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Standiford also plays bass in the rock band Tiger Beat, with Natalie Standiford, author of "How to Say Goodbye in Robot," "Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters," "The Secret Tree," "Switched at Birthday," "The Boy on the Bridge," and "The Only Girl in School," has written picture books, nonfiction, chapter books, teen novels, an entry in the 39 Clues series, and even horror novels for young adults.Standiford also plays bass in the rock band Tiger Beat, with fellow YA authors Libba Bray, Daniel Ehrenhaft, and Barnabas Miller.
The book was completely and totally predictable which I hate in a book, I hate knowing the outcome before it's even in the working stages. Super cliche, wait no, not cliche, it's loathsome.3 girls from middle school standing up for a blog promoting sexual activities among students? Mads, Lina and Holly were abominable twits encouraging minors to be sexually active. The girls come up with a new feature to The Dating Game: a place where you can rate your exes! We're always trying to figure out what boys are thinking. Mary: And you don't think boys are doing the same thing? Holly: And we just started a new feature called "XRating." Mads: Lina came up with the idea when a friend of hers tried to fix her up with one of her exes. Mads: That way, when a new girl goes out with him, it's like he has a seal of approval-from his ex-girlfriend. Mads: But we try to keep it positive, so it won't turn into a venge-fest. Mads: I was shocked at first by how many nonvirgins there are in our school. Mads: People think of us as good girls, but if only they knew! Lina: Your parents will lock you in your room until you're thirty. and who's still a virgin and who's not, and who's lying about it. Some people think they're a hunter, but when you look at their behavior, they're total roadkill. Holly: You can write a profile of him, vouching for him, saying what he's like as a boyfriend, what his good points are and what kind of girl you think would be good for him. You can use "X-Rating" to warn people about someone, too. Holly: But I think a lot of them were exaggerating. Mads: Then I got used to the idea, and it stopped shocking me. Mads: Yeah, like how some boys just want to hook up but they don't really care about you as a person. [the girls laugh] Holly: I don't know if we should say it on the air. Mads: She pretends to be sensible, but she's done some wild things- Holly: Mads, you're the craziest one of us all, so you'd better stop talking or we'll tell all your secrets. She was hoping to catch us saying something super-dumb on live radio." "I think she'll be disappointed," Holly said. C., a pet-psychiatrist/playwright, was eccentric and creative and earthy but had the fierce maternal instincts of a she-wolf.
"You all sounded very articulate, and, um, lively-" "Like you were really having a good time in the studio," Russell said. When a controversy erupts after exes begin rating each other, the Dating Game is banned from the school's computers.But Mads, Lina, and Holly aren't giving up without a fight. Their town, Carlton Bay, was about an hour north of the city. Russell Markowitz rubbed his messy Brillo pad of gray hair in a way that told Mads "great" wasn't the whole story.