The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost It by Lisa Shanahan

The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost It

byLisa Shanahan

Kobo ebook | November 11, 2008

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IN MY FAMILY, when anyone rides the wave of their emotions, we say they're chucking a birkett. When the emotion drives out all common sense, we say they're chucking a big one. The telltale signs are: flaming cheeks, shortness of breath, bulging eyes, and a prolonged illogical outburst.

Gemma Stone is convinced that it's always unseemly to chuck a birkett and that it's actually insane to chuck one in front of a complete stranger. But that was before she fell for a boy who barely knows she exists, before she auditioned for the school play, before she met the family of freaks her sister Debbie is marrying into, before the unpredictable Raven De Head took an interest in her, and before she realized that at the right time and for the right reason, a birkett could be a beautiful thing.

From the Hardcover edition.

Title:The Sweet, Terrible, Glorious Year I Truly, Completely Lost ItFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 11, 2008Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375891153

ISBN - 13:9780375891151

Appropriate for ages: 12


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great for teens Unlike a lot of YA novels, this doesn't follow many tropes. The characters have depth and backstories and you care about them. I read it when I was in my early teens so I can't really say much about the writing in particular but the storyline was fun but still with serious tones.
Date published: 2017-04-08