From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island.Teen beauty queens. A "Lost"-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to emall. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in... show more
From bestselling, Printz Award-winning author Libba Bray, the story of a plane of beauty pageant contestants that crashes on a desert island.Teen beauty queens. A "Lost"-like island. Mysteries and dangers. No access to emall. And the spirit of fierce, feral competition that lives underground in girls, a savage brutality that can only be revealed by a journey into the heart of non-exfoliated darkness. Oh, the horror, the horror! Only funnier. With evening gowns. And a body count.
Publish date: May 24th 2011
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 396
Edition language: English
Title: Beauty Queens Author: Libby Bray Publish Date: May 24, 2011 Publisher: Scholastic, Inc Format: Audiobook Length: 14 hours, 8 minutes Source: Sunflower OverDrive Library Date Read: April 25-26, 2020 Review A fun romp in the jungle that tackles a lot of patriarchial claptrap that teen girl...
Just tooooo broad for me and wildly unbalanced between humor and "take me seriously!". Didn't hate it, appreciate what it was trying to do, it probably delights/resonates with other readers/ but it was not matching my energy.
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek feminist satirical comedy? Or something? Anyways, it was very well developed, with a huge cast that go through remarkable personal growth, and a fairly balanced perspective - some pages spent on male identity issues, for instance. Like a lot of the latest wave of feminism, ...
There was so much that I loved about this book. I loved the humor, the commercial breaks and the little bios about each of the contestants, which I needed in order to keep each of the contestants straight in my head. However, as impressed as I was by this book, I did think it tried to tackle too man...
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