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#90: 52 Reasons to Hate My Father - Jessica Brody

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Being America’s favorite heiress is a dirty job…but someone’s gotta do it.
Lexington Larrabee has never had to work a day in her life. After all, she’s the heiress to the multi-billion-dollar Larrabee Media empire. And heiresses are not supposed to work. But then again, they’re not supposed to crash brand-new Mercedes convertibles into convenience stores on Sunset Boulevard either.
Which is why, on Lexi’s eighteenth birthday, her ever-absent, tycoon father decides to take a more proactive approach to her wayward life. Every week for the next year, she will have to take on a different low-wage job if she ever wants to receive her beloved trust fund. But if there’s anything worse than working as a maid, a dishwasher, and a fast-food restaurant employee, it’s dealing with Luke, the arrogant, albeit moderately attractive, college intern her father has assigned to keep tabs on her.
In Jessica Brody's hilarious “comedy of heiress” about family, forgiveness, good intentions, and best of all, second chances, Lexi learns that love can be unconditional, money can be immaterial, and regardless of age, everyone needs a little saving. And although she might have fifty-two reasons to hate her father, she only needs one reason to love him.
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR); 1 edition (July 3, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9780374323035
MY OPINION:
I'm totally looking forward to the movie adaption of this book. I think it will be along the same lines as Mean Girls or Clueless, but with more of a story. I love the idea that a girl can change her life around due to dad's harsh punishment in making her see what life is all about. It sometimes is the tough love moments that get us through, and a prime example is this story!
I have got to be Jessica's newest and biggest fan, having read all 3 books recently. I love the flow and ease of her writing that I can't wait for her to pen some more, though I know I will have to. Definitely great stories for teenage girls!

5/5

Recommend? Yes!


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

Comments

  1. This one is on my wish list; glad you liked it and pretty sweet to hear it's going to be made into a movie :D

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  2. Sounds good. I'd like to see the movie adaptation too.

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  3. This sounds like a fun read! :)

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