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Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes Perfect For Fans Of Where D You Go, Bernadette And Small Admissions, A Wry And Cleverly Observed Debut Novel About The Privileged Bubble That Is Liston Heights High The Micro Managing Parents, The Overworked Teachers, And The Students Caught In The Middle And The Fallout For Each Of Them When The Bubble Finally BurstsIsobel Johnson Knows Helicopter Parents Like Julia Abbott A Stage Mom Whose World Revolves Around Interfering In Her Children S Lives Come With The Territory Julia Resents Teachers Like Isobel, Who Effortlessly Bond With Students, Including Julia S Own Teenagers, Who Have Started Pulling Further Away From HerIsobel Has Spent Her Teaching Career In Liston Heights Side Stepping The Community S High Powered Families But When She Receives A Threatening Voicemail Accusing Her Of Anti Americanism And A Blatant Liberal Agenda, She Realizes She S Squarely In The Fray Rather Than Cowering, Isobel Doubles Down On Her Social Justice Ideals Meanwhile, Julia, Obsessed With The Casting Of The High School S Winter Musical, Inadvertently Shoves The Female Student Lead After Sneaking Onto The School Campus The Damning Video Footage Goes Viral And Has Far Reaching Consequences For Julia And Her Entire FamilyWith Nothing To Unite Them Beyond The Sting Of Humiliation From Public Meltdowns, Isobel And Julia Will Find Common Ground Where They Least Expect It, Confronting A Secret Facebook Gossip Site That S Stirring Up Trouble For This Tumultuous, Fractured School Community


About the Author: Kathleen West

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10 thoughts on “Minor Dramas & Other Catastrophes

  1. says:

    Even though there are quite a few different subjects explored in this novel, it was actually a pretty light read It was like I was reading something with substance and value but how it was written with the different character perspectives made it a very easy book to fly right thru Really enjoyed this one.High school teacher Isobel Johnson recognizes most of the privileged students she teaches pretty much live in a bubble


  2. says:

    Another winning from our not our normal read stack of books that Elisha from Berkley sends our way Minor Dramas Other Catastrophes by Kathleen West was such a great surprise for me and I loved the different take she took on high school politics, the privileged bubble and those overbearing parents known as helicopter parents She takes an interesting and sharp look through helicopter mother Julia who becomes the gossip of the schoo


  3. says:

    Timely, relevant compelling MINOR DRAMAS OTHER CATASTROPHES by KATHLEEN WEST is a fascinating, artful, and captivating debut novel that immediately grabbed my attention and held strong right to the very end There is a full cast of characters here but mainly revolves around Julia Abbott a stage mom who is your typical helicopter parent and a school teacher, Isobel Johnson who Julia is harassing The soap opera antics of Julia Abbott made t


  4. says:

    Entertaining, engaging, relevant Cathleen West s debut was such a great read Adults behaving badly yes please I really do enjoy these books about over the top helicopter parents I was both a dance mom and a baseball mom and I know how easy it is to get caught up in all of it I can always see a little piece of myself in these parents and I am so glad I never fell down that helicopter rabbit hole it was close though Julia is the ultimate helicopte


  5. says:

    Liston Heights High is a privileged place, except maybe for the teachers The parents tend to hover around and add pressure as needed.Isabel is a teacher students easily love, and for whatever reason, Julia Abbott, a parent of students at the school, resents that Well, actually, she resents it because her teenagers are pulling away from her as they become closer to Isabel.Things come to a head when Isabel receives a threatening voicemail, and she knows s


  6. says:

    note to self don t assume i ll like a book just because the title is a pun.review to come 2 stars hehe minor dramas because this is a book about small emotional events and also about children s theaterdrama performed by minorsha ha ha yay puns thanks to the publisher for the ARC


  7. says:

    Contemporary drama revolving around a high school Julia Abbott is a helicopter mom who does something dumb at the high school, and, of course, it s caught on video She goes viral, causing problems for her and her kids Meanwhile, the teachers are worried about their jobs since enrollment is down Isobel Johnson is a teacher that tends to push issues in an attempt to broaden her students perspectives This makes her a target for some of the parents, who wish she would simp


  8. says:

    I enjoyed both Where d You Go Bernadette and Small Admissions, which, in the marketing copy, this book is compared to It shouldn t be It does feature those insufferable helicopter parents that I don t know personally but have read about Maybe it s because I m not a parent myself and I grew up in the days that preceded Law and Order being on TV twenty four hours a day on multiple channels, so my parents let my sister and me play outside all day and simply figured we d show up a


  9. says:

    The story was slow going at the beginning until it got to a point when I couldn t put it down any I spent my Sunday finding excuses to listen to the audiobook, and thanks to the captivating story, I finished the biggest part of the audiobook in just a few days.When it came to the two main characters, Julia was the one that was the least likable at the beginning She made me roll my eyes so hard That woman just couldn t stop interfering in her kids school life She was the epitome of eve


  10. says:

    MINOR DRAMAS OTHER CATASTROPHES had me hooked when I started the book This is a very timely book with a lot of relevance to what is happening in the world today The story revolves around a parent harassing a teacher I believe people will be enthralled by this book, which I highly recommend I actually believe this novel is of 4.5 stars


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