Story of a Girl
When she is caught in the backseat of a car with her older brother's best friend--Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever. Struggling to overcome the lasting repercussions and the stifling role of "school slut," she longs to escape a life defined by her past. With subtle grace,... show more
When she is caught in the backseat of a car with her older brother's best friend--Deanna Lambert's teenage life is changed forever. Struggling to overcome the lasting repercussions and the stifling role of "school slut," she longs to escape a life defined by her past. With subtle grace, complicated wisdom and striking emotion, Story of a Girl reminds us of our human capacity for resilience, epiphany and redemption.
Publish date: February 1st 2008
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
, Young Adult Contemporary
Bullet Review:I'm VERY impressed. Finally, a YA novel I don't want to choke myself after reading.Some may find the conclusion boring or unimpressive or pedestrian, but I thought it genius and inspired and indicative of real life. Sometimes things get wrapped up (or at least set back on a good track)...
this book is a lil bit different then the other books i readi think i like deanna because she think wat she have to said and do it righti kno she was in pastbt she can't change itshe move on bt the only thing she cnt move on was tommy, her friends, her father, etc.bt she did have the time to think t...
They made us clean our lockers on the last day of sophomore year. I tore down the class schedule I'd taped to the inside of the door at the beginning of the semester and tossed it into the pile of recycling that already included ninety-five percent of the crap I'd busted my ass to do all year. What ...
3.5 stars. I "got" Deanna, but didn't particularly like her or any of the characters in the book. I felt for Deanna with her crappy home & life situation, though. I also liked the message of this book and the glimmer of hope at the end, but it seemed to come together a little quickly at the end.