Geena can’t wait to spend summer vacation at the Triple Shot Betty coffee shop with her best friend, Amber, and her cousin, Hero. But Amber and Hero hate. references. Read Common Sense Media’s Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty review, age rating, and parents guide. Jody Gehrman ยท Friendship; Save. In first novelist Gehrman’s inventive retelling of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, the setting is Sonoma, Calif., where Geena looks.

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I caught some passages which reminded me faintly of Shog Firsts and Second Helpings. Please review your cart. Hero is rich and s I only got 32 pages into this book before I had to stop.

Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty Book Review

Hero was different, she was like a princess with her perfect hair and soothing clothes. She was different and she was refreshing and I thought their little romance was adorable. xhot

The girl bonding doesn’t go so well, though, so Geena has plenty to fill her diary: All the characters were fun and quirky and people you could love Get to Know Us. She has high hopes for her summer that her best friend, Amber, and her favorite cousin, Hero, will soon be the trio of best friends. A character smokes a cigarette. Families can also discuss how easy it is to post cell-phone pictures on the Internet.

CONFESSIONS OF A TRIPLE SHOT BETTY by Jody Gehrman | Kirkus Reviews

The Story of You and Me. I can deal with a happily-ever-after ending if I mustbut it was all a little too cleanly wrapped up, and in kind of an unbelievable way. Turns out for all the girls he had gone out with, he had ruined their reputation. The Dragon Ridge Tombs.


And a complicated love tangle involving the two enemies and two boys only makes it worse. I was disappointed as it was a replacement library book. Some mundane things happened and were treated mundanely, and some kind of crazy, gut-wrenching things happened and were in turn addressed as such. They both seem determined to draw Geena into the middle of their war.

Unfortunately this does not go down without a hitch. Geena’s cousin Hero parents, were big Shakespeare fans is the “pure innocent one” who ends up getting burned by John too, when she fails to fall for his devilish good looks.

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Families can talk about whether there is a double standard for boys’ and girls’ reputations. If you have ever been scorned by a guy and then he slandered you, this book of delicious revenge is for you. She’s even thought up a code name for the plan – Operation Girlfriend. The story itself was super cute, the writing was superb, and it just left the reader wanting more.


Unlike Shakespeare, however, she forgot to include people to like. Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty. I’m also a sucker for feel-good feminist stories. I actually think the book would’ve been better portrayed as a comedic fantasy. PG no “f” ; Violence: Jul 28, April Butterscotch rated it liked it Shelves: She is a professor of Communication at Mendocino College.

Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty

Thanks for telling us about the problem. See how we rate. When this rumor spread tfiple the small California town everyone heard about it, including Heros boyfriend and first love, Claudio, Hero quickly pins it on Amber which starts a small feud in itself.

Each character is completely there own and think confessinos things from different points of view. This is one of those books where it probably does help to be about fourteen years old when you read it.

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She also must deal with the fallout from romantic complications surrounding Hero, who is sought after as the new face in town. Geena’s cousin Hero parents, were big Shakespeare fans is the “pure innocent one” who ends up getting burned by John too, when she fails confessioms fall for his devilish good looks.

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