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Joyride by Anna Banks
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bookshelves: lazy-day-books, stand-alone-novels, cuteness-overload

So good, and so cute. You don't see much of a Mexican female lead in YA, but this book pulled it off. It discussed some very true topics like poverty, immigration and racism. Mix it in with a good amount of romance, and you got your next summer read.
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Reading Progress

June 4, 2015 – Shelved
June 4, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
June 5, 2015 – Started Reading
June 5, 2015 –
page 17
6.16% "So typical of me to juggle 4 books at a time. But whatever. It's manageable and I'm really excited for this!!!!"
June 5, 2015 –
page 130
47.1% "I'm getting this Spectacular Now vibe. But not exactly, you know? It's quite different and I love it."
June 5, 2015 – Shelved as: lazy-day-books
June 5, 2015 – Shelved as: stand-alone-novels
June 6, 2015 – Finished Reading
July 6, 2017 – Shelved as: cuteness-overload

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Melanie I loved this book! Also, it's really good that it opens to discussions about immigration and other themes that are not often touched in YA literature.


Hari ~Brekker-Maresh~ Exactly!! It was different. I loved it too :)


Hari ~Brekker-Maresh~ YESSS! It's not everyday you come across a book like that.


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