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Tricks Ellen Hopkins, 2009 Five teenagers, all from different areas of the country, discover just how far they can fall when desperation leads them to trade or sell their bodies for sex. The Goodreads discription is a little misleading,saying "What they don't expect, though, is all that can...
Read, Run, Ramble
Read, Run, Ramble rated it 6 years ago
One of the most uncomfortable and hard to read books I've ever finished. Hopkins has no trouble uncovering the hidden and taboo and bringing it into full light. Tough to read, but even tougher to know that it actually takes place.
bryceoc rated it 7 years ago
I usually rate books based on how much I enjoyed them. This book would probably have one star if I did that here. It was graphic, painful, depressing. I felt drained once I reached the end. (For some reason, I have a habit of reading really emotionally intense books all at once. Maybe it's easier to...
Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it 8 years ago
Wow! I hesitated to join the Hopkins train but this was an incredible book. Heartbreaking. Graphic but tasteful, real and necessary. Beautifully written.
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it 9 years ago
...Wow.That's all I think to say right now.
Effortlessly Reading
Effortlessly Reading rated it 9 years ago
My Rating: 3.5 Nobody can make me cringe as badly as Ellen Hopkins' books do. All her books talk about the hard topics everyone else is afraid to write about: drugs, rape, sex, abuse, personality disorders, gambling, and the list goes on. Tricks is no different. It focuses primarily on prostitution,...
Lisa Likes Books
Lisa Likes Books rated it 9 years ago
I have no idea why I kept reading this. I used to love Ellen Hopkins... not so much anymore. The story content wasn't so bad, I guess, but I would have been fine not having read this.
Karin's Book Nook
Karin's Book Nook rated it 10 years ago
What would you do to survive? Can one decision change your life forever? TRICKS by Ellen Hopkins tackles these and many other issues. Five teens, all from different backgrounds, find themselves in places and situations they never could have foreseen.Eden, a preacher’s daughter, finds true love. ...
Pants' Books & Stuff!
Pants' Books & Stuff! rated it 10 years ago
(Review originally posted on my livejournal account: http://intoyourlungs.livejournal.com/30953.html)Why I Read It: Back in 2007 I was a very sad and depressed person (for various reasons), thus I was a tad more angsty than most 17 year olds. It seems only fitting that I would discover Ellen Hopkins...
Books With Bite
Books With Bite rated it 10 years ago
This is another great book from Ms. Hopkins that left me speechless. Not only did it give me a whole new insight, but it gave something new to think about. I never thought that sex trafficking as a big deal. After reading this book, I now realize that this is not talk about enough.As always, this bo...
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