Continuing with my attempt to write books review, here is my next choice:
NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL
Genre: Young adult
Author Siobhan Vivian
“Natalie Sterling wants to be in control. She wants her friends to be loyal. She wants her classmates to elect her student council president. She wants to find the right guy, not the usual jerk her school has to offer. She wants a good reputation, because she believes that will lead to good things.
But life is messy, and it's very hard to be in control of it. Not when there are freshman girls running around in a pack, trying to get senior guys to sleep with them. Not when your friends have secrets they're no longer comfortable sharing. Not when the boy you once dismissed ends up being the boy you want to sleep with yourself - but only in secret, with nobody ever finding out.”
This is my first book written by Siobhan, and definitely is not going to be the last one. Honestly I don´t know why I waited so long to start reading her work, seriously what is wrong with me!!!! Anyway, in this book, the author surrounds us with an adorable written, fresh and intense at the same time, displaying us common high school issues but with a different perspective.
Nathalie the main character is the classic good girl, good daughter, excellent student with a future already planned. However, she wants to forget, she wants to be loved, she wants to be free, those controversial feelings, in addition with her high sense of prejudice and its enormous stubbornness will cause her more problems that she could have never imagined.
The interesting fact is that losing control could happen to anybody, all of us have a braking point and when we get there, when we want to run away from all pressure, the overwhelming felling can be a bad adviser, leading us to take the wrong decisions.
The story is developed with a good speed, keeping the reader exited wondering what coming next, nevertheless at the end, I felt a conclusion sort of abruptly, leaving me with questions without answer, which is good thing after all, because the book woke up the desire to read more works by the author.
Definitely Not that kind of girl is the class of story to lift the mood making you sigh.
“I felt overcome with the freedom of feeling, the feelings I´d worked so hard to hide”.
“Not matter what the future held, new friends, new boyfriends, new directions – I knew we´d be in each other´s lives forever. “
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