Ta Ta for Now!


Young Adult - Action
154 Pages
Reviewed on 09/29/2011
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Author Biography

Award-Winning Author Bethany Lopez began self-publishing in June 2011. Since then she has published various YA and NA books. She is a lover of romance, family, and friends, and enjoys incorporating those things in what she writes. When she isn't reading or writing, she loves spending time with her husband and children, traveling whenever possible.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Author Anna del C. Dye. for Readers' Favorite

This is a witty and entertaining book made up of entries in a diary written by a fourteen-year-old girl named Melissa. It depicts her life after she is given a diary by her twelve-year-old sister, Megan. She started it right before she begins her first year in high school, and it is full of drama, sarcasm and sprinkled with great humor.

Melissa is happy that her body finally is looking like that of a teenage girl. She is sure she will knock Brian Jackson’s socks off. He’s the boy she has a crush on. She finally gets her wish when he asks her to go to the movies with him. Soon he invites her to the prom. On that date, he drinks too much and becomes rude to her. It breaks her heart until he apologizes and they make up.

All goes perfectly until her new best friend, Layla, becomes a horrible monster around Melissa. She makes up the most awful lies about herself and Bryan being together after Bryan left Melissa alone at the prom. Finally Melissa has enough so she punches Layla in the nose and gets suspended for it. Her parents are outraged over her conduct and forbid her to see Bryan again. Bryan, on the other hand, takes it so casually that she wonders if he really cares that she can’t see him anymore. Her suspicions worsen when he starts to hang out with Layla.

The author did a very good job staying in the voice of this teenager throughout the pages of this book. All pre-teen and teen girls will identify with and enjoy this book. It could fit any of their lives to a T. This book is clean and wholesome. There are some repetitions in it, but that could just be the way teenagers talk. Great job.