The Look by Sophia Bennett
Date Released: March 1, 2013
Pages: 336 Pages
Source: For Review from Scholastic
The Look was one of the best realistic,contemporaries that I read in 2013! I devoured it in one day and I loved everything about it! The Look was so amazing, touching, and definitely has a message to say to it's readers on both cancer and modeling. I can't wait to see what else Sophia has in store, since her writing was so gripping and real!
Ted and Ava are sisters having beauty in their own ways. Ted, the main voice of the book, was a great protagonist! I could relate to her a lot and she was real. Ted has the "look" from a modeling scout on the street, while Ava has cancer. The thing with The Look was the characters, especially Ted, because it was a character driven book. But Ted did prove herself a lot in this book. She goes through self-doubt with her modeling, criticism and a sister who is supper supportive of her but has cancer. Ava was great too, I was expecting drama between them but I didn't get it which was great!
The message The Look had to offer about image, cancer, and modeling was real. There was something more that Sophia does in the plot that expands it more and it had me turning the pages faster and faster. The characters, even Ted and Ava's parents, were a great cast! There wasn't any flaw to them at all. Sophia manages them to flow easily and it was great. The Look is the type of book to pick up if you get an amazing YA contemp to read!
Overall, The Look was an amazing and beautiful read! It's definitely a book I would want to re-read in the summer and both the author and the book are one of my fav's! Pick up The Look ASAP! It won't be a miss!
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