Gingerbread by Rachel Cohn

Available At: DCC (HS), Liberty

Categories : Cursing, Drug Abuse, LGBTQ+, Sexual

Description: After being expelled from a fancy boarding school, Cyd Charisse’s problems with her mother escalate after Cyd falls in love with a sensitive surfer and is subsequently sent from San Francisco to New York City to spend time with her biological father.

YA Label?: Yes

Notes: This book contains inexplicit sexual activities; nudity; and mild violence.

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Page: I could have done without the drugs and alcohol, but those were part of the Justin package, a price I was willing to pay..

Page: Java’s the guy you have sex fantasies about involving hot tubs and licking chocolate off body parts, the kind of fantasies you would probably go “Yuck” to…

Page: I though, Aaron and his little swimmers beter watch out when Rhonda lisBETH’s biological clock strikes midnight…

Page: Let’s be real. My hormones were digging it. But then, as his hands were smoothing over my bare thighs under my short skirt and I was running my fingers through his hair and I was wondering if we shouldn’t just go for home base after all…

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