The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls

The Unbearable Book Club for Unsinkable Girls

Book - 2012
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"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."--From publisher.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: FICTION SCH
Characteristics: 231 p. ; 22 cm

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Dec 16, 2013

The writing style was mediocre, the characters rather flat. The only really surprising thing is who actually died at the end. All in all, not a horrible book, perfect for a day where you need something easy to read.

Christine_library Jul 25, 2012

OPL blog post:
http://biblioottawalibrary.ca/main/interest/teens/teenblog/all/all/blog-detail/14287

JasmineAurora Jul 20, 2012

This book was pretty terrible...the author might be a good storyteller but she had no story to tell. This book had absolutely no plot. Nothing eventful happens until the very end and you feel as though the author just threw it in there because her publisher told her the book was boring. I didn't relate to any of the characters because no depth was created. I don't know how I even finished the book. I think I was hoping something interesting would happen.

_hollister_ Jun 07, 2012

this book was alright but i didnt really like the ending. it was not very good...

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