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Read Dec 31, reviewed Aug 22, That doesn’t tell you that I stuck a bead up my nose while watching TV when I was four and thought I’d have to go to the ER and have it cut out.

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Next day, when the kids have been breakfasted and sent on their way and the laundry loaded into the machine, our heroine will again be ghetto-fabulous with glossy pouted lips and looking like she wasn’t really made of steel at all. Sep 20, However, I still felt like the ideas were getting stale after a queenw.

I ended up using the punchbowl box as an end table for two years. And declare their love for each other after about a week. In every single possible way.

He had surprised her. I read this a few years ago and usually I don’t remember much about a book after that long unless it was a particularly good read. And don’t even think of telling me that some teenage girls need a book to do their feee for them, that they need to be force fed queebs messages contained within Beauty Queens because their parents, their peers, the media has damaged them, tricked them into thinking otherwise.


What Happened to Goodbye. It has this brau of hopelessness, like culture is so entrenched in unhealthy expectations for girls that there is no room for real girls in culture. She sat down again. When they got all goo-goo-eyed over Y chromosome—carrying creatures instead of taking care of themselves. All you had to do was introduce the scent of testosterone and perfectly capable, together girls were reduced to giggling, lash-batting, hair-playing idiots.

Tane is an eco-warrior and ornithologist in his teens!

Preheat oven to degrees. And when I do something she doesn’t like, she threatens to find it. Books by Libba Bray. Love YA Like Crazy: Along for the Ride. They were going to replace it with that show about Amish girls who share a house with strippers, Girls Gone Rumpsringa? But, just like the girls themselves, it offers much more. Jul 20, Nat rated it really liked it Shelves: Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

It included colored pencil illustrations of manly-looking, bearded criminals smoking, and, oblivious to the fact that The Beatles had already sort of laid claim to the title, I called my novel, HELP. But I’ve thought about it, and I honestly cannot come up with a single compelling reason that they should have been included at all. What if all of our mothers left us? Delaney get your heteronormative bullshit out of my face but yes, there is. He tottered like a drunk.


In the beginning, it was a little difficult to get to know the characters. Sometimes a story about girls is just a story about girls. If so, read this. While geared toward the YA crowd, I think the tongue-in-cheek cynicism is something that can be appreciated by anyone who enjoys smart, sarcastic humor.

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But, Adina and Taylor actually really made me sad. View all 58 comments. I’ve never read any Libba Bray books, but this one is sitting on my shelf.

Basically this book is a big fuck you to our misogynist world. The amount of issues Libba Bray was able to touch upon was qeens and I really applaud her ability to present these important, taboo issues in a funny, but not offensive manner.

I expected this to be another ‘bitch’ book. I love the exaggeration of everything and the purposeful unrealisticness was hilarious, but some of the political conflict confused me im still not sure what The Corporation is.

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First, I love Brau Lou. Bray vacillates between slapstick humor and serious messages. Being comfortable with your sexuality and not being ashamed of it is in there too.

Sinjin took her wrist gently.