GEOGRAPHY CLUB by Brent Hartinger (HarperCollins, ). Russel Middlebrook has a secret from even his best friends at high school, that he’s gay. But an. A modern classic about a group of teens discovering sexuality and identity, perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli, Adam Silvera, and David Hart. A closeted gay high school sophomore narrates Hartinger’s uneven yet realistic first novel. The story starts out strong, when Russel meets a jock from his school, .

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In summary, I think this is an excellent book. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. No es la gran genialidad ni aporta nada nuevo pero vaya que sirve para entretener bastante y drenar lecturas pesadas.

Right-why this book is so rage-inducing.

It’s not an overly idealized world where gays and lesbians are accepted without question David LevithanI’m looking at you. What I described above is just a main geogrzphy.


And I was not disappointed, I hartonger love loved this book! He is surprised but pleased to find out his online friend is the popular Kevin Land. There are so many smart jokes in this book that I just died laughing.

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Geography Club (Russel Middlebrook, book 1) by Brent Hartinger

View all 9 comments. After school one ni Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves – This book is actual proof that no matter how badly written a book is, it will be made into a movie if the message is strong enough! Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

They’re so flawed-so flavored-and that makes them so, so real. Well, besides Russel continuing to go out on double dates with Trish, even though he and Kevin had become boyfriends at that point.

This was very stereotypical in very stereotypical ways — the way it portrayed the gay jock kids also hit home. They are well written for me and has good attributes. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Brwnt sometimes when we like someone, we want to be the person they like or want that in the process we started losing ourselves too. They decide to meet up, and it turns out that he wasn’t, after all, the only gay teen in a school of over pupils!


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If you’re looking for something to bump of your book list, this is a quick read. Name it some thing terribly boring. View all 3 comments. But why not Book One? This is a solidly mediocre contestant in the queer young adult genre. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on cljb book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Quite literally, my copy is cute and little, and as someone who is very tactile-obsessed with books, the compact blue edition I found myself with while I procrastinated at work was delightful.

It just make me, what is the more appropriate term for giggle for males? The characters are flawed and troubled and all the more lovable because of it. Run, and don’t ever look back.

Geography Club

Russel has had to hide who he really is as it was the only way to survive. I can’t wait for the second book. After school one night, he logs into a gay chat room, where he meets clu guy from his school.

May 04, Jennifer Wardrip rated it really liked it Shelves: Russel’s realistic first-person narrative-one of the pioneering gay narrations in YA fiction-is a pleasure to read and captures the horrors and injustices of the high school social scene penetratingly, but in an appropriate, parent-approved fashion.

It is formulaically exactly what Hollywood needs for a summer blockbuster well, maybe not a blockb This was a cute little book gekgraphy and I don’t mean that with condescension. I already know three people that “should” be gay, if such things are a sign. They decide to meet and end up discovering three more gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers that go to their school and decide they would like to form their own vrent group.


Naturally wanting to be around others that are gay he reaches out to the one other person in a gay teography that lives in his town. So the characters are, for the most part, believable, but the high school itself felt completely false, as cliche bretn “the jocks” or “the nerds” were. I didn’t have a major probelm with Geography Club until this happened.

Then Russel finds out that classmate Kevin Land, a handsome and popular star athlete, is a clandestine homosexual too.

By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Gy and Terms of Service. I would not have read this book if I had not been assigned to read a book on Gay and Lesbian Fiction. What I got through the veil of my bleary eyes was a so-so after school special with a nasty sexist undertone and a foolishly easy ending that completely undermines the entire point of the book.

And that sometimes, no matter how much btent might wish for things to be out in the open, you’re just not ready.

I don’t want to go super in-depth because this book has no depth. GC is incredibly quick to read and fast paced so the story whips along and ends almost before you know it. Russel is not Mr.