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The Disenchantments - Nina LaCour
The Disenchantments
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Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev's band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she's abandoning their plans - and Colby - to start college in the fall.But the show must go... show more
Colby and Bev have a long-standing pact: graduate, hit the road with Bev's band, and then spend the year wandering around Europe. But moments after the tour kicks off, Bev makes a shocking announcement: she's abandoning their plans - and Colby - to start college in the fall.But the show must go on and The Disenchantments weave through the Pacific Northwest, playing in small towns and dingy venues, while roadie- Colby struggles to deal with Bev's already-growing distance and the most important question of all: what's next?Morris Award–finalist Nina LaCour draws together the beauty and influences of music and art to brilliantly capture a group of friends on the brink of the rest of their lives.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780525422198 (0525422196)
Publisher: Dutton Children's Books
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
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By Singing Light rated it
0.0 Recent Reading: non-fiction and YA
Hissing Cousins by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer: I picked up this double biography of Eleanor & Alice Roosevelt because, I mean, look at that tile! How could I not? It turned out to be (as far as I could judge) a well-researched and well-written look at the complex intertwining lives of these two c...
Akustrei
Akustrei rated it
3.0 The Disenchantments
Meh. It didn't turn out as badly as I thought it would. It has a great emotional pull, but the whole situation is really pathetic and there's not a whole lot of action. And the main character is really dumb and only cares about how girls look, not to mention their band sucks. Anyways. 2.5 stars.
Miranda @ Bibliodaze
Miranda @ Bibliodaze rated it
2.0
The general story itself was alright, and I liked some of the side characters even if they were one-dimensional at times. But Colby's belief that he was utterly entitled to know everything about Bev was highly irritating, as well as how he kept passive-aggressively shaming her about lying to him in ...
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings rated it
4.0
Rating: 3.5 StarsIt is difficult for me to fathom now, looking back, that I considered abandoning this novel many times during its first quarter. The Disenchantments starts out as a dull book, which hardly seems possible as it begins with a group of friends setting on a road trip to make music, but ...
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads rated it
4.0
Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost.I've been wanting to read The Disenchantments for a while before I picked it up. I hadn't heard much hype (always a good thing), so I was super excited to read it and form my own opinions on it. So I opened it. And I ended up loving it to death.I was i...
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