Publish date: June 1st 2011
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
A Week in YA Kissing Books - Haiku Mini Review #3Cupid wearing blackWants his true story writtenDo I smell clam juice?Well this was… not really what I expected. I’ll freely admit that I picked this up because I was looking for brain-sugar. A pick-me up / temporary high after a mentally and emotional...
This was an unexpected read.The cover makes this seem kind of light and funny and while not totally happy, not a heavy story. And while it wasn't depressing and was very hopeful, it was a lot heavier than I thought it'd be. It touched on a lot of different topics that most books don't touch on. I ki...
Alice Amorous is living a lie. Her mother Belinda is the bestselling Queen of Romance. But it's been a while since she's published anything, and her crown is slipping. Alice tells the publishers a lot of things. She's overseas. She's doing research. Alice doesn't tell the publishers her mother is in...
Although this followed a similar YA formula (girl's parents die, she meets a hot guy, madness ensues) I found I enjoyed this much, much more than other similar YA books. I think this was partly due to the writing style, which flowed really well, I quickly lost myself in it and also because of the pl...
Summary: Alice Amorous, daughter of the Queen of Romance (novels), has been living a lie for so long, she doesn't know how to stop. Her famous mother is in a mental hospital, so Alice signs her autographs, takes her phone calls, and tells everyone her mom's overseas researching her hotly anticipated...