Would you give everything up for Fame? The trials of being a celebrity in Hollywood, yeah, they’re real, just ask Jenna and Mark. FAME is an angsty, second chance romance that floats between the past and the present, following the lives of pop princess Jenna Foster and bad boy Rockstar Mark McGinley as they travel the lonely road of stardom. The story begins five years after Jenna and Mark’s divorce, Jenna is beyond broken and Mark can’t fully let her go. After a chance meeting brings them back into each other’s lives can they put the past behind them? Or, do too many broken promises flood the road to forgiveness. Jenna and Mark’s story is a tumultuous one, about love, loss, addiction and the rise and fall of fame.
FAME is a powerful exploration of the ups and downs associated with becoming a world-renowned celebrity. Jenna is a relatable character caught in the throes of passion and Rome keeps the reader guessing whether her true passion is on the stage she performs on or in the arms of her lover. I enjoyed the bounce between the past and present day as there were lots of associations made between the two. It's interesting to see how one's life cycles. This easy read flows seamlessly and the writer made every effort to keep all of its many past/present parts connected. An enjoyable read and great insight into what a life of stardom can be; the glory to the gut-wrenching and everything in between.