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Scarlett Fever Book Review

Scarlett Fever Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Apr 08, 2010
( Rating: 4 Star Rating)

Scarlett Martin's life is hectic in Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson, the sequel to Suite Scarlett.

Title: Scarlett Fever
Author: Maureen Johnson
Ages: 12+
Rating: 4


Scarlett Martin’s life is spinning out of control. Her family is having money problems due to her sister’s battle with leukemia; her boss, a theatrical agent, constantly demands her services; her new client is a Broadway starlet with a controlling mother; her brother goes from a nobody to the most hated person in Manhattan in one day; and to top it all off, she can’t stop thinking about Eric.


Obsessed

Eric. Eric. Eric. She can’t get her mind off of him. She watches his pizza commercial constantly, and not even her best friend Dakota can snap her out of it. But soon, business picks up at work when her boss signs a new client.


Little Miss Perfect

Chelsea is a little-miss-perfect Broadway star. Her mother controls her life, monitoring her eating habits and forcing her to stay in perfect shape. But Scarlett’s responsibilities go beyond Chelsea. She’s in charge of spying on Chelsea’s brother, Max, who is new to Scarlett’s school. But his trouble-making ways is making Scarlett’s life miserable.


Crime and Punishment

Meanwhile, Scarlett’s brother Spencer is going through a dry spell. After one failed audition after another, he plans to give up acting…until he lands the role of his career. He gets a part on the number one hit drama Crime and Punishment. But his character is controversial. One change in the script and he instantly becomes Manhattan’s most hated.


The Bottom Line

Scarlett Fever by Maureen Johnson is the sequel to [/kwlink 16179]Suite Scarlett[/kwlink]. The story is chick-litty in a good way. It addresses common teenage problems, from obsessive crushes to jealousy to stressful jobs. Any young adult or teen who wants a light read will love Scarlett Fever. Let us know what you think in our comments section below!


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