52 Reasons to Hate My Father

52 Reasons to Hate My Father

Book - 2012
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On her 18th birthday, spoiled party girl Lexington Larrabee learns that her days of making tabloid headlines may be at an end when her ever-absent father decides she must learn some values by working a different, low-wage job every week for a year or forfeit her multimillion-dollar trust fund.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374323035
Characteristics: 340 p. ; 22 cm


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b_blanchard Mar 19, 2018

52 Reasons to Hate My Father will make you laugh the whole way through! Lexington is a spoiled heiress who is about to inherit $25 million dollars- until she crashes a car and her father makes her work minimum wage jobs every week for a year. I loved every minute of this book and I think you will too! Did I mention it's going to be made into a movie?

Nov 24, 2017

Characters bit too one dimensional & the tale may be predictable, story hid heartbreaking secret on protagonist's mother.
Not the best, but nice read.

AL_KATI Sep 22, 2017

Do you like stories that are riches-to-rags? Did you love "Gossip Girl"? Have you ever worked for minimum wage? Then this is for you!

SaraLovesBooks Jan 20, 2017

I have enjoyed the other two books I read of Jessica Brody's. But this one I didn't like as much. I still enjoyed the main character. Lexington was a spoiled brat heiress, but I understood why she was a spoiled brat heiress. I loved her growth throughout the book, and her journey was enjoyable. However, I hated her father. So very much. It was because of how he raised her, or rather, *didn't* raise her that lead to her being a spoiled brat heiress, and then had the audacity to punish her for it. I wanted to see more growth from him, and didn't get that. So the ending was a little flat for me. But it has the usual enjoyable Jessica Brody style. So I can still recommend it, though I preferred the other two I've read over this one.

Feb 20, 2013

Fun, great characters, got to understand how some of those spoiled brats become that way. The ending was a bit rushed but overall a great read.

JINGNA_1 Jan 12, 2013

awesome book. finished it, and loved it :)

Nov 24, 2012

I absolutely loved this book! It had some really awesome life lessons in it, and left you with a good feeling. It was really fun, and entertaining, and I would reccommend it to anybody!

Nov 05, 2012

I really enjoyed reading this book, and although Lexi started out as the classic spoiled rich brat, she became a very loveable character by the end. I'd recommend this book if you are looking for a light, fun story (as in no supernatural stuff) that also has some deeper meaning and leaves you with a nice feeling by the end.


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Nov 24, 2012

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Dec 20, 2012

Spoiled and filthy rich, Lexington Larrabee is living the good life, and not making good decisions to go along with it. So when she crashes a car while driving drunk, her absent father has had enough, and decided to put her to work, choosing 52 differant jobs for her to do over the course of a week, for a year. Or she can say goodbye to her trust fund. At first, she does everything she can to cheat the systym, but then she realizes that maybe she's cared about alot more then she ever thought she was.


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