I think I was pretty annoyed reading most of this book. . All Our Yesterdays Cristin Terrill 28. She would much rather be spen Books about summer camps always intrigue me. For Laney Parker, city girl extraordinaire, summer plans involving sleepaway camps are never an option. I'll give it this: the writing style was decent. She got on my nerves; I don't think I've ever read about such a pathetic character in a long time.
Being declared the biggest loser of the bunk is one thing, but when she realizes her summer crush is untouchably uncrushable in the real world, she starts to wonder, can camp cool possibly translate to cool cool? Laney was just annoying, I wanted to strangle her by the time the first few chapters were over! This was a very fun and light read that put a smile right on my face. The enemy - or the Billboard Butt Girls - are fun. In addition, I disliked how quickly she was to slam people down because of their looks or status. It had a few good moments, but ther Slept Away was not really a great book, but it wasn't awful. Even a middle aged mother should appreciate that. I got to relive a couple of memories similar to Laney's, and could definitely relate to the sights, sounds, and smells she witnessed there.
Little does she know, her new-age mother has a totally different plan for Laney - she's sending her to summer camp! I rate this book 5 stars. Even if you're not heading off to summer camp, Slept Away is a great vacation read. Oh my god, what a lazy, spoiled, entitled little brat! I think it would be in bad taste to say to anyone on gods green earth that they like the Hoff. There's even some romance, which anyone who knows me, knows I love romance! Being sent to camp Timber Trail is bad enough, but being there with a group of totally uncool girls who think they run the camp and automatically take a disliking to Laney! I love summer camp books and this one disappointed me a bit, the story line was alright maybe a bit cliché , but what really anoyed me was how hard the author tried to use 'teenage language' some of the expressions made me crack up but there were just too many and close. It made me want to go to summer camp!! After I laid out this little trifecta of pantsless family dysfunction, it felt like the perfect set up for sending Laney to camp. On the surface though, Slept Away is a cute and slightly enjoyable summer read. There were some tolerable moments, but on the whole I was disappointed in this.
This was Sleepaway Girls done right. Falling Kingdoms Morgan Rhodes 41. Oh, so many to choose from. But as the summer progresses, Laney begins to see that camp might not be the total nightmares she assumed it to be. Laney is way out of her element—the in-crowd is anything but cool, popularity seems to be determined by swimming skills, and the activities seem more like boot camp than summer camp. The biggest compliant would have to be the relationship with Ryan and Laney. Shocked and angry, Laney pleads with her mother to allow her not to go.
And, like Alexis, I too, think the process points are important. Once Miss Popularity and now summer camp newbie, Laney begins her summer with no friends and level one swimming lessons with the little kids. By the end of the summer, Laney is no longer the petty popular girl and is already looking forward to next summer and Camp Timber Trails. Either she was desperate or high throughout I had to read this sorry excuse for a novel for school because Kraut is a local author. Can you explain the process you went through to sell the novel? Maybe not even whether you read this book or not. There are also a lot of lessons in this book almost in every chapter. My most positive comment on this book is how accurate the representation of summer camp was.
That being said, Ryan's a sweetheart. Laney is forced to wear day-glow culottes and t-shirt sets all summer, which pretty much sets her up for ridicule. Know a pre-teen or teenager who would enjoy reading about a city girl stuck at summer camp? It had a few good moments, but there were not many. How was your experience writing this novel alone? Missing out on her city summer and her bff Kennedy, Laney finds her mother has packed the most atrocious clothes, no make up, and a too-small swimsuit. It was light, funny, and a great summer read. One thing's for sure though: Kraut went the extreme to include references and allusions to pop culture today, on almost every page.
This book treats you, the reader, as if were standing right there next to her and had every same thought and emotion. Out of Sight, Out of Time Ally Carter 39. It already has gotten several great reviews, including. To be honest there is real nothing terrible in this book that needs work except for the middle part, where the other could have at least let Laney insult or embarrass the mean girls in her cabin who are constantly talk about her right next to her. It kind of felt like watching a bad comedian you know, where they keep telling puns but nobody's laughing. Besides that this book was great and the end will leave you melting.
White is for Magic Laurie Faria Stolarz 20. She also refuses to pack. After I laid out this little trifecta of pantsless family dysfunction, it felt like the perfect set up for sending Laney to camp. Lane Laney Parker is the quintessential New York City girl, attached to tanning, texting and shopping. She's looking forward to the summer so she can spend it at chic boutiques and parties with her friends. A great, fun, summer read! I had no agent for Book One.