A wicked, stimulant-fuelled novel of social manners amongst some of America's most privileged youth Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburnanswers the question every girl wants answered: what do teenage boys really think about?
"Everything you've ever wondered about what guys think (and feared about what they want), I'm going to tell you. You are going to learn what boys say when girls are not in the room and how they feel when they're on top of one. I will, for now, leave out one very crucial thing: who I am. I'm in this story too, and not just inside Gid's head. But there are lots of girls - and women - in this story. Which one am I?"
What do teenage boys really think? One girl learns the answer to that as she finds herself inside the mind of Gideon Rayburn, but as his inner-most thoughts are revealed she starts to wonder how much she really wants to know.
Gideon Rayburn, an average teenage boy from suburban Washington, who's been plunged into an extraordinary and very raucous world of Midvale Academy, a prestigious boarding school. He stumbles through a wild junior year aided by his debauched and rebellious roommates, and an extremely efficient marijuana inhalation system, He slow learns everything there is to know about the elusive, complex girls of Midvale.
Thanks to his roommates Gideon finds himself the subject of a bet. A bet that everyone, especially Gideon, is very keen on winning. Will Gideon get the girl he wants - or the one that his roommates want him to get? And the greatest mystery of all, who is the girl inside the mind of Gideon Rayburn?
About the Author - Sarah Miller: Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburnis Sarah Miller's first novel. She has written for Elle, Men's Health, Details and the Guardian. She also contributed an essay to the anthology The Bitch in the House. Sarah is working with 17th Street Productions to bring Gideon to life. 17th Street Productions is a book packager and producer of entertainment properties which include Gossip Girl, Roswell High and Sweet Valley High. Sarah lives in Los Angeles where she is also working on screenplays while writing her novels.
Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburn
Allen & Unwin
Author: Sarah Miller
Review: I wish this book had been written when I was a teen, as it gives a whole new perspective of guys and they are really about. Great insight.