Sometimes thinking about the world around you blows your mind.
A girl who knows she had an accident the summer before, but cannot remember what happened....
Her revelations and the entire ending left me so shocked that I put the book in a time out for a good ten minutes before I furiously looked through the beginning of the book to see what subtle hints I had missed (there were a ton)!
The garter tradition stems from the popular wedding tradition of the garter removal. After prom night – or sometimes right after prom – students in New Jersey will skip town with their whole squad and head to The Shore. Students at Aquin High School from Freeport, IL participate in a date-picking tradition that's almost 90 years old, called Prom Draw.
According to Bride Box, this tradition was based on the belief that it is lucky to keep a piece of a bride's gown. They'll go on a fun weekend trip to celebrate the end of the school year. Guys will give their dates their ties to wear – after pictures, of course. Some schools will host a pep rally the day of, or the week before prom to really get students stoked about the dance. Journal reports that students volunteer to have their names entered, then the boys draw their date's name and do promposal skits for the girls.
I stayed up one night to finish Life of Pi for a class and, afterwards I had to lie in the dark and process the ways Martel had expanded (and exploded) his narrative.
It's absolutely brilliant; I've read it four times now and every time I'm left in awe.—Emily B.
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ometimes it’s nice to sit back and ponder the world around you.
In the grand scheme of things fame should be the result, not the goal.