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#89: My Life Undecided - Jessica Brody

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PLEASE READ THIS! MY LIFE DEPENDS ON IT! Okay, maybe that was a bit melodramatic, but I’m sorry, I’m feeling a bit melodramatic at the moment. Here’s the deal. My name is Brooklyn Pierce, I’m fifteen years old, and I am decisionally challenged. Seriously, I can’t remember the last good decision I made. I can remember plenty of crappy ones though. Including that party I threw when my parents were out of town that accidentally burned down a model home. Yeah, not my finest moment, for sure. But see, that’s why I started a blog. To enlist readers to make my decisions for me. That’s right. I gave up. Threw in the towel. I let someone else decide which book I read for English. And whether or not I accepted an invitation to join the debate team from that cute-in-a-dorky-sort-of-way guy who gave me the Heimlich maneuver in the cafeteria. (Note to self: chew the melon before swallowing it.) I even let them decide who I dated! Well, it turns out there are some things in life you simply can’t choose or have chosen for you—like who you fall in love with. And now everything’s more screwed up than ever. But don’t take my word for it. Read the book and decide for yourself. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll scream in frustration. Or maybe that’s just me. After all, it’s my life.
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); First Edition edition (June 7, 2011)
  • ISBN: 9780374399054


AUTHOR BIO:
 Jessica Brody knew from a young age that she wanted to be a writer. She started "self-publishing" her own books when she was seven years old, binding the pages together with cardboard, wallpaper samples and electrical tape.
Brody graduated from Smith College in 2001 with a double major in Economics and French and a minor in Japanese. She went to work for MGM Studios as a Manager of Acquisitions and Business Development, and then, in 2005, she quit her job to follow her dream of becoming a published author.
Brody is the author of the young adult novel The Karma Club and two novels for adults--The Fidelity Files and Love Under Cover. Jessica's books are published in over ten foreign countries including the U.K., France, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, Brazil, China, Portugal, and Taiwan. She now works full time as a writer and producer, and currently splits her time between Los Angeles and Colorado.
 
 
MY OPINION:
Okay, if you all thought I loved The Karma Club, wait till I tell you about this one!  It was even better, even more fast-paced, and even more entertaining! I found myself laughing out loud and even trying not to cry in one specific part that really touched my inner most being. 
And yet I found karma to be a theme in this book too, though totally different from The Karma Club.
I really do love Jessica's style of writing, and this one is even more fun with little blog posts inside. Seriously if you love a good, quick read, then get this one!

5/5

Recommend? Yes!!!!

DISCLAIMER: I won my copy. I was not compensated for this post or my opinion.

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  1. Thanks, Freda! So glad you're liking the books! SQUEE!

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