First Date by Melody Carlson….from Revell

When it comes to catching the eye of that cute boy at school, sometimes you just need a little help from your friends.

 

Devon, Emma, Cassidy, Bryn, and Abby have one thing in common as they start their sophomore year: none of them have ever been on a “real” date. With homecoming looming, the girls make a pact and start a secret club they call the DG (Dating Games) that has just one objective–dates for the dance.

They’re sworn to secrecy, but the club is their way to set each other up on their first dates so they can report back to the DG. They’ll have to navigate expectations and rules from their parents, figure out how to act on a date, and endear themselves to the guys they like.

What could possibly go wrong?

 

 

 

MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK

This was by far not my favorite book my Melody Carlson. I usually love her books, but the attitude of these girls from the beginning just got under my skin. Girls should be encouraged to be more serious about dating, not just act like it is a game. I did like that Ms. Carlson encouraged the girls to be careful of who they dated. And it is a good clean book for girls to read, and we sure need more of that. Overall, young girls probably love this book, and will read it. And that is the most important thing. So go out and grab this book for the young girl in your life,

“Available October 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”

I received this book from the publisher Revell to read and review.  I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 55.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Melody Carlson

Melody Carlson

Melody Carlson is the award-winning author of over two hundred books with sales of more than five million. She is the author of several Christmas books from Revell, including the bestselling The Christmas BusThe Christmas Dog, and Christmas at Harrington’s, which is being considered for a TV movie. She is also the author of many teen books, including Just Another GirlAnything but NormalDouble Take, the Life at Kingston High series, and the Diary of a Teenage Girl series. She is the winner of aRomantic Times Career Achievement Award in the inspirational market for her many books, including the Diary of a Teenage Girl series andFinding Alice. Melody and her husband live in Oregon.

For more information about Melody visit her website at http://www.melodycarlson.com.

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