Aspiring production designer Emi and her friend Charlotte try to solve the mystery of a letter from a dead Hollywood star. A fun story featuring a lot of detail about filmmaking and a happily-ever-after.
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“A love letter to the craft and romance of film and fate in front of—and behind—the camera from the award-winning author of Hold Still.
A wunderkind young set designer, Emi has already started to find her way in the competitive Hollywood film world.
Emi is a film buff and a true romantic, but her real-life relationships are a mess. She has desperately gone back to the same girl too many times to mention. But then a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend leads Emi to Ava. Ava is unlike anyone Emi has ever met. She has a tumultuous, not-so-glamorous past, and lives an unconventional life. She’s enigmatic…. She’s beautiful. And she is about to expand Emi’s understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance.”
Genre: Contemporary, Romance
Cis girls: Emi
Sexual and Romantic Orientation:
Emi talks about dating boys in the past, but seems to be mostly attracted to girls now. She does not use a specific label.
Emi is biracial, and describes herself as “one quarter black.” She is white passing.
Ava (a side character) deals with religious and homophobic adults.