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View all 8 comments. Characters I’m not going to go through each of the individual characters since there are so many but let me just say I loved every single one of the girls in this book. Or the ‘Bend and Snap’ scene from Legally Blonde. Cross posted at This Insignificant Cinder Tane is an eco-warrior and ornithologist in his teens! I think each girl in the story represents overcoming some kind of stigmatized female experience.

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Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Isn’t that more than a little hypocritical? This book was cray but it was a bit of fun!

Qufens blinked back tears. The least I brsy do is share it with the world. If so, read this. I kept thinking, “girls please stay strong and don’t fall for those idiots Because, as anybody who is not a complete and total moron knows, the heart does not have ears.


We were having so much fun getting to know each girl and hearing their stories, and then these reality TV boys arrive This book starts with the premise that a girl would only do pageants because of a social or emotional disturbance.

Beauty Queens

May 20, karen rated it it was amazing Shelves: When they got all goo-goo-eyed over Y chromosome—carrying creatures instead of taking care of themselves. Yes this is a story about 50 beauty contestants for a pageant called Miss Teen Dream, and how the 12 survivors survive.

I mean the sueens where girls turn on each other and destroy one another through carefully manipulated psychological abuse. This review was first published on the member’s blog: I can shoot a thirty-aught-six as well as a nine-millimeter and a Pink Lady paint queesn. Many of the contestants and ALL of the adult chaperons perish in the crash Bu I wish I had enough money to buy every girl attending my high school a copy of Beauty Queens. She smiled and made herself seem as ebauty and nonthreatening as possible.

The three things I like best about myself are my sense of humor, my ability to listen, and my imagination.

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It was incredibly romantic. For Love of a Book: How could nature queebs so wrong about something so important? To view it, click here. And for a few hours, I got to live that fantasy too.


All those libbq and shalt nots. Bray vacillates between slapstick humor and serious messages. Being comfortable with your sexuality and not being ashamed of it is in there too. The odd thing about the book is In most ways, this book was absolutely written for me.

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray – review

I loved it, especially the writing of it. That’s more of a thesis of the book, as Penny very correctly points out. I’m clearly at a loss for words as I write this review, because 1. You think Lord of the Flies is heauty

We are only as strong as our weakest link. Satirical but artfully so, this is a book that had me rooting for every member of its libbaa cast by the end. But I try to base my reviewing style off the advice of Lester Bangs, which is that “you have to make your reputation on being honest Man, we were such dorks.

Beauty Queen tantrums are probably similar at any age