Fired from her own mom's hair salon, Irene now babysits kids on the beach. There, she meets a beautiful lifeguard whose diva attitudes and dangerous obsessions supply Irene with enough real-life drama and romance to fill a book.

My Almost Epic Summer 2008, Speak, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780142408056

Trade paperback

My Almost Epic Summer 2006, Putnam Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780399237843