The True Meaning of Cleavage
"I am drawing a picture of Sari Aaronsohn. She is my best friend."
These are the words that start out both the beginning and end of THE TRUE MEANING OF CLEAVAGE, a cute little story about two very different best friends and their first year of high school.
Jess, the "tomboy" of the two, is beginning her freshman year with hopes of surviving it. Sari, the "hottie," is beginning her freshman year with hopes of finding love, especially with the most...more
Jess and Sari talk every day. They spent the summer after 8th grade watching bad movies and taking the cross-town bus back and forth to each others’ houses.
On the bus, Jess notices the guy across the aisle staring at them - well, really at Sari. It’s been happening a lot this summer. All of a sudden, men who c...more
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This was a heart warming book about the life of teenage girls and how friendship's change and how real friends stick together through the worst. In this story there is drama between how girls mature faster physically and mentally. The strugle between two bestfriends and the obsession teenage girls have for boys. Friendships are put to the test as one friend has to choose a friends feelings or the friends reputation.
I enjoyed this story because i was able to relate with one of the characters nam...more
You can pretty much affix the above sentence to the aft end of anything I say here.
I think this was a good book. It was not NEAR as funny as I thought it would be, but it was good fun. It follows the classic format for a coming of age novel, where two friends are split apart because of changes in their lives. The characters themselves are pretty good, with developing personalities, and even likeable personalities. How...more
So a long, long time ago, back whenmastodonsstill roamed the earth, and Nokia cell phones were considered the paragon of Cool (you know, about nine years ago), le me was starting high school.
This book holds a special place in my heart because I picked up the summer before high school and it kind of became my bible. At the time I was an aspiring artist myself, who felt So Misunderstood by her well-meaning but dorky parents and Idiot Classmates, and Quick-Blossoming Friends, so I was pretty much...more
While Jess is still dizzy from the whirlwind of activity and the craziness of the first day, Sari spots the most popular guy at school: David Cole and falls instantly, psycho in love with him.
A story about a real girl - she's not beautiful but she's not ugly either.
And this is her ninth grade year - a total nightmare of worries and insecurities about who she is, what she wants and what she stands for.
And what being a friend means.
" Laugh out loud funny and way twisted! A very realistic (and painfully familiar!) story of one girl's high school freshman experience."
-Meg Cabot,author of The Princess Diaries
Oh, and I'm so annoyed at whatever genius in the marketing department named it this.
Mariah accepts that cats are her superior in every way and would never dream of insulting one by trying to own it. However, she has been reading tarot cards since she was a teenager, and while she knows that it is lame to believe in fortune-telling, h...more