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User Review  - hrose2931 - LibraryThing

Do Not, I repeat, Do Not drink or eat while reading this book. You are subject to snorting your beverage out of your nose or needing the Heimlich maneuver. This is a laugh out loud, rolling on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingdate - LibraryThing

Fourteen-year-old Brooklynite Kelsey Finkelstein is just about to embark on her high school debut and dreams about all the good things in store. This year will be different: she will be the soccer ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookswithbite - LibraryThing

My freshmen year in high school....I can totally relate to every aspect of this book. A new girl, starting at a new school, friends and of course boy drama. I really like the feel of this book. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - TValeros - LibraryThing

I would like it to be known that I was stepping outside of my comfort zone when I accepted 'Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters' by Meredith Zeitlin for review. I don't usually read contemporary ... Read full review

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User Review  - PaigeB - LibraryThing

** spoiler alert ** So i got this book as part of DAC ARC Tours and it was really good. I wasn't sure what it was going to be like at first but i'm glad i ended up signing up because it was very ... Read full review

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User Review  - leftik - LibraryThing

This book seriously grew on me. I was having some major issues with it for about 50 pages, but Kelsey’s Never Say Die attitude finally won me over and I gave in and started to enjoy it for what it is ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookSpot - LibraryThing

Life has not been quite as amazing, so far, as fourteen-year-old Kelsey Finkelstein would have liked. With the start of her freshman year of high school, however, Kelsey endeavors to change that. No ... Read full review

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User Review  - ljldml - LibraryThing

What a fresh, fun and hilarious book. Kelsey Finkelstein, I wish I went to hight school with you! You made me laugh, yell, roll my eyes, and snicker at your antics and your dry wit. I know teenagers ... Read full review

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User Review  - AmieG - LibraryThing

Kelsey Finkelstein is fourteen and FRUSTRATED. Every time she tries to live up to her awesome potential, her plans are foiled – by her impossible parents, her annoying little sister, and life in ... Read full review

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Zeitlin dives thoroughly into the mind and world of the thirteen year-old Kelsey. She is hilariously self-centered (as any YA ought to be) and yet entirely lovable at the same time. I found myself thinking like a thirteen year old whenever I closed the book to leave the subway. One of the things I found enchanting about this book is what it must be like to grow up in Brooklyn. I know what it's like to live here as an adult, but what's that childhood like? I found myself enthralled with this little girl's obstacles, her ups and downs. If that's not enough, Zeitlin has a sharp edged humor that just kicks my ass. Two thumbs up and five stars.  

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