Sparks by S. J. Adams
The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie

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Since sixth grade, Debbie Woodlawn has nursed a secret, heart-searing crush for her best friend, Lisa. Side by side, they watched countless 80s sit-coms and took vows of premarital chastity. But Debbie's never really been a fan of Full House or abstinence rallies, and all those years of pretending go down the drain when Lisa hooks up with the most boring guy at school. This earth-shattering event provokes Debbie to do the unthinkable: confess her love to Lisa.

But first, Debbie embarks on a holy quest guided by the two founding—and only—members of a wacky, made-up faith called the Church of Blue. Their fast-paced, hilarious adventure leads to nudity in a church coat closet, an unexpected kiss in a cemetery, and eye-opening revelations about someone Debbie's been ignoring far too long—herself.

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About S. J. Adams

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S.J. Adams previously worked as the chief of the Smart Aleck Staff, the team that created the acclaimed Smart Aleck's Guide to American History by Adam Selzer. Adams lives in Chicago. Visit the author online at or for more information.
Published November 1, 2011 by Flux. 266 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As Debbie, Emma and Tim drive around Des Moines aiming to complete the last three goals on a holy-quest checklist, locate a missing backpack and allow Debbie to declare her love to her best friend, they encounter a funny and satisfying set of recurring motifs and side characters.

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The Young Folks

The film spends its first half introducing us to Tom and then going through its premise with the creation of Ruby and so on and that proves to be the best parts of the film.

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