Girl Overboard () is Justina Chen Headley’s second novel (following Nothing But the Truth (and a Few White Lies) from ). The writing here is snappy. Adding to a category overrun with poor-little-rich-girl plotlines, Headley (Nothing But the Truth [and a few white lies]) crafts a tale that will stand. Justina Chen is a Taiwanese-American fiction writer and executive communications consultant. She is best known for her young-adult fiction, especially North of Beautiful (), A Blind Spot for Boys (), Girl Overboard (), and Nothing but the Truth A Book Talk with Justina Chen Headley and Alvina Ling (), retrieved.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s a coming of age novel heavy on the whine in the opening chapters. And that’s another reason to not read this book: The book tackled self discovery, healing, friendships, familial relationships, the meaning of life, love – and did it successfully.

This book broke that gender barrier in a subtle, but effective way. Mar 05, Christie rated it liked it. I had a hard time getting into it. Let me think about what I just said.

When Syrah unearths family secrets that date back to the Chinese Revolution, she ueadley to see her parents in a new light and to see herself as her own person.


Beside, interent connections is down. Girl Overboard is full of surprises.

Girl Overboard by Justina Chen

Her so-called boyfriend was only after last name, and then upon realizing it was a goose chase, dumped her flat. Her mother, Betty Cheung, is both a fashionista and do charity fundraising.

Syrah’s parents are not very supportive o Do you want to read a book about a teenage girl who has everything? I rate this book a 4 because I can relate to it and it made me think about similar hedley I went through.

Girl Overboard

It’s boring in the middle part of the book. Overall, I tried to enjoy Girl Overboard, but there was some major flaws that I found with it. But in the end something happen that changes everything the way Syrah really wanted it to be in the first place.

To view it, click here. Her family is unsupportive. But as the story progresses, Syrah learns that before you can headlej for help you have to think you deserve it. Trivia About Girl Overboard. All she want to do is be on the slopes with her best friend, Age,but he is too busy with his new boyfriend. Girl Overboard is one of the best coming of age books I have ever read. I have a immunological problem,where I am always at the doctors. Everybody thinks Syrah is the golden girl.


Xi and Xi may be referring to a whole bunch of words, like four or death. They revel in their fall, yeadley harrowing, sweeping adventure that shapes them. I think it’s White, but I’m too lazy to check.

The author, Justina Chen, did an astounding job writing Girl Overboard. I love character driven stories, and Syrah changes a lot, forming friendships and finding family far and close. Oct 17, Zyrelle overboarf it really liked it Recommends it for: Syrah the main character loves snowboarding.


It was a good uplifting read in its messageand I enjoyed it. Life for Syrah isn’t as simple as it seems to be: Chfn book does involve snowboarding so hheadley any one likes this sport read this book.

Her half-siblings hate her, her best friend’s girlfriend is ruining their friendship, and her own so-called boyfriend is only after her for her father’s name.

This book broke th Pro’s Interesting premise – We all read that rich girls have it all.