Girl, 15, Charming but Insane
Publish date: August 10th 2004
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Realistic Fiction
Series: Jess Jordan (#1)
This is a teen read through and through. The title might seem like an obvious give away, BUT, as my copy's front cover demonstrates, there is also a glittery effect to the page, much like the groovy contact primary school kids put on their workbooks, and it doesn't exactly scream "read with red wine...
Arch and amusing. Limb sometimes seems to be writing for an adult audience. Silly plot that manages to be universal. I read several bits aloud.
I read this book a few years ago, and if I remember correctly I really enjoyed it. I've been considering picking it up again recently, for a little light reading.
On a personal note, I do find it difficult to read books on breast cancer and memoirs of those touched by the disease, be it directly or via a stricken loved one. Having lost my maternal grandmother to this illness, there seems to be an invisible cloud hovering over my head, a constant reminder that...
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