Glitch by Heather Anastasiu
Glitch
Heather Anastasiu
Learn More
 
Link to hear Kesley tell about us.
Listen to KMeng, one of our Student Reviewer All-Stars, tell about reading and reviewing books for us.

STAY CURRENT!
Join Us
Receive giveaway offers, our monthly enewsletter, and more...
Join Now
 
Follow us on Twitter
 
Learn More
SUPPORT A LIBRARY
Buy Through Flamingnet





Flamingnet is NOT a commercial web site. For every book or other item purchased through us, we receive credit from Amazon.com. We use this credit to buy books for libraries in need.
Learn More
 
 
 
 
Beautiful Americans

Beautiful Americans by Lucy Silag
Lucy Silag
Razorbill
Release Date:Jan-08-2009

Rating
(0 - 10 scale)
9

Flamingnet
TOP CHOICE
Flamingnet Top Choice
Learn More

Age Level
young adult

Flamingnet Content Rating
Flamingnet
Content Rating

Please buy your books through our site. Flamingnet is an Associate member of Amazon.com. This means that we receive a credit at Amazon.com for every book purchased through Flamingnet. We use these credits for our expenses and to buy books for libraries that do not have money to purchase books for their collections.

Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer  PS
Four American teens go away to Paris for a semester for very different reasons. PJ is in Paris to avoid a scandal involving her parents. Dancer Olivia is there for a job while Alex and Zach are looking for the perfect boyfriends. For some, their situations at home prevent them for letting go completely. But all of the teens hope to reinvent their lives while in Paris.

Once I started reading this book, it was hard to put down. Sometimes it would get confusing having to keep up with so many characters. But they were all so different and their stories were interesting to read. Setting the story in Paris just added to the intrigue. This is the perfect summer beach read. I'm looking forward to reading the sequel later this year.

Reviewer Age:22

Reviewer City, State and Country: Philadelphia, PA United States



SECOND REVIEW


Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer  PS
Beautiful Americans follows four American exchange students who join a Parisian study program. Alex, a typical New York socialite and expert in spending her parents money, joins the program after she is cut off. Olivia has been given the opportunity to train with a famous ballet school. PJ is hoping to get away from a scandal plaguing her family. Zach is a Southern boy who has been hiding his gay lifestyle because of his conservation hometown. In Paris, all 4 students want to escape their problems at home and hope to change their lives for the better. The story alternates between the different perspectives, and documents the trials and adventures of the four teens as they live in Paris for the year.

As a fan of books like Gossip Girl and the like, this plot of this book interested me right away. The plot of Beautiful Americans isnt a new one, but the way the story was written was attention grabbing and the Parisian background added a whole new level to the novel. The drama behind the 4 teens is interesting to read and the further I got into the story, the more I wanted to know about them. Beautiful Americans is a great summer read. The great news about this Beautiful Americans is that this is book number 1 in a series and there are 2 other books out. So for a taste of teen drama and adventure, give the Beautiful American series a try!

Reviewer Age:23

Reviewer City, State and Country: Philadelphia, PA USA



Recommend this book and review to your friends on Facebook.



Do you have comments to share about this Book?
Click here to add them on "The Board."

  Read more reviews by Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer: PS  


  Read more reviews by Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer: PS  
Copyright
Copyright© 2014 LitPick LLC
All Rights Reserved