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User Review  - ssperson - LibraryThing

Fantastic satire on beauty pageants, reality TV, scripted TV, and American politics. I listened to the audiobook version, and, holy cow did it ever deserve its Audie award. It's narrated by the author ... Read full review

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User Review  - sdramsey - LibraryThing

I had the great good fortune to listen to the audio version of this book. Libba Bray's reading is absolutely spectacular; her talent for accents and voices frankly blew me away. And while I started ... Read full review

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User Review  - widdersyns - LibraryThing

This book is not capital-L Literature. The satire could not hang with the likes of Dryden and Swift. Some of the plot points and character transformations are completely predictable. But I loved it. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - waclements7 - LibraryThing

** spoiler alert ** I’m not even sure where to start with this. This book is an amazing feat. It manages to mix all of these incredibly ridiculous ideas together and make them work, while making ... Read full review

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User Review  - GabbyF - LibraryThing

An incredibly entertaining story of teenage girls on their way to a Miss Teen Dream pageant competition who are faced with an unfortunate turn of events: a plane crash on what believe to be a deserted ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookwormteri - LibraryThing

I loved this book. A little convoluted, I grant you, but so funny and satirical. A bunch of beauty queens get stranded on a desert island and wait for rescue while practice their "talents". Realizing ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheYodamom - LibraryThing

4.5- audiobook 5- narration What a fun unexpected read this was. I struggled through the first 20% not sure if it was a comedy or what. I went into this book with no knowledge of what it was really ... Read full review

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User Review  - lillibrary - LibraryThing

Listen to this book! Libba Bray won an Audie Award in 2012 for best narration by author and as a voice actress, she is truly amazing. Each character has a distinctive pitch and accent. The copious ... Read full review

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User Review  - tamaranewman - LibraryThing

Took me a minute to get the joke, but really enjoyed the book once I got on board with the fact that's it's satire! Read full review

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User Review  - majesdane - LibraryThing

Diverse, hilarious, and downright amazing. Read full review


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