I don't speak the language. I don't like meeting new people. And I have no idea where Umbria is. Who cares?! I'm going to Italy! Hayley is overweight, and she's never felt happy in her own skin. But this summer everything is going to change. She's off to Italy, where she'll discover what real pizza tastes like, what real beauty looks like, and maybe even what true amore can be.
Mary Hogan began her career as an editor and feature writer. After moving to New York, she began writing for the teen and women's market. Her articles have appeared in Seventeen, Sassy and Teen amongst others. She is now a successful freelance writer and author of stand-alone titles The Serious Kiss and Pretty Face, as well as the Susanna series. Mary lives in New York with her husband and their dog.