The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl
Melissa Keil

Stripes Publishing

ISBN 9781847156839

"Maybe the earth will continue to spin, and the stars won't implode for a bazillion more years, but I know, with a certainty my stupid brain has done its best to ignore, that this moment - right here, with the people I love most - is not going to last." Alba is facing one of the most important summers of her life. School is over and while her friends want to escape their sleepy hometown, she just wants to stay put. But when a viral video about the end of the world announces that Eden Valley is the only safe place to be, thousands of people descend on the town. Amidst parties and prayer circles, Alba feels like her world has turned upside down. At least she's got Cinnamon Girl - the comic-strip alter ego she's created... A funny and unique feel-good read about how to keep on being yourself when everything around you is changing, perfect for fans of Rainbow Rowell, Non Pratt and John Green.

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The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl5/5

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl

Melissa Keil

A teenage girl figuring out her life but continues to come across many different problems, stopping her finding out who she really is.

Review

This book will make you see life differently and show you how to live. If you're stuck with your life just like I am, read this book because it will show you to stop living in the future but live in the present. Alba is very relatable and every character has a story of their own, making you wonder if there probably is more to a person - Probably more than you will ever know?

Reviewed by: Eshane


The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl4/5

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl

Melissa Keil

A fake prediction about the end of the world.

Review

At first whilst reading, I thought I was wasting my time. BUT, after reading further the plot was way too interesting to ignore and I ended up really enjoying it!!!

Reviewed by: Darya


The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl4/5

The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl

Melissa Keil

Review

It is that long, luxurious summer after high school is finished for ever and before the rest of your life starts. Alba lives in Eden Valley, a small no-place of a town where nothing ever happens, and is using the summer to hang out with her friends, draw awesome Cinnamon Girl cartoons and avoid thinking of what to do next. All changes when the End of the World is announced on youtube, and Eden Valley is named as the only safe place to be. Suddenly everyone is moving to Eden Valley, and Alba's life is changed dramatically. Daniel, Alba's childhood friend, returns to the town after years playing a screen heartthrob in a soap and starts to make romantic advances. Her best friend since forever, Grady, suddenly starts acting weird. Her mother's cafe is swamped by hippies and other colourful characters that've descended on the town. I loved the mixture of the approaching apocalypse and the approach of Alba's future in which everything is uncertain except the fact that her friends would all be moving away. So her world is ending one way or another and she's finding it difficult to cope with and, given the array of amazing friends she has, I'm not surprised. Melissa Keil has found a funny and novel way of approaching the coming of age book. Teen girls will love it. 369 pages / Ages 12+ / Reviewed by Melanie Chadwick, school librarian.

Reviewed by: Melanie Chadwick