Thursday, February 16, 2012
Book Review: Keeping The Moon by Sarah Dessen
Title: Keeping The Moon
Author: Sarah Dessen
"One summer can change everything."
"Colie expects the worst when she's sent to spend the summer with her eccentric aunt Mira while her mother tours Europe. Always an outcast- first for being fat and then, after she lost the weight, for being 'easy'- Colie has no friends at home and doesn't expect to find any in Colby, North Carolina. But then she lands a job at the Last Chance Bar and Grill and meets fellow waitresses Morgan and Isabel, best friends who take Colie under their collective wing and help her realize the potential that has been there all along."
My Rating: 9/10
Most of you people out there are going to think that I have lived under a rock, but I have never read a book by Sarah Dessen before. I have heard her name and wasn't sure if I would like her books from things I'd heard about them, but this book was a big suprise. It was a good chicklit, I seem to be into that right now, and I love the characters. I also enjoyed the setting. Being a small town girl myself, I could understand some of the things in Colby. I loved that all the characters where unique. I hate clone characters!
I loved hearing about the Last Chance Bar and Grill. It felt like the story took place there mostly, and I was happy for that!
I didn't like that Colie called herself fat and even the back description says she was. I guess I'm just one of those people who thinks that overweight is a proper term.
THANK YOU SARAH DESSEN FOR AN AMAZING SMALL TOWN ATMOSPHERE!
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