Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Brillant: Book Review

Novel: Brillant by Rachel Vail (Avery Sister #3)
Release Date: June 1st, 2010
Publisher: Harper Teen

Format: Hardcover Novel
Source: Local Public Library
In Brilliant, the conclusion to the Avery sisters trilogy, Rachel Vail delivers the ultimate summer story. Sixteen-year-old Quinn is in love, but it’s not that simple. Quinn is just about perfect: She doesn’t make a fuss—even when her family is facing the loss of their home and a financial meltdown; she doesn’t get angry—even when her younger sister screams her head off straight in Quinn’s direction; and she certainly does not fall head-over-heels for a guy totally out of her league and then mistakenly go off and kiss her sister’s boyfriend… untill now.

Rachel Vail concludes her compelling sisterhood trilogy with her most dramatic story yet. Timely, poignant, witty, and heartwarming, Brilliant is the perfect conclusion to Vail’s interconnected and inspiring sister stories.
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

Willa's Rambles:
   Quinn was the sister I was never to crazy about, until I read Brillant. Brillant was not my favorite of the Trilogy (I think Gorgeous deserves that title) but Brillant still had the usual combination of hilarity, surprise, and heart-warming story of growing up.
   Our main character, Quinn, is the rock in the sisters and always expected to be the one who doesn't make the mistakes and is "perfect". But when she is just fed up with everyone overreacting, she lets loose. She falls for the guy she can't get, almost is killed in a car accident when the drivers have been drinking, and she makes mistakes.
   The Avery Sisters Trilogy always makes you laugh and feel connected to the characters. You understand what they are going through and Rachel Vail writes characters that encounter situations that hit home for the teen audience. This trilogy has been a great success!

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