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THE RITES & WRONGS OF JANICE WILLS

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Who better to study adolescent behavior than Janice Wills, a budding anthropologist and teenager herself? In this laugh-out-loud debut, the high-school junior's first-hand observations, under the guise of field notes to the editor of Current Anthropology, center on her North Carolina town's most anticipated annual event: Melva's Miss Livermush Pageant. Janice is certain that entering and observing ... Read full review

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User Review  - kmjanek - LibraryThing

VOYA Rating: 5Q4P Highly Recommended The story starts with a letter written by the main character, Janice Wills, to the Editor of Current Anthropology. Janice wants to be published as an ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Again - nothing super special. Janice Wills uses the crutch of "anthropological observation" to distance herself from her small-town life. I found it a bit hard to believe that no one called her out ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

This was a cute read. The format was unique which I appreciated, but the actual story line wasn't really anything new. I like the way the main character dealt with her peers through simply observing ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Amanda Long - Goodreads

I was able to get this book for free from the NC Digital Library and I'm glad I did. While this wasn't a bad book it is definitely one that I'm glad I didn't pay for. I got really tired of Janice and ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Crete Public Library District - Goodreads

Review by Kelly (admin) Cute. No more, no less. Some cute lessons about the hidden struggles that everybody goes through, whether you know it or not. Some more cute stuff about friendship, and some ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Kate McMurry - Goodreads

A humorous, chick-lit, coming-of-age novel This is a fun debut by a talented author. It is a fast, well-written book with a cute premise. Janice Wills is a seventeen-year-old "nerd," an excellent ... Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Klaudia Janek - Goodreads

The story starts with a letter written by the main character, Janice Wills, to the Editor of Current Anthropology. Janice wants to be published as an anthropologist. She states that she does not have ... Read full review

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User Review  - emily.s - LibraryThing

I loved this book! Janice is so funny and very relatable. This book definitely depicts life in a small town perfectly! Read full review

Review: The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Well written typical YA with Livermush and anthropology to keep it from being anywhere near ordinary. Read full review

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