Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Jersey Angel (Books from A to Z)

I think there are more girls like Jersey out there than many want to admit.  The girls definitely don't want to admit it anyway!  So many do not know what they want, often going to college, and changing their minds several times.

Jersey Angel sounds like a book where the protagonist is still trying to find herself.  From the description, it sounds like this is probably more suited to the upper end of young adult, with some sexual content.
Blurb:  It’s the summer before senior year and the alluring Angel is ready to have fun. She’s not like her best friend, Inggy, who has a steady boyfriend, good grades, and college plans. Angel isn’t sure what she wants to do yet, but she has confidence and experience beyond her years. Still, her summer doesn’t start out as planned. Her good friend Joey doesn’t want to fool around anymore, he wants to be her boyfriend, while Angel doesn’t want to be tied down. As Joey pulls away, and Inggy tours colleges, Angel finds herself spending more time with Inggy’s boyfriend, Cork. With its cast of vivid and memorable characters, this tale from the Jersey shore is sure to make some waves.
About the Author:   Beth Ann Bauman is the author of BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, a short story collection for adults. ROSIE AND SKATE is her first young-adult novel. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart prize and is the recipient of fellowships from the Jerome Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts

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