Rating: 3.5 stars
With Roz and Eva everything becomes a contest—who can snag the best role in the school play, have the cutest boyfriend, pull off the craziest prank. Still, they’re as close as sisters can be. Until Eva deletes Roz from her life like so much junk e-mail for no reason that Roz understands. Now Eva hangs out with the annoyingly petite cheerleaders, and Roz fantasizes about slipping bovine growth hormone into their Gatorade.
Roz has a suspicion about Eva. In turn, Eva taunts Roz with a dare, which leads to an act of total insanity. Drama geeks clamor for attention, Shakespearean insults fly, and Roz steals the show in Lauren Bjorkman’s hilarious debut novel.
I really enjoyed My Invented Life. Being a theater child myself, it was very entertaining reading about book with the plot central to a play. The use of all the Shakespearean talk between characters was hilarious!
The story was cute, but wasn’t one that had me flipping pages at an insane speed or loosing sleep. Parts of the story left me a bit uninterested. The were a few surprises in My Invented Life that had my jaw dropping!
Lauren Bjorkman does a fabulous job with her characters! All the characters bring something to the page. Roz is a likable protaganist and brings humor to every page. Jonathon was my favorite character of the book!
My Invented Life is great debut, with great characters, Shakespearean insults, and a cute storyline. It is definately one to keep you laughing!