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Nina crossed her arms under her boobs. ” Marina’s deep burgundy–lined lips fell to a disappointed frown. She gently placed a sympathetic deep red nail–tipped hand on her youngest daughter’s shoulder. A giant ball of hurt formed in Alicia’s empty belly, like a melting snowball in reverse. Why hadn’t her cousins invited her? Couldn’t they see Nina snicker-pinching her nose as she pointed to the crusty brown clump on the left wheel of Alicia’s stuffed Louis? If ever a situation called for a cousin-BFF rescue, it would be this one.
In person. ” Celia stomped her gold sandal. “¡Vamos! ” Nina chucked her bottle in a metal trash can and stormed off to retrieve the only set of Louis Vuitton suitcases in the mix. Isobel leaned in toward Alicia, surrounding her in the unmistakably sunny scent of Bobbi Brown’s Beach. “We must not let her know what we are up to. She is a—how you say . . uh, tagalong! And will make us look bad in front of ¡i!. ” Alicia beamed, relieved that they were all thinking the same thing. ” Nina asked, wheeling two brown and gold suitcases, one in each hand.
Suddenly, someone tapped her shoulder. Startled, Alicia whipped her silky brunette head around. ” Nina giggle-pointed to the bull’s behind, which was awfully close to Alicia’s pert nose. Pod Nanos in every color. Just then a fistful of ice cubes pelted the side of Nina’s thigh. Nina immediately Spanish-cursed the thrower and her boyfriend in response, but instead of apologizing, the couple threw another frosty handful at Nina’s DIYed legs. ” Alicia quickly abandoned her hiding place to avoid getting hit by another icy round.
Alicia by Lisi Harrison