Warm, humorous, and smoothly readable story of three girls who’ve been friends forever. Nina, Avery, and Mel are the “Bermudez Triangle”. THE BERMUDEZ TRIANGLE. Maureen Johnson, Author. Penguin/Razorbill $ (p) ISBN Biphobia and The Bermudez Triangle: An Open Letter to Maureen Johnson jcatgrl: “ Dear Maureen, When my mother got me The Bermudez.
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Which is about the most shameful thing I’ve ever heard. And Nina said ok. Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release!
What is going on? Whenever I read a book by Maureen Johnson, he takes one look at the cover and declares, “That doesn’t look like your style of book,” or, “That looks kind of like a beach read. I realize that the views of a character are not necessarily the views of the author, but that line hurt enough that I had to put the book down for some time. I wanted to paint the picture complexly, warts and all. Jan 01, Hannah rated it it was ok Shelves: I loved Avery, Nina and Mel.
And then I realised that I really liked certain people. The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary. Read on for more about Brock and his book, an interview, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! How could that be? I had read books with queer characters before, of course for a bisexual bibliophile, there is no better path to self-discoverybut I had never owned any for myself.
Johnson handles the difficulties of coming out in high school deftly, and Mel — who struggles with knowing that she’s gay and knowing that Avery, her girlfriend, probably isn’t — is a wonderfully sympathetic character, possibly my favorite in the book. As is typical for teens, the girls obsess ad nauseam over their romantic relationships.
The Bermudez Triangle
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Quotes from The Bermudez Tria Maureen Johnson used to be “an author I really johnosn to check out.
I loved it dearly, and you must trust me when I say that I have exacting standards honed by large quantities of novel-length slashfic. Nov 22, Maria A rated it liked it Shelves: This was a good book.
This book has many amazing and complex issues trianglle hand. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I found the conclusion to be a little forced, and at the same time, lacking real resolution. Most people have no idea what they want at seventeen.
The Search for TK. We now reach the part where I consider talking about all the people who write and talk about how Bermudez helped them in a good way and was exactly the book they needed. FAQs Advertise Become a member. About halfway through this book, I thought “I don’t like these characters. Paperbackpages. The early quirks of the girls’ personalities became unlikable and Parker was thrown in So Only A Breath Apart. Nov 20, Minutes Young Adult.
The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson Book Reviews
I glanced through a lot of other reviews, a lot of whom were very adamant about hating Avery as a character. Many of the adventures Maureen’s characters face in her books are based on real-life stories.
I feel like rriangle queer community is supposed to just love Maureen Johnson for writing this ground-breaking lesbian young adult novel as a straight woman. It was a beautiful story I will never forget. All I really knew about it was that one of my favorite authors John Green is friends with the author, Maureen Johnson, and that there was some controversy awhile ago over whether or not the book was appropriate for school libraries.
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The romance part of this story had a full arc—it was about a getting together, a being together, and a breaking up. I had no idea what to expect when I picked up this book. It’s not that I did not enjoy “The Bermudez Triangle” because of the lesbian love focus.
Nina is going to leadership camp all the way in California, and Avery and Mel are working at a local Irish diner. Weer een prachtig boek van Maureen Johnson! I loved this book! Return to Book Page. I wish bermude had been dealt with in greater tgiangle.
Other than a few instances, Mel refers to herself and is referred to as gay, not lesbian. The only person Nina would like to chew this out with is her absent and busy long-distance boyfriend Steve a summer souvenir I’ve read pages and I’ll stop.
A very realistic and yet entertaining look at how three best friends’ lives change after two of those friends start dating each other two girls and the third thinks she has discovered true love with rriangle boy in a college prep program at Stanford. Although she desperately misses Avery and Mel, who are waitresses at a restaurant back home, she quickly falls head over heels for eco-warrior Steve, who has grown up in a commune on the West Coast-so different from Nina’s secure middle-class experience.
This was a quick, compelling and captivating read and I’m sure the start maurewn a whole new obsession.