Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Queen of Secrets by Jenny Meyerhoff

Queen of SecretsMeyerhoff, Jenny, Queen of Secrets. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2010. Pgs. 240. Violence: PG, Sexual Content: PG, Language: G
Sophmore, Essie’s year is off to a great start. She made varsity cheerleading, her crush, Austin is showing interest in her, and she gets to hang out with some of the most popular kids in school. When her cousin, Micah, makes the football team and becomes the victim of hazing, however, Essie must make a choice: her family or the boy she might be in love with. Will Essie make the right decision?

A quick, fun read. The characters are well-developed. The plot holds the reader’s interest. Readers will relate to how the mean girls treat everybody. Readers who like realistic fiction will enjoy reading this book. MS. HS. OPTIONAL. Reviewer: Jessica M, Library Media Specialist, Olympus Jr. High.

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