A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Girls put up fake information on a social networking site.
Sex, Romance & Nudity
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Some light swearing, like "crap" or "slut."
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Products & Purchases
Ralph Lauren, Pepsi, XBox, movies like The Holiday and Lord of the Rings.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there isn't much here to worry about here beyond some kissing, light swearing (like "crap"), and a few product names. Also, the girls put up fake information on a social networking site.
Is It Any Good?
The premise feels like an '80s romantic comedy, and even if you cast the over-the-top wackiness aside, you still have a pretty predictable book with scripted and not-very-likable characters. Instead of Vivi, Lane, and Isabelle, the characters could be named The Pushy One, The Mousy One, and The Romantic. Readers will have the most trouble finding anything likable about obnoxious and controlling Vivi -- rather than the fact that she really is trying to do something nice for Isabelle when she comes up with her silly scheme.
The author does throw in a few twists at the end, but even then, readers will know that the three protagonists will find their true loves -- and remember what they love about each other -- before the book's conclusion.
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