Sones, Sonya. What my girlfriend doesn't know.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Brief article - Book review

SONES, Sonya. What my girlfriend doesn't know. Simon & Schuster, Pulse. 291p. c2007. 978-0-689-87603-5. $7.99. JS

To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, May 2007: This is a sequel to What My Mother Doesn't Know, telling the story of Sophie and Robin's romance from Robin's point of view. Since he has always been a social outcast, he is used to it; but it kills him to see Sophie become an outcast once she reveals to their high school world that the two are a couple. Sones writes Robin's story using poetry throughout, in the poetry-novel format.

Sophie is swept away by her romance with Robin, sharing their love of art and their intelligence, but she is hurt when her friends reject her. The social bullies have always picked on Robin, and now they add Sophie to their...

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