Monday, November 23, 2015

"Every Girl Gets Confused" by Janice Thompson



About this book:

  “Katie Fisher and Brady James may be a match made in heaven, but that doesn't seem to guarantee them a happily ever after accompanied by angelic choirs. In fact, the sounds being heard at the bridal shop where she works are on the contentious side lately, as a bride- and groom-to-be try to mediate the growing rivalry between their basketball-obsessed families in the middle of play-off season. On top of that, Katie's parents are nagging her to get out of Dallas and come home to tiny Fairfield where her former boyfriend Carson is waiting for her, ready to rekindle their relationship. Oy vey! What's a girl to do? And will she ever be able to wear that gorgeous wedding dress she won?
  The breezy fun continues as Janice Thompson throws everyone's favorite small-town girl into big-city bridal chaos--and makes her choose between the love she thought she lost and the love she stumbled upon in the aftermath.”



Series: Book #2 in “Brides With Style” series. {Review of #1, “Every Bride Needs a Groom”, Here!}


Spiritual Content- Many Prayers, WOP-pers & mentions of prayers; Many, many talks about God, seasons & things working for the good; ‘H’s are not capital when referring to God; Church going; Many Scriptures are quoted, mentioned & discussed; Strong faiths; Witnessing; Many, many, many mentions of Church, denominations & sermons; Mentions of those in the Bible & lessons; A mention of missionaries.


Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a ‘doggone it’, a ‘duh’, a ‘dumb’, a ‘fart’, a ‘sucker’, a ‘what the heck’, and seven ‘stupid’s; Alva says she “can’t abide cussin’ and killin’.”; A couple mentions of spiked punch; A couple mentions of wine; A couple mentions of divorce;
               *Note: Many mentions of bladders.

Sexual Content- hand kisses, hair kisses, seven check kisses, two head kisses, four not-detailed kisses, twelve barely-above-not-detailed kisses; Engaged & married couples kiss; Many, many mentions of kisses & PDA; Touches & Embraces (up to semi-detailed); Noticing & Nearness (up to semi-detailed); four mentions of a honeymoon (and “saggy boob and such”); five mentions of a lingerie shower & negligees; A hint of a married couple showering together; A hint about a movie that had a scene in it (it’s hinted that it’s sexual, no details); Rock Hudson is called sexy; A husband slaps his wife on her rear end & later bops her with a kitchen spoon as well; Many mentions of an ex-boyfriend & flirting; A mention of football fellas’ tight pants & “patting one another on the fannies.”; A mention of estrogen; A mention of walking down the aisle naked; A mention of a breast reduction surgery; A mention of a baby’s girl parts (an ultrasound); A mention of a virginal bride in white; A mention of a man who accosted a woman; A mention of soap opera affairs; A couple mentions of compromised women; A couple mentions of a proctologist; Love, falling more in love & the emotions.

-Katie Fisher
                                 1st person P.O.V. of Katie
                                                        316 pages

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Older High School Teens-

My personal Rating-

I’m grinning from ear to ear, I so enjoy Miss Janice’s books. With this one, however, while I still enjoyed it, it felt that there was a bit more sexual hints & mentions then the previous book in the series. Still much cleaner than other books I’ve reviewed and still as hilarious as her other books, though. Fantastic Spiritual Content, which is refreshing. :) Janice Thompson makes the characters come alive on the pages. I really do enjoy her books. Hey, Revell! Do me a huge favor and publish more books by this wonderful lady, alright? Please and Thank you! ;)


See y’all on Wednesday with a new review!


*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.
*I received this book for free from the Publisher (Revell Publishers) for this honest review.

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