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Reviewing the Unreviewed: January 2015

I read a lot of books that I don’t end up reviewing for whatever reason. Some because I wasn’t impressed. Some because I didn’t have the time. 566 more words

Memes

Recent Read: Ugly Girls

Yesterday, I finished Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter. And more than 24 hours later, I’m still not entirely sure what I think of it.

A lot of reviews on Goodreads had classified this book as edgy, something that kept you on the edge of your seat throughout it. 380 more words

Books

Review: Ugly Girls

Review for “Ugly Girls” by Lindsay Hunter
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Man, I loved this book…

On the surface it’s the story of two teenaged girls getting into shit–stealing cars, joyriding in the middle of the night, skipping class. 204 more words

Books

Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter

If you want to understand the confusing power that is female sexuality and beauty read Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter. The books is a grimy hard ride through trailer park poverty. 1,013 more words

Feminism

Ugly Girls by Lindsay Hunter

Lindsay Hunter’s debut novel isn’t just about ugly girls. It’s about ugly people, ugly places, ugly lives—“ugly” being used on the deeper, moral level. Hunter presents a host of unlikeable characters living in a box-store world, Denny’s and Circle K and Payless and McDonald’s, trailer parks and cul-de-sacs, where alcoholic mothers suck on brown bottles and oversexed adolescents find that the only fun to be had lies in the back seats of cars and doing doughnuts in a Walmart parking lot. 1,403 more words

Hooray Fiction!

Ugly Girls, by Lindsay Hunter

On the face of it, the two teenage rebels in Ugly Girls (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), Lindsay Hunter’s debut novel, are no different from a lot of girls their age. 788 more words

New Books

Lindsay Hunter's 'Ugly Girls': Fiction and the Spectacle of Rural Poverty

Not long ago, I found myself trapped in an elevator with a finance attorney who told me, without blinking, that the show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo… 1,542 more words

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