Girls on the Verge

Girls on the Verge

A powerful, timely coming-of-age story about a young woman from Texas who goes on a road trip with two friends to get an abortion, from award-winning author Sharon Biggs Waller.

Camille couldn't be having a better summer. But on the very night she learns she got into a prestigious theater program, she also finds out she’s pregnant. She definitely can’t tell her parents. And her best friend, Bea, doesn’t agree with the decision Camille has made.

Camille is forced to try to solve her problem alone . . . and the system is very much working against her. At her most vulnerable, Camille reaches out to Annabelle Ponsonby, a girl she only barely knows from the theater. Happily, Annabelle agrees to drive her wherever she needs to go. And in a last-minute change of heart, Bea decides to come with.

Girls on the Verge is an incredibly timely novel about a woman’s right to choose. Sharon Biggs Waller brings to life a narrative that has to continue to fight for its right to be told, and honored.

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    Girls on the Verge Reviews

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)

    This book was absolutely incredible. I hardcore cried while reading this one because it opened my eyes up so much more to the struggles women face every day to have control over their own bodies. It m...

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    I look like I've been through a battle and lived to talk about it. Out of all of the important sociopolitical topics covered in YA over the last few years, one thing I have constantly wished to see m...

  • preoccupiedbybooks

    An important, timely and well written story about a woman's right to chooseIMPORTANT NOTE: I AM EXTREMELY PRO-CHOICE AND MY REVIEW REFLECTS THIS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE THEN PLEASE STOP READING, AND DO N...

  • Lola

    4.5 stars. It’s not easy to take a controversial topic, like abortion in this case, and create a not only meaningful but also engaging, refreshing and satisfying story that highlights this subject a...

  • Julie Zantopoulos

    4.5 stars This book is too timely, sickly timely, for all that is happening in the United States as I sit down to write this review. More people making decisions for women and their bodies, telling th...

  • Madalyn (Novel Ink)

    4.5 stars. WOW; this is such a necessary book....

  • K.

    Trigger warnings: abortion, restrictive access to abortion, misogyny, car accident, slut shaming, pro-life bullshit, sanctimonious religious bullshit. 4.5 stars. This book was amazing and heartbreakin...

  • Jane (It'sJaneLindsey)

    4.5 stars. I’m so glad this book exists....

  • Dylan

    5 stars.So so powerful.I don't know if I can say that I enjoyed reading this? YES it was well written and YES I had a lot of fun with these characters, but this book made me so angry. Angry that socie...

  • Fadwa (Word Wonders)

    This book was good but it didn't make me feel any type of way. I don't know what exactly i expected from it and yet what i got wasn't exactly it...