YMWCTO: Notes from the Blender by Cook and Halpin

Posted: August 24, 2011 in books books books!
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Author: Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin

Title: Notes from the Blender

Genre: Fiction

Publication Date: March 2011

Number of Pages: 229

Geographical Setting: Not Stated

Time Period: Present Day

Series: N/A

Plot Summary: Meet Neilly.  She’s pretty, popular and totally in love with her awesome friends and boyfriend.  Enter Declan, a guy who’s less than popular and lives and dies by Finnish death metal.  Shock of shocks…Declan would do anything to get next to Neilly.  Then, out of the blue, his dad helps him get closer to Neilly, only it’s not in the way that Declan imagined.  Declan’s dad is going to marry Neilly’s mom!  Thrown together in a blend of crazy experiences, Declan and Neilly learn that labels and high school trauma just have to come in second place to family and real life.

Subject Headings: Dating, Step-family, High School, Sexuality

Appeal: Humorous, realistic characters, quick

3 terms that best describe this book:  touching, insightful and easy

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