AN AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION POPULAR PAPERBACK FOR YOUNG ADULTS! Now a major motion picture! Melodramatic, yet lovable Lola vies with. Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen. Dyan Sheldon, Author Candlewick Press (MA) $ (p) ISBN Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen and millions of other books are available . Dyan Sheldon is the author of many books for young people, including My.

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How were they coping? Sheldon again proves herself adept at conveying the confusion and gnawing self-doubt that characterizes the lives of teenagers, who are all trying to see themselves and one another as clearly as they can.

After sobering Stu up with some coffee in a diner, Ella, Lola, and Stu himself get escorted by the police to the station. Bill says they look good together.

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

He has no illusions about that. Are they by nature not as good at repairing cars or putting out fires as a boy? Serena Blasco and Nancy Springer. Tides of the Dark Crystal 3. But behind its girly cover, her new novel, More than One Way to be a Girlattempts to turn such gender stereotypes on their head… a brilliant ear for teenage diction… comic yet convincing characters… Here, as in her other novels, her skill lies in her ability to inhabit the teenage perspective, and to satirise without sneering… The suspense over whether our heroines will permanently change their spots makes this candy-coloured book a surprisingly gripping read.

Although this is Dyan Sheldon’s most famous novel, has quite a few books and her writing has gone from strength to strength over time so it’s worth checking out more of her work. For such an amazing amazing amazing story!! Buy the Audiobook Download: In New York, which is her hometown and where she belongs, Lola has had the spotlight nearly all her life.


In each she came across as melodramatic and self-centered. She was causing shelon problems and headaches. Lola and Ella return to school syeldon next day and Lola confesses to the class that she borrowed Eliza Doolittle ‘s dress for the concert which surprises Mrs Baggoli then Lola is eager to boast to Carla about their antics at the afterparty, but she and Ella become humiliated when Carla succeeds in convincing everyone else they never attended by showing the photos.

Mar 15, Debbie Egran rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. That Inevitable Victorian Thing. A real pick me up too.

For me this book is a reminder that sometimes, as hard as one may try to be objective in formulating an opinion about a novel, sometimes a book and a reader just don’t fit.

See if this fits you better than it did me. In order to become Queen Bee she must contend with Carla Santini, the school’s most popular girl, who has no intention of vacating her place in school society.

Mar 07, Emmatran rated it really liked it. Definitely not reading the sequels.

She is, as the title already alludes, a drama queen who loves theater and thinks she will be the next big star, she is pretentious and quite honestly a pathological liar, she believes she feels deeper than everybody else and that she has a soulmate-connection to the singer of her favorite band.

Words on Bathroom Walls. Jun 08, Louise Moore rated it liked it Shelves: I like Ella better. Cnofessions pretends to be sick on the day before the play, but Ella brigns her back into the game. These are two of my personal favourites, because I have something of a crush on BJ, the ghost hero not least because he rides my favourite motorcycle of all time. Lola Cep is the new girl at Dellwood High school, or as she likes to call it Deadwood.


Lola was a huge or for dfama as a character in both the book and the movie. Very Hilarious quick read Paperbackpages.

I recommend this book to middle school students. So Lola decides to head to the place where the after party is being held. Read it Forward Read it first. It’s all in a day’s work for Lola, Teenage Drama Queen. Booklist Sheldon again proves herself adept at conveying the confusion and gnawing self-doubt that characterizes the lives of teenagers, who are all trying to aa themselves and one another as clearly as they can.

Sometimes I really miss writing them, and sometimes I actually coonfessions down and write one. You can read a review of My Worst Best Friend at chicklish.

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen by Dyan Sheldon

Where was she going? The film has kept very true to the I must admit, this was a lovely quick read. Funny, sweet, and refreshing, this is a teen romance with substance. Sheldonn of Janet Bandry’s diaries in one handy volume. My short stories have appeared in the following anthologies: As dissimilar as hiking boots and six-inch heels, they have little in common except their enormous affection for one another.

Feb 03, Suzannah rated it did not like it. Dyan Sheldon ‘s “Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” was enjoyable to read although it was cliche in my opinion.

Both end up vying for Eliza Doolittle in the school play, Pygmalion.