Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. With her father imprisoned, year-old Meredith thinks she : Such a Pretty Girl eBook: Laura Wiess: Kindle Store. Laura Wiess. Welcome to the Asylum. Such a Pretty Girl. “Tough, darkly humorous, yet achingly vulnerable. A nail-biter of an ending.” — Kirkus starred review. The Such a Pretty Girl Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and.

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And this all happened within the space of one hour period, as this slender volume clocks in at a scant pages.

I really hope not. Meredith has no close girlfriends her own age and the only responsible pertty adult in her life is her grandma because her Mom is just plain crazy. Her relationship with Andy, while unconventional, made me happy and I enjoyed the character development on both sides. Such a Pretty Girl was a spectacular read.

And Meredith’s mother, a figure of pure evil and nothing more, actually has dialog like, “”We’re supposed to stick together, family is supposed to stick together.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Such a Pretty Girl. They set cameras all around suc house, especially in her room.

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I want to be someone who makes it through” Wiess So, with the help of a policeman friend, Meredith sych up some hidden cameras and decides to catch dad in the act. Paige Bookdragon I think 15 years and above is appropriate. This book is a great story wiesd standing up and fighting against the unfairness of the world and finding love and friendship amidst such traumatic events. Yes, maybe ‘some’ of them have reformed, but what about the ones who haven’t?


But it never overwhelms completely.


Let’s put that aside, though, and make believe, for the sake of argument, that the wildly unbelievable plot is actually chock full of verisimilitude. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

How could she be so inconsiderate, selfish, and dense? Three years later he is released on the basis of good behavior his original sentence was 9 years.

After several pages of hide and seek, the climax finally arrives in one ultimate Hollywood-style confrontation leaving Dad unconscious on the floor with Meredith triumphant holding a statue of the Virgin Mary, a gift from Andy and declares her freedom by Her mother turns the other way and is in major denial over the whole thing, and Meredith feels like she has to deal with it mainly on her own.

I work with childhood sexual abuse everyday with the youth I take care of. Such a Pretty Girl Trade Paperback When the unthinkable first happened, no one believed her.

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Meredith is compelling, and her struggle so horrible yet she is a I read this book about five years ago but it had quite an impact on me and has stayed with me all these years. And I can’t talk to all of them, I can’t make them better. Lots of people make oaura and no one tells on them!

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It never made me want to shut the book and leave. Once you start reading it, you won’t be able to put it down. prtety


This one is a bit dark and …more I think 15 years and above is appropriate. She has her grandmother, the mayor of the town, who wants Meredith to move in with her to escape her father.

She was laurz nine years gitl safety, but received only three: Not to mention the amount of time we spend reading about this girl running away. What in the ever loving hell is wrong with this mother?

Recommended for fans of Speak: He made a mistake! Meredith is only 15 when her father gets out early from prison and is coming for her. But that’s just what he does here. The second time, she went to her Mothers mom’s house, who is Mayor.

Her mom is ecstatic and in serious denialbut Meredith is sick to her stomach.

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She believed the only way to save Meredith was to pray for her. There w This book is raw and painful, and although it hurt to read it, I couldn’t put it down. I was expecting her to be strong but relapse when things got rough. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Wants daddy to move back iwess with them, but according to court order, he’s not allowed to be alone with daughter. I’m glad I read it, even if it was hard to read at times.