The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost It
Publish date: August 28th 2007
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
, Young Adult Contemporary
Gemma's sister is getting married into a military family. Gemma has also been convinced to audition for the school play. She overcomes a lot in this year but what a wild ride. I found this to be one of the funniest books I have read in a while. Gemma is great. Her 14-year-old voice is perfect. She...
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3.5/5It’s sweet, cute and ridiculously over the top. Her family is so out there that it’s a wonder Gemma didn’t throw more fits (or “birketts” as she calls them) than she did. The characters are absolutely darling though, and Gemma, the most darling of all. The best thing (and worse thing) about her...
I would rate "My Big Birkett" 3,5 stars if I could. I loved the funny style, the metaphors and the wackiness. (I mustn't forget to save some quotes from the first chapters and maybe from the later ones, too.) But I didn't expect it to be that sad and - in parts - hopeless, even. I cannot say that th...
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