven Help Us.
When a shimmering portal appears, it pulls Brittany upward toward heaven—until the lounge’s resident bully, a wealthy socialite named Edie, leaps through first and steals Brittany’s place. Brittany now has a second chance at life on Earth, but with a catch: she must inhabit Edie’s body.
Waking up as Edie in a mental facility where doctors try to cure her alleged retrograde amnesia, Brittany resumes a life of privilege in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Yet even as she basks in luxury and reconnects with Edie’s old flame, Brittany plans to return to her old life in Texas. But when things don’t go according to her plan, she must ask herself: Who is Brittany Lynn Snider, and what does she want now?
And where’s Edie? Did she manage to make it past the pearly gates?
About the Author
Rachel Gibson is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of over twenty-five novels, including The Art of Running in Heels, Just Kiss Me, and How Lulu Lost Her Mind. She has received the RITA Award, the Golden Heart, the National Readers’ Choice Award, and more.
“Gibson invokes Freaky Friday in an enjoyable rom-com… The colorful supporting cast, including heaven’s dapper concierge and Brittany’s parents, add texture and depth. Gibson’s sure to charm with this one.” —Publishers Weekly
“Fresh and surprising, Drop Dead Gorgeous left me with a mile-wide grin. The feisty, fierce heroine Brittany, with a heart as big as her teased Texas hair, had me cheering wildly for her success!” —Karen Hawkins, New York Times bestselling author of A Cup of Silver Linings
“Funny and touching, Gibson’s fearless storytelling reveals that even the most painful parts of life can be achingly beautiful.” —Lauren Layne, New York Times bestselling author of Made in Manhattan
“Magical, endearing, and thoroughly entertaining, Drop Dead Gorgeous soars with heartfelt humor and a beautiful, larger-than-life story of self-discovery that captures the imagination.” —Angie Hockman, author of Shipped
“This engaging fish-out-of-water story sparkles and shines. Laugh-out-loud funny with quirky characters and heartfelt moments, Drop Dead Gorgeous is a little slice of heaven. I loved everything about it.” —Elizabeth Thompson, author of Lost in Paris