Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl (Paperback)Joya Goffney (author)
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When preacher's daughter Monique discovers she has a medical condition the only people she can turn to are her frenemy Sasha and local bad boy Reggie in this fresh, funny and inspirational YA gem from the author of Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry.
Monique lives a perfect life - a preacher's daughter and the girlfriend of the town's golden boy. But it's not that simple. She's torn between her parents who want the pure virginal daughter, and her boyfriend, Dom, who wants to explore the more intimate side of their relationship. Tired of waiting, her boyfriend breaks up with her, spurring Monique to discover she has a medical condition that makes her far from perfect and she concocts a plan to fix her body and win him back.
With the help of her frenemy, Sasha, the overly zealous church girl Monique's mum pushes her to hang out with, and Reggie, the town's bad boy, Monique must go on trips to unknown and uncomfortable places to find the treatment that will help her. But in doing so, she must face some home truths: maybe she shouldn't be fixing her body to please a boy, maybe Sasha is the friend she needed all along and maybe Reggie isn't so bad at all.
This is a powerful journey towards loving yourself, about body and sex positivity, with heart, humour, family intrigue and a dynamic and delicious love triangle. Contains explicit references to sex and sexual health.
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 281 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
'Powerful, boundary pushing, and charmingly funny.' - Camryn Garrett, author of Full Disclosure
'Deeply empowering, sweet yet candid. A fearless story about the path to self acceptance.' - Jenni Hendricks and Ted Caplan, authors of Unpregnant
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