Jun 152016
 
Life Just Got Real

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From Dancing with the Stars runner-up and Duck Dynasty star Sadie Robertson comes a fun novel about two teenage girls from different backgrounds and opposite lifestyles who discover there is more to friendship than what meets the eye.

Sixteen-year-old A.J. Stewart, born and raised in backwoods Tennessee, loves nothing more than repairing broken cars with her father and hanging out with her brothers and their friends. Not far away in the busy city of Nashville, Kate Kelly is always dressed in the latest fashion, wearing clothes from her mother’s boutique and jetting around the world with her father.

When A.J. starts going to the school Kate attends, they instantly dislike each other. But as the year progresses, Kate’s brother Val is drawn to A.J., and when prom comes around, he asks her to be his date—much to his sister’s displeasure.

The following summer at camp, the two girls continue their dislike of each other, until a surprising moment of openness when A.J. shares her faith with Kate. As their bond grows, they discover that they share an inner resolve to live life as God intended, and to live it in their own individual and original ways.

In Life Just Got Real Sadie Robertson inspires teens to find the value God has placed inside us all and to live with confidence and purpose in a very complicated world.

*From Goodreads

Hott Review:

Life Just Got Real is not at all what I expected. It’s much better!
Sadie Robertson is an excellent writer. Life Just Got Real is interesting, funny, and real. It’s probably the best YA Christian novel I’ve read, ever.
Life Just Got Real is an accurate picture of the real life of a teen girl. Well, a sheltered teen girl. It’s about time someone wrote a book featuring these girls, the lives they live, and the struggles they have. Thank you Sadie!

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Author: Sadie Robertson
Source: NetGalley
Publisher & Date: June 7th 2016 by Howard Books
Genre: YA, Christian Fiction
ISBN: 1501126466 (ISBN13: 9781501126468)
Pages: 288
Grade: A+
Ages: 15+
Steam: YA
Setting: Nashville, Tennessee area

Author Bio:

Sadie RobertsonSadie Robertson is well known for her dimples and engaging smile, but there is more to the eighteen-year-old charmer and star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty than that. She’s an author, a speaker, and was the first runner up on Dancing With the Stars Season 19. Sadie has also ventured into acting with roles in God’s Not Dead 2 and I’m Not Ashamed, and will be launching her “Live Original Tour” tour fall 2016, where she will continue to spread her message to peers about being confident in who God made you to be.

Sadie embodies the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Robertson family and has carried her philosophy into multiple business ventures from a prom dress line with Sherri Hill, school supplies for DaySpring, jewelry and home goods with Glory Haus, and a fashion line with Wild Blue Denim that can be found in Rue 21 stores around the country. Sadie has spent time traveling the world serving those in need. She also partnered with Roma Boots and worked alongside them in their mission to “give poverty the boot.”

Websites & Links: Sadie Robertson's website Sadie Robertson's twitter Sadie Robertson's facebook

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  One Response to “Review | Life Just Got Real”

  1. Wow, really? I would have never wanted to read this book!
    I am not a fan of Duck Dynasty, in fact I have only seen it once.
    But you sure make me want to read this book!

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