Age Group: Young Adult
Amen, L.A. is about a girl, Natalie, of about 16 who moves to L.A. with her brother, sister, mom, and dad. Her mom gets a promotion of being a minister at the Beverly Hills Church and after a family meeting followed by a vote decided to go ahead and take the offer. Natalie isn't so thrilled about the moving because the night before she oh-so-accidentally gave her virginity to her boyfriend on the ugliest rug known to man. She learns who you have to be to fit in but then questions whether she likes that person. Having her long-distance boyfriend back home in Minnesota was definitely challenging with all the hot boys in LA consuming a lot of her attention. Friends also involved lots of temptation and choosing the right friends out of so may options showed to be a real problem. At the end of the book Natalie has to make a life-changing decision that could change their families life forever. ( I know that sounds a notch dramatic but that is how it turned out). I would rate this book a 6.5/7 out of 10 The authors' style was unique but not exactly the technique that I appreciate in books. It was good and maybe informational about life would be like there, but I just didn't like it all that much.