My passions in reading lean towards the paranormal genre, but ocassionally I will grab a contemporary novel to mix things up. Last year I picked up She's Dead to Us by Kieran Scott and was instantly hooked. I felt that It mirrored what was going on with our economy and could only imagine (and would seriously cringe)what Ally was going through.
He So Not Worth It is the next novel in this series and ever since the cliff hanger...dun,dun,dun endingof She's Dead to Us I have been waiting on pins and needles for the next installment. The new cover was just announced on Kieran's blog and although it is well..scandelous looking, I still don't know how I feel about it. Regardless I want to read this book very badly...very badly indeed.
He's So Not Worth It
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, June 2011
Ally Ryan, come on down to the Jersey Shore and forget your troubles!
Have you recently been humilated in front of your friends and family at your former best friends birthday party? Was your almost boyfriend partly responsible for that humilation by withholding some vital information about where your estrangerd father is? Did you come home to find said estranged father sitting on your stoop?
If so, then it sounds like you could use a vacation! The Jersey Shore is the place to be. Your mother may be living with her boyfriend of only a few months, but at least the stunt Shannen pulled has put some of your friends back in your court. Even so, you're still angry and what better way to get over Jake than to blow off some steam with local guy, Cooper. People will hardly recognize your new attitude, but the old one wasn't getting you anywhere, so who cares!
Jake Graydon, an exciting opportunity is waiting for you in the service industry!
Are your grades so low your parents have grounded you for the summer? Did you the girl you really like unceremoniously leave you behind? Would you rather eat dirt than see your friends again? Then a job at the local coffee shop is just the ticket! Suprisingly, Ally's father is the new manager so you get to be reminded of her nearly every day. Maybe it's time to start flirting with your best friend's ex or even taking school a bit more seriously. Especially when you finally see Ally and she's hanging around with some loser and it's couldn't be more clear that she is over you.
Have a great Summer!