What My Mother Doesn't Know
An utterly authentic story of first (and second and third) love, told in accessible free verse and featuring a new cover and larger trim size.It’s not that I'm boy crazy.It’s just that even thoughI’m almost fifteenI’ve been having sort of a hard timetrying to figure out the differencebetween love... show more
An utterly authentic story of first (and second and third) love, told in accessible free verse and featuring a new cover and larger trim size.It’s not that I'm boy crazy.It’s just that even thoughI’m almost fifteenI’ve been having sort of a hard timetrying to figure out the differencebetween love and lust. It’s likemy mindand my bodyand my heartjust don’t seem to be able to agreeon anything. Get to know Sophie, a freshman in high school who’s struggling through the daily grind and all the crushes that come with it, as she shares her innermost thoughts and feelings in this remarkably relatable novel in verse from Sonya Sones.
Publish date: May 7th 2013
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Banned Books
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, High School
Series: What My Mother Doesn't Know (#1)
Sophie is a 14 year old girl who is falling in love at the rate of a normal teenage girl which is about as fast as a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. While in her cocoon she experiences an unabashed realization that love is more than looks & popularity. Sophie is falling in love with the idea of ...
3.5 starsI had this stupid grin on my face after reading this. This is my second novel in a verse this year, the first one being Burned by Ellen Hopkins. Although it is far from how heartbreaking Burned was, this book is charming and magnetic. Definitely a comfort quick read.
What really struck a chord with me in this book is that it’s a free-verse novel. I feel that Sones’ decision to write this novel in verse instead of prose makes it stand out from other young adult novels that might deal with similar characters and situations.Because of the nature of poetry, there wa...
I read this book for National Banned Book week (September 24th - October 1st). I saw the advertisement in Half Price Books when I visited to buy some books for a school project. I was a little reluctant to read this book due to the poetry genre, but I can gladly say I am very happy to have picked ...
Awww it was such a cute story! I loved it! And usually books written in verse tick me off, but this one pulled it off pretty nicely. I really liked it. :)