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THE DATING GAME
With this first book in a proposed series of three, debut young adult author Standiford steps into high school and the fickle and scary world of love and blind dates. The book is heavy on light fun and light on heavy topicsenjoyable but not revolutionary.
Holly, Madison and Lina are best friends. Holly, the only non-virgin, is labeled a slut after an e-mail gets into the wrong hands; Madison is deter-mined to finally lose her virginity to Sean;
The characters are loveable girls trying to maneuver their way through crushes and school. Sandiford keeps the overall tone of the book light, even while dealing with topics such as backstabbing and name-calling. If you enjoy this first installment, an excerpt of the second book, due out in June of this year, is included. (Feb., 216 pp., $9.99)
Reviewed By: Taylor Morris
Publisher: Little, Brown
Published: February 2005