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Freaked #2020

Freaked At a Grateful Dead concert you need Acid two windowpanes taped to chestCheckedTape deck for recording showsCheckedWad of cashCheckedPBJ sandwiches for the munchiesMissing Tickets to the showMissing

  • Title: Freaked
  • Author: J.T. Dutton
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Freaked By J.T. Dutton, At a Grateful Dead concert you need Acid two windowpanes taped to chestCheckedTape deck for recording showsCheckedWad of cashCheckedPBJ sandwiches for the munchiesMissing Tickets to the showMissing.45 handgunWhat Scotty Loveletter is in big trouble He s about to be expelled from school, but all he cares about is getting to Freedom to see Jerry Garcia even though heAt a Grateful Dead concert you need Acid two windowpanes taped to chestCheckedTape deck for recording showsCheckedWad of cashCheckedPBJ sandwiches for the munchiesMissing Tickets to the showMissing.45 handgunWhat Scotty Loveletter is in big trouble He s about to be expelled from school, but all he cares about is getting to Freedom to see Jerry Garcia even though he doesn t have tickets But if dedicating his life to Jerryism has taught him anything, Scotty knows he s got to keep on trucking and smile, smile, smile.In a stunning debut novel, J T Dutton crafts a brilliant story about an unforgettable teen finding himself in the music of one of the world s most beloved bands.

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    1. This is the second book in as many months that I ve read with anticipation, as the cover and premise tease me in black, sleek, direct Dangerous And again, I find myself disappointed For 300 pages, Scotty Loveletter narrates his thoughts and the disjointed events of his life Stylistically, Freaked pays homage to The Catcher in the Rye Dutton manages to sustain this 1st person, streaming narration through trains, automobile crashes, gun violence, malevolent cabbies, LSD induced hallucinations, and [...]

    2. Scotty is a prep school sopho who spends time high with his roommate and friends than doing anything useful or remotely educational, and yet still manages to feel like his life is hard His mom has posed for Playboy and is a TV sex therapist, and his latest stepdad his favorite of the bunch has just broken up with her Scotty s solution to his problems is to go to an upcoming Grateful Dead show he s a Deadhead, with tons of tapes , but he s mostly broke and thoroughly dependent on the help of his [...]

    3. Imagine Holden Caulfield, of Catcher in the Rye fame, mellowing out by smoking weed and listening to the Grateful Dead at his prep school and the mood is set for JT Dutton s Freaked Then, add a drug dealing roommate who stores acid in the dorm room refrigerator Scotty Loveletter, our Holden, simply doesn t fit in at Stillwater among the wealthy Ivy League bound jocks It s band enough being singled out as part of the new money crowd, but to make matters worse, his mom s amassed their family fortu [...]

    4. This book is for guys I found it interesting evan though I could not relate to the main character because he got high a lot, his mom posed for playboy, and he is rich It seems like he has the life everyone wants but he is not happy with himself I thought it was really cool how he finds himself and grows up at the end of the story.

    5. Fans of the Grateful Dead i.e Deadheads should definitely check this one out How often do you see our band in fiction Great surprise to find this book

    6. Reviewed by Lauren Ashley for TeensReadTooScotty was sent away to Stillwater, a boarding school for boys, so that his mom could spend time on her book and focus on speaking about the sex lives of others Scotty just wants to have a normal family a mom who cares about him, a dad who isn t changing every few years, and maybe even a sibling or two However, he s stuck with knowing that all of the boys at his school fantasize about his mother and might even be able to see her nude, if she goes ahead [...]

    7. Scotty is a college sopho who spends time high with his roommate and friends than doing anything useful or remotely educational, and yet still manages to feel like his life is hard His mom has posed for Playboy and is a TV sex therapist, and his latest stepdad his favorite of the bunch has just broken up with her Scotty s solution to his problems is to go to an upcoming Grateful Dead show he s a Deadhead, with tons of tapes , but he s mostly broke and thoroughly dependent on the help of his roo [...]

    8. The year is 1993 Scotty is a sopho at an elite Connecticut boys boarding school He is facing expulsion The other boys tease him because his mother is a famous sex therapist To cope, he smokes dope and drops acid He idolizes Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead The story centers on a bad trip literally and drug induced to a Grateful Dead concert for which he does not have a ticket however, he does have a.45 caliber handgun.Dutton s narrative is strong, but the book is full of cliches e.g last chance [...]

    9. A beautiful book with sharp, visual descriptions and nuanced characters that feel alive At first I expected for this book to have the usual rhythms of a YA novel in terms of structure, but once Scotty stepped onto the train to New York I let my preconceptions go and went along with the trip The emotional strings of the progtagonist the always absence of his flighty sex advice columnist mother, the recent loss of his stable step father are done well They gnaw at Scotty constantly, in stabs of mem [...]

    10. Fantastic There s humor and insight on every page If you like the Grateful Dead you ll especially love this book but really it s for everybody The main character is a wonderful and unique creation.

    11. Cool cover, likeable characterbut in the end a not very satisfying read The plot in the beginning is plausible, but as it progresses, the main character Scotty Loveletter becomes involved in so many things that the book loses it s focus.

    12. Stopped on page 114 Though I do like the Grateful Dead, this reminded me too much of Catcher In The Rye, which I do not like Man, and I m sure I would have liked this too, if I had patience Oh well.

    13. Reminded me of Catcher in the Rye, but it absolutely sucked I couldn t even finish the book It was pretty much just about drugs I do not recommend this book to anyone.

    14. I forgot the character s actual name and just referred to him as Beaner instead of Scotty All together I thought it was weirdly entertaining A real trip.

    15. At times, it felt a little like this book would appeal to someone a little older who can now look back at his her own teenage years and relate.

    16. Not good at alld I wanted so much to like it that I kept trying to slog through itbut failed I made it about halfway and had to give up Don t waste your time

    17. I didn t like this book The premise is okay but it is slow and repetive Basically, the book would appeal to Dead Head teens Besides my son and his friends, how many of them could there be

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