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They should read this book and see that they can do beahty at all they want and still like putting on the paint and pouting for a selfie. Of course the biggest lesson of all, you do not mess with Texas, especially Miss Texas. Whip until nice and fluffy.

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I’d say 3 or 3. Overall though I recommend this read for General Good Times. Not real-world logic, which is fine to disregard, but the logic that the world of the story has already established. Great Book, Mature 13 and Older A really good book. Well, you think of a better explanation I can shoot a thirty-aught-six as well as a nine-millimeter and a Pink Lady paint gun.

But for what this was, I feel the need to state that the complaints were more about what I do and don’t like and not a reflection on if the book was a success or not.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I suppose I could be accused of taking this more seriously than I should have, but I think the same argument could be made of Bray.

In fact, scratch that, it’s what every teenager regardless of gender should be reading. But sometimes Adina uttered some of the funniest things that had me laughing out loud. Before we begin, let me just say this: View all 15 comments. The amount of issues Libba Bray was able to touch upon was amazing and I really applaud her ability to present these important, taboo issues in a funny, but not offensive manner.

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Okay, try this one: I laughed out loud so many times I regret not buying a copy so I could note when the funniest moments took place. Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition June 1, Language: Actually, I wish I had enough money to buy every girl from the age of 15 to 21 a copy of this book. Many of the contestants and ALL of the adult chaperons perish in the crash Characters make out, grope, and have sex including implied oral sex and a reference to “dry-humping” ; descriptions aren’t detailed.

Sure, there are a few exceptions Neil Gaiman can do anything. The empowering theme of self-acceptance and the affirming message that women should not underestimate themselves or others makes this novel a potentially life-changing book for budding feminists.

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The character of Taylor starts out as the villain – a serious, religious pageant veteran who has total faith in the Miss Teen Dream philosophy and message. Don’t give it up, girls, and retreat to your own private islands. This was a hilarious, darkly humorous, witty, and altogether fantastic book. This book starts with the premise that a girl would only do pageants because of a social or emotional disturbance. I loved it, especially the writing of it.

I mean the stories where girls turn on each other and destroy one another through carefully manipulated psychological abuse. Get a perfect tan – or learn to run wild? This book is a little bit of this: It acknowledges just about every social justice issue we deal with There is an Awakening quality to it that I hope strong female writers get past, and that I think some have gotten past.

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Beauty Queens – Libbw Read February. How are pageants typically portrayed in the media? I love how she identifies it and says that it is not how she wants to be.

There is adventure, mystery, and a dollop of romance. It is fucking hilarious. In fact, all of the love interests in this book libba paper thin cut-outs of characters without any defining characteristics except their smoking hot bodies and completely accepting hearts. Dec 02, Rose rated it really liked it Shelves: How in the hell did she fake her way to getting the Miss New Hampshire crown, beating out hundreds of other girls who have been doing this for bry since they were children?

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What’s a beauty queen to do? It makes a relationship more than it is, and something it shouldn’t be. Just among out leads, there are multiple women of color, a Deaf bi character, a trans character, and a lesbian character. I found myself skimming through some parts of it that I’m certain I would have otherwise read more thoroughly if it was shorter.