Blog Tour: Nice Try, Jane Sinner – Lianne Oelke

33413915Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Distributor
First Published: January 9th, 2018
Publisher: Clarion Books
Recommended Age: 12+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, College, Reality Show, Humor


BLURB:

The only thing 17-year-old Jane Sinner hates more than failure is pity. After a personal crisis and her subsequent expulsion from high school, she’s going nowhere fast. Jane’s well-meaning parents push her to attend a high school completion program at the nearby Elbow River Community College, and she agrees, on one condition: she gets to move out. Jane tackles her housing problem by signing up for House of Orange, a student-run reality show that is basically Big Brother, but for Elbow River Students. Living away from home, the chance to win a car (used, but whatever), and a campus full of people who don’t know what she did in high school… what more could she want? Okay, maybe a family that understands why she’d rather turn to Freud than Jesus to make sense of her life, but she’ll settle for fifteen minutes in the proverbial spotlight. Continue reading

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