THE LO-DOWN Bosworth—late of Laguna Beach and The Hills, two MTV series that showcased the lives and loves of Southern California's young and glamorous—is building a brand for herself: the sensible-yet-sexy older cousin. This book, which shares a title with her recently launched lifestyle website, expands on the romance-advice section of her site and ably offers an appealing mix of generic and specific
LibraryThing Review I enjoyed this book, although I know it wasn't meant for people at my point in life. Yes i'm in my mid-twenties, but i'm also happily married, so i'm not at the dating portion of my life and haven't
Whether kids find socializing as natural as smiling or as hard as learning a foreign language, this book can help them improve their social skills so they can better enjoy the benefits of friendship. Practical advice covers everything from breaking the ice to developing friendships to overcoming problems. True-to-life vignettes, “What would you do?” scenarios, plentiful examples, quizzes to test learning, “Try This” assignments and advice from real kids make this an accessible life-skills handbook.
With candid honesty Oliver Markus explores the age-old question: "Can men and women ever really be just friends?" Women think so. But every man knows that it's impossible. Read this book and find out what really goes on in a man's mind. You will never look at opposite-sex friendships the same way again.
(Relationship advice for women)
When girls reaching their teens explore life's big issues, they usually turn to their friends instead of adults for advice, pleasure, and intimate emotional support. The authors of Teen girlfriends interviewed more than 150 young women to discover what makes these peer relationships work, and to celebrate young friendships that may last a lifetime.
A modern retelling of A Midsummer Night's Dream, this story of a 15-year-old American girl's experience studying abroad in the Irish countryside borrows elements from Irish folklore and escapist-fantasy fiction. Adjustment to life with an Irish family is hard at first, but she forges a bond with her new school friends when, late one night, they slip out into the surrounding woods and revel with fairy-like creatures at a magical wedding party. Real settings in Ireland provide the backdrop for the story, and the Shakespearean storyline serves well to depict an adolescent's breakthrough from outsider status to membership in an enchanted society.