Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
Available At: Liberty
Categories : Anti-Religion, Cursing, LGBTQ+, Sexual
Description: Auditioning for a New York City performing arts high school could help Etta escape from her Nebraska all-girl school, where she is not gay enough for her former friends, not sick enough for her eating disorders group, and not thin enough for ballet.
YA Label?: Unknown
Notes: This book contains profanity; inexplicit sexual activities; controversial cultural commentary; and alternate sexualities.
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Page 8: “Something you can eat? You mean like a penis?”
Page 8: “Bitch” is sexist gendered language and I’m pretty disgusted you decided to wear it right over your tits.”
Page 31: “I go both ways”, I say, “You know that whole thing about there being a misconception about bisexuals being sluts. Like everyone thinks that just because we’re into both we’re into everybody?” … “Well I’m actually kind of a slut. I’m awesome for the community, obviously”
Page 89: “No no no, sweetie, that wasn’t dancing, that was being a whore. Good God, what do they teach in church nowadays? Aren’t you supposed to be able to pick whores out of a lineup?”
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