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Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison – book cover, description, publication history . Summary: Entertaining teenage novel with strong similarities to A Christmas Carol in its tale of an obnoxious girl being shown the error of her. Bridget Duke, father is a famous sportscaster, and Bridget herself is both entitled and deeply insecure. [H]is fame made me cool by association.

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Return to Book Page. For paigf similar tale which has been widely bridtet as a superb debut novel, check out Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver. Bridget isn’t just one-dimensional, though; she has many layers, and depending on which snippet of her life we’re viewing, she’s also relateable and gasp! Dec 07, Rosa rated it really liked it Shelves: I didn’t find it all that necessary to repeat the same dialogue while interjecting the thoughts and feelings of others involved. I thought the ending was too pat.

Review: Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison

What really would have made this a redemption story, in my opinion, would be if she stopped thinking so much about herself. Ich sage nur soviel: In herd first half of the book Bridget is nothing but a bitch.

But does she really have it all? Jan 01, -k The Lady Critic rated it really liked it Shelves: Over half of the book focuses on getting to know Bridget and how she is towards other people, until a new girl comes along and starts taking the spotlight away from her. As I read I saw a whole other side of this character. Dan, jika kau mau berubah, lakukan saja. Ich war ziemlich schnell mit dem Buch durch.


She finally feels guilt, regret, and compassion. Ist das nicht furchtbar?!

Wie es den anderen harbisn ergeht, interessiert sie nicht. Dieser Teil hat mir besonders gut gefallen, weil ich dort endlich mehr Bezug zu der Protagonistin hatte.

Everything was still all about HER.

Bridget Duke has it all. While she said it wasn’t the case, I got the feeling that she was feeling the way she was and doing what she did more for HER own benefit than anything. Like, a real one! This story presented a unique challenge for me though. Aber von der Idee her ist es eigentlich nichts neues.

This concept in itself is fascinating, and I wish other YA contemporary writers would write a story like this. What about the characters?

Bridget fiel aus allen Wolken. But Bridget harbion a secret: This does seem like an “overdone” plot, too. Then, I read on. If you want a good novel to read hzrbison a few hours, this would be a good choice. I never thought there’d be a price to pay.

The second half of the book, especially, is an enjoyable, fast-paced and light read, if seriously on the mawkish side for much of the time.


Not Just for Kids: ‘Here Lies Bridget’ by Paige Harbison

You’ve been given the power to affect people, just as we all have, and it’s important — no, vital — that you do the right thing with it. Here Lies Bridget is not an original story. What’s so engaging about “Here Lies Bridget” is its honest insight into Bridget’s self-perception.

Bridget’s status as the Queen Bee is jeopardized when new girl in school Anna Judge wins over her classmates–just by being nice to Bridget Duke is the girl everyone loves to hate.

Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison

I think the ultimate problem was a pacing error. In a fit of anger, she races her car with reckless abandon…and ends up in a kind of purgatory where she mu Bridget Duke is the queen bee of her school. Yeah, she grows in the end but man I just hated her too much to even care. I struggled with this book and oaige the end I couldn’t finish it.