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Anna and the French kiss
Stephanie Perkins
Teen Fiction PERKINS

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Kim Mai Guest delivers a pitch-perfect performance in the audio version of this confectionery romance about Anna Oliphant, an Atlanta high school student whose parents suddenly decide to send her to a posh Paris boarding school for her senior year. Although Anna initially resists her year abroad, she soon becomes intoxicated with the city, its food, its movie theaters, and-most of all-fellow student Etienne St. Clair. Guest's narration is enchanting, hitting all the marks in her portrayal of Anna: sighing impatiently at her author father (who is a spot-on parody of novelist Nicholas Sparks), squealing with convincing excitement at the attentions of male suitors, gurgling with revulsion when one of them vomits on her after a night of binge drinking. Additionally, her rendition of the school's requisite "mean girl," the air-headed Amanda, is equally enjoyable. Guest enhances this standard teen romance with her sparkling performance. A Speak paperback. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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main characters Anna Oliphant
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Age: 18
Aspiring film critic; attends her senior year at a Paris boarding school; returns home for the holidays; shocked to see the changes at home.
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