Lucy's family pharmacy/drugstore isn't doing well, so she decides to try to take matters into her own hands. Hair crisis for the would-be homecoming queen on the day of the dance? Lucy's got a fix for that. What difference could a few makeovers possibly make?
There are two more books in this series:
My Summer in Pink and Green
Pink and Green is the New Black
This is a cute story with a well-meaning protagonist who has to deal with some unexpected consequences. It's fun seeing her take action to try to save her family business, and many readers appreciate an example of a young person helping in a realistic way. It's not a book full of rich symbolism, but it's an enjoyable novel that has you rooting for the main character.
"I'm proud of the way she helps people and loves it. And I'm really happy that even with business being bad, she's really happy every single day to go to work. I hope I'm like that when I'm older and have a real job."
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