Los Angeles Times. LULI McMULLEN is one of those kids who are always alone even when they’re not. The year-old, who might be described as a. Hers is the journey of a lost teenager, but it’s far from The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Jun 29, Hick (Unbridled Books) by Andrea Portes is a semi-autobiographical debut novel about a girl from a trashy, nothing town with a need to make.

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Which is kind of stupid to say, seeing as she’s thirteen and nothing would have been consensual because she can’t give consent anyway, but this was just I finished it thinking it was a colossal waste of time!

Alexandra Sandoval I feel the exact same way about the style of writing. Read it like I was watching a car accident and sometimes struggling to look away and then seeing, oh, its almost over so I have to see how this turns out. Can anyone suggest a book I might like similar to this one?

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Maureen Cavanaugh Guest Host: Will it be with this creep? I couldn’t stop getting slightly turned on reading some of the sexual parts and then hating myself for feeling that way. Aug 24, Jenn rated it did not like it. The year-old narrator of Hick is headed down the wrong path in life, but it’s not one she has chosen. At times it seems as if the narrator, Luli, isn’t years-old at all, yet the whole story has a kind of gloss over it, like how a year-old would explain something to you.

HICK is a simple book with a subtly complex message andrfa works as social commentary as well as a sort of disturbing coming of age. The weird touch to it is really andre makes this book so great and what sets itself apart.

Hick Andrea Portes, Author. Contrary to other reviews, I found the narrator’s voice to be authentic – in light of her upbringing. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Along the way, she learns the truth about American rootlessness and discovers both the power and peril of her own sexual curiosity.

Ansrea 08, Isha rated it really liked it. Tricking Luli into leaving with him, Eddie pimps her out in a barroom bet and then rapes her himself.

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The script for the movie was not the greatest the acting on the other hand was superb and after finding that the author had also written the screen play, I didn’t expect much. Preview — Hick by Andrea Portes. May 16, Micheal rated it liked it.

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I wanted to uick her. Luli immediately finds herself entranced by Glenda’s straight-shooting personality and seemingly glamorous life anerea the road. Bit of a downer, and wholly disturbing. From here, Luli becomes inextricably linked to this particular group of societal outcasts. The film critic reception seems to have been kind of vitriolic.

The raw materials for this novel are therefore not the problem.

I was blown away at how Chloe carried the film. It was a really weird lapse of sense. Maybe it was be Rating: And way before that, inDid you ever see Freeway? How long was the shoot? Discover what to read next.

This book ends in tragedy, but also andfea little hope for Luli.

Hick by Andrea Portes

Nov 23, Anisa rated it really liked it. Luli, in other words, has seen far too much, and she would prefer not to see any more. On her 13th birthday, she receives a revolver as a gift. Paperback US publication date: