Thursday, September 11, 2014

2014 book 219

Simmone Howell's Girl Defective
I was continuing my exploration of Australian YA with this one, which seemed like it'd be right up my alley--it's about a girl whose father owns a record story--but it was a little disappointing. I really liked the first half--where the protagonist is somewhere between admiring and crushing on her badass older girl friend, and getting interested in the case of a local girl who drowned--but then things get a little bit boring/predictable/neat EVEN AS it seems like things are getting bonkers. I don't know. It was fine. B.

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