Six Angry Girls
Raina Petree is crushing her senior year, until her boyfriend dumps her, the drama club (basically) dumps her, the college of her dreams slips away, and her arch-nemesis triumphs.
Things arent much better for Millie Goodwin. Her father treats her like a servant, and the all-boy Mock ...more
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Six angry high school girls get together in this story, in a difficult time of their lives. All of them have one thing and one goal only, break the patriarchy in the process.
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Six angry high school girls get together in this story, in a difficult time of their lives. All of them have on thing and one goal only, break the patriarchy in the process.
1) I love the cover.
2) I love the concept.
2.5) hooray for debate? And the representation was decent. Yay for that too.
3) Its always great to read about a cast of girls and femmes.
Sometimes this got preachy, or stopped being a story and was more telling... It was missing some of those literary / character development notes that make a reading experience more than just something youre told about by a friend. Maybe my expectations were too high? I think if the voice was more dynamic and ...more
I appreciated parts of different characters and a few insights the girls might share about their current life situations.
Beyond this, I really needed some editing/sharpening. It was hard sometimes to keep track of each one of the 6 characters. The narration in relation to the character voice was muddy. And there was just a lot of text that derailed, got preachy, or needing cutting.
This girl squad is thoughtful, they want to ...more
"Six Angry Girls" is about six high school girls who all have reasons to be angry. When the boys on the mock trial team arrange for an all-boys team, the girls assemble their own, competing team... and are determined to be the ones who take their school to the national finals.
I admit that I found myself slightly confused when the point of view shifted from girl to girl, but all six of the ...more
GIRL POWER! I thoroughly enjoyed Six Angry Girls by Adrienne Kisner. High school seniors Millie and Raina are each going through tough times. Rainas boyfriend dumps her and Millie is kicked off the Mock Trial team. They start an all girls Mock Trial team and recruit others. Throw in Drama Club and a kick ass Knitting Circle for some more fun (and lots of knitting puns to boot).
I absolutely loved how ...more
Only critiques were I wish I got to know the secondary characters better, and the ending was a little rushed, and the Judges part wasnt necessary. ...more