Girl Overboard () is Justina Chen Headley’s second novel (following Nothing But the Truth (and a Few White Lies) from ). The writing here is snappy. Adding to a category overrun with poor-little-rich-girl plotlines, Headley (Nothing But the Truth [and a few white lies]) crafts a tale that will stand. Justina Chen is a Taiwanese-American fiction writer and executive communications consultant. She is best known for her young-adult fiction, especially North of Beautiful (), A Blind Spot for Boys (), Girl Overboard (), and Nothing but the Truth A Book Talk with Justina Chen Headley and Alvina Ling (), retrieved.

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I don’t think I’ve ever done that before. I can make a text t If you are looking for a book that is about a Rich girl and her perfect vhen don’t read this book. I thought the guy was selfish, annoying, and really not worth Syrah’s time at all: Your opinion about this? Dec 25, Emma Miss Print rated it really liked it.

Every time he showed up in the book, I sensed an anger storm brewing in me. Her mother, Ovdrboard Cheung, is both a fashionista and do charity fundraising.

I’m going to recommend this book to my Meg Cabot fans. Please register, you could save someone’s life. Her father, Ethan Cheng, made the cell phone what it is today. I liked how Syrah changed through headldy course of the book, how she came to be someone I could like, someone I could respect. Syrah is at a point in her life where after her accident she isn’t sure whether she trusts herself enough to continue to pursue her dreams of professional snowboarding.


Lillian has a sister Amanda who has leukemia.

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Girl Overboard Gjrl Chen No preview available – This book is really touching and inspiring. May 04, Jennifer Wardrip rated it really liked it Shelves: However, in the end Syrah changed her views on her weight.

Jul 17, Sarah Woodard rated it it was amazing Shelves: How could it get worse? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It literally breaks my heart. You have a good site brimstonesoup.

Also people who know some things about snowboarding. Shiraz, the sassy snowboarder chick.

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I was expecting scenes and scenes of her flying down the mountain or something. I had a hard time getting into it.

My favorite character is Lillian. Jan 15, Ash R. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Headley brings Chinese history, the implications of wealth and the power of self-acceptance into soft focus, nudging reflective readers to delve deeper after they reluctantly turn the last page. We all deserve more than that, me included.


Syrah is definitely a smart golden girl. Justina Chen Headley writes with headleh engaging wit and a powerful, distinct voice. It makes me want to work harder on attaining my own dreams.

While I will not recommend this, simply because of the soap opera-like dramatics and the many loose endings that really need to be tied together, I will suggest readers to read her debut novel.

Girl Overboard

This book does involve snowboarding so if any one likes this sport read this book. As I said, despite the flirty cover, this is justinq surprisingly deep and interesting book. Syrah dreams of getting sponsors and becoming a snowboarding star.

Jutina The Gender Barrier – I know many people who think snowboarding is a “boys” sports. But most of what glitters in her life is fool’s gold. She literally cried about not so pathetic life half the book.