Wish You Were Eyre

Wish You Were Eyre

Book - 2012
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The girls--along with their Wyoming pen pals, who drop in for a visit over Spring Break--dive into Charlotte Brönte's classic "Jane Eyre." Some real life romance follows, as Becca may have found a Mr. Rochester of her own. And then there's the matter of a certain wedding ....
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012.
ISBN: 9781442430648
1442430648
Branch Call Number: FRE J
Characteristics: 442 p. ; 22 cm.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Oct 24, 2017

I need to firstly applaud the author for succeeding at pun titles, considering the book being read is Jane Eyre, and the story ends up revolving amongst the girls in different vacation spots. Although told in the POV of five girls, which wasn’t done well, the story seemed to focus a lot on Megan and Becca who are both close friends. Megan has it all well; a new kitten, a trip to Paris with her glamorous grandmother Gigi, and a chance to write a fashion blog, but everything seems crushed when her mother brings in a French girl who is adored by all and has stolen all the limelight off Megan. Becca meanwhile is trying to tame the jealousy that creeps upon her when she sees Megan’s lavish vacation when she is simply going to a nearby state where her book-loving grandmother resides. But both will find that ends meet, but sometimes right at the end of the noose and will discover that each individual has to carve their own path to happiness. Jess and Emma are both concerned about their brother’s behavior whilst Cassidy wonders which position on the ice rink would suit the hockey player she is; and the girl she is on the inside. I found it incredibly hard to relate to these high school girls because some had perfect lives completely unflawed and their travails were just annoying. I overall hated most of the characters and the storyline and I don’t think it was worth it whatsoever to read! Perhaps the younger audiences would like it but I certainly didn’t! Rating 2/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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hannahyan1
Aug 02, 2017

THIS BOOK WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! I think this book and the book called " Home For The Holidays'' were my favourite books so far. Almost all the girls have boyfriends and they are all ways a bit romantic.

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jdjonny
Oct 13, 2016

This book is AMAZING!

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livieb17
Sep 01, 2016

I was really not in the mood for this when I started this, and I blame that mainly on t he fact that it has been a while since I read the other books in this series. But I jumped in anyways, and it was so easy to get back into the town of Concord, living the life of five crazy girls. This is a series for children, but I truly love these characters. This is likely due to the six books that I have spent with them. I know that this is a series that I will definitley be rereading in the future.

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blue_rabbit_1950
Sep 14, 2015

This is such a excellent read, the mother-daughter book club series is very heartwarming and relate able. It is exciting to learn about the girls' lives and how they over come problems and find solutions. I love how you also get to learn about classic books and lives of the authors. Any teen would definitely love this series.

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Fzmia
Sep 06, 2015

Omg I luv luv luv this book can't wait 4 the next 1

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Saltyohcean
Feb 16, 2015

This book is my favorite out of the series. Can't wait for the next book coming out in summer 2015! >w<

booksrock13 May 05, 2013

This is by far the best book in the series. The others are good but this one is so well written. I followed this series for a year and loved it. a very good read

shazzle Dec 30, 2012

I really want to read this book I hope it comes soon... I am so excited!!! :-)

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jaclyn_alexis28
Dec 27, 2012

GREAT, SUPER, AMAZING, AWESOME BOOK!!!!

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