I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.What\'s Your St@tus by Katie Finn
Also by this author: Broken Hearts, Fences and Other Things to Mend, Revenge, Ice Cream, and Other Things Best Served Cold
Series: Top 8 #2
Published by Scholastic Inc. on 2010-10-01
Genres: Adolescence, Mysteries & Detective Stories, Social Issues, Young Adult
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This fabulous social-networking mystery, a sequel to TOP 8, is the perfect novel for the Facebook generation. Madison MacDonald thinks things are finally working out! Followers: 300 Status Updates: mad_mac Nate and I have been together for two months, and it’s wonderful! Life is good! mad_mac Well, except for the fact that I still might be failing history. mad_mac And I no longer have a BFF. mad_mac But aside from those things! mad_mac Okay. So, um, apparently I’ve just been put in charge of the school’s priceless heirloom. mad_mac And the assistant headmaster has a vendetta against me.
- A $20 Urban Outfitters gift card and a copy of What’s Your St@tus!
So, what’s What’s Your Status: A Top 8 Novel by Katie Finn about?
What’s Your Status by Katie Finn is a novel which incorporates social media within it’s pages. However, the social media has new names, Facebook is now Friendverse and Twitter is called StatusQ. There are some minor changes, but you get the gist. The center event of this event is prom. IDK I may be alone in this, but I thought prom was a whole lot of build up for a whole lot of average. Well, this prom is full of hijinks. Also, this is a rich kid prom, so it’s like on TV, very elaborate and such. The main character, Madison is on the prom committee. She’s the brains of the hijinks. She gets into quite a bit of trouble.
Well, I am ambivalent towards What’s Your Status by Katie Finn. It was an okay way to pass the time, but I can think of much better books to read. It wasn’t horrible, but it wasn’t mind blowing. I think what my disdain stems from is that I could not relate to any of the characters.I thought it was weird that Madison’s boyfriend goes by Nate even though his real name is Jonathon. Wait…what? It wasn’t explained in What’s Your Status, but maybe it was in the first. I suppose this goes on in rich kid hood, but not so in the dirrrrty upstate, not so. No alias for me.
One cool thing was that I was able to take this book into the pool with me and not mind. It was actually kind of nice to read in the water.