A Midsummer Tights Dream is the laugh-a-minute, hotly anticipated sequel to to last years Withering Tights, where Tallulah Casey and her band of eccentric friends are up to more hijinks at their Performing Arts College, Dother Hall.
Tallulah is up to her tights in boy trouble- there’s the cute and funny Charlie who acts like he likes her but then ignores her, the creepy Heathcliff-like Cain who always turns up at the worst times, and the dreamy Alex, who is older and off at college. Throw in to the mix some baby owls, a Hollywood agent, and a rough ex-girlfriend who blames Tallulah for Cain’s wandering eye and you won’t be able to put down this book till it’s over!
Set in the north of England, author Louise Rennison (of The Confessions of Georgia Nicolson fame) cheekily borrows prose and drama from the Bronte sisters in describing the grim moors and the windy, dreary landscape. That’s where the similarity ends though as the characters in this charming series are anything but grim. Tallulah and her friends make up their own slang (corker-holders, anyone?), and the locals speak their own brand of English (“doth est know if he dun want to be fund, he aint nowt gun”??), making this an enjoyable read for girls strictly in the 12 to 14 age group.
Available now in a small hardback, A Midsummer Tights Dream, $20.
Also in stock Withering Tights, $15