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RED CARPET RIVALS Dishes about Stars, Studios and Scandals

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New Novel by Bobbi Kornblit Reveals the "Reel" Story about Hollywood Awards.

LOS ANGELES - Dec. 23, 2017 - EntSun -- Award-winning author Bobbi Kornblit penned an up-close and personal novel about Hollywood, Red Carpet Rivals. The work of fiction echoes a controversial hot topic: sexual harassment in the workplace. This book will be the #ME TOO Novel of 2018, referencing the hash tag that highlights the prevalence of sexual misconduct.


The action in Red Carpet Rivals swirls around the glamour and chaos of the most celebrated movie awards ceremony (the fictitious Movie Constellation Awards). An estranged superstar couple, a top movie publicist, and a female marketing executive jockey for position on Hollywood's rocky road to success. Secrets are exposed about their intriguing relationships, health, harassment, and blind ambition. A funny, savvy, and sexy novel, Red Carpet Rivals gives the inside scoop about Hollywood awards and movie marketing from the 1980s to the present.

While there are plenty of plot twists and details about how movies are made and marketed, the tale of the players in the novel is paramount. Sometimes they work together and at other times they are rivals.

The chapters highlight each of the four characters. Preston "Coop" Cooper and Sirena Jackson, an estranged superstar couple, are nominated for their roles in the steamy movie based on a novel by Jack London. Francine Darten, a leading publicist for star clients, wants to handle Coop in public and in private. Charlie Wallach, an ambitious female marketing executive, hopes to shatter the management glass ceiling at Silverlake Pictures.

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Red Carpet Rivals
has received rave reviews:

"An absolutely delightful read. Bobbi Kornblit digs into her years as a Hollywood insider and delivers a very funny, irreverent, and mischievously shocking tale of what really goes on behind the scenes in the film industry. Her characters jump off the page and into your head and heart."
—Steve Coulter, Actor/Writer, House of Cards & The Walking Dead

"Red Carpet Rivals
is to the movies what The Devil Wears Prada is to fashion."
—Mickey Goodman, Author/Journalist

"Ever wondered what it was like to walk the red carpet in Hollywood? Get out a glass of champagne because here's your chance! Bobbi Kornblit gives us an insider view into the glamorous lives of movie studio moguls and actors in her new Red Carpet Rivals. Fast pacing, unexpected plot twists, delicious rivalries, and poignant love stories are all wrapped into a novel that will keep you reading well into the night. Move over, Jackie Collins!"
—Kellie Coates Gilbert, Bestselling Author of the popular Sun Valley Series


Kornblit walked down numerous red carpets in Hollywood with her late husband, a leading studio executive.

She stated, "I strived to capture the exciting and challenging world of the movie industry in this fast-paced work of fiction. The novel shows how people in Hollywood behave and misbehave!"

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Intriguing relationships are foremost in the book, and readers will also respond to the following themes: women's empowerment, movie marketing, international film festivals, and the history of Hollywood.

Kornblit stated, "While the characters and plot are from my imagination, I created a story that rings true."


Bobbi Kornblit's debut novel, Shelter from the Texas Heat, won the NABE Best Book Women's Fiction and the Indie Excellence Multicultural Fiction Award. It was also selected by the American Library Association as one of the Top 50 Books with JFK. Kornblit is a former journalist and holds a Master of Arts in Professional Writing degree from Kennesaw State University. A frequent speaker at literary festivals and book clubs, she instructs writing at universities and corporations in Atlanta, Georgia, where she currently resides.

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Available on Amazon in Print and E-book

ISBN: 978-0-692-92038-1



Source: BAK LOT Press

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