Un Été De Choc
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 20th 2009
Publisher: Le livre de poche Jeunesse
Pages no: 412
Edition language: French
Series: Queen of Babble (#1)
As much as I like most of Cabot's books, I was slow to pick up this series. My daughter had to read it first and then convince me. "Queen of Babble" didn't sound like something I'd like, as an individual book or as a series. The cover, for some reason, is associated with Shopaholic, and since shoppi...
Lizzie Nichols has a few problems, her graduation is dependent on writing an essay that she forgot about, she's gone to London to see her boyfriend who has turned out to be two-timing her and wants her to lie. So she takes off to be with her friends in France. One of Lizzie's other problems is tha...
2.5 StarsI started out really liking it, then about 1/3 in, it got annoying. They weren't kidding about the babble thing, the girl can not shut up! But that wasn't even the problem, I actually started getting used to it and found it funny again later on, My problem was she was always in denial, kept...
I was re-reading this book because I finally got my hands on the sequels. I still liked it even though the protagonist made some stupid decisions. Then again, not everyone makes the right decision anyway.
It's quite nice to have a break from reading ponderous tomes about politics, and read something you can actually relate to. Lizzie Nichols is, like you or me, a person with a big heart and a mouth as big. She has no filter, and goes through a ton of shit because of this; kind of like me, heh.