A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty

By Joshilyn Jackson. Grand Central, $24.99 (9780446582353).


A mesmerizing tale of how an exposed family secret changes the lives of three generations of Slocumb women, including 30-year-old Liza, a former drug addict, and Liza’s gangly and awkward 15-year-old daughter, Mosey.




Awards Won

Title Year
Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults
Selected by the Books for Youth editors, the following titles comprise the year’s best personal reading for teenagers among adult books published in 2006. More on each book’s content and suggested audience can be found in the full-length Booklist review.
2012 - Selection(s)