Monday, May 23, 2011

My Bosom, My Self: The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder

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The Lipstick LawsThe Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


The Lipstick Laws had its moments, thanks to Amy Holder's sense of humor, but overall, the story is unoriginal and most of the characters, including the protagonist, April, seem more like caricatures of "teenagers" from 80's movies than real people. Also, a lot of the humorous exchanges between characters and silly details seem like they're thrown in to hide the fact that there isn't much of a plot here.

A more accurate title for this book would be: My Addiction to Bra Stuffing.



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For a much better Heathers-esque read about bitchy high school rivalry, check-out Sara Bennett Wealer's Rival