It's the summer before senior year and the alluring Angel is ready to have fun. She's not like her best friend, Inggy, who has a steady boyfriend, good grades, and college plans. Angel isn't sure what she wants to do yet, but she has confidence and experience beyond her years. Still, her summer... show more
It's the summer before senior year and the alluring Angel is ready to have fun. She's not like her best friend, Inggy, who has a steady boyfriend, good grades, and college plans. Angel isn't sure what she wants to do yet, but she has confidence and experience beyond her years. Still, her summer doesn't start out as planned. Her good friend Joey doesn't want to fool around anymore, he wants to be her boyfriend, while Angel doesn't want to be tied down. As Joey pulls away, and Inggy tours colleges, Angel finds herself spending more time with Inggy's boyfriend, Cork. With its cast of vivid and memorable characters, this tale from the Jersey shore is sure to make some waves.
Publish date: May 8th 2012
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Pages no: 201
Edition language: English
This is the kind of YA I want to write. And read.If I could ever pull off writing a girl, I'd want her to be as excellent as Angel Cassonetti.Beautiful and beguiling book about summer and coming-of-age, with no apologies for Angel's sexual behavior, nor any Hammer of Consequences/Lessons bullshit th...
I might end up liking this book more than three stars depending on how long it stays with me. Jersey Girl is a short novel and a really quick read and, to be honest, I picked it up because it was mentioned in an article about sexy-times in young adult literature.Angel is 17, and unlike her BFF Inggy...
The most important thing to note about this book is that Angel is an imperfect, but very real protagonist. While she makes a lot of mistakes, I feel she is still a sympathetic, likable character. What really makes Angel stands out, though, is that she knows what she wants sexually. In tons of YA nov...
Was okay, but didn't enjoy the read. Frustrated me and all. Disliked the MC. Originally posted here.Letter to my Future SelfDear Patricia,it is February as I am writing this letter to you, even though the review is scheduled for April. You’ve had several issues with this book and to be fair ...