Wintergirls



Dead Girl Walking, The Boys Say In The Halls Tell Us Your Secret, The Girls Whisper, One Toilet To Another.I Am That Girl.I Am The Space Between My Thighs, Daylight Shining Through.I Am The Bones They Want, Wired On A Porcelain Frame.Lia And Cassie Were Best Friends, Wintergirls Frozen In Matchstick Bodies But Now Cassie Is Dead Lia S Mother Is Busy Saving Other People S Lives Her Father Is Away On Business Her Step Mother Is Clueless And The Voice Inside Lia S Head Keeps Telling Her To Remain In Control, Stay Strong, Lose , Weigh Less If She Keeps On Going This Way Thin, Thinner, Thinnest Maybe She Ll Disappear Altogether.In Her Most Emotionally Wrenching, Lyrically Written Book Since The National Book Award Finalist Speak, Best Selling Author Laurie Halse Anderson Explores One Girl S Chilling Descent Into The All Consuming Vortex Of Anorexia.6 Compact Discs 7 HoursWintergirls

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<Reading> ➿ Wintergirls  Author Laurie Halse Anderson – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Audio CD
  • 7 pages
  • Wintergirls
  • Laurie Halse Anderson
  • English
  • 05 October 2017
  • 1423391861

10 thoughts on “Wintergirls

  1. says:

    I didn t care for the writing style, all the crossed out words just felt like an unneccessary affectation that slowed down the pace of the book The chapter headings 001.00, etc were a distraction that took me several chapters to even realize what the numbers meant The descriptions are ugly.I didn t make any connection to Lia and never grew to like her As written, her character seemed like a spoiled rich brat who was not even kind enough to pick up the phone to speak to the parents of her dead I didn t care for the writing style, all the crossed out words just felt like an unneccessary affectation that slowed down the pace of the book The chapter headings 001.00, etc were a distraction that took me several chapters to even realize what the numbers meant The descriptions are ugly.I didn t make any connection to Lia and never grew to like her As written, her character seemed like a spoiled rich brat who was not even kind enough to pick up the phone to speak to the parents of her dead best friend, even when the girl s mother is begging her.She is willing to run off with a young man that she barely knows or likes in order to not have to face the consequences of what she s done to herself She uses him to get what she want...

  2. says:

    I was lucky enough to get an early copy of this book, as Laurie and I share a publisher It is so, so good The voice is unique, the style like a puzzle and a poem, all at once Highly recommended I think it will be HUGE with teenage girls.

  3. says:

    Who exactly are the Wintergirls They are Lia and Cassie Cassie is a pretty girl who started battling bulimia at a very young age, and at the beginning of our story was found dead in a motel room Lia is her former best friend who is still battling anorexia, and has to deal with getting weighed weekly by her well meaning step mother, and also has the guilt constantly in her mind knowing that Cassie had called her 35 times Right befor...

  4. says:

    4.5 Stars This book was a really emotional read for me It s been recommended to me a million times over and I m so glad I finally picked it up.The writing in this book was incredible Everything flowed together perfectly and it waslike reading a masterpiece than just reading a book I m extremely impressed with the way the author was able to capture all of Lia s experiences with the perfect words, words that fit together so flawlessly it s impossible for them to be described any other wa 4.5 Stars This book was a really emotional read for me It s been recommended to me a million times over and I m so glad I finally picked it up.The writing in this book was incredible Everything flowed together perfectly and it waslike re...

  5. says:

    Lia fights a war every day A war with herself A war with food At 95 pounds she still feels fat When she looks in the mirror she sees the pockets of fat hanging on her body Everyone else is just blind Two stays in a treatment facility hasn t cured her it just forced her to develop techniques to survive in a world of food She pick...

  6. says:

    Laurie Halse Anderson sinks her teeth into writes about eating disorders in this one She distracts from the too familiar story and flat characters uses lots of clever formatting, including numbers tiny text three guessesThis could have been a good book if Anderson had spent less time...

  7. says:

    I initially found this book to be absolutely repulsive the narrative was suffused with this sense that something was hideously wrong, and the devices that Anderson was using to describe narrator Lia s reality hinted at a disturbing mania As it turns out, this is exactly right Lia s sense of self was damaged even before her former best friend Cassie died alone and in pain Their partnership was a deathly one both girls aspired to be the skinniest as they struggled to grasp their way into ad I initially found this book to be absolutely repulsive the narrative was suffused with this sense that something was hideously wrong, and the devices that Anderson was using to describe narrator Lia s reality hinted at a disturbing mania As it turns out, this is exactly right Lia s sense of self was damaged even before her former best friend Cassie died alone and in pain Their partnership was a deathly one both girls aspired to be the skinniest as they struggled to grasp their way into adolescence, both traumatized by events ...

  8. says:

    ariel says everyone loves this book, and that s probably true, these girls today are probably super drawn to this kind of story it s not bad, i just already have a favorite teen problem novel about anorexia, one that doesn t have the voice of this narrator, who was so immersed in her dreamworld, she frequently spoke in this forced poetic voice that i found distracting used to be that my whole body was my canvas hot cuts lick my ribs, ladder rungs climbing my arms, thick milkweed stalks shoo ariel says everyone loves this book, and that s probably true, these girls today are probably super drawn to this kind of story it s not bad, i just already have a favorite teen problem novel about anorexia, one that doesn t have the voice of this narrator, who was so immersed in her dreamworld, she frequently spoke in t...

  9. says:

    I ship this book Ship Ship Ship WAIT.I MEAN CAN YOU SHIP BOOKS Before I go further, before I m made out to be insensitive, these are things you need to know.1 YOU MIGHT NOT GET IT BUT2 WHAT S MORE I M MOSTLY LIKE 3 TO THOSE WHO STICK AROUND LOOKING TO FIX MY PROBLEM YOU NEVER LEARNNow that that s out of the way STORY LINEDead girl walking , the boys say in the halls Tell us your secret , the girls whisper, one toilet t...

  10. says:

    I m surprised there is so little criticism of this book I don t normally write reviews, but I finished the book a couple weeks ago and have been letting my thoughts simmer, unable to just forget itseems to have eaten my review maybe it will be posted in a couple days I decided to look fordissenting opinions on here.4 or 5 stars for great writing Anderson creates a page turner and certainly has an admirable command of language.2 stars for depth.Most articles and even many book I m surprised there is so little criticism of this book I don t normally write reviews, but I finished the book a couple weeks ago and have been letting my thoughts simmer, unable to just forget itseems to have eaten my review maybe it will be posted in a couple day...

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