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The Best Night of Your Pathetic Life by Tara Altebrando

The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life by Tara Altebrando Publication Date: July 5, 2012 Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Pages: 304 Target audience: Young Adult Keywords: scavenger hunt, graduation, crushes, geeky seniors Format read: ARC from Penguin at ALA. Summary: Four semi-geeky best friends, Mary, Des, Patrick, and Winter, compete to win the Unofficial Senior Scavenger Hunt as their […]

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August 15, 2012 - 11:18 pm

Sash from Sash and Em - AHHH! Dawson’s Creek. Totes. I loved this one too 🙂

August 13, 2012 - 10:59 am

Asheley (@BookwormAsheley) - Oh this looks awesome! I’ve already been loving on the cover (!!!) but this is the first blog post I’ve read about this book. It sounds really fun! Thanks!

August 12, 2012 - 10:03 am

Lena - DAWSON’S CREEK! I’m totally reading this ASAP because of your Dawson’s Creek comparison. This looks like such a fun book, but I’m glad to hear it also has a very emotional spin to it as well. Awesomesauce.

August 12, 2012 - 7:25 am

Lori - You had me convinced with your very first line. 🙂 I really can’t wait to read this one. I need to read Tara’s other book too. I’ve heard great things about it.

August 12, 2012 - 3:02 am

VeganYANerds - This sounds fantastic and like a book a lot of us will relate to! I really enjoyed your review and you have me wondering about the outcomes for all the different plot lines!

August 11, 2012 - 3:28 pm

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - Yay! I’m so glad you loved this! I picked it up at ALA as well, and I’ve been dying to read it. 🙂 Wonderful review!

August 11, 2012 - 2:40 pm

elena - I used to confuse this with From What I Remember since they’re both books I wouldn’t normally pick up. I ended up really enjoying FWIR so I hope I’ll enjoy this one too! It sounds SO FUN and I do like the idea of a scavenger hunt. Also loove your Dawson’s Creek comparison, I’ve never watched the show (I know!) but it sounds so apt.

August 11, 2012 - 2:54 am

Kristen Evey - You had me hooked as soon as you said Pacey. 😉

Seriously though, this is a fantastic review. I feel like I need to go read this right now because you teased at a whole bunch of things and I want to know how it all works out. Does Patrick confess? What is Winter hiding? What will Mary choose?

Agh! I must know these answers! Also, I want to watch Dawson’s Creek again.

August 10, 2012 - 10:35 am

Anna - Oooh I need to check this one out!

August 10, 2012 - 10:26 am

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I am DYING to read this book because it sounds like so much fun! I’m a big fan of scavenger hunts. I used to set them up for my siblings all the time!