The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls
I'm Adrienne Haus, survivor of a mother-daughter book club. Most of us didn't want to join. My mother signed me up because I was stuck at home all summer, with my knee in a brace. CeeCee's parents forced her to join after cancelling her Paris trip because she bashed up their car. The members of... show more
I'm Adrienne Haus, survivor of a mother-daughter book club. Most of us didn't want to join. My mother signed me up because I was stuck at home all summer, with my knee in a brace. CeeCee's parents forced her to join after cancelling her Paris trip because she bashed up their car. The members of "The Unbearable Book Club," CeeCee, Jill, Wallis, and I, were all going into eleventh grade A.P. English. But we weren't friends. We were literary prisoners, sweating, reading classics, and hanging out at the pool. If you want to find out how membership in a book club can end up with a person being dead, you can probably look us up under mother-daughter literary catastrophe. Or open this book and read my essay, which I'll turn in when I go back to school.
Publish date: 2012-05-08
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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This was a very light read for me and I have to say a welcome read as well. I read this as part of the USA by the book summer challenge (as far as I am concerned it is still technically summer somewhere in the world) and this book represented the state of Delaware.This book is told in the first pers...
I borrowed this from the library without knowing too much about it, but I figured I’ve been on a roll with my YA contemporary picks so far this year, so I’d take a chance on this book.Here is the Goodreads summary:I’m Adrienne Haus, survivor of a mother-daughter book club. Most of us didn’t want to ...
I was very thrown off throughout by the fact that Adriennes dialogue wasn't always quoted. sometimes her internal narrative would end in a question and a few lines later I would realize that she had asked that question aloud to another character. Very confusing. But I ended up being pretty intrigued...
This storyline had such great potential. Moms dragging daughter to be a part of a mother/daughter summer book club. Teenage girls who would never hang out together forced to spend there summer reading the same books. But the potential never showed up.
You guys, do not make the same mistake I did and be misled by this cover and summary: this is NOT a cute summer read. It's just not. I had expected it to be about girls bonding and forming genuine friendships while being in the book club and discovering everything wasn't so bad after all. Or somethi...