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she was five, Lola Douglas wanted to be an actress like her then-hero,
Drew Barrymore. Instead, she became a supermarket checkout girl,
a video store clerk, an administrative assistant, a features reporter
and a textbook development editor before deciding that writing
teen novels was her real forte.
has lived in seven of our great United States, including Indiana,
and says that during her five-and-a-half month stint in Fort Wayne
no one ever forced her to see the movie Hoosiers. She
was, however, coaxed into auditioning for a part as an extra in
a Neil LaBute film (Your Friends and Neighbors, to be
exact), but was rejected during the first round. When not watching
too much reality television, reading Gawker, or obsessing over
all things Marc Jacobs, Lola can be found working on her next
this day, Lola remains fascinated with Drew Barrymore. However,
her very best friend in the whole wide world is Lara
Zeises. They are absolutely inseparable and sometimes Lola
even fancies Lara is her alter ego. They are, however, complete
opposites. For example, while Lara's favorite word is loathsome,
Lola's favorite word is luscious!
a list of some of Lola's other favorites: watching people do the
things they love best; curse words; email, especially the “you've
got mail” beep that lets her know someone is so interested in
her that they are sending her an email; movies, especially Drew
Barrymore movies; and last but certainly not least, Lara
Zeises's wonderfully fantastic young adult novels.
book, True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet, was among
ALA's 2007 Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults.
It has also been made into a Lifetime Original movie starring
Joanna "Jojo" Levesque and Valerie Bertinelli with 8/9/08
the premiere airdate.
Lara, Lola lives in Wilmington, Delaware.