Paige is excellent at getting emotion onto the page and I had a lot of sympathy for both of them as they struggle to come to terms with their loss. As Jessie finds out the truth about who her real Dad is, a whole new world opens up to her.
I found her relationship with Meg and Johnny very interesting and I found myself trying to guess what their reactions were and telling the story from their point of view in my head! Name Required.
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And, more importantly, is Jessie? But is Johnny up to the job?
And, more importantly, is Jessie? Paige Toon's first YA novel written based on the characters from her previous books featuring Johnny Jefferson. Featuring troubled teen Jessie Jefferson who is having to come to terms with the loss of her mother, she feels abandoned with her stepfather trying to maintain a normal environment, so she rebels. She wants answers about where she belongs and who her biological father is.
But when she is given the answer life quickly changes. Jessie is thrown into a life of glamour, fame and fortune, but with a family she is longing for. Perfect chick lit, quick pace, engaging from the start, with likeable characters.
Recommend for YA girls who love the American dramas. Maybe every teenage girl's fantasy Jessie is a fairly typical teenager, coping with the sudden and traumatic death of her mother and lashing out at those closest to her as a way of coping with the pain.
The mystery about who her birth father is gnaws away at her until her step-father reveals his identity. How Jessie copes with this knowledge and the very different lifestyle of her new family is the subject of this book.
Paige Toon writes simply and directly. This is not a challenging read and will be quickly read by those who are engrossed by the characters. A real page turner and pure escapism.
The Accidental Life of Jessie Jefferson book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first YA fiction novel, from the bests. The Accidental Life of Jessie Jefferson: donthesunonle.cf: Paige Toon: Books.
Jessie Jefferson is a typical teenager until she loses her mum in sudden and tragic circumstances. Wracked with pain and feelings of guilt she takes it out on the people closest to her and rebels.