All You Never Wanted
With my eyes closed and Alex's core friends all around me, it was like I'd become my big sister, or something just as good. And so who cared if they were calling it Alex's party? One thing I knew: it would be remembered as mine.Alex has it all—brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot... show more
With my eyes closed and Alex's core friends all around me, it was like I'd become my big sister, or something just as good. And so who cared if they were calling it Alex's party? One thing I knew: it would be remembered as mine.Alex has it all—brains, beauty, popularity, and a dangerously hot boyfriend. Her little sister Thea wants it all, and she's stepped up her game to get it. Even if it means spinning the truth to win the attention she deserves. Even if it means uncovering a shocking secret her older sister never wanted to share. Even if it means crying wolf.Told in the alternating voices of Alex and Thea, Adele Griffin's mesmerizing new novel is the story of a sibling rivalry on speed.
Publish date: October 9th 2012
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
Did not finish. When I'm choosing to do everything else in the world BUT read the book and it's taken over three days to get to page 75, then I'm never going to end up finishing it. I wish I liked it and maybe I'll pick it up another time.
It's very hard to express my thoughts on this book without giving much away.I will start off by saying that from the synopsis, I thought this book was going to be about the younger sister, Thea, trying to steal Alex's, her big sister's, boyfriend named Joshua.Well it did involve that but there was a...
2.5Flat, with a cast of unengaging and thoroughly unlikeable characters (except Xander!), that offers little real resolution offered for any of the ongoing issues. All You Never Wanted tries to do too much with its short span of pages, and the result is a book that feel short-changed from character ...
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