Just Another Girl Revew

Posted May 12, 2017 by Pixie in Blog / 0 Comments

Just Another Girl RevewJust Another Girl on March 2017
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5 Stars

You resent her. You can't stand her. You might even hate her.

But you don't know her at all.

Hope knows there's only one thing coming between her and her longtime crush: his girlfriend, Parker. She has to sit on the sidelines and watch as the perfect girl gets the perfect boy . . . because that's how the universe works, even though it's so completely wrong.

Parker doesn't feel perfect. She knows if everyone knew the truth about her, they'd never be able to get past it. So she keeps quiet. She focuses on making it through the day with her secret safe . . . even as this becomes harder and harder to do. And Hope isn't making it any easier. . . .

In Just Another Girl, Elizabeth Eulberg astutely and affectingly shows us how battle lines get drawn between girls -- and how difficult it then becomes to see or understand the girl standing on the other side of the divide.

You think you have an enemy. But she's just another girl.

Elizabeth Eulberg is a must read author for me. Every time a new book is published I worry I will not like it as much as the last… but, that has not been an issue. Her comedic timing and raw honest view of being a teen strengthens, with each new book. Just Another Girl has definitely been added to the top of my favorite books by Elizabeth( it’s a big stack).

I LOVE LOVE LOVE how this book is set up – you get one pov and start to support her side of the issue. You start to dislike the other girl without ever really getting to know her. Then you meet her and do a 180.   The story is told between two girls Hope & Parker – You meet Hope first and she tells you all about the love of her life(her best friend) and how the perfect Parker stole him from her and makes him do all this work …just to keep her BFF away from her. Then you meet Parker and realize Hope has no clue. Not about Parker, not about her best friend… she is just pretty much in poor poor me Hope land.

If you are a junior high/high school teacher librarian – please, PLEASE add this book to your room/school – this should be a required reading (IMO). Girls fight, over the stupidest of things during their teen years. Sometimes like with Just Another Girl – it is a boy, but a lot of the time it is a minute detail that could be worked out if the girls just talked about the issue.

 

5 Stars
Pixie

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