Paperback. Pub Date :2013-05-23 Pages: 320 Language: English Publisher: Pan Macmillan There's something dangerous about the boredom of teenage girls. Coach said that once. She said it like she knew. and understood. When Colette French arrives at school one fall and takes charge of the cheer... show more
Paperback. Pub Date :2013-05-23 Pages: 320 Language: English Publisher: Pan Macmillan There's something dangerous about the boredom of teenage girls. Coach said that once. She said it like she knew. and understood. When Colette French arrives at school one fall and takes charge of the cheer squad. she brings a hint of threat. Sleek. remote and careless. she transforms the girls into warriors - and rivals. Addy and Beth find that for the first time they have secrets from one another. But their mentor is playing her own deadly game. and there is everything to lose.
Publish date: April 1st 2013
Pages no: 326
Edition language: English
Megan Abbott takes the Mean Girls trope to extremes in her novel Dare Me, about a team of high school Cheerleaders who revel in their sense of entitlement and perceived immortality. Addy Hanlon is the sixteen-year-old narrator who identifies herself as the “lieutenant” to her best friend and Team C...
I was drawn into this story very quickly and strongly because of its dark and raw portrayal of adolescent passion. The dangerous habits the girls form in trying to be exceptional cheerleaders and in their individual clingy friendships, as well as their bizarre obsession with their coach kept me read...
I had a hard time figuring out how to rate this book. I think I liked it more than I disliked it so 3 stars it is. I've heard it explained as Cheerleading Fight Club and Lord of the Flies with Cheerleaders. This book is a psychological thriller about a cheer team who gets a new coach. Collette, the ...
I would have given this four stars, but the fact that I skipped about 20% of it made me give it three. There is a lot of the aspects of cheerleading in this book. Given it is a YA about a cheerleading squad, you would expect it. But it was just too much for me. The other plot was a good one which is...
I wrote this review while playing Nancy Sinatra's "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)." There are reasons why that's appropriate, but that might delve into spoilerific territory, so I digress.Forewarning: this will be a long review, possibly one breaking the character limit. That might be surprising c...
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