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Winger by Andrew  Smith
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Sep 14, 2015

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2016

Excellent look into the mind of an adolescent boy in all his sexually charged, self-doubting glory. Ryan Dean is endearing and aggravating at the same time. The Annie plot-line is predictable but sprinkled with good banter. The conflict involving Joey builds subtly for the second half of the book while Smith does some superb distraction with JP. West's eventual self-actualization is a bit far-fetched for a 14 year-old but the fallout from the climax hits home. Learned a bit about rugby and how little guys and girls really differ emotionally. Can't wait to get my hands on Standoff.
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Reading Progress

September 14, 2015 – Shelved
September 14, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
June 24, 2016 – Started Reading
June 24, 2016 – Shelved as: 2016
July 4, 2016 –
page 87
19.82%
August 6, 2016 –
page 220
50.11%
August 8, 2016 – Finished Reading

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