On the Bright Side… by Louise Rennison
Available At: Timberview, DCC HS
Description: Georgia Nicolson has started dating the Sex God (aka Robbie). So life should be perfect . . . except in Georgia’s life, nothing is ever perfect. Her cat, Angus (the size of a small Labrador), is terrorizing the neighborhood. Her sister, Libby (who is slightly mad), hides her pooey knickers at the bottom of Georgia’s bed.
YA Label?: Yes
Notes: Includes sexual content and comments regarding arousal
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Page 56: “Tell me all about it when you get home. Remember what number you get up to on the snogging scale. Are you wearing a bra?…”…I’m not wearing a bra; I thought I would go free and akimbo.”
Page 67: “She said Tom touched her basooma the other night.…SG didn’t touch my basooma. I wonder if that is bad? Mind you, I had my arms folded for a lot of the time because of the nipple emergency.”
Page 78: “Even my breasts like him. They want to break out of my T-shirt and yell, “I love you I love you!!!”
Page 118: “I don’t. I even told you about my sticky-out nipples.”…”Well, Tom says they stuck out because it was cold.”…”You told Tom…about my sticky-out nipples???”
Page 119: ”I’m only having a bath. Naked. I’m surprised Mr. and Mrs. Next Door don’t pop in for a bit of a look.”
Page 158: “Look, why don’t you do a nice vegetable display for him?” [slang for using objects for sexual activities]
Page 159: “That is why she must supervise us. But really it is because she is a lesbian…I dashed in in the nuddy-pants and was soapiny myself like a maniac in order to get out quickly because Miss Stamp is a lesbian and might…we might…er…look at me.”
Page 233: “I hope there is not going to be group sex.”