Monday, February 24, 2014

Pretty Bad Things

Skuse, C. J.

Genre: drama

"Wonder Twins" on the run--and running amok--in Vegas. Road Trip!

Paisley and Beau are boldface names again. Last time, paparazzi called them the "Wonder Twins," two kids found alone but alive in the woods of exotic New Jersey. Three days after their mom's death -- and before their dad's criminal misdeeds.

Flash-forward to now: Their so-called lives? Suck out loud: Hating on their cougarized, Botoxic grandma, they're totally clueless about the location of ex-con Daddy. Till they discover a stash of old letters. That's when they decide to jack the Pontiac and hit the road. Holding up donut shops in Sin City might seem extreme, but if they can just get their pretty bad faces back on TV -- or TMZ -- they might wrap up their whole gaga saga with an Oprah-worthy reunion already!

If you like this book, Your Next Read suggests you try The Power of Six


1 comment:

Unknown said...

I really liked this book. I like this book because it has a good and funny storyline. Its clever and has a serious side to it too, with real life situations that kids struggle through today. This book changes its tone often, but that makes it more entertaining. Rating this book 1-10, I'd give it an 8.