Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Lush by Natasha Friend

Did you ever feel like you couldn’t trust your own father? Samantha feels this way. The book Lush is about a girl named Samantha who just wants her dad to stop drinking alcohol. Samantha writes letters to this girl in the library who she doesn’t know because she thinks she can help her out with the problems of her dad and all. Samantha one day realizes it’s not that girl it’s someone else. Samantha has her best friends she can’t live without, but they don’t know about her dad. The only person that does is Charlie Parker, Samantha’s old friend. There is also someone Samantha likes named Drew at the library. Drew changes her whole world. You’ll have to read what happens with that.

I really enjoyed this book. I think it’s a fun book. This book is realistic fiction. I think mostly girls would enjoy it. This book makes you want to keep reading because you want to find out what happens with Samantha’s dad, if he ever stops drinking alcohol. I am currently reading the 3rd book in the series called Bounce. It’s really good so far. I never got to read the 1st book in the series Perfect, but I bet it is as good as the others. You don’t have to read the series in order because each book deals with a new character and a new story.

Sarah K. - 7th grade