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I think that everyone has secrets that stays at home and they are never talked about. The hell that Alyssa is living in, is realistic and sad at the same time. Read morePublished on December 30, 2012 by Sarah Woodard
Gelbwasser tackles tough issues in her debut novel in a completely realistic and readable way. This story of a teen dealing with her mother's alcoholism rang true and the poetic... Read morePublished on August 7, 2012 by Alissa
This novel, for me, had a shaky start and I was concerned it might become a super light YA read. But it wasn't. Inconvenient deals with alcoholism and the silence around it. Read morePublished on April 1, 2012 by Michelle Dennis Evans
wasn't sure what to expect from this book. If I'm being honest, I only decided to read it so I could be a part of the blog tour (since I'm international, I can rarely take part in... Read morePublished on September 5, 2011 by Hannah @ Paperback Treasures
This was a truly great book. The characters are very well developed, and there is a perfect balance between dialogue and narration so that there's never any question about who's... Read morePublished on February 22, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Inconvenient is a painfully real book about parental alcoholism, immigrant life, and just growing up. Alyssa is the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants. Read morePublished on February 3, 2011 by Alison
Inconvenience is a brutal and honest truth for a young Russian Girl living with her alcoholic mother. Gelbwasser gives readers a very active writing style from page one. Read morePublished on November 29, 2010 by The BookWhisperer
I was initially interested in this book because it tackles so many issues: Alyssa feeling like an outsider at her school, her coming of age, and coping with an alcoholic mother. Read morePublished on November 20, 2010 by Heather P