Ilongga Author Claire Betita de Guzman Launches ‘Miss Makeover’

Claire Betita de Guzman, who hails from Iloilo and is behind the bestselling book ‘No Boyfriend Since Birth’, launches her new book ‘Miss Makeover’ at Book Latte, Festive Walk Parade, Iloilo Business Park last December 2, 2017. The launching was graced by friends and guests; it was an afternoon filled with games and fun.

A game of Jack en Poy (Rock-Paper-Scissors) during the book launch. Here, a pair enjoys the game.

“Being comfortable in your own skin may just be the grandest makeover of all”. Miss Makeover narrates the story of a makeup enthusiast in her quest for real beauty in the outskirts of Panay. Miss Makeover is the fourth book following No Boyfriend Since Birth, Girl Meets World, and Budget is the New Black. Bestselling No Boyfriend Since Birth, published by Summit Books, was adapted into a five-episode TV series in 2008.

Ms. Claire Betita de Guzman, author behind Miss Makeover.

About Miss Makeover: When beauty writer and makeup maven Mara Francisco gets a grand makeover, she also got hunky, handsome Markus. It’s about time: it’s been five years since Mara’s had a boyfriend. But has Markus really fallen for her – or the new, made-up Mara? Just as things go awry, work takes Mara to a far-flung town in the Philippines for a no-frills, back to basics program called the Real Beauty Boot Camp. The boot camp’s main rule? Absolutely no makeup during the six-day workshop!

Watch Ms. Claire Betita de Guzman reads the prologue of her new book ‘Miss Makeover’.

About the Author: Claire Betita de Guzman is author to novels No Boyfriend Since Birth and Girl Meets World, both by Summit Books, and Budget is the New Black, by Marshall Cavendish Singapore. Formerly the magazine editor of Cosmopolitan Philippines, Preview, and Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, she is now based in Singapore with her family. A true Ilongga by heart, her fourth novel Miss Makeover takes us back to Iloilo.

Here, author signs Miss Makeover books.

For more information, follow Ms. Claire Betita de Guzman @clairebetita or visit her website www.clairebetita.com

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