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User Review  - clrichm - LibraryThing

I don’t know what I was expecting? Whatever it was, it wasn’t the delightful dark romp that was this tale, and I’m so glad I chose it! Libba Bray narrated it herself, and she did so brilliantly. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - et.carole - LibraryThing

This book was highly entertaining, with engaging, enjoyable characters. Though the end was satisfying, its in-your-face empowerment was annoying. Read full review

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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  - tjl - LibraryThing

Rating 3.5/5 Stars This book is a bit of a mess. The author throws in a ton of ideas for both the plot and the characters. Beyond the basic idea of teen beauty queens crashed on an island, we have a ... Read full review

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User Review  - aratiel - LibraryThing

Brilliant. Mind-blowingly brilliant. Libba Bray takes a stereotype (the typical dumb pageant girl) and turns it on its head. These smart, sassy, resourceful, and fabulous beauty queens shipwrecked on a desert island are a force to be reckoned with. Read full review

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User Review  - Septima - LibraryThing

ridiculous and I loved it. Read full review

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User Review  - cindywho - LibraryThing

Super silly as expected plus some feminism 101. The author had a good time narrating - one of the villains sounded a lot like Sarah Palin. Read full review

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User Review  - SusanGeiss - LibraryThing

So much fun! Laugh out loud hysterical! Teen beauty queens meet LOST.whatever will they do? Read full review


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