Penny is sick of boys and sick of dating. So she vows: no more. It's a personal choice. . .and, of course, soon everyone wants to know about it. And a few other girls are inspired. A movement is born: The Lonely Hearts Club (named after the band from Sgt. Pepper). Penny is suddenly known for her non-dating ways . . . which is too bad, because there's this certain boy she can't help but like. . . .
I also liked all the Beatles references. There were just enough to add some greatness to the book and make Beatles fans rejoice, but not enough to be over-kill for non-Beatles fans or those who didn’t know anything about them. I thought the subtle Beatle references were cute, like how Penny and her sisters (Rita and Lucy) were named after songs and one of my all time favorite scenes in the book involved a Beatles song. My favorite scene :
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I loved the scene at Bowlarama when Ryan sang “
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Elizabeth’s writing style was light and fun, but there were quite a few great messages tied in, too, that definitely makes it a must read for all teenage girls. In the end, I really enjoyed The Lonely Hearts Club and am eagerly looking forward to more books by Elizabeth Eulberg.
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars