All the Rage (Paperback)Courtney Summers (author)
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From the bestselling author of Sadie, Courtney Summers' All the Rage is a powerful novel about a teenage girl who stays strong and speaks up.
'The footsteps stop but the birds are still singing, singing about a girl who wakes up on a dirt road and doesn't know what happened to her the night before . . .'
Romy Grey wears her lipstick like armour, ever since the night she was raped by Kellan Turner, the sheriff's son.
Romy refuses to be a victim, but speaking up has cost her everything. No one wants to believe Kellan is not the golden boy they thought he was, and Romy has given up trying to make herself heard.
But when another girl goes missing after a party, Romy must decide whether the cost of her silence might be more than she can bear.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 228 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 21 mm
Hard-hitting, moving and appallingly true * Maximum Pop *
Lies, secrets and tough choices make for a compelling, complex novel which fans of small town noir will love. * Scottish Book Trust *
A brilliant novel that slices right to the heart of what being a girl in this day and age entails... An absolute triumph. This book really is all the rage. * The Book Bag *
Summers does not glamourise the topic of rape and sexual assault and does not soften what she is trying to say, but instead writes it so it's loud and clear. All the Rage will make you uncomfortable in parts, and it will cause shock and it will enlighten you. * https://maisiesmarvellousmyreads.wordpress.com/2015/10/26/all-the-rage-review/ *
All the Rage purports a sort of bruised, battered hope. . . Summers a juggernaut for producing consistent, excellent young adult fiction from a formative age. I only hope that these stories and others like them - stories that shine a light on everything that can make a victim turn away - can kill doubt and guilt, and a defiance that says, no. No, this should not have happened. * http://www.shadesofmagazine.com/culture/notaskingforit/Month/Year *
Very raw, painful and honest * http://thebookgeek.co.uk/all-the-rage-by-courtney-summers/ *
All the Rage is a novel everyone should read, Courtney Summers is a wordsmith like no other, she will make you feel EVERYTHING * http://copyhousepress.com/blog/archives/4557 *
I personally rejoice when an abused, angry girl uses her fury to bite back. When Romy in Courtney Summers' All the Rage uses her frustration to fight for the truth * http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/oct/15/fight-back-why-we-need-angry-girls-in-ya *
One of the most brutal and unashamed books about rape that I've ever read, so I especially love that it's for a YA audience * http://www.rebeccamccormick.co.uk/2015/09/all-rage-by-courtney-summers-review.html *
All the Rage is an important, powerful, disturbing novel that will make you feel frustrated, angry and, yes, maybe even some rage. And a book that can make you feel that way is one you certainly won't forget in a hurry. * http://writingfromthetub.co.uk/review/rage-courtney-summers/ *
All the Rage is the feminist YA novel I've been waiting for; an unflinching, unapologetically angry examination of rape culture, victim blaming and all the ways in which the world mistreats girls. Summers understands the complexity of the issues she tackles, and her teenage characters are authentic in all the best and worst ways. * http://paperbackd.tumblr.com/post/135286787900/book-review-all-the-rage-by-courtney-summers *
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