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The Secret Language of Birthdays: Teen Edition
A teen version of the wildly popular adult book The Secret Language of Birthdays, this book provides astrological insight into the character of people born on each of the 365 days in the calendar year. It is the perfect gift item for birthday parties and sleepovers. This smart book is jam-packed with completely new content, including illustrations and unbelievably fun extr ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published July 22nd 2010 by Razorbill
(first published July 23rd 2009)
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Feb 08, 2011 Heidi rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This hefty book (400+ pages) is based on the popular adult book of the same title. Although not specified in the title or on the cover, the book is aimed at girls as evidenced by the "advice" given in the sections about each astrological sign. This is a fun book which teen girls will enjoy, even if they are not believers in astrology.
This book is a large horoscope book, broken down by dates. I would not read it cover to cover, but maybe save it for a sleepover party to laugh about how WRONG some of the items are, comparing friends to their birthdates. I can't believe people would take this seriously, but I guess when I was a middle schooler, I was pretty religious about reading my horoscope.
Alicia Thompson graduated from the New College of Florida in 2006 with a degree in psychology, and wrote her debut novel in between pulling all-nighters on her senior thesis. Her short stories, “Abby Greene for President” and “Stealing Mark Twain,” have appeared in Girls’ Life magazine. She is currently working on an MFA in fiction writing at the University of South Florida, where she still pulls ...moreMore about Alicia Thompson...